We have noted with considerable concern, a statement made by the Chairman of Ramps Logistics Guyana, Mr. Shaun Rampersaud, published in the Stabroek News on 23rd October, 2022, with regard to the Guyanese Private Sector on the subject of our country’s Local Content Policy which has no basis in fact nor reality, which, to say the least, is totally misguided and completely out of place.
Twenty-year-old Daniel Smith of Sparendaam New Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara, was yesterday charged and fined $20,000 or one week imprisonment for selling explosives. Smith, a vendor at the Anna Regina Old Market, Essequibo Coast was arrested on 23rd of October, 2022 by police in Region #2 for the Unlawful Selling of Explosives.
Twenty-eight-year-old Raphael Doobay of Airy Hall, Essequibo Coast, Guyana, South America, who is accused of raping an underage girl in 2019, was yesterday found guilty of the offence.
Leonard Smartt also known as Osanti Benjamin, a 20-year-old of Laing Avenue, Georgetown, Guyana, South America, appeared at the Diamond/Golden Grove Magistrate’s Court yesterday, before Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman answering to a Simple Larceny charge which was committed on Aronco Construction Inc on September 23rd, 2022 at Providence, East Bank Demerara, Region 4.
At around 15:00 hrs yesterday, 25th of October, 2022, a female who identified herself as Lis Sam called the Bartica Police Station in Region 7, Guyana, South America, and reported that she received information from one Henry Alphonso, a miner and claim holder at Barakat Mining Concession, that his workers saw what appeared to be a bloated body of a human floating in the Mazaruni River.
GPF | Police are investigating a report of an alleged drowning of toddler, Jeremiah Rodrigues, a one-year, nine months old boy of Lower Pomeroon River, Essequibo, Guyana, South America. The tragic incident is said to have occurred at about 09:30 hrs today 26th of October, 2022 at Grant Kitty, Lower Pomeroon.
A scathing video has surfaced on social media showing Guyana’s High Commissioner to India, Mr. Charandass Persaud, hurling expletives at a woman in India and telling her to put a dog between her legs. From the video, it appears that an altercation ensued between the woman and Persaud after Persaud removed a dog from his premises. The woman seemed to have been bargaining for a place for the dog to stay. This publication understands that the woman in the video is a professor and an animal activists.
ExxonMobil today announced two discoveries at the Sailfin-1 and Yarrow-1 wells in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, adding to its extensive portfolio of development opportunities. ExxonMobil has made more than 30 discoveries on the block since 2015, and it has ramped up offshore development and production at a pace that far exceeds the industry average.