Payara licence signed

From left to right are: Anand Gohil – Executive, CNOOC Petroleum Guyana Limited; Alistair Routledge – President of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited; Vickram Bharrat, Minister of Natural Resources and Timothy Christian – Director and Vice President of Hess Guyana Exploration. (DPI photo)
From left to right are: Anand Gohil – Executive, CNOOC Petroleum Guyana Limited; Alistair Routledge – President of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited; Vickram Bharrat, Minister of Natural Resources and Timothy Christian – Director and Vice President of Hess Guyana Exploration. (DPI photo)

The Irfaan Ali-led PPP/C government yesterday inked the licence agreement for ExxonMobil’s US$9 billion Payara project in the Stabroek Block,  its first major oil & gas agreement since it took office on August 2. 

Windies lose final T20I to suffer third straight whitewash 

DERBY, England, CMC – Fast bowler Shakera Selman sent down consecutive no-balls off the last two balls of the game to hand England Women an anticlimactic three-wicket victory in a five-over affair, as West Indies slumped to their third consecutive series whitewash in Twenty20 Internationals here yesterday.

Nurse calls for professional football league in Guyana

Following the confirmation of Guatemala as Guyana’s first round opponent in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifiers, former captain Christopher Nurse is of the opinion that the Golden Jaguars possess the quality to overcome the challenge of the Central American outfit.

Trinidad: People refusing COVID tests

(Trinidad Guardian) Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram yesterday revealed that the Ministry of Health’s goal of increasing testing for COVID-19 is being hampered because people are continuing to refuse swabbing for the virus “in a lot of instances.”

Prince Harry and Meghan tell Britain: end ‘structural racism’

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have called for an end to “structural racism”, saying it holds back young people of colour, in their latest foray into politically sensitive issues usually avoided by the British royal family.