Guyana Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. ExxonMobil: Getting Close To A BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Seeking Alpha

    ... is pouring billions into developing their acreage in the Stabroek Block, offshore Georgetown. XOM's involvement in Guyana is so massive, it is literally changing the country. If you go to their Facebook page for Guyana , you will start to get an ...

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  2. GTT blames sabotage for disruption to 12,000 customers - -after cable link severedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Stabroek News

    Over 12,000 Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company customers experienced a disruption in service on Friday night after a cable providing service along the Soesdyke-Linden Highway was severed. "Investigations revealed that a direct act of external sabotage in the vicinity of Long Creek resulted in the cable providing service along the southern link to be severed," the company said in press release last night.

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  3. PPP, AFC trade blame for bridge tolls in bid to woo Berbice votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Stabroek News

    The People's Progressive Party and the Alliance For Change on Friday both accused each other of orchestrating the toll hikes announced for the Berbice Bridge as they continued their campaigns to mobilise support in the county ahead of the upcoming local government polls. At a local government meeting in New Amsterdam PPP General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo told a small gathering that if the increases in the tolls are enforced, his party would immediately reverse them after regaining the government.

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  4. Three tell their tales of how they survived the Jonestown massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    Just hours before they started murdering the babies, Leslie Wagner-Wilson strapped her three-year-old son to her back and ran into the jungle. Along with 10 other members of the Jonestown commune isolated amid Guyana's dense snake and jaguar-infested rainforest, she'd had enough.

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  5. 'You Cannot Die': Frantic escape from cult's horrific last actRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ... son to her back and ran into the jungle. Along with 10 other members of the Jonestown commune isolated amid Guyana's dense snake and jaguar-infested rainforest, she'd had enough. The wife of Jones' security chief, Wagner-Wilson, risked even more to ...

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  6. PPP/C not in favour of updated copyright law - - JagdeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Stabroek News

    Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo does not think that Guyana is ready for updated copyright legislation and has signaled his People's Progressive Party/Civic will not support government's move to update the laws. "We are a poor developing country.

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  7. Tuschen youth fatally shot after alleged attack on guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Stabroek News

    ... Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) about 10 am today, over five hours after the shooting took place. According to a Guyana Police Force statement, the shooting occurred shortly after 4.30 am, when the guard responded to a report that someone was ...

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  8. GECOM Chairman's appointment legal - -Appeal Court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Appeal Court yesterday upheld the legality of President David Granger's unilateral appointment of retired judge James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission , saying that he did not act unreasonably in doing so. In an almost three-hour-long ruling, the court disagreed with arguments that President Granger's resort to the constitutional proviso in Article 161 for the unilateral appointment of Patterson was unlawfully invoked and resultantly dismissed the appeal brought by PPP Executive Secretary Zulfikar Mustapha to a previous ruling by Chief Justice Roxane George.

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  9. 'Sak' is the new 'Fly' - - Indigenous-inspired beverage launched at Green ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Stabroek News

    From left, Minister of Indigenous Peoples' Affairs, Sydney Allicock; Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan; and Dr Suresh Narine of the IAST sampling the new 'SAK' juice made of local purple sweet potatoes. A 'new' locally produced beverage, made from purple sweet potatoes grown in the hinterland regions, took centre stage as the Green Guyana Expo kicked off at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday.

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  10. Guyana Firm Opens Houston Office to Capitalize on Offshore Drilling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Law.com

    Hughes, Fields & Stoby , the largest law firm in Guyana, has opened an office in Houston targeting oil and gas companies doing business in the South American country where a consortium led by ExxonMobil recently started offshore drilling . Gregory Clark, who earlier in his career worked overseas for Occidental Petroleum Co., is a new partner with Hughes Fields and is, for now, the only attorney based in the Houston office.

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  11. Queens-based Philanthropist Among First Ever Recipients of Honorary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Jackson Heights News

    The University of Guyana will award an honorary doctorate to Queens-based philanthropist and entrepreneur Jay Sobhraj, among the first in the university's history, in recognition of his long dedication to philanthropy and record of success in business. The honor recognizes his work in founding the Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Foundation, which this year helped create the nation of Guyana's first degree program in psychology, as well as a new building and resources to house mental health services at the university.

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  12. Israeli company exploring Palawan block for oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Mintfo

    ... off the coast of Israel, as well as off-shore operations in the Republic of Malta and the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. Sources: ...

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  13. Caribbean Airlines still eying direct flights from Guyana - -Medera tells private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Airlines Limited Garvin Medera yesterday met with private sector stakeholders as part of efforts to build stronger ties with the local market and says the carrier remains keen on offering Guyanese direct flights. Stabroek News understands that Medera who arrived in Guyana yesterday and CAL's Country Manager Carl Stuart met with several stakeholders including the Private Sector Commission , the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana and the National Air Transport Association to discuss ways in which they can collaborate and strengthen ties.

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  14. Guyana concerned at lack of visa-free access to Schengen countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Government has expressed concern, "if not alarm" to a visiting European Union Delegation of ambassadors about Guyanese not having visa-free entry into Schengen countries of the European Union and is seeking fair treatment on the issue says Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge. "The reasons for not treating Guyana similarly have not been made by the European Union.

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  15. The Tricky Allure of Becoming a Black American ExpatriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | The Atlantic

    ... Wright, and Josephine Baker (Paris), Paul Robeson (London, Moscow), Julian Mayfield (Accra, Ghana and Georgetown, Guyana), Claudia Jones (London), and Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def (Cape Town) either emigrated by choice or were forcibly expelled-but ...

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  16. 'This going to kill us' - -Berbicians outraged over planned hikes in bridge tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Berbicians yesterday condemned the planned hikes in tolls to cross the Berbice Bridge and bus operators who ply the route between New Amsterdam and Rosignol said the move would likely put them out of work. Denis Chesney, 68, who is President of the 56 Minibus Association, warned that if the bridge tolls are hiked, Berbice would be "getting a lot of thiefman now, because these drivers that got a family to maintain.

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  17. Bids received for Chiung River HydroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Bids for the construction of a hydropower plant in Region 8, Potaro-Siparuni were opened yesterday under the Hinterland Electrification Company. The hydropower plant will be constructed in the Chiung River, Kato Village.

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  18. New report shows significant drop in agreed 20,000 annual immigrant visas for CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    ... switched all but emergency visa-issuing operations to its embassy in Bogota and then to the embassy in Georgetown, Guyana. Cubans who want visas to visit the United States also must apply for their documents at U.S. consular offices outside Cuba. ...

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  19. Region Nine Community Health Workers get tool kits for better maternal careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Community Health Workers from various communities in Region Nine, on Friday received tool kits for improved antenatal care as the Ministry of Public Health continues its fight against maternal and child deaths, the Department of Public Information reported. The kits worth more than two million dollars were made possible through an Inter-American Development Bank US$8M loan to Guyana in February 2017.

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  20. Exxon subsidiary seeking tax advisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Stabroek News

    With its tax affairs here coming under increasing scrutiny, ExxonMobil's subsidiary here, EEPGL has advertised for a tax adviser. In yesterday's Sunday Stabroek, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd said that the tax advisor would be responsible for providing it with tax advice and for ensuring timely tax reporting obligations to the Guyana Revenue Authority.

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