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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 22:38

Environmental activist Bulkan asks Inter-American Human Rights Commission to call for end to oil exploration

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 9:40 by Denis Chabrol Environmental and human rights activist, Guyanese Janet Bulkan on Tuesday asked the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to order the halt of oil and gas exploration because fossil fuels were damaging the environment and causing a loss of livelihoods. “We respectfully ask you, Commissioners, to call upon Caribbean ...

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ExxonMobil optimistic no repeat of flash-gas compressor problems aboard new oil production vessel; output may peak in 2023

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 21:04 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil is hopeful that the flash-gas compressor aboard the new oil production vessel, Liza Unity, would not be plagued by problems similar to those aboard the Liza Destiny that had affected production and incurred a hefty environmental fine, a company official said Tuesday. “We recognise the challenges that we ...

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Shuman officially appeals to President Ali to meet with Harmon on appointing Chancellor, Chief Justice, Police Commissioner

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 11:47 by Denis Chabrol The Leader of the small opposition Liberty and Justice Party (LJP)  Lenox Shuman has formally asked President Ali to set aside calls for the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) to first publicly  recognise the government before consultations are held with Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon. In ...

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Man intercepted with $4.7 million worth of marijuana- CANU

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 8:26 by Denis Chabrol A man has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of $4.7  million worth of marijuana. The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit says 39-year-old Duvendra Sukhdeo of 14 Republic Park, East Bank Demerara has been arrested. Anti-drug agents yesterday intercepted a car in the vicinity of Rahaman’s Park, Houston, East Bank ...

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Policeman seriously injured by brother, brother-in-law

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 5:04 by Denis Chabrol A policeman has been beaten and stabbed allegedly by his brother and brother-in-law, police said. They have since been arrested. The Guyana Police Force said Constable Paul Rodrigues has since been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the New Amsterdam Police Station. Investigators say that the incident occurred ...

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Drug convict nabbed three years after sentence

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 8:21 by Denis Chabrol A man, who was fined $12.5 million and sentenced to five years imprisonment for being in possession of more than 20 kilogrammes of marijuana, three years ago has been caught, police said. Police say 25-year old Ricardo Welch of Fort Ordinance, East Canje Berbice, was caught by police while ...

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