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Local airlines team up with Government to bring 80 Guyanese home from hurricane ravaged islands

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has announced that approximately 80 Guyanese will be flown home from the hurricane ravaged Caribbean islands. The Prime Minister made the announcement yesterday at the John Fernandes Limited (JFL) wharf when he, along with Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, inspected four more containers filled with $18 Million worth of relief […]

Suspect in murder of Berbice Police woman found hanging

The Berbice man who was the main suspect in the Thursday morning chopping death of female Police Officer, Kenisha Sheriff Fraser, has been found dead. The man’s body was found hanging from a tree in the same village, hours after he was named as the main suspect, who chopped the policewoman to death in her […]

November 27 is National Budget Day; Consultations continue

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan is continuing with his budget consultations with various stakeholders as budget preparations get underway. The budget for 2018 will be presented in the National Assembly on November 27, according to the Ministry of Finance. On Wednesday, Minister Jordan and a team from his Ministry met with a number of young Guyanese […]

Exxon makes 5th new oil discovery offshore Guyana

The ExxonMobil oil company today announced that it has made a fifth new oil discovery after drilling the Turbot-1 well, offshore Guyana. In a statement, the company explained that Turbot is ExxonMobil’s latest discovery to date in the country, adding to previous discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek and Liza Deep. Following completion of the Turbot-1 […]

Bourda vendor remanded for marijuana possession

A 35-year-old, Bourda Market Vendor was today remanded to prison after he was charged for marijuana possession. The accused, Ras Paris appeared before before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and denied the allegation. The charge stated that on the 3rd October, the North Ruimveldt resident had 448 grammes of marijuana in his possession for the purpose of […]

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