Daily Archives: Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 23:45

Low interest mortgages, construction materials for Joint Services members- Pres Ali

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 23:45 by Denis Chabrol Soldiers, police, fire fighters and prison service personnel are to get low-interest mortgages and some construction materials, President Irfaan Ali announced on Wednesday during his visit to the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) headquarters, Camp Ayanganna. “This is real work. This is how we are committing ourselves to your development ...

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Hess, CNOOC don’t need separate permits- Court of Appeal

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 22:25 by Denis Chabrol Outspoken activist, Ramon Gaskin is preparing to take his case to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) after the Guyana Court of Appeal upheld a High Court decision that the Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited’s (EEPGL) other joint venture partners, Hess and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), ...

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OPINION: The state of the State

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 19:30 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Because of the time of year, I do my best to be about peace and goodwill to all men.  Though many may find this hard to swallow, even at my sharpest, there are those two strains embedded.  Indeed, it is despite how things are, the way ...

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Guyana Reparations Committee disappointed Netherlands did not apologise to Guyana for slavery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 19:17 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Reparations Committee- an organisation that is part of the global demand for compensation for enslavement of Africans- on Wednesday expressed disappointment that The Netherlands only apologised to its former colony, Suriname, and its remaining dependencies in the Caribbean. “We in Guyana were somewhat dismayed that our country ...

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PNCR’s Carol Smith-Joseph slapped with 14 fraud charges; granted GY$140,000 bail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 14:54 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) activist Carol Smith-Joseph on Wednesday appeared in court for 14 fraud charges because she allegedly “solely” approving transactions totalling GY$6.1 million while she a board director of the Mahaica Abary Rice Development Scheme (MARDS) Rice Milling Complex Limited. She appeared before Mahaicony Magistrate, Marissa ...

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Guyana’s murder “clear-up rate” better than Trinidad and Tobago’s

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 9:06 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese police are doing well in detecting murders compared to their counterparts in Trinidad and Tobago, Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Deputy Police Commissioner  Wendell Blanhum said on Tuesday. He told the annual departmental awards ceremony that Guyana’s detection rate is at “an all-time high” with 80.3 percent ...

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