CGX renegotiates oil exploration plan with gov’t

-well to be drilled by November, 2019

Canadian oil explorer, CGX today announced that it had renegotiated its work plan with the Guyana Government which would see an offshore exploration well being drilled in the Corentyne block by November 27, 2019 and it has also agreed to surrender acreage from two blocks.

Exxon pact should be rejigged to give 7% royalty –Goolsarran

Former Auditor General Anand Goolsarran says that the agreement between Guyana and ExxonMobil should be renegotiated to give this country a royalty of 7% on oil produced instead of the current 2% and he also said that there should be a switch from a profit-sharing arrangement to a revenue-sharing one.

Meten-Meer-Zorg man dies after `Chic Chic’ mayhem

-ex-cop in custody At least two men are reportedly in critical condition and one has died, after they were attacked and struck down at an event at the Tarla Dam tarmac, Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Demerara  on Saturday night.

The ruckus in Parliament

Photos and interviews by Bebi Oosman and Shamar Mesua This week, the man and woman in the street shared their views on the recent events that unfolded in Parliament during the consideration of the budget estimates on Monday.

New stelling launched at Ykinipa

President David Granger yesterday commissioned a $21M stelling at Ykinipa Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two), which leads from the Akawini Creek into the village.

Trinidadian is new GBTI CEO

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has a new Chief Executive Officer, Trinidadian Larry Nath.

Shots fired as Number 68 Village supermarket robbed

A bandit is now hospitalised with a broken leg after he attempted to  flee from a bullet-riddled robbery on a supermarket located at Lot 57, Number 68 Village, Corentyne on Saturday evening.

Taxi driver robbed of car on Carmichael St

An East Coast Demerara taxi driver is the latest victim of a spate of carjackings over recent months.

Press Association elections deferred for lack of quorum

Elections for a new Guyana Press Association (GPA) executive have been pushed back until early next year after there was no quorum yesterday.

‘I have never rigged an election in my life’ – President

President David Granger last Friday dismissed suggestions that in keeping with his commitment to the ideals of the late president and founder of the People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) Forbes Burnham that elections could be rigged.

Harmon denies report on bullet proof vehicles

On Friday, Minister of State Joseph Harmon took time to address the National Assembly on the contents of a newspaper article on bullet proof vehicles which he labelled “erroneous” and “mischievous.” The article which appeared in the Friday edition of the Guyana Times was headlined “$100 million allocated for bulletproof vehicles purchased on credit.” The contents of the article are sourced to Opposition Member of Parliament Juan Edghill who is currently serving a four-session suspension.

NA Blood Bank surpasses target for 2107

The New Amsterdam Blood Bank has gathered 1,325 units of blood thus far for the year 2017.

Friendship vendor shot, robbed during home invasion

A cash crop vendor is now in hospital after he was shot by bandits during an early morning invasion of his Friendship, East Bank Demerara home.

Police intelligence network gets $165m

On Thursday, the National Assembly approved an $18 billion budget for the Ministry of Public Security.

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