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Friday, January 24, 2020

ExxonMobil Contract: Guyana could earn US$300M annually from oil reserves

By Michael Younge  After much criticism and public dissatisfaction, the Government today released the controversial petroleum agreement it signed with US oil giant, ExxonMobil...

ExxonMobil Contract to be released shortly

BY MICHAEL YOUNGE The Government of Guyana has confirmed this morning that it will be releasing the controversial agreement it inked with US-based oil giant,...

Fairness in GGMC’s process being questioned

Questions are being raised over the process being used by a miner, who is believed to be closely affiliated with the Guyana Geology and...

Natural Resources Ministry inks first contract for REDD+ Readiness Process in Guyana 

 The Ministry of Natural Resources today announced that it has inked a six month contract with a local consultancy firm to develop a Grievance...

CI strategy key to advancing Guyana’s national development plans – Singh

...aims at working with local communities to conserve Guyana’s forests and coastal areas Conservation International Guyana (CI) 2018-2025 long-term strategy aims at working with local...

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

By Matt McGrath (BBC) Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Last...

Miners body lobbying Govt to review tax system

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has made an appeal for the Government to review the current tax system involving miners with...

IMF chief warns of ‘dark future’ over climate change

(AFP) The world will be in deep trouble if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on...

US to end Obama climate plan — Trump environment chief

(AFP) The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration will move to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's...

President commissions Tumeric Factory in Region One

President David Granger, today (Sunday), emphasised the importance of agriculture to the development of Barima-Waini (Region One) even as he visited Hosororo to celebrate...

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Linden schoolgirl critical after stabbed by colleague

A 15-year-old student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School is battling for her life after being stabbed by a fellow colleague. INews understands that several...

Carnegie re-opens Hibiscus Training Restaurant

The Carnegie School of Home Economics (CSHE) has re-opened the doors of its Hibiscus Training Restaurant to a new batch of students studying the...

Joint Services preparing for elections

Members of the Joint Services on Wednesday participated in one of a series of training activities, in preparation for Regional and General Elections. A Study...

4 charged with murder of Strathspey pensioner

Four men were today charged with the capital offence of murder in relation to the death of a 72-year-old man, who was badly beaten...

91,000 changes to RLE legal – GECOM

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has responded to concerns raised by members of the public regarding the 91,000 changes being made to the Revised...

Citizens Bank invested $629M in local agriculture

Chairman of Citizens Bank Limited, Clifford Reis, on Tuesday said that the commercial institution has invested over $600 million into the local agriculture sector...

PAHO/WHO to brief nation on deadly coronavirus

The Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation country office in Guyana will host soon to brief the Guyanese public on the deadly coronavirus. Cases...

EU deploys election observation mission to Guyana

In response to an invitation by President of Guyana David Granger, the European Union has decided to deploy an Election Observation Mission to observe...

Cattle farmers stranded after leases to lands revoked

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) and the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) are coming in for harsh criticism after a group of farmers on...

Pomeroon men freed of 2016 manslaughter charge

Lennox Baharally, 36, and Rondell Edwards, 21, both boat builders, exited the Suddie High Court as free men on Wednesday after a no-case submission...