Daily Archives: Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 22:45

Govt hints at outlawing bundling of oil sector contracts if consultations fail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 22:45 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat on Wednesday hinted that government would make the bundling of oil and gas sector contracts by oil companies and their sub-contractors illegal in order to give Guyanese companies a fair opportunity to benefit from the rapidly emerging industry here. “We are looking at ...

Read More »

No cover-up in ‘Paper Shorts’ murder but Police Force hazy on GY$30 million bribery allegation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 20:14 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Wednesday sought to discredit claims by embattled Sergeant Dion Bascom that there was a cover up the gunning down of Ricardo “Paper Shorts” Fagundes more than one year ago outside Palm Court, Georgetown. Instead, that law enforcement agency said it was getting international ...

Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago wants to join South American energy corridor

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 14:58 by Denis Chabrol Trinidad and Tobago is interested in joining the proposed South American natural gas energy corridor, President Irfaan Ali said Wednesday ahead of his departure for an official visit to that twin-island nation. He told reporters that Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has expressed an interest in ...

Read More »

Updated: EU mulls granting Schengen visas periodically in Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 14:04 by Denis Chabrol The European Union (EU) is exploring the possibility of a team of consular officials coming to Guyana periodically to process and grant Schengen visas to Guyanese t0 avoid them travelling to the Dutch Embassy in Suriname, EU Ambassador to Guyana Fernando Ponz Canto said Wednesday. “Who knows: perhaps, of ...

Read More »

Lawyer, Police Commissioner at odds over Sgt. Bascom’s availability to investigators; records show police aware of allegations since February, 2022

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 8:36 by Denis Chabrol Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken and Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes on Wednesday differed on whether Sergeant Dion Bascom was available to investigators about his damning allegations against a senior police officer and two other persons in the gunning down of Ricardo “Paper Shorts” Fagundes last year. Mr Hughes also said President ...

Read More »