Abide with Chief Justice’s “declaratory orders”   -Bar Association Council

The Guyana Bar Association is making it clear that the Chief Justice’s decision in the matter regarding the Guyana Elections Commission Chairman and the interpretation of the Constitutional requirements, are declaratory orders and are not interpretations or opinions. In a statement on Saturday, the Association’s Council noted that “declaratory orders made by the Chief Justice, […]

Over 300 Guyanese to benefit from onshore oil jobs

Three hundred Guyanese are expected to benefit from direct and indirect employment by the onshore base which will service the ExxonMobil rig drilling for oil offshore Guyana. That is according to Chief Executive Officer of TOTALTEC Oilfield Services, Lawrence Mangal. Mr. Mangal explained to reporters that recently that “We will be creating a number of […]

Former Acting CEO was reckless in procedure for purchase of emergency drugs for Georgetown Hospital -GPHC

The Georgetown Hospital’s Board has completed its probe into the nearly $632 million emergency procurement of drugs and has found grave recklessness in the handling of the matter by the former Acting Chief Executive Officer. In a statement on the probe, the Board also found that the Health Minister never gave instructions to GPHC officials to […]

Prison escapees believed to be separated and going their separate ways

The manhunt for the four remaining prison escapees continues with the police reporting exceptional cooperation from the public, Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud has reported. Persaud said according to intelligence, that the police has received, the four escapees are all separated and hiding out individually. He said intelligence led operations yesterday led them to Linden where […]

Over 100 local companies sign up for opportunities in oil and gas sector

More than one hundred (100) Guyanese businesses have signed up with ExxonMobil’s local Business Centre to access opportunities in the oil and gas industry. In an interview, Exxon’s Public and Government Director, Kimberly Brasington, said the company has compiled a database of local businesses interested in opportunities available in the oil and gas industry. “Back […]

Remedial works completed on Kato Secondary School

Remedial works to the more than $728M Kato Secondary School (Region 8) have been completed with a certificate of practical completion expected to be issued tomorrow to the contractor. After completion, the school was toured by a Ministerial Task Force which comprised officials from the Ministries of Education, Public Infrastructure, and Indigenous Affairs. Among the […]