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‘Time for better terms’ …Ramjattan throws supports behind renegotiation of Exxon contract

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:59am
By Davina Bagot                                                                                                                             Kaieteur News- Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan- a former  fierce defender of the lopsided 2016 oil contract signed under the Coalition administration has now joined the call for a renegotiation of the deal, citing that the lessons learnt from the sector has proven the need for the […]
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‘Paper Shorts’ killing…Slowe calls for independent probe into allegations of cover-up by police force

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:58am
Kaieteur News – Former Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Retired Assistant Commissioner, Paul Slowe said that the damning allegations of bribery and corruption against the Guyana Police over the gunning down of Ricardo Fagundes called paper Shorts should not be investigated by any member or unit of the Guyana Police Force. He said this […]
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US$1M IDB loan to help certify 120 Procurement Officers

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:57am
— as Govt. fast-tracks oil spending By Kiana Wilburg Kaieteur News – A US$1M loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is expected to provide critical training and certification to public procurement officers in the National Procurement Tender Administration (NPTA) as well as ministries in best practices in public procurement. For this operation, the IDB […]
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Police were tipped-off about get-away car driver in ‘Paper Shorts’ murder

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:56am
– reportedly never brought suspect in for questioning By Shervin Belgrave Kaieteur News – More allegations have been brought to Kaieteur News’ attention that detectives investigating the March, 2021 murder of Ricardo Fagundes better known as “Paper Shorts” were tipped-off by an informant about the driver of the get-away car used in the hit but […]
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Exxon ignores cries of small businesses

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:56am
…defends lengthy wait for payment of goods, services Kaieteur News – In wake of concerns being raised by small and medium sized businesses of having to wait as many as six months to receive payments for goods and services already provided to oil and gas companies, the major player in the field, ExxonMobil, has not […]
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Former model killed in Linden Highway accident

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:54am
Kaieteur News – A former fashion model in the St Kitts and Nevis was killed Sunday morning in a car accident along the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. The dead woman has been identified as 35-year-old Notoya Narine a mother of two and a resident of Plaisance on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD). Up to press time […]
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Man stabbed to death at Perseverance

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:52am
Kaieteur News – Police are investigating the circumstances which led to the murder of Owen Younge, 19, on Saturday evening at Perseverance Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara. Younge a resident of the said housing scheme was killed during the early evening hours. His death was the end result of a longstanding feud between him and […]
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City residents endure two days without water

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:51am
– GWI blames disruption on major breakage on Church Street Kaieteur News – The Guyana Water Incorporated on Sunday blamed an almost two-day disruption of water in the Capital City-Georgetown on a major breakage on a 20-inch transmission main at Church Street, within the vicinity of the Indian High Commission. In a statement, GWI said […]
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Non-core sport getting support!

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:50am
Kaieteur News – Life is funny eh? Jus about a year ago, sport was in lockdown in Guyana. And den yuh hear about core sport and non-core sport. Dem bin list horse racing as non-core sport. But look at de money wah pump into de Guyana Cup. Like somebody eye open and realise dat de […]
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The 50-50 profit sharing is a sham

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:49am
Kaieteur News – Imagine that you have a shop but you need a partner to help you with it. So you enter into a partnership with another person. The person gives you an agreement to sign in return for the partnership. That agreement says that the profits are to be split 50-50. You think that […]
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Lessons for Guyana…15 natural gas plants exploded in US over past 8 years

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:48am
…as Guyana Govt. moves ahead with Wales gas-to-shore project Kaieteur News – Despite natural gas pipelines and plants explosion being prevalent, the President Irfaan Ali-led PPP administration is adamant in rushing ahead with the US multi-billion dollar Wales Gas-To-Energy (GTE) project despite critical safeguards are yet to be put in place and citizens in the […]
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GDF and Police romp to massive victories in Female football tourney

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:46am
Kaieteur News- Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Guyana Police Force (GFP) recorded dominant victories in latest matches in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Women’s Football League tournament on Saturday. Playing at the Wisburg ground in Linden, GDF hammered Coomacka 10-nil, while Police did better by pummeling Milerock 15-nil. Foreign Affairs Minister Hugh Todd met the […]
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Who will pay for oil spill damage over US$2.6B insurance coverage?

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:45am
– Former EPA boss urges Exxon/Government to explain Kaieteur News – Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dr. Vincent Adams continues to call on the Guyana Government to make it clear who will be footing the bill for oil spill damage over the US$2.6B insurance coverage that is currently […]
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Guyana Table Tennis Association says thanks

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:33am
  Kaieteur News- Following their participation in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2022 held in Birmingham England, the Guyana table Tennis Association has taken the opportunity to express gratitude to all those who assisted in helping to put on one of their best showing so far. According to the release, the GTTA mentioned Wärtsilä Guyana and […]
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Patterson admits $188M rental for UN offices high

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:32am
…but says payment include utilities, security, other amenities The payment of utilities and other amenities are included in $188M per year rental of the buildings that now house the United Nations Offices in Kingston Georgetown, Former Minister of Public Infrastructure (MoPI), David Patterson has said. Patterson is shedding light on the issue some weeks after […]
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MCYS/NSC swimming camp concludes at NAC

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:32am
  …IGG set for November 25 to 27 here – Minister Ramson Jr.     By Zaheer Mohamed The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS)/ National Sports Commission (NSC) annual Swim camp concluded yesterday at the National Aquatic Center (NAC) at Lilliendaal on the East Coast of Demerara. The programme, which saw a record […]
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Miners pleased with tax breaks, other incentives

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:29am
Kaieteur News – The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) said it is “extremely pleased that the Fiscal Enactment Amendment Bill No. 2 of 2022 was on Monday last approved by the National Assembly, which gives major tax incentives to the sector. The Bill, which was successfully piloted by Senior Minister in the Office […]
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Nat U-15s involved in 2nd practice match

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:26am
  Kaieteur News- With a strong breeze blowing from the Atlantic Ocean blowing across the ground on a day blessed with brilliant sunshine the National U-15s beat a GCA XI by one run yesterday at Everest in fading light in their second practice game as they prepare for the Regional U-15 50-over tournament in Grenada. […]
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Another $37M to be spent at renovated CJIA

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:25am
– Govt. now building storage bond, workshop Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Public Works, has issued invitation for bids to undertake another project at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). According to an advertisement, the ministry is seeking to construct a storage bond and workshop at CJIA. The engineer estimated that the project would […]
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18 new Covid-19 cases; one person in ICU

Lun, 15/08/2022 - 6:25am
Kaieteur News- The Ministry of Health has recorded 18 new Covid-19 cases within the last 24 hours, with one person in the Intensive Care Unit. Below is the dashboard with the details.  
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