Daily Archives: Friday, 9 December 2022, 18:32

Guyana to get high-tech digitised national ID cards, e-visa portal

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2022, 18:32 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government would soon be producing high-tech digital national identification cards with assistance from a Dubai company, G-42, in association with a German government counterpart, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo said on Friday. The project is expected to begin in the coming months and, according t0 Mr Jagdeo, the ...

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Biometric system at polling stations will be unconstitutional- GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2022, 16:28 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh on Friday ruled out the use of electronic fingerprinting at polling stations, saying it risked disenfranchising electors and would amount to a violation of the country’s Constitution. “With specific reference to the call for the introduction of a ...

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Guyana confirms US company to build gas-fired power plant, natural gas liquids plant

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2022, 15:59 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Friday announced that after negotiations with the American-owned CH4/ LINDSAYCA, that company has been confirmed to build the natural gas-fired electricity plant and natural gas liquids plant at a reduced cost of US$759 million. The first payment would come from GY$20 billion in the 2022 National Budget ...

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Opposition APNU+AFC Chief Scrutineer read 14 fraud charges

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2022, 11:32 by Denis Chabrol Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Chief Scrutineer , Carol Smith-Joseph was read 14 fraud charges connected to when she had served as a Director of the Mahaica Abary Rice Development Scheme (MARDS) back in 2016, Attorney-at-Law Roysdale Forde said. “There is no clear explanation from ...

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Guyana launches bid round for offshore oil blocks

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2022, 7:56 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali announced the launch of Guyana’s competitive bid round for 14 offshore oil blocks fr0m Friday, December 9. He said the process is expected to close with the submission of bids on April 14, 2023. and contracts awarded by May 31, 2023. “This, of course, will follow ...

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