Daily Archives: Thursday, 26 March 2020, 18:43

U.S. State Dept summons Guyana’s Ambassador over election results

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 22:06 by Writer The United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemispheric Affairs, Michael Kozak on Thursday summoned Guyana’s Ambassador, Riyad Insanally to inform Guyana that a government sworn in based on non-credible results would be illegitimate. “On behalf of the U.S. government, today I summoned #Guyana Ambassador to the U.S. Riyad ...

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COVID-19: Police to crackdown on public gatherings

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 21:59 by Writer The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) on Thursday announced that police would soon crack down on public gatherings as authorities suggested that their patience was being tested by people who are not heeding calls to take steps to stop spreading the Coronavirus. “The Guyana Police Force will shortly commence a ...

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Guyana’s oil revenues will decline in short term; ExxonMobil won’t stop production in Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 21:52 by Writer Plummeting demand for oil as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and an oil price war are expected to see Guyana earning less than the US$300 million it had expected to rake in annually from the Liza Phase 1 project and force ExxonMobil to push back developing other oil ...

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CXC modifies its exam process due to COVID-19

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 19:22 by Writer The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has modified its examination process as the region and the international community grapple with the impact of COVID-19. The Council says it recognises the impact of COVID-19 on the education system in general and, more specifically, on the schedule of CXC regional examinations. The council ...

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COVID-19 curfew in Region 10

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 19:17 by Writer A 6pm to 6am curfew will be imposed on all populated areas in Region 10 from Saturday, March 28 as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Linden Mayor and Town Council announced. Authorities warned that “citizens found on the street may be detained.” The ...

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APNU+AFC favours legal recount to stave off international sanctions

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2020, 19:12 by Writer Wary of threats of international sanctions over electoral fraud, Guyana’s incumbent coalition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Thursday said a recount of the votes cast in general elections earlier this month or an elections petition could settle concerns and forestall international sanctions. APNU+AFC campaign manager, Joseph ...

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