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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Exxon signals 2nd quarterly loss in a row on production, refining hits

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's oil and gas producing and refining businesses will report operating losses in the second quarter, it said in...

Another flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and...

WHO warns worst is ‘yet to come’ on coronavirus

(BBC) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the world that the "worst is yet to come" in the Covid-19 pandemic. WHO head Tedros Adhanom...

Threat of sanctions real; can have devastating consequences – Washington Consultant

Jose Cardenas, a Washington-based political consultant who has worked with the US State Department, has urged Guyana to be cognizant of the seriousness of...

18 million barrels of Venezuelan oil stuck at sea under cloud of sanctions

(Reuters) – Tankers carrying nearly two months’ worth of Venezuelan oil output are stuck at sea as global refiners shun the nation’s crude to...

Guyana’s electorate spoke clearly – Michael Kozak

As international pressure continues to mount for the results emanating from the national recount to be used as the basis for the declaration of...

Coronavirus: Human trial of new vaccine begins in UK

(BBC) About 300 people will have the vaccine over the coming weeks, as part of a trial led by Prof Robin Shattock and his...

H-1B among visas hit by Trump’s new foreign worker freeze

(BBC) US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some green cards and suspended visas for other foreign workers until the end of...

Malala Yousafzai graduates from Oxford University

(BBC) Human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai has expressed her "joy and gratitude" at graduating from Oxford. The 22-year-old, who survived a shot to the head...

US imposes fresh sanctions against Syria’s elite for ‘brutal acts’ against people

The fresh sanctions target 'anyone doing business with the Assad regime' anywhere in world as Syria's economy falls. The Trump administration on Wednesday ramped up...

Recent Articles

Ocean View exposé could amount to criminal conduct – AG Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says his government is actively considering a lawyer’s letter from the owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran who...

Major reshuffling of Police Force; Blanhum back as Crime Chief 

Days after Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali was sworn in as the 9th Executive President of Guyana, there has been major changes within the hierarchy...

Gross mismanagement of Natural Resources Ministry reported during visit by new Minister

The recently appointed Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat on Thursday 6th August 2020, met with the Heads of the various agencies under the...

Fast-tracking land titling project among priorities for Minister Sukhai

Newly-appointed Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, has said her priorities include ensuring that the Land Titling Project which had started under the previous...

Ocean View Hotel owner claims he still owns building, demands millions in rent

Owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran is claiming that he still owns the building which was compulsorily acquired under the David Granger...

Health Ministry revamping COVID-19 response

New Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that one of his immediate actions as the minister responsible for the sector is to implement...

OPINION: Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana

By Sir Ronald Sanders The one upside of the challenges facing the government of Guyana after a five-month impasse in declaring the result of general...

Minister Manickchand engages senior education officials

New Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has hit the ground running. On her first official day at work (Friday) she met with the senior staff...

Over 40,000 rapid test kits, other Covid-19 supplies arrive in Guyana

Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig, last evening, handed over a quantity of essential medical supplies to the...

Single mother gets boost to kick-start business venture

Shamika Henry, a mother of one, on Tuesday received a quantity of cosmetology equipment from the Social Protection Ministry, through its Gender Affairs Bureau...