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Reforming electoral system, fostering equity needed in constitutional overhaul

Mixed views were Friday night expressed about the importance, extent and approach to reforming Guyana’s constitution at a forum organised by the Carter Centre and supported by the United Kingdom (UK). The forum, which was held at the Education Lecture Theatre of the University of Guyana, heard calls from the floor for electoral reform to allow …

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Reforming electoral system, fostering equity needed in constitutional overhaul

Mixed views were Friday night expressed about the importance, extent and approach to reforming Guyana’s constitution at a forum organised by the Carter Centre and supported by the United Kingdom (UK). The forum, which was held at the Education Lecture Theatre of the University of Guyana, heard calls from the floor for electoral reform to allow …

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More than 100 Haitians arrive in Guyana

More than 100 Haitians arrived aboard a chartered aircraft early Thursday morning, but Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Winston Felix said he is not worried. “We did not  have any issues with their bona fides, we saw nothing wrong. To me everything appeared very normal” Felix told Demerara Waves Online News. He said they have …

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‘Sledgehammer guy’ charged with fraud, granted bail

Mikhail Rodrigues, the man who took social media by storm when he used a sledgehammer to lash off a parking clamp from his vehicle, was this morning charged with fraud in the Georgetown Magistrates Court. Rodrigues, a 37-year-old Regent Street businessman, came before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan charged with fraudulently converting a motor canter, GJJ …

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Exxon Mobil Announces Major Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana – Yahoo Finance


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Exxon Mobil Announces Major Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana
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Oil major Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM has recently announced a promising deepwater oil find on the prolific Stabroek Block at Snoek well, located offshore Guyana. This marks the company's third such discovery on the Stabroek Block, after Liza and ...
Another oil discovery offshore GuyanaTrinidad Guardian
ExxonMobil makes third oil discovery off GuyanaThe Daily Herald (press release)
Political Risk Analysis: What Should Investors Know About Guyana's Oil Industry?Forbes
Jamaica Observer -UPI.com -WorldOil (subscription)
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Govt orders Commission of Inquiry into CANU, Coast Guard roles in interception, release of unnamed boat; CANU Head to be summoned

One month after the Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), James Singh was sent on leave, a Commission of Inquiry was Friday sworn in to probe the role that agency and the Guyana Defence Force Coast Guard played in the detention and release of a vessel. “…whether the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit had the authority …

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Justice Holder demands “genuine and meaningful apology” in open court from Attorney General for “insulting and disrespectful” behaviour

Letter from Justice Franklin Holder to the Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards. The Honourable Chancellor (ag.) Madam Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards, CCH. The High Court of the Supreme Court, Georgetown. Dear Madam Chancellor, RE: REPORT ON CONTEMPTUOUS BEHAVIOUR OF MR BASIL WILLIAMS SC. I would like to report an incident which occurred on …

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