Daily Archives: Friday, 5 February 2021, 17:08

Oil production cut, flaring reduced; damaged gas compressor for repairs in Germany

Last Updated on Friday, 5 February 2021, 17:08 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s oil production has been dropped and the quantity of gas being flared has been reduced due to a faulty gas compressor that has been removed to be taken to Germany for repairs, the company said Friday. “We have lowered production levels on the Liza Destiny since the compressor ...

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Harmon warns India that Charrandass Persaud’s appointment as High Commissioner can sour relations

Last Updated on Friday, 5 February 2021, 16:04 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has warned the Indian government that Guyana’s proposed appointment of Mr. Charrandass Persaud as High Commissioner could hurt relations between the two Commonwealth member nations. “The people of Guyana have always enjoyed cordial relations with the government and people of India and we are concerned ...

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Prisoner kills another inmate

Last Updated on Friday, 5 February 2021, 15:34 by Denis Chabrol A 40-year old prisoner was  Friday afternoon killed by another inmate at the Lusignan Prison on Thursday. Prison officials say the inmate, Victor Soomaru, was asleep when he was lashed to the head with a brick wrapped in a towel by another inmate. Pprison guards responded to an alarm ...

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86-year old is 180th COVID death

Last Updated on Friday, 5 February 2021, 11:39 by Denis Chabrol An 86-year old man is Guyana’s latest COVID-19 virus fatality, bringing the total number of deaths since last year March to 180, the Ministry of Health said Friday morning. The Health Ministry said the man died while receiving care at our medical facility. He was from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) ...

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