Daily Archives: Monday, 31 January 2022, 18:53

CGX finds oil in commercial quantities offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 19:12 by Denis Chabrol After a more than 20-year search for oil offshore Guyana, the Canadian oil exploration company, CGX Energy, has finally found crude in commercial quantities, the company confirmed Monday night’ Drilling was being done by the semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer. The joint venture partners had projected last month that ...

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Ferry captain was under alcohol influence

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 17:18 by Denis Chabrol Police  on Monday said the captain of the MV Malali Ferry was piloting the vessel under the influence of alcohol. The Guyana Police Force says that the Transport and Harbours Department asked for help to conduct a breathalyser test on the boat captain, Jermaine Blackman. At the time of ...

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Law-brushed Guyanese named as major investor in Suriname airline

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 16:57 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese man, who has had brushes with the law over the years, has been named as an investor in a start-up Surinamese airline, according to reports from that neighbouring South American nation. The company named Angel Airways, said it recently partnered with Guyanese businessman and Chief Executive Officer ...

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Pull the trigger on improving Georgetown – Local Govt Minister urges City Mayor

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 14:55 by Denis Chabrol Local Government¬† Minister Anand Persaud on Monday urged Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine to pull the trigger on improving the conditions of City, even as government put local government councils that they need to give value for money. “I’m calling on the Mayor to end his playing of politics at ...

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APNU+AFC’s Mahipaul raises questions about local govt elections

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 14:02 by Denis Chabrol A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Ganesh Mahipaul on Monday flayed government’s record on local democracy, highlighting that that there was no reference to local government elections in the 2022 National Budget. “Was there any mention of local Government Elections in the budget presentation? To my ...

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House Speaker ditches opposition plan for possible disciplinary action against 22 govt parliamentarians

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 10:39 by Denis Chabrol House Speaker Manzoor Nadir on Monday scuttled a plan by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) to send 22 government parliamentarians to a parliamentary disciplinary committee for the raucous behavior in the National Assembly’s chamber. “The motion will not proceed because a prima facie case ...

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