Guyana’s Petroleum Agreement with ExxonMobil grants the oil giant a multitude of tax concessions including the right to import duty-free, in excess of 300 pieces of “equipment and supplies required for Petroleum Operations”, these same concessions had been given the Canadian oil explorer, CGX under the updated agreement signed in 2013.
The trial of Lennox De Nobrega, the driver charged with causing the death of a teen by dangerous driving, commenced yesterday.
The Linden Town Council was described as a “rogue municipality” by a Member of Parliament yesterday after its Treasurer admitted that the Council has “issues following procedure” in spending its subvention from the Central Government.
An Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam family was beaten and robbed by four armed bandits around midnight on Sunday.
A 69KV transformer explosion at the Guyana Power and Light’s Kingston Power Plant last night resulted in a shutdown of the Demerara-Berbice Inter-connected System.
The Ministry of Finance is set to construct a new multimillion-dollar annex at the site of the former sports club of the Guyana National Cooperative Bank (GNCB), on Winter Place and Croal Street in Georgetown, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
The three motor racers charged in a $550m cocaine-in-lumber case had been under surveillance by the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) for two months prior to the bust on May 12, 2017.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon yesterday urged the residents of Alexander Village to take personal responsibility for the condition of their surroundings even as he returned to the village on a walkabout to observe progress to reduce flooding in the community.
The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) last Wednesday produced what it says are documents requested by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) for the accounts of Guyana World Cup Inc.
The Iwokrama Science Committee held its inaugural meeting earlier this month where brainstorming sessions on a new research strategy for the Iwokrama forest conservation programme were held.
The winners of this year’s Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade competitions were announced yesterday by the Ministry of Education.
A jeep, which was among more than $6 million in valuables stolen from South Ruimveldt resident Joy Proctor during a robbery two weeks ago, was recovered and has since been returned.
The trial of Kevon Alfred, who is accused of murdering 75-year-old remigrant Joyce Lewis, is now scheduled to commence this morning at the High Court in Georgetown.
One month after it signed a Petroleum Agreement with ExxonMobil, the Ghanaian government is being called on to defend its contents as well as a decision to enter a contract outside of the country’s procurement system.
A 65-year-old woman, who allegedly told police that she sells ganja to pay her bills, was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge that she was found with a quantity of cannabis for trafficking at her home.
A transmitter explosion around 8 pm tonight at the Kingston Power Station has caused a widespread blackout.
The Guyana Bar Association (GBA) today warned against any unconstitutional appointments of a Chancellor of the Judiciary and a Chief Justice (CJ) stating that it would have embarrassing consequences.
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.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation and the Special Purpose Unit (SPU) of NICIL are at loggerheads again over control of the estates which last weekend saw GuySuCo security barring SPU contracted engineers and other workers from entering the Enmore Estate.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) yesterday commissioned its second sub-office in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara.) at Parika at the Lotus Mall.
Wismar, Linden residents now have the convenience of bus sheds when using public transportation.