Daily Archives: Thursday, 4 March 2021, 21:16

Opposition can discuss oil sector with govt in Parliament; no talks with Harmon unless he recognises govt— Ali

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 21:16 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Thursday said A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s  (APNU+AFC) could offer political support to jointly address issues concerning the oil and gas sector at the parliamentary level. At the same time,  Dr. Ali  again rebuffed calls by Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon for consultations, saying ...

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Scotiabank agrees to sell Guyana operations but Trinidad First Citizens has not applied for licence- Central Bank

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 19:29 by Denis Chabrol The Bank of Guyana, which regulates most local financial institutions, has frowned said Trinidad First Citizens Bank has not applied for a banking licence in Guyana although it has agreed to buy Scotiabank’s operations. “FCB does not have a licence to operate in Guyana. FCB has not submitted an ...

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Time to retool, rebrand police force in step with laws, Guyana’s future- Ali

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 15:08 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on  Thursday recommended a wide-ranging modernisation of the Guyana Police Force to enforce updated laws to improve safety and security of Guyanese. Outlining a series of recommendations in his address to the opening of the law enforcement agency’s 2021 Officers’ Conference, he said the force needs ...

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Venezuela rejects Guyana’s accusations about air operation

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 7:56 by Denis Chabrol  Reproduced from Prensa Latina Caracas, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government on Wednesday described the accusations issued by Guyana regarding an alleged violation of its territorial sovereignty by air force fighter jets as inaccurate and false. According to a note released by the Guyanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...

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ExxonMobil’s Bulletwood-1 well is a dry hole

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 7:46 by Denis Chabrol The Bulletwoood-1 well, the first on the Canje Block, has come up dry, one of the minor stakeholders has announced. Westmount Energy Limited reports that its investee company, JHIA Associates, confirms that oil was not found in commercial quantities. “The well encountered quality reservoirs but non-commercial hydrocarbons,” Investegate reported. ...

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