In order to ensure that the Government of Guyana is able to track the amount of oil that will be extracted by ExxonMobil, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman says gauges and pumps will be installed for 24-hour onshore and offshore monitoring of the production.
The Attorney General’s Chambers will be moving to have the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) joined as a party in the $99.6 lawsuit brought against the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) by Essequibo rice miller Arnold Sankar for alleged breach of a paddy supply deal and related costs.
Twenty local doctors are expected to undergo training today at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) to use ultrasound to detect microcephaly in pregnant women who were exposed to the Zika virus, according to the Ministry of Public Health.
Digicel yesterday said that it had noted with great disappointment GTT’s most recent statements to the press in which it “repeated untrue allegations and more specifically claimed that Digicel has denied the Government of Guyana payment of taxes”.
The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) has welcomed the action taken by the Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, to conduct a rapid assessment of the damage caused by gold-mining to major river systems in the interior.
Walton Hall, Essequibo Coast resident Melissa Durga is currently hospitalised after being chopped about the body by her former partner, who was also admitted to the hospital after reportedly ingesting poison.
US$17.5m in financing from India for the Suddie, West Demerara and Bartica regional hospitals is closer.
This line of credit from New Delhi was originally intended for the Specialty Hospital which the APNU+AFC government decided against.