Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:02:51 GMT

Guyana

An innocent Jamaican man spent months in jail for bringing honey back to the U.S. Customs agents thought the three… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

GECOM in stalemate on house-to-house registration after High Court decision demerarawaves.com/2019/08/23/gec…

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Andre Kellman was this morning char… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Eleven Guyana Defence Force (GDF) scholarship awardees are due to travel soon to the People’s Republic of China to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Natural Resources will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pesticides and Toxic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

During in-camera proceedings at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Cheddi Ja… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The newly-commissioned Valmiki College for Business and Technology is aiming to equip youths with the skills needed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

If the Guyana Elections Commissions (GECOM) suspends the current national house-to-house registration process by th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There are over 25,000 active applications for house lots and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Trinidad pastor Christopher Parriera has been charged with buggering a man who worshiped at his church 8 times. bit.ly/2L3YkDb

The third draft of Guyana’s Local Content Policy has received mixed reviews from the private sector, with some hail… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Natural Resources has donated four heat extractors to the Fairview Primary School at Kurupukari, in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Mass Action People’s Movement (MAPM), which last week began lobbying for President David Granger to announce a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Azerbaijan is offering scholarships at its leading universities as well as oil and gas training to Guyanese. bit.ly/2ZmwF5q

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Domestic Airways Incorporated was yesterday fined a total of $75,000 for occup… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A cabinet maker was yesterday sentenced to five years in prison and fined $10.8 million after admitting to having p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

She would charge up to US$20,000 to complete a marriage. bit.ly/2KNTivx

After meeting for over three hours yesterday, the government and opposition commissioners of the Guyana Elections C… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 46-year-old clothes vendor was yesterday afternoon fatally stabbed by her husband following an argument and the m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Miner kills wife over extra-marital affair, attempts suicide demerarawaves.com/2019/08/21/min…

American Airlines, CJI Airport differ on notice to pilots about temporary runway lights demerarawaves.com/2019/08/21/ame…

The trial of Ganga Kishna and Avishkar Bissoon, who are accused of killing a man and his two young daughters after… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Guyana Society for the Blind’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) programme has recorded an overa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guyanese students currently studying at the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS), in Trinidad and Tobago, have welcomed t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A water ambulance, which will serve the village of Baracara, in Region Six, was commissioned on Monday. bit.ly/33JjzCV

The sod was turned on Monday afternoon for a state-of-the-art $70 million mortuary in the compound of the National… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Brian Mohan was yesterday committed to stand trial for the 2015 murder of Festival City resident Christopher Wharto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Oil services company Nalco Champion has not yet determined whether it will store chemicals at the John Fernandes Lt… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hess Corporation’s investment in Guyana’s offshore Stabroek Block has resulted in the company emerging as the best-… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Raised CJIA runway lights gash American Airlines plane wheels demerarawaves.com/2019/08/21/rai…

Carlton Bourne, the accused in a series of armed robberies, is now a remanded prisoner. bit.ly/2Ms4G2u

Andre Hetsberger, who is currently awaiting a new trial for the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl, was granted bai… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Xinoxi Qu, the manager who was charged with the attempted murder of a customer of the FreshCo Supermarket, walked o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Rickland Bovell, the cabbage farmer accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old David Toney at the Timehri Docks in Apr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A young motorcyclist is now dead after he collided with a pedestrian along the Seafield Village Public Road on the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Today’s expected statutory meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has been rescheduled to tomorrow as m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US airline JetBlue is expected to embark on a scouting mission next month for possible operations in Guyana, accord… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The virtual #EduCanada Fair is tomorrow! To register, visit: ow.ly/bv3t50vDbdy Attend the v fair to chat li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The representatives of 15 Guyanese companies will be participating in an oil and gas conference and exhibition in A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Eight young Guyanese working with ExxonMobil and its subcontractors are proud that they have been afforded the oppo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A bodyguard of a junior government minister was shot early yesterday morning when resisted two bandits, who attempt… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nineteen teachers are to commence training this week in order to teach English as a second language to children of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Like many of his peers, Davindra Bridgmohan is today celebrating his success at the recently concluded Caribbean Se… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guyana is better off with more operators and countries involved in its oil fields, British High Commissioner to Guy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US airline Jet Blue is likely to start services in Guyana. bit.ly/33GkmEJ

