Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case on border controversy

Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case  on border controversy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Government of Venezuela has disclosed that it will not be participating in the international court case to bring to an end the decades old border controversy with Guyana. The Venezuelan government, in a statement today indicated that this has been communicated to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Earlier this year, […]

Group launched in Guyana to help fleeing Venezuelans

Group launched in Guyana to help fleeing Venezuelans

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana – Several civic and faith-based organizations have partnered to launch the Venezuela Support Group (VSG), a body which will provide advice and assistance to Venezuelans seeking refuge here from the deprivations and insecurity currently gripping their homeland. According to a news release, the initial focus of the VSG will be on ensuring Venezuelans […]

Business minister calls on Guyanese to ignore doom and gloom over oil and gas sector

Business minister calls on Guyanese to ignore  doom and gloom over  oil and gas sector

GEORGETOWN, Guyana– Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin is urging Guyanese to ignore the doom and gloom being peddled by some about the oil and gas sector. He wants them to focus on the benefits the evolving industry will bring the country. Gaskin accused some people of being “bent on killing the spirit and hopes of […]

Another major oil discovery in Guyana

Another major oil discovery in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The US-based oil giant, ExxonMobil said last week that the latest oil discovery in Guyana will help bring production to more than 500,000 barrels per day. In a statement, the oil company said it was satisfied with the discovery in the Pacora Well in which drilling began on January 29 this year […]

Guyana observes 48th anniversary of being a republic

Guyana observes 48th anniversary  of being a republic

GEORGETOWN, Guyana  – Guyana  marked the 48th anniversary of republicanism on Friday with President David Granger saying that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country has lived under the shadow of threats to its territory since Independence in 1966. “Guyana moved closer towards a juridical settlement of the territorial controversy this year. The United Nations Secretary General in […]

Guyana pastor sentenced to 40 years in jail for having sex with a 15-year old girl

Guyana pastor sentenced  to 40 years in jail for having sex with a 15-year old girl

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -A High Court judge in Guyana has sentenced a 46-year-old pastor to 40 years in jail after he was found guilty of having sex with a minor two years ago. “The victim has been grossly violated in every conceivable way. She had to face criticisms and publicity take the stand and recount the […]

Fly Jamaica summoned to meeting with Guyana Civil Aviation Authority

Fly  Jamaica  summoned  to meeting with Guyana  Civil Aviation Authority

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The management of Fly Jamaica Airways has been summoned to a meeting with officials at the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) following reports of an increase in flight cancellations and delays in recent weeks. In recent days, scores of passengers have been left stranded as the airline cancelled a number of its […]

Exxon set to begin oil production in Guyana in 2020

Exxon set to begin oil production in Guyana in 2020

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil says it’s likely to commence oil production in Guyana by March 2020. Exxon’s Country Manager Rod Henson made the disclosure during a recent press conference where contents of the Stabroek Petroleum Agreement between the oil company and the Government of Guyana were shared. Guyana and ExxonMobil entered […]

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