Politics

AA to begin Guyana Service in November with 4 flights per week

American Airlines is looking to begin its service to Guyana in November with four flights per week. Officials of the international carrier met with officials of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority recently as they prepare to launch the Guyana service. American Airline officials explained that they are looking to begin full operations to the Guyana […]

British Expert offers commendations and risks about Local Content Policy for oil industy

The Guyana Government has received commendations for its collaborative and pragmatic approach for implementation of the country’s Local Content Policy as outlined in the draft document. But according to British Local Content Expert Dr. Michael Warner, there are risks involved in pursuing this approach just as there are risks in assuming a non-collaborative posture. Dr. […]

Exxon makes 8th Oil Discovery offshore Guyana

The Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that it has made its eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Longtail-1 well, creating the potential for additional resource development in the southeast area of the Stabroek Block. According to a statement, ExxonMobil encountered approximately 256 feet (78 meters) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoir. The well was safely drilled […]

Health Minister calls in Police and Auditors to probe misappropriation of funds and attempts to steal public funds

Police detectives along with Auditors from the Ministry of Finance have been called in to conduct a joint probe at the Ministry of Public Health into allegations of fraud. Health Minister Volda Lawrence announced on Tuesday that the investigations are being conducted into the “misappropriation of funds and the blatant attempts to steal” public funds. According to […]

BREAKING: Venezuela will not participate in International Court Case on border controversy with Guyana

The Government of Venezuela has indicated to the International Court of Justice that it will not be participating in the court case to bring an end to the decades old border controversy with Guyana. The matter was transferred to the International Court by the United Nations Secretary General. Venezuela had objected to that move. In […]

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