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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Exxon among 34 companies bidding to market Guyana’s oil

Thirty-four companies have submitted expressions of interests (EOIs) to market Guyana’s  oil from the Exxon-operated Liza Destiny FPSO in the Stabroek Block, for a...

Guyana, Suriname to allow movement along Corentyne River

Officials of Guyana and Suriname met via video conference on Monday 20 April 2020, with a view to establishing modalities for cooperation to combat...

132 workers affected as Oldendorff closes operations in Guyana

Over 100 workers stand to be affected as Oldendorff Carriers Guyana Inc. (OCGI) begins to wind-down its operations in Guyana. See full statement below: Since 2005,...

World’s biggest oil storage firm says almost all space sold

(Bloomberg) The world’s biggest independent oil storage company said that space for traders to store crude and refined fuels has all but run out...

American oil crashes below $0 a barrel – a record low

 The spectacular collapse in oil markets is showing no signs of easing, as the coronavirus crisis saps demand and producers run out of places...

GPL suspends April bill delivery

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) has suspended the delivery of bills April bills via mail. This decision is as a result of the...

Int’l airports remain closed until May 3rd; sub-committee formed to advise on “social assistance”

The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) on Thursday held another virtual meeting where a wide range of matters were considered, including; schools will not...

Bloomberg says world economy may be crashing but Guyana still seen growing 53%

Internationally renowned news outfit, Bloomberg, has said that while the world "may be falling into its worst recession in almost a century," Guyana's economy,...

Food and Drug recalls substandard “Purcill” Hand Sanitizers

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has issued an immediate recall of the "Purcill" hand sanitisers from the local market, due to...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

Recent Articles

Dr. Ramesh Sugrim discharged from Rehab Center in NY after recovering from COVID-19

Well-known Guyanese doctor, Ramesh Sugrim, has been discharged from a rehab center in New York after recovering from the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Sugrim, 66, of...

103-year-old Massachusetts woman beats coronavirus

Shelley Gunn describes her Polish grandmother, Jennie Stejna, as having a feisty spirit. Stejna certainly displayed that spirit as the 103-year-old woman recently...

2 critical after Rupert Craig Highway accident

Two women are said to be in a critical condition following an accident along the Rupert Craig Highway on Thursday morning. The accident involved a...

City receives $8M from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) will provide approximately $8 Million (US$38,412) to aid the Georgetown City Council in its efforts to contain the...

Dr Ralph Gonsalves gives proposed Windies tour of England his blessing

Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves has given the proposed West Indies tour of England in July his blessing...

Region 5 recount completed but APNU/AFC refuses to sign off

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Wednesday completed tabulating the votes for all the ballot boxes for electoral district Region Five (Mahaica/Berbice), but the...

PPP/C tells APNU/AFC: Respect the people who voted on March 2

Prime Ministerial Candidate of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Brigadier (rtd) Mark Phillips has blanked talks of "inclusive governance" being pushed by caretaker...

Essequibo family threatens legal action over APNU/AFC’s use of relative’s death certificate

The APNU/AFC Coalition could soon face legal action from an Essequibo Coast family who is upset that their dead relative's private records are being...

GECOM yet to decide on extension of recount timeline

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is yet to make an announcement on an extension of the 25-day timeline for the national recount of the...

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...