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Exxon starts drilling at offshore Guyana projects

The ExxonMobil company today announced that it has commenced development drilling offshore Guyana. According to a statement, development drilling began last month for the first of 17 wells planned for Phase 1, laying the foundation for production startup in 2020. The company and its co-venturers have so far discovered estimated recoverable resources of more than […]

Five men facing charges after CANU drug bust at Parika

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit has announced that five men will be facing drug possession and trafficking charges following the discovery of over 25 pounds of cocaine and more than 70 pounds of marijuana. The bust took place last Wednesday on the Parika Public Road, according to the agency. CANU agents intercepted the cocaine and […]

PPP appeals Chief Justice ruling on GECOM Chairman appointment

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party, through its Executive Secretary Zulficar Mustapha, has filed an appeal of the Chief Justice’s ruling in that case against the appointment of a GECOM Chairman. Last Friday, the acting Chief Justice dismissed the PPP’s application to challenge the appointment of the GECOM Chairman. In that ruling, the Chief Justice stated […]

Minister Amna Ally hospitalised at GPHC

The Department of Public Information is reporting that Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally is in good spirits and resting comfortably at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where she sought medical attention today after feeling unwell. “As a precautionary measure, Minister Ally is being kept for observation and is scheduled to travel overseas on Wednesday, June […]

Lusignan Prison Security thwart smuggling attempt

Alert Police and Prison Officers attached to the Lusignan Prison thwarted what appeared to be an attempt to get illegal items into the prison early this morning. According to a Police statement, at around 1 o’ clock this morning, Police and Prison personnel manning the eastern towers of the Lusignan Prison, heard “crashing sounds” emanating […]

Hope fading for full implementation of all CSME elements -St. Vincent PM

Hope is fading among regional leaders when it comes to the full implementation of all elements of the CARICOM Single Market Economy (CSME). Some CARICOM leaders believe the realization of the CSME’s full potential will not be accomplished in the foreseeable future. That is the contention of Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, […]