Daily Archives: Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 21:30

ExxonMobil, Qatar helping to draft Guyana’s gas leak management, monetization plans

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 21:30 by Denis Chabrol Qatar is expected to send two experts to Guyana to assist with the development of gas leak and gas monetization plans which are being crafted by ExxonMobil, Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat said. In response to A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian David Patterson, the ...

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Shots fired “in the air” at Buxton as civilians attempted to violently free drug trafficker- CANU

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 18:46 by Denis Chabrol The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Wednesday said its agents fired several shots “in the air” at Buxton, East Coast Demerara where members of the public attempted to free a suspected drug trafficker at the end of a high-speed chase. “Members of the public became hostile, assaulted several officers ...

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Soldiers deployed to support firefighters in clearing Buxton Public Road

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 16:00 by Denis Chabrol Armed soldiers were Wednesday afternoon dispatched to Buxton Public Road to support firefighters as they doused burning objects across the major east-west corridor before rush-hour traffic. After the fire was extinguished shortly before 3:30 PM, a frontend loader, with soldiers perched on it,  moved the burnt material off the ...

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REFLECTION: Rohlehr’s heart of gold

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 13:45 by Denis Chabrol by Wesley Gibbings Really? Prof. couldn’t wait till the music subsided and the emotions ebbed at the estuary of a season that took so long to arrive? Instead, midstream Caroni (whew, not Essequibo!) – between the contestations of pan, and the loud, often cacophonous proclamations of force-ripe griots, and ...

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Stop blocking roads in Buxton- Home Affairs Ministry

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 13:30 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday afternoon appealed to persons who have blocked roads in Buxton with burning tires and other debris to stop doing so, as they pressed demands for the release of a suspected narcotic trafficker. “The Ministry of Home Affairs is calling on persons engaged ...

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Fire on Buxton Public road after drug suspect arrested

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 12:43 by Denis Chabrol Fire was Wednesday afternoon set across the Buxton Public Road after agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) opened fire and arrested a man allegedly with a quantity of marijuana in his possession, CANU Head James Singh said. The driver of the car has been identified as O’Darie Phillips, ...

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