Daily Archives: Thursday, 2 January 2020, 11:19

Two road deaths already for 2020

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 January 2020, 18:06 by Writer Two persons have died on the roads so far for the New Year. Guyana Police Force Traffic Chief, Linden Isles says the first one occurred on the Montrose Public Road, East Coast Demerara at about 1:50 New Year’s morning. The victim has not yet been identified. Mr. Isles said the ...

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Rice farmer killed after complaining about goats

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 January 2020, 17:59 by Writer A rice farmer is now dead after he told two villagers that goats were damaging his rice cultivation. Dead is 36-year-old Chanderpaul ‘Jack’ Dhoman of Lot 28 Johanna North, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Berbice. He was killed by one of the men some time between Old Year’s Eve and New ...

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Irfaan Ali not banking on oil money to restart economy

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 January 2020, 17:43 by Writer The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)—citing a decline in consumer spending, high unemployment and increased government borrowing—says if it wins the March general elections, it will not depend on oil revenues alone, but rather, tap into multiple revenue streams to boost the economy. PPP presidential candidate Irfaan Ali said his ...

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Tullow finds high-quality oil offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 January 2020, 9:37 by Writer The United Kingdom-headquartered Tullow Oil on Thursday announced that it discovered oil at the Carapa-1 well with very low sulphur content, unlike its previous discovery that was heavy. The Irish publication, Independent, reported that rig site testing has indicated that the oil has a sulphur content of less than 1pc. ...

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