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By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Environmental tax about to take effect in Guyana

The levy will be charged on every non-returnable unit of metal, plastic or glass container of any alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage or water. GEORGETOWN - Consumers in Guyana are bracing for a possible price More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Could Guyana end up among the world’s major oil producers?

International oil and gas company Exxon Mobil struck liquid gold a second time in its exploration efforts offshore Guyana. GEORGETOWN - A leading consultancy firm says Guyana is poised to join the world’s major More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Guyana signs open skies agreements

NASSAU - During the ninth annual International Civil Aviation (ICAN) 2016 conference, which was held in Nassau, Bahamas, from December 5-9, 2016, Guyana signed open skies agreements with the Dominican Republic, More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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ExxonMobil promises more jobs for Guyanese after finding oil offshore

GEORGETOWN – Multinational gas company ExxonMobil won’t be building an oil refinery in Guyana but it assures that more jobs will soon be available to Guyanese as it prepares to begin production there. Jeff Simon, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Report reveals unapproved spending of billions of dollars by Guyana government

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government has been rapped for spending over $300 billion from the Lottery Fund without seeking parliamentary approval. The lashing has come from Auditor General Deodat Sharma who has revealed More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Haitians cautioned against using Guyana to Mexico cross-country route to reach US

MEXICALI - Hundreds of Haitians who usually fly or ship-smuggle their way into Guyana, in order to get across the border to Brazil en route to the US-Mexican border are being warned to desist from doing so, as More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Unfinished business: U.N. Boss to assess Guyana-Venezuela border dispute before departure

GEORGETOWN  — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has promised to look into the Guyana/Venezuela border dispute before his term of office ends. Speaking at a meeting with Guyana President David Granger More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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OIC secretary general to visit Guyana and Suriname

NEW YORK - The secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, will make his first official tour of the Western hemisphere’s only two OIC member states, Guyana and Suriname, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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ExxonMobil’s significant oil find off Guyana leads to questions about the country’s future

GEORGETOWN - US oil giant ExxonMobil made waves in Guyana last Thursday by announcing it had confirmed a “world-class discovery” of oil offshore. The company said results from its exploration well in the Stabroek More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Corruption and red tape raised at Guyana investment forum in NYC

NEW YORK - At the just concluded “Guyana Means Business” investment conference in New York City last Friday, many participants raised the issue of corruption and red tape that frustrated the efforts to invest More...