Nabaclis clothes vendor murdered by husband

-man hospitalised after suicide bid

A 46-year-old clothes vendor was yesterday afternoon fatally stabbed by her husband following an argument and the man is now hospitalised in a critical condition after he subsequently tried to kill himself at the couple’s Nabaclis Sideline Dam, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home.

MMA/ADA owed $1B by farmers

The Mahaica-Mahaicony-Abary Agriculture Development Authority (MMA/ADA) has said that it is owed over $1 billion in fees by some farmers, who nonetheless continue to benefit from its services to them, including drainage works.

Bids opened for Region 8 works

-B&J sole bidder for road works

A lone bid has been received for the rehabilitation of roadways from Paramakatoi to Monkey Mountain, which is among five projects in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) for which bids were opened on Tuesday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board, in Kingston, Georgetown.

Hess’ Guyana investment boosts company’s fortunes

-firm poised to reap share of $4.5 trillion windfall from Liza 1 and 2

Hess Corporation’s investment in Guyana’s offshore Stabroek Block has resulted in the company emerging as the best-performing US oil firm this year and, along with its partners, it is poised to reap US$22 billion ($4.5 trillion) in profits from its initial two projects here, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported yesterday.

Sod turned for $70M NA mortuary

-contractor promises completion by year end

The sod was turned on Monday afternoon for a state-of-the-art $70 million mortuary in the compound of the National Psychiatric Hospital at New Amsterdam.

Law students welcome gov’t scholarships

Guyanese students currently studying at the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS), in Trinidad and Tobago, have welcomed the introduction of full scholarships to allow qualifying students to offset some of the almost $5 million in costs they face annually.

Seven bid to construct asphalt plant lab building

Seven bids submitted for the construction of an Administrative and Quality Control Laboratory Building for the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation’s Asphalt Plant were opened on Tuesday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board, in Kingston, Georgetown.