Essequibo boy electrocuted, father critical
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Essequibo boy electrocuted, father critical

By Indrawattie Natram  A third form student of the Aurora Secondary School, on the Essequibo Coast, died on Thursday morning after he came in contact with two live electrical wires. Dead is Nicosi Pryce, 14, of Lot 74 , Huis’t Dieiren , Essequibo Coast. His father Winfield Pryce, 44 , a labourer, is currently hospitalized. […]

ExxonMobil makes 13th oil discovery
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ExxonMobil makes 13th oil discovery

US oil giant ExxonMobil has made its 13th  new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well within the Stabroek Block.   The company said that the latest discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels on the Stabroek Block. Yellowtail-1 is the fifth discovery in the Turbot […]

BREAKING: ExxonMobil announces 13th discovery offshore Guyana
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BREAKING: ExxonMobil announces 13th discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels on the Stabroek Block. Yellowtail-1 is the fifth discovery in the Turbot area, which… […]

GNBA releases list of compliant broadcasters, threatens actions against others
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GNBA releases list of compliant broadcasters, threatens actions against others

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority has released a list of all the local broadcasters that compliant for the year 2019; and consequently are the only broadcasters authorised to broadcast. The broadcasters not listed are deemed illegal broadcasters and will be penalised, the GNBA said. CABLE BROADCASTERS Premium Communications Inc. E – Networks Inc. Infinity Telecommunications… […]

12 arrested after massive police operation in Berbice
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12 arrested after massive police operation in Berbice

Some 12 persons were today arrested for various offences after police conducted a massive raid in several Berbice communities. Two men and two women were detained after police ranks swooped down at their homes and unearthed a quantity of cannabis in their possession. Meanwhile, during a cordon and search operation by ranks of the Guyana… […]

ExxonMobil pumps $20M into STEM programme
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ExxonMobil pumps $20M into STEM programme

ExxonMobil Guyana on Wednesday donated $20M to the Volunteer Youth Corp’s (VYC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programme which is hosting its 6th annual STEM Camp. ExxonMobil has been partnering with the Volunteer Youth Corp since 2012 to host the Camp at the Wesleyana Campsite on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. It will target students between… […]

Monitoring Venezuelan migrants to be digitised
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Monitoring Venezuelan migrants to be digitised

Authorities will soon be more equipped to monitor Venezuelan migrants entering the country, as the government has secured a new system which will enable data to be shared efficiently at various ports of entry. Speaking to the Department of Public Information (DPI), Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix disclosed that the piece of equipment is already… […]

All PPP wants is free and fair elections in Guyana – Jagdeo
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All PPP wants is free and fair elections in Guyana – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader and General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo, said he is satisfied with the effectiveness of Mercury Public Affairs and believes his party got value for the $34 million contract it signed with the US consulting firm. Fielding questions about the company at this weekly press conference on Wednesday, Jagdeo… […]

Police call on Nations Director to identify shooter
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Police call on Nations Director to identify shooter

Crime Chief Lyndon Alves has called on the Principal of School of the Nations, Dr Brian O’Toole, to provide the police with the identity of the shooter. The call by the Crime Chief comes mere days after O’Toole said that his shooter was flown out of Guyana. “If O’Toole is so sure of the claims… […]

Jagdeo says PR firm to get PPP  message out in Washington
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Jagdeo says PR firm to get PPP message out in Washington

Confirming that the PPP has hired a US-based public relations firm to advance its political position in Washington DC, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that the $34M price tag and the legal costs associated with the no-confidence case, were paid via donations from supporters locally and abroad. […]