Daily Archives: Monday, 30 May 2022, 22:38

Norton refuses to meet Ali on Service Commissions; Govt will consider “what is good” for Guyana in appointing Chancellor, Chief Justice

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 22:38 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Monday refused to hold a second round of in-person consultations with President Irfaan Ali, saying he was busy and he has not received the basis for appointments to several commissions. “In any event, if my schedule did permit me to attend, I draw to ...

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Guyana virtually rules out seismic studies before oil blocks auction

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 21:22 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday said the Guyana government was yet to decide on whether t0 allow ExxonMobil to participate in this South American nation’s first ever auction of oil blocks set for later this year. He said a team of experts was currently advising the Guyana government ...

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Construction of Amaila Falls Hydropower power project hits snag

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 19:55 by Denis Chabrol Six months after China Railway was identified as the preferred bidder to open negotiations for the construction of the US$700 million Amaila Falls Hydropower project, that company has told the Guyana government it could not afford a Build Own Operate Transfer (BOOT) model, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo said Monday. ...

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Peacemaker from Wakenaam shot dead at Tiger Creek

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 16:50 by Denis Chabrol An operator at Toolsie Persaud’s logging company at Tiger Creek, Essequibo River area was shot dead by a co-worker as a result of an accusation between the assailant and another man over claims of one of them “looking” at his wife, the Guyana Police Force said. Dead is 29-year ...

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One boat captain missing after collision, other captain arrested

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 16:25 by Denis Chabrol A boat captain disappeared two days ago when his boat collided with another vessel at Jawalla, Upper Mazaruni, and the other captain has been arrested as the probe continues, the Guyana Police Force said Monday. The collision occurred at about 5:45 PM on Saturday May, 28, 2022 resulting in ...

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Teacher was bludgeoned to death; husband still at large

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2022, 16:10 by Denis Chabrol As police on Monday continued their manhunt for a man, who is the prime suspect in the death of his wife, an autopsy showed that she was battered to the head. Police say Government Pathologist Dr Nehaul Singh has found that 39-year old Omega Ault died as a result ...

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