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1500 Region Three residents allocated house lots at Wales

1500 persons from the West Demerara were today allocated house lots by the Central Housing and Planning Authority. The lots are the first to be issued in the new Wales Housing Development Scheme on the West Bank of Demerara. During the Housing Ministry’s ‘Dream Realised’ event to distribute the house lots today, Housing Minister Collin […]

Corentyne woman found murdered; Three persons in custody

Police in Corentyne, Berbice have launched an investigation into murder of 52-year-old Ninawattie Nandalall. The woman’s lifeless body was discovered in the backdam of Number Naught village, Corentyne. There are reports that there were a number of marks of violence on the woman’s body. Her family members had reported to the Police last evening that […]

ExxonMobil granted license for sixth offshore development

The Guyana Government has approved a Petroleum Production License to the Stabroek Block operator, ExxonMobil, for its sixth development offshore Guyana, at Whiptail.  The US$12.7 billion development is expected to produce 250,000 barrels of oil daily, bringing daily production to 1.3 million by the end of 2027. A release from the Ministry of Natural Resources […]

Jagdeo blames ExxonMobil and its contractor for delays facing gas-to-energy project

By Svetlana Marshall Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has laid blame at the doorsteps of the ExxonMobil company and its local contractor, Guyana Shore Base, for the delays being experienced in the execution of the Gas-to-Energy Project, which has resulted in calls for arbitration by the project contractors – CH4-Lindsayca.  However, during a press conference today, […]

Parliamentary Economic Services Committee summons GPL Management

The management of the Guyana Power and Light company (GPL) has been summoned to appear before the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Economic Services next month, in wake of the ongoing power supply problems that have been hitting the country. Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Economics Services, Opposition Member of Parliament, Shurwayne Holder, today said […]

GPL promises Government improved power supply by weekend

A commitment by the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) to install additional equipment to inject additional power to the national grid by this Saturday has been welcomed by the Government, although Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo still has a question mark over the commitment. During his weekly Press conference today, Mr. Jagdeo said the Power Company […]

Smuggled chicken, beer and liquor seized in Annandale

Customs Officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) have seized two mini-buses and a motor vehicle that were found packed with smuggled liquor, beer and chicken. The bust of the smuggled items took place in the East Coast Demerara village of Annandale. The GRA reported that four persons were arrested and are currently assisting with […]

Guyana could find itself repaying billions to Exxon before gas-to-energy project is completed -MP Patterson warns

With the construction of the US$759M Power Plant and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Plant at Wales facing considerable delays, Opposition Member of Parliament, David Patterson, is concerned that Guyana could find itself paying ExxonMobil millions of US dollars for a pipeline long before benefiting from the Gas-to-Energy Project.  ExxonMobil is currently building the gas pipeline […]

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