Thousands of Haitians leaving Guyana illegally for Brazil- Felix demerarawaves.com/2019/08/19/tho…

Residents of Mahaicony in Region 5 have called for the re-opening of the sub-office of the Regional Democratic Coun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

To celebrate Day of the Girl 2019 we're inviting a passionate young woman to be Canadian High Commissioner for a da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Drainage and security issues in the Profit/Foulis area on the West Coast of Berbice will be addressed. bit.ly/2MmP5kB

Denish Nunes, who was charged in June with possession of 60 grammes of cannabis, was on Friday told that he would h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Minister of State, Dawn Hastings-Williams, yesterday thanked the United States (US) Air Force New Horizons team fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Rehabilitation works at Le Repentir cemetery have been stalled due to the heavy rains and an assessment will be don… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Guyana Police Force (GPF), through its Fallen Heroes Foundation, on Friday handed over cheques to the relatives… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is projecting a deficit of $546.7 million, a major departure from a budgeted su… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ExxonMobil has relocated its local offices to the seven-storey Duke Street, Kingston building it has rented from bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A deficit of $920 million is being projected by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) at the end of this year. bit.ly/30eox8A

Following its recent discovery of oil in commercial quantities offshore Guyana, the United Kingdom-headquartered Tu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Guyana Police Force has reported the arrest of six men and the discovery of a number of suspected stolen items… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has commissioned the lift for the pedestrian walkway at Peter’s Hall, on the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guyanese Professor Stafford A. Griffith has been named as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Five Isl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix has again condemned claims of illegalities regarding Haitian travellers to Gu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The sod was turned yesterday for the construction of a $1.2 billion permanent headquarters for the Guyana Civil Avi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Infrastructural upgrades under the Sophia segment of the Inter-American Develop-ment Bank (IDB) funded Adequate Hou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Both Guyana and Britain have dismissed as untrue a claim by Russia that a British military base is being constructe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Giving the APNU+AFC a “mixed review” and apologising for its shortcomings while in office, APNU member the Working… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Minister within the Minis-try of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe last evening told a handful of Co… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guyana, Britain deny Russia’s claim of military base being constructed on Essequibo island to destabilise Venezuela demerarawaves.com/2019/08/16/guy…

Gov’t achieved “certain big things” but no guarantee promises won’t be broken again -WPA demerarawaves.com/2019/08/16/gov…

The Davis family fits snugly into a fast-emerging entrepreneurial category seeking to occupy those spaces in the sm… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Against the backdrop of this week’s announcement of Tullow Oil’s potentially huge discovery in its Orinduik block,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Did you follow the 5th Annual #YouthParliament? What fantastic debates! We were thrilled to support this enriching… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Roderick Andrew Chase, the 66-year-old pensioner who was allegedly nabbed earlier this week with a quantity of coca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Carifesta begins! DYK: Canada is the only country with a Caribbean diaspora contingent participating in this year’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A man was nabbed by the City Constabulary early on Thursday morning after he was caught attempting to break into th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Michael Bhopaul remains the Guyanese student with the largest number of Grade I passes—16—at the Caribbean Advanced… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two civil society groups yesterday staged a small protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency to push for Pre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US-based Guyanese athletics coach aiming at high-performance sports complex at Coverden bit.ly/2N8sszZ

Government plans to introduce the HIV transmission countermeasure Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a move welcomed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said the PPP/C would not recognise key actions taken after the passage o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A long-awaited meeting of the fully constituted GECOM yesterday failed to yield an expected decision on the holding… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

GECOM awaits written High Court decision; 230,000 registered so far demerarawaves.com/2019/08/15/gec…

A 66-year-old pensioner is presently in police custody after he was nabbed on his birthday with a quantity of cocai… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two employees of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI), who allegedly broke and entered the home of a West Ru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Chief Magistrate is expected to make a ruling on Monday in the case against Xinoxi Qu, the Chinese supermarket… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WPA calls on PPP to extend life of government ahead of poll preparations demerarawaves.com/2019/08/15/wpa…

Chris Ram won’t appeal Chief Justice’s decision says lawyer demerarawaves.com/2019/08/15/chr…

