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Boat with bodies found by Nicaragua not the same vessel spotted in Guyana’s waters – Benn www.inewsguyana.com March 3, 2021 Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn Minister of Home Affairs Robeson Benn says the boat with roughly six decomposed bodies found by Nicaraguan authorities is not the same vessel which was spotted in Guyana’s waters last month. “I don’t know if it passed through Guyana’s waters sometime, but it is not the same boat. It is almost similar in construction, a bit different.Read More...
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Exxon’s first well in Canje Block not commercial – Westmount March 4, 2021 Source ExxonMobil’s first well in the Canje offshore block has been deemed non-commercial, according to Westmount, an investor in one of the partners in the venture. In a statement today, Westmount said that it has received a shareholder communication from its investee company, JHI Associates Inc. (JHI), which confirms that the first well on the Canje Block, Bulletwood-1, was safely drilled in 2,846 meters of water by...Read More...
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Kwame McCoy PPP/C MP - history of assaults.

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Kwame McCoy fined for 2011 assault on Mark Benschop www.stabroeknews.com March 3, 2017 Former presidential press officer Kwame McCoy was yesterday found guilty of assaulting rights activist Mark Benschop in March, 2011, and he was ordered to pay a fine of $20,000. Two other charges against McCoy, for alleged damage to property and simple larceny, were dismissed by city magistrate Annette Singh. McCoy, of Great Diamond, East Bank Demerara, was given two weeks to pay the fine by the magistrate...Read More...
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Gas to shore project and Mr Patterson

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Gas to shore project and Mr Patterson Stabroek News Editorial March 1, 2021 Friday’s budget presentation by APNU+AFC MP David Patterson was noteworthy for several reasons. First, he offered on behalf of the opposition full cooperation to the government in holding a common line in relation to ExxonMobil and its partners. Critics will of course say that it is easy for APNU+AFC to take this stance now having allowed ExxonMobil to coerce it into signing the scandalously unbalanced 2016...Read More...
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A Russian-made Venezuelan air force Sukhoi fighter jet. (en.mercopress.com) Source March 3, 2021 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today said that two Venezuelan fighter jets overflew Eteringbang in Region Seven, the latest act of aggression aimed at Guyana. A statement from the ministry said that yesterday at approximately 13:20 hrs., two Russian-made Venezuelan army Sukhoi SU 30 fighter jets, overflew the community of Eteringbang and the airstrip at a very low altitude of 1500 feet. The...Read More...
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Parliament suspended after allegation that McCoy assaulted Sarabo-Halley Source March 3, 2021 Today’s sitting of Parliament was prematurely suspended after opposition Chief Whip Christopher Jones alleged that an opposition MP, who he did not name had been assaulted by Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Kwame McCoy. The main opposition, APNU+AFC later named the MP who it alleges was assaulted as former minister Tabitha Sarabo-Halley. With the House still resolved into the Committee...Read More...
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Govt to save over $1B in employment costs at President’s office …after removal of APNU/AFC political appointees March 3, 2021, Source - https://guyanatimesgy.com/govt-to-save-over-1b-in-employment-costs-at-presidents-office/ A major criticism of the former Government was how State employment costs ballooned due to their hiring of party hacks. But true to their word, the current People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Government has been able to slash employment costs in one of the most serious...Read More...
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“I wore those handcuffs like a badge of honour” – Dr Singh March 3, 2021 , Source - https://www.inewsguyana.com/157144-2/ The final day of Budget 2021 Debates, almost coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government’s loss at the polls, featured reflections from one of the targets of the former Government’s political witch-hunting. In a fiery closing presentation on the 2021 Budget Debates, Finance Minister Dr Ashni...Read More...
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March 2 ,2021 Source Authorities in Guyana have been informed of the drug seizure and Head of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit, James Singh informed News Source this afternoon that a full local investigation is underway. Narcotics Police in Jamaica are probing the discovery of scores of packages with more than 300 pounds of cocaine which were found in containers that arrived in the island from Guyana. The discovery was made at the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) on Monday afternoon.Read More...
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“Never again!” – PPP tells election riggers …as Guyana marks 1 year since threat to democracy March 2, 2021 , Source - https://guyanatimesgy.com/never-again-ppp-tells-election-riggers/ Calling out the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) coalition for its attempts to reinvent itself, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made it clear that with the reforms currently being undertaken, riggers will never again be able to hold the country hostage during an...Read More...
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Linden Hospital CEO removed

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Linden Hospital CEO removed March 2, 2021 , Source - https://www.inewsguyana.com/linden-hospital-ceo-removed/ Rudy Small [Guyana Chronicle photo] Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) Rudy Small has been removed from the post following days of protest by nurses and other officials in Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice). They have been protesting for his removal after the CEO reportedly made “salacious comments” about the conduct of nurses, especially those on the...Read More...
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A Black Soldier’s Heroism, Overlooked in 1965, May Finally Be Lauded in 2021 Comrades repeatedly told the Army that Capt. Paris Davis, one of the first Black officers in the Special Forces, deserved the Medal of Honor. The Army kept losing the paperwork. By Dave Philipps , Feb. 15, 2021, Source -https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/15/us/paris-davis-medal-of-honor.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab Col. Paris Davis, who retired from the U.S. Army Special Forces, photographed this month in Alexandria,...Read More...
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