Daily Archives: Thursday, 11 April 2024, 21:26

GPHC-Gift of Life Int’l first paediatric heart mission for 2024 starts

Last Updated on Friday, 12 April 2024, 21:46 by Writer The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), in collaboration with Gift of Life International (GOLI) an international non-profit organization that provides lifesaving cardiac treatment to children in need from developing countries, on Thursday announced the start of the first of three Paediatric Cardiac Missions scheduled for 2024. This groundbreaking initiative kicked ...

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Four arrested for chicken, liquor, beer smuggling- GRA

Last Updated on Friday, 12 April 2024, 21:39 by Writer Four persons were arrested at Annandale, East Coast Demerara in connection with two minibuses and a large wooden boat laden with suspected smuggled liquor, beers and chicken, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) said Thursday. The arrests and seizure were made on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The GRA said spiritous liquor, ...

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Guyana refuses to pay gas-to-energy contractor for delayed handover of worksite

Last Updated on Friday, 12 April 2024, 21:18 by Writer The Guyana government is rejecting a US$50 million demand by American joint venturers, CH4/LINDSAYCA, for a three-month delay in the installation of electricity generators as part of the 300 megawatt natural-gas fired power plant because other contractors took too long to complete related works. He said CH4/LINDSAYCA wants more time ...

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Guyana to hire Turkish barge to ease blackouts

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 April 2024, 18:08 by Writer The Guyana government is finalising a deal with a Turkish company to rent a 36 megawatt barge, in an effort to satisfy peak electricity demand at a time when several generators are giving trouble, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo said Thursday. Peak electricity demand in the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS) is ...

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French company to supply GDF with offshore patrol vessel; Venezuela condemns deal as “threat” to regional peace

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 April 2024, 17:46 by Writer A French company has sealed a deal with the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to build a US$42-million military offshore patrol vessel (OPV), a move that has triggered a sharp rebuke by Venezuela. “The price of the vessel includes the cost of the vessel and its equipment and the integrated logistics ...

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