Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 21:50

Guyana makes first withdrawal from Natural Resources Fund

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 21:50 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Tuesday announced that government has withdrawn US$200 million (GY$41.7 billion) from the Natural Resource Fund (NRF), the first such drawn down from the facility of oil revenues. Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh was quoted in an official statement as saying that the money has been ...

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Critchlow Labour College female students robbed at knifepoint

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 16:36 by Denis Chabrol Two female students of Critchlow Labour College were Monday night robbed of cash and other valuables shortly after they exited that institution’s compound on Woolford Avenue, Georgetown, police said. The women- 20-year-old of Camp Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown and a 28-year-old of Block 8 Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara- told ...

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Brazil’s position on territorial sovereignty key for Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 15:42 by Denis Chabrol The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro and his Guyanese counterpart, Irfaan Ali’s reaffirmation of their commitment to settling border controversies peacefully is a strong signal to Venezuela that it must respect any ruling by the World Court, International Relations Professor Mark Kirton said. At the end of Mr Bolsonaro’s ...

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GECOM Commissioner Alexander proposes biometric system for voting

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 14:54 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Guyana Elections Commissioner Vincent Alexander is suggesting that a biometric system be introduced for voters to cast their ballots and so remove the possibility of persons voting in the names of the dead, migrants and other absent persons. “I think, as a temporary, mechanism that a biometric feature ...

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Norton, Jagdeo set conditions for debate

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 7:48 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday night set conditions for a public debate, in a heated but respectful exchange between the two senior political figures. Mr. Jagdeo to Mr. Norton: “If you bring your SOPs (Statements of Poll) tomorrow, make them public, the next ...

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