Daily Archives: Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 21:25

Judicial Service Commission will be appointed “shortly” – Ali

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 20:53 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday once again sought to reassure Guyanese that the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) will be appointed “shortly” but did not give a specific time frame. “That I can tell you is coming very quickly,” he said but declined to say whether the time frame would ...

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GECOM has no power to tackle alleged forgeries but names are removed after concrete objections – Chief Election Officer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 19:02 by Denis Chabrol Chief Election Officer of the Guyana Election Commission (GECOM),  Vishnu Persaud on Wednesday said the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was not empowered legally to investigate allegations of forgery related to the nominati0n process for the June 12, 2023 Local Government Elections (LGE), but said whenever objections are filed the ...

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Guyana govt approves Uaru reservoir development- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 17:30 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday said government has approved the development of the Uaru reservoir located in Guyana’s deep-water, hours after Hess Corporation said it was expecting the project to get the green light this week. “It was done after vigorous analysis by external consultants,” he said on ...

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High Court rules President did not breach Constitution on appointment of Chancellor, Chief Justice but declares time for Ali, Norton to appoint substantive office holders

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 20:07 by Denis Chabrol The High Court on Wednesday ruled that President Irfaan Ali did not violate Guyana’s Constitution because there was no consultation with the then Opposition Leader on the appointment of a substantive Chancellor and Chief Justice, but frowned on the overall decades-long delay in the non-appointment of permanent office holders ...

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More oil discovered offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 9:01 by Denis Chabrol Hess Corporation, a partner in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana, on Wednesday announced the discovery of more oil in that concession. “The Corporation today announced an oil discovery at the Lancetfish-1 well on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana,” Hess said. The operator, ExxonMobil, was yet to announce the fresh ...

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