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Daily Archives: Sunday, 29 January 2023, 23:04

Eight-year old dies from burns in house fire

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 0:13 by Denis Chabrol An eight-year old boy died on Sunday from severe burns that he sustained in a fire that destroyed a house on Friday last at Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, the Guyana Fire and Rescue Service said. He was identified as Jermaine Jackson. Still listed in a critical condition is 75-year ...

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New oil production sharing agreement must allow govt to ask for renegotiation-lawyers

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2023, 22:46 by Denis Chabrol The 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between the Guyana government and the ExxonMobil subsidiary, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL),  prevents government from asking for renegotiation of that accord without the company’s agreement, and although the company has the right to request renegotiation, it does not specify what ...

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Guyanese academic Gordon Rohlehr dies

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 11:03 by Writer Emeritus Professor at Trinidad’s St Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Guyana-born Gordon Rohlehr has died, plunging the academic and arts community into mourning. He was 80 years old. Former UWI International Relations Professor, Mark Kirton reflected on the life of Dr Rohlehr. “I knew of ...

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Prayers ease ‘spiritual’ attacks at St Ignatius Secondary School, Rupununi

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2023, 20:57 by Denis Chabrol Authorities in the Rupununi say that prayers by religious leaders appeared to have reduce the number of ‘spiritual’ attacks on students of St Ignatius Secondary School, and those who have been missing face-to-face classes are being assisted. A number of students have been affected the strange occurrence during the ...

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