Daily Archives: Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 22:24

India preparing groundwork for long-term oil purchases from Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 22:26 by Denis Chabrol India and Guyana are preparing to hold commercial negotiations that could that Asian giant securing a long-term contract to buy crude oil from this South American nation, the top Indian envoy here said ahead of its Foreign Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s  visit to Guyana from April 20-23. “We are an ...

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Pressure mounts on PPP govt for attacking journalists, as PNCR member F-bombs Chronicle reporter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 20:35 by Denis Chabrol Less than one week after a group of civil society activists castigated the Guyana government for attacking media workers who ask questions that they dislike, a senior People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) member on Wednesday F-bombed a Guyana Chronicle reporter. A Partnership  for National Unity (APNU) Chief Scrutineer, Carol ...

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Govt bans use of chemicals to clear drainage system

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 15:53 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has banned the use of chemicals to clean drainage calls across the country, after concerns were raised by residents of Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara. After the concern was raised raised by a resident during a ministerial outreach led by Prime Minister Mark Phillips, the Agriculture ...

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Guyana continues crackdown on human smuggling, as Suriname reports spike in Indians, Pakistanis

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 15:13 by Denis Chabrol At least 2,500 nationals of India and Pakistan have entered neighbouring Suriname legally over the past several  months, and officials believed that many of them have entered Guyana en route to the United States through Mexico. While Guyana’s Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn could not immediately provide figures, Suriname’s ...

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