Daily Archives: Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 22:27

Amna Ally lifts Keith Scott’s cease order to Troy Resources as workers remain off the job

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 22:51 by Writer Under apparent pressure by hundreds of workers angered at being temporarily laid off and paid half of their salaries, Senior Labour Minister Amna Ally has intervened and withdrawn a letter by her Junior, Keith Scott, that had instructed Troy Resources Limited to cease all operations because of safety concerns uncovered ...

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“No, Trinidadian companies are not coming to take over”; Guyana can learn global oil industry standards from TT– Energy Chamber of Trinidad Tobago assures

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 21:36 by Writer The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago (ECTT) on Wednesday sought to dispel concerns that businesses from that twin-island Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state are coming to Guyana to dominate the oil sector, instead saying that they are grasping business opportunities hinged on 100 years of experience and international safety ...

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France-headquartered company wins multimillion dollar seawater treatment contract in Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 16:35 by Writer Veolia Water Technologies, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth Ltd, says it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by SBM Offshore for the supply of a seawater treatment package for the Liza Unity FPSO, located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. The award is for the design and procurement of ...

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ICE says New York defied deportation request to release Guyanese child abuser

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 16:20 by Writer Reproduced from The Washington Times New York authorities released a convicted child abuser into the community, defying an ICE request that he be held for deportation, and he went on to be arrested for yet another case of abuse, federal officials said Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers tracked ...

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2 arrested for 42 kilo marijuana bust at Parika

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 13:59 by Writer Two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, were arrested by Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit agents  after they were allegedly found with 42 kilogrammes of marijuana. The anti-drug agency said 39-year old Shafeek Latif and 35-year old Naresh Totaram were arrested at Parika Public Road East Bank Essequibo on ...

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OPINION Five years to real oil prosperity could be an eternity

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 8:38 by Writer by GHK Lall Five years to 2025, according to the Hon. Minister of Finance. That is how long before the oil money would start coming in, the real meaningful money. The money that, if honestly and wisely (prudent is the word) used, could make a world of difference for Guyanese. ...

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