Daily Archives: Monday, 15 February 2021, 20:34

New oil agreements will ensure Guyana earns more; businesses told higher prices will reduce oil profits- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 20:34 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Monday cautioned businesses against racking up the cost of goods and services because that would reduce the country’s profit share, but said future Production Sharing Agreements (PSA) would ensure this country earns much more from the oil and gas sector. “The oil companies would have ...

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Shopkeeper injured while speeding with GGMC’s All Terrain Vehicle

Last Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 17:24 by Denis Chabrol A 19-year old shopkeeper, who rode an All Terrain Vehicle belonging to the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), got into an accident and was badly injured, police said. The name of the man injured in the accident yesterday afternoon at Arakaka Access Road, North West District has not ...

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Bandit places gun in woman’s mouth while accomplices ransacked home, steal valuables

Last Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol Armed bandits invaded the home of a 62-year old woman, placed a gun in her mouth and then carted off cash and other valuables, the Guyana Police Force said Monday. The robbery victim has been identified as Cheryl Barker of Hummingbird Street, Festival City, Georgetown. She told police that ...

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Boat with decomposed bodies being towed in from sea

Last Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 16:15 by Denis Chabrol Authorities were Monday afternoon probing a report that several bodies were seen aboard a boat in Guyana’s territorial waters. An official familiar with the response operation said an inter-agency task force comprising the Guyana Defence Force Coast Guard, police, Maritime Administration and Port Health was “probing the discovery.” Minister ...

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Govt sends home Ministry of Public Works’ Geoffrey Vaughn; he urges no politicisation of his termination

Last Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 7:33 by Denis Chabrol Well-known civil engineer, Geoffrey Vaughn has been fired by the Ministry of Public Works without reason, but he has chided those who are already politically exploiting the decision on grounds of racial discrimination. “Please I’m no politician and I need this whole go around political ramble to stop. All ...

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