GRA gears up to begin audits of ExxonMobil’s Guyana operations

The Guyana Revenue Authority announced today that it has notified US oil giant, ExxonMobil of its intention to commence audits even as the company gears up for oil production in 2020. Commissioner General, Godfrey Statia told reporters this afternoon that the audits will not only be expense audits, but they will also include revenue and asset-based […]

PPP not surprised by DPP’s decision to discontinue private charges against Lawrence and Norton

The People’s Progressive Party on Monday afternoon said that it is not surprised with the Director of Public Prosecution’s decision to discontinue private criminal charges against Ministers Volda Lawrence and George Norton. The charges were filed in the Magistrate’s Court last week by two PPP Members of Parliament, but a release from the DPP’s Chambers […]

Cyclist killed by drunk driver on West Demerara road

Police investigators have arrested a young driver who was found to be drunk when he slammed into a cyclist, killing the man instantly. According to a Police statement, “the alcohol level of a private motor car driver who was involved in a fatal accident at Pouderoyen, West Coast Demerara, was found to be exceedingly above […]

SARA to pursue over sixty cases of theft of state assets by third quarter of this year

With well over 60 cases in hand, the State Assets Recovery Agency intends to commence civil proceedings in the Court by the third quarter of this year. The announcement came as SARA kick-started its campaign against corruption titled “Corruption is everybody’s business” with a March through the streets of Georgetown Friday Afternoon. SARA’s Head, Dr. Clive Thomas […]