A taxi driver was yesterday granted bail after he appeared in court charged with inappropriately touching a 16-year… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President David Granger yesterday accepted the Letters of Credence from Dr K. J. Srinivasa, accrediting him as Indi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is satisfied with yesterday’s ruling by Chief Justice (ag) Roxane G… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Police Constable #2045 Winston Cooper who was discovered lying on Mandela Avenue more than a month ago with serious… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The top Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) performer this year is Riana Toney of the Anna Regina Sec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Queen’s College student Michael Bhopaul has once again excelled, securing an impressive 16 Grade 1 passes at the Ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Following the latest oil find offshore Guyana, this time by Tullow Oil Plc, interest in employment opportunities ha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Guyana’s economy grew by 4 per cent in the first half of this year as key sectors expanded and the overall growth r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This year Guyana recorded what was said to be its highest ever pass rate at the secondary aspect of the CXC examina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire yesterday ruled that the current house-to-house registration exercise… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jagdeo, GECOM lawyer, AG Williams bicker over High Court’s decision that registered persons can’t be removed from l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire SC this afternoon ruled that the house-to-house registration exercise… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Chief Justice rules house-to-house registration is constitutional; residency not a condition for registration demerarawaves.com/2019/08/14/chi…

Political climate dampens investors buyout of GuySuCo estates -Finance Minister demerarawaves.com/2019/08/14/pol…

Finance Minister boasts 5 straight years of economic growth demerarawaves.com/2019/08/14/fin…

While the Ministry of Education prepares to release the results of the various Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Mayor Ubraj Narine along with his council yesterday took the decision to probe the disappearance of the perimeter f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Seven-year-old Shaniya Persaud, who was severely burnt about her body in a fire that gutted her Mon Repos North, Ea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Monrow Lawrence, the South Rupununi farmer accused of killing his wife’s alleged lover by shooting him with a bow a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hundreds of supporters from the opposition PPP yesterday returned to the streets calling for an end to House to Hou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

While defending the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between the government and ExxonMobil and its partners, form… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Britain’s Prince Charles will be Patron of the Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Develo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Police have arrested the mother of two teenage girls who alleged that she allowed men to engage in sexual activitie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The widow of Kurt Duncan, the Sophia man who was fatally shot by an ex-policeman two weeks ago during a scuffle at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A family outing at a farm at Coverden, East Bank Demerara ended in tragedy yesterday with the electrocution of a fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Governing coalition partners APNU and the AFC have agreed that their ground-breaking Cummingsburg Accord should be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

UK petroleum company, Tullow, yesterday announced the discovery of oil in commercial quantities in the Orinduik Blo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Carl Greenidge, WPA executive members clash on direct cash transfers from oil money demerarawaves.com/2019/08/12/car…

Residents of Tiger Bay in the western part of the city were yesterday told that the government is attempting to ens… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An American Airlines flight that departed Guyana on Saturday morning, was forced to return and make an emergency la… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

With customs and duty exemptions in effect for the importation of electric vehicles, an increasing number of such a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, this morning, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil Plc’s wholly owned… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

UK-headquartered Tullow makes 1st discovery offshore Guyana at Jethro-1 well demerarawaves.com/2019/08/12/uk-…

The recently constructed La Parfaite Harmonie Police Station is expected to be commissioned within a month, Deputy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After three weeks, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has been able to register approximately 174,000 persons… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The East Coast Highway road upgrade and widening project is currently 71 per cent done and is expected to be comple… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Surveillance footage appears to exonerate former Detective Con-stable Richard Persaud, who was accused of planting… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Acting Commander of ‘G’ Division (Essequibo Coast and Islands) Superintendent Crystal Robinson suffered millions of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

At least two river dredges are operating illegally in the Kuyuwini River in Region Nine in areas that were declared… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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In 2017, a prescient Adwin Nagalla said, “I believe this project will surprise the world,..” Flash forward to today… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Despite being disappointed by the limited number of artworks that participating countries are allowed to feature at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

