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ExxonMobil announces new oil find offshore Guyana in Stabroek Block

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil announced today positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara-1 well targeted similar aged reservoirs that were proven successful at the company’s Liza discovery. “This important discovery further establishes the area as a […]


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I am in the business of satisfying Constitutional requirements for GECOM job not playing politics -Pres. Granger

President David Granger is not budging from his position when it comes to the Constitutional requirements for job of Elections Commission Chairman and today he said the Constitution is very clear on the matter. In a statement issued by his office, the President said he is committed to fulfilling the Constitutional requirement within the ambits […]

Guyana’s JOF Haynes Law School to open by 2018

Guyana inched closer towards establishing its own Law School today, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Guyana and the University College of the Caribbean and Law College of the Americas. The MoU has formalised the Public-Private partnership for the establishment of the Law School which will carry the name […]

20 young Guyanese begin training as Fly Jamaica flight attendants

Fly Jamaica Airways is continuing its efforts to ensure that it does not just provide a service to Guyana but also provides jobs for the Guyana market. On Monday, the airline started a six-week training programme for its newest batch of flight attendants. All twenty of the new recruits are Guyanese and have started their […]

Determination of “fit and proper” for GECOM job is at President’s discretion -AG Williams

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senior Counsel Basil Williams, has added his interpretation of the constitution regarding the appointment of a Chairman for the Guyana Elections Commission. President David Granger on Sunday rejected the six nominees submitted by the Opposition Leader after he found that they were all “unacceptable” for the job based […]

Three in custody over Club Privilege shooting incident

Three persons have been taken into custody for questioning as Police investigators continue their probe into reports of a shooting incident that is believed to have taken place in the Privilege nightclub on Main Street. Commander of the A’ Division of the Guyana Police Force, Asst. Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken, confirmed the arrests to News […]