Daily Archives: Friday, 19 May 2023, 23:14

US, Guyana security cooperation reaping rewards

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2023, 23:14 by Denis Chabrol The United States and Guyana on Friday night said their security cooperation was on a firm footing in going after fugitives from justice in each other’s jurisdiction and fighting narco-trafficking. Outgoing American Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch remarked that security was a constant effort that has led to a ...

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Exxon calculates potential losses if High Court’s suspension of Liza 1 permit goes ahead

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2023, 17:36 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil and its co-venturers could lose at least US$350 million monthly in revenues if the Court of Appeal does not later this month suspend High Court orders that require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce insurance and unlimited financial guarantees and the companies fails to secure them, senior ...

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Update: Gunmen fire assault rifles to facilitate escape of Bartica massacre murder convict from Mazaruni Prison

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2023, 17:47 by Denis Chabrol Convicted mass murderer Mark Royden Durant also known as Royden Williams, and “Smallie’ escaped while being escorted back from a visit, with the aid of heavily armed accomplices in a speedboat at Mazaruni Prison around 2:30 PM Friday, the Home Affairs Ministry said. The escort party was fired upon ...

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CXC says CSEC math exam paper leak originated in Jamaica

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2023, 14:02 by Denis Chabrol The region-wide leak of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Mathematics examination paper 2 originated at an examination centre in Jamaica before that exam on Wednesday, but an amended version of that exam would go ahead,  Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr Wayne Wesley said Friday. “The ...

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Vehicle crashes into police spy dept’s fence

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2023, 8:37 by Denis Chabrol A Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) early Friday morning crashed into the fence of the Guyana Police Force’s Special Branch headquarters on Camp Street, Georgetown but no one was injured seriously, police said. Police confirmed that three persons were in the vehicle did not sustain life-threatening injuries. A breathalyzer test ...

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