On this International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, we're sharing a #flashback to one of our favorite proje… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Acting Town Clerk Sharon Harry-Munroe has been sent on administrative leave after allegedly failing to carry out in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Just under two months after establishing its presence here, Trinidadian supermarket chain Coss Cutters is preparing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Detective Constable Richard Persaud, the Berbice rank who was transferred after being accused of planting ganja at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Algonquin College has received a donation that will benefit international students in the form of new scholarships… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Commander-in-Chief, President David Granger, presented Lieutenant (Lt) Britany Van Lange with her Instrument of Com… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Dr Balwant Singh’s Hospital yesterday, announced the appointment of Guyana’s first embryologist, Ganesh Persaud, as… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An 18-year-old man, who has faced a string of robbery charges in the local courts, appeared at the Georgetown Magis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Essequibians on July 26th 2019 participated in discussions over the ways in which Guyana’s oil and gas sector would… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Board of Inquiry (BoI) ordered by President David Granger to investigate the arbitrary dismissal of three worke… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Granger awaits GECOM’s advice after High Court ruling on house-to-house registration demerarawaves.com/2019/08/08/gra…

Romario Baljeet yesterday faced cross-examination in the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the charge against Abdul Imr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Owayne Lynch, the Stevedore taxi driver who was found dead at Cemetery Road, Mocha Arcadia, with multiple wounds ab… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In Trinidad, cops have arrested a sitting minister and her husband for misappropriation of funds. bit.ly/2MNd4sv

Twenty-nine new US Peace Corps Volunteers were welcomed here at a ceremony yesterday. bit.ly/2YDNGgg

A 25-year-old resident of Sophia is currently in a critical condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Longstanding member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Dave Danny Jr last evening announced his exit f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two bandits armed with hand guns invaded the Fyrish Village, Corentyne house of an overseas-based Guyanese on Thurs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Denied survivor’s benefit by the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) she never knew she was entitled to until 26 years… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President David Granger and his APNU+AFC Cabinet are following the directions of Attorney General Basil Williams an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President to meet GECOM on Thursday ahead of “imminent” election date demerarawaves.com/2019/08/07/pre…

The cast of Mark Angel Comedy yesterday paid a courtesy call on Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton. bit.ly/2OFf7kT

Unlawfully dismissed Public Service Department employees reinstated demerarawaves.com/2019/08/07/unl…

Quacy Jupiter, the 18-year-old who on Monday told a city court that he committed two armed robbery attacks because… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A seven-year-old remains in critical condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after she suffered severe bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The driver of the pick-up that was involved in the accident that claimed the life of minibus driver Oswald Roberts… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An attempt by Attorney General Basil Williams to warn of possible post elections violence has been labelled a threa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Giftland, GPL at odds over no power purchase agreement demerarawaves.com/2019/08/07/gif…

The Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between Guyana and ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary and its partners was inform… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 36-year-old suspect in the murder of well-known Guyhoc Park mechanic Reginald Atherly was shot during efforts to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As part of its audit of the 2018 operations of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), the Audit Office of Guyana has r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Scholarships, grants, financial awards, loans - there are many financial support options for international students… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Funds, amounting to some $460 million, have been approved by the Ministry of Finance for use on emergency works to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The body of a Guyanese woman was found along the beach at Hastings in Barbados. bit.ly/2KtpR0w

After being sent on administrative leave in late April, Director of Youth Melissa Carmichael has said that to date… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bariel Hall, the 18-year-old who remained a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital after being the victim of a h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Newly-appointed Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) retired Justice Claudette Singh will preside over… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

OPINION: There must be softening across the political battlefield demerarawaves.com/2019/08/06/opi…

With oil production scheduled to commence from March next year, Minister of Finance Winston Jordan says that just a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Without general elections by September 18, the “ship of Guyana sails into unchartered constitutional waters and nob… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

International cricketer Christopher Barnwell is now free on bail after he was charged yesterday with assaulting a p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Under pressure over the last year to account for hundreds of Haitians who have arrived in this country but did not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President remains in office until next elections if no PPP support for House extension -AG demerarawaves.com/2019/08/06/pre…

AG Williams, Nandlall, Ramkarran differ on economic impact of no-confidence motion demerarawaves.com/2019/08/05/ag-…

Chief Justice to rule on house-to-house registration next week demerarawaves.com/2019/08/05/chi…

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Over two months after the Guyana-Suriname ferry service was suspended, there is no word yet on when the main transp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President David Granger has declared the next ten years – 2020-2029 –a decade of development during which oil reven… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Berbice policeman, under investigation after he was accused of stowing ganja on the premises of a Superbet shop… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Survivors of the horrific vehicular crash, which occurred on Friday morning along the New Hope, East Bank Demerara… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…