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Daily Archives: Thursday, 4 April 2024, 21:12

Management changes for electricity sector- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 April 2024, 21:15 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday hinted that the state-run electricity sector could face a management shake-up, even as the government searches for more electricity generators to bridge the demand gap ahead of the completion of the 300 megawatt¬† natural gas-fired electricity plant at Wales, West Bank Demerara. “We ...

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Brand new India-made aircraft for GDF is a good deal- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 April 2024, 20:29 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said the two India-made planes that arrived last week for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) are brand new aircraft and the US$23.37 million deal includes spares and training. Responding to criticisms from opposition critics that the two Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-made Dornier 228 ...

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Public Service Union demands conciliation, threatens industrial action; govt says ‘no’ conciliation because of court case

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 April 2024, 19:55 by Denis Chabrol –Yarde refuses to talk about repeated failure to take industrial action The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) on Thursday said it dispatched a letter to the Ministry of Labour threatening industrial action and asking for conciliation, saying that there is a deadlock after three years of efforts to secure ...

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US DEA, Guyana in major cocaine haul off Guyana’s coast; suspects to face trial in US

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 April 2024, 12:44 by Denis Chabrol On March 21, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Georgetown Country Office collaborated with the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATFS), Guyana Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to seize a Self-Propelled Semi-Submersible (SPSS) approximately 150 miles off the coast of Guyana carrying 2,370 ...

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Guyana rejects Maduro’s activation of law to make Essequibo a Venezuelan state

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 April 2024, 3:18 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Wednesday vowed not to allow Venezuela’s take over of any part of its territory, in rejecting President Nicolas Maduro’s activation of legislation to make Essequibo a new state in keeping with last December’s referendum. “Guyana wishes to put on notice the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of ...

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