Ramotar defends CGX agreement

Former President Donald Ramotar yesterday said that the contract he signed with Canadian oil explorer, CGX followed a template for all agreements clinched before petroleum was discovered in 2015 and its release is a “lame” attempt by the government to compare it with the 2016 one signed with ExxonMobil  following the major hydrocarbon discovery in 2015.

DJ dead, two hospitalised after West Berbice accident

A 21-year-old disc jockey lost his life during the wee hours of yesterday after the vehicle he was returning home in toppled several times before coming to a halt in a drain at Number 6 Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB).

Oil agreement and the President

On February 14th, the third anniversary of the Cummingsburg Accord which masterminded the victory of the APNU+AFC coalition at the 2015 general elections, President Granger was asked whether the 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between his government and ExxonMobil subsidiary, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEGPL) would be renegotiated.

Ann’s Grove woman dies in accident at Vreed-en-Hoop

An early Sunday morning vehicular accident on the Vreed-en- Hoop, West Coast Demerara public road has claimed the life of a 28-year-old  female, Donikel Campbelle 28, of Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara.

GBTI wins $56m judgment against supermarket builders

Two business owners, who claimed that they went ahead and constructed a supermarket with their own cash based on an oral assurance by the then Chief Executive of GBTI that the financial institution would have granted them a loan, have lost a High Court case and now have to repay the bank more than $56 million plus interest and costs.

Region Two committee probing vaccine spoilage

An investigation by the Health and Sanitation Committee of Region Two into why a large amount of vaccines costing hundreds of thousands of dollars had to be discarded due to spoilage has commenced.

GWI inaugurates Parika office

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) yesterday commissioned its second sub-office in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara.) at Parika at the Lotus Mall.

Finance Minister commissions bus sheds in Wismar 

Wismar, Linden residents now have the convenience of bus sheds when using public transportation.

Joint Services corporal held over armed robbery of prison officer

A corporal of the Joint Services and another male  have been taken into custody following an investigation into the alleged robbery under arms committed on a 43-year-old Chief Prison Officer, Claude Skeete, which occurred about 1 am on Saturday on the  Soesdyke Public Road, EBD by four males, one of whom was armed with a knife.

Soesdyke truck driver held with illegal gun

A truck driver was arrested yesterday morning after he was found to be in possession of an unlicensed pistol with ten live rounds.

Notice for departing passengers at CJIA

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri is advising departing passengers that effective from yesterday, the Immigration and Security operations at the airport has been relocated to the former Greeters Hall to facilitate the ongoing airport expansion project.

Police seize car laden with suspected stolen items

The police yesterday recovered a quantity of suspected stolen articles from a car which was intercepted on the Soesdyke Public Road at around 1.40 pm.

Vendor remanded over armed robberies

An Alexander Village vendor was on Wednesday remanded to prison over two counts of armed robbery.

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