Daily Archives: Friday, 26 June 2020, 17:10

Seal off borders, shut down illegal shops to stop coronavirus upsurge in mining districts- Miners Association

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2020, 17:10 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) in Friday blamed government for poor border enforcement and allowing illegal shops as main reasons for the upsurge of the coronavirus, COVID-19, in mining districts. The association appealed to the authorities to take decisive action to stop the spread of the ...

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Chairman of US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, other senators call on Granger to concede defeat, end uncertainty and gamesmanship

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2020, 16:25 by Denis Chabrol Miami, FL — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, as well as Ben Cardin (D-MD) in releasing the following statement encouraging Guyanese authorities to begin a democratic transition of power ...

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Govt shortlists 19 companies after a “detailed check” to propose selling Guyana’s oil

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2020, 15:32 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy on Friday released the names of 19 companies that will be asked to submit proposals to sell Guyana’s oil. Government said the companies were shortlisted by a five member Evaluation Committee “after a detailed check” of each firm’s expression of interest ...

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Chief Elections Officer says won’t abide by GECOM’s unconstitutional instructions

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2020, 14:24 by Denis Chabrol Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield on Friday strongly suggested that he does not have to obey unconstitutional instructions by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in declaring election results. “The contents of the Stabroek News article suggests that the CEO must only act as the Commission instructs and flout the ...

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