— cite threats to Guyana from Exxon’s operations in LIZA 1  More than 30 Guyanese stakeholders have written to Exxon shareholders demanding an updated risk assessment following the use of faulty equipment in Liza 1 and warning that a well blowout could be economically and environmentally catastrophic – with a comparable impact on shareholder investments in Exxon. The signatories to […]

Unvaccinated warrant officers and senior non-commissioned officers of the Guyana Defence Force have been summoned to a meeting Monday morning with the Chief-of-staff. A well placed source at the GDF told the Village Voice News that the military continues to subtly pressure soldiers to take the vaccines. “We have all been summoned to this meeting in the auditorium…we don’t know […]

…school dorm seen as hotbed for cases By Alva Solomon The death of a young school teacher at the South  Rupununi village of Sand Creek over the weekend has heightened the growing concerns about the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases at the village. Reports are that the educator was rushed to the Lethem Regional Hospital on Friday night from Sand […]

— Stanford University- bound Sherlock Langevine tells his story By Naomi Marshall “In life you actually get the reward for the work you put in and I do think that life’s path is not always linear but definitely once you work hard and smart you should expect that sooner or later you will get the reward you deserve,” are the […]

(BBC) Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted at Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, despite warnings from health bosses. Overseas spectators are already banned but organisers said domestic fans could attend providing crowds did not exceed 50% of a venue’s capacity. Fans will not be allowed to shout or speak loudly, and must wear face masks at all times while […]

(BBC) Sweden’s parliament has passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. A total of 181 of the 349 MPs voted in favour of the motion, with 51 abstentions. It is the first time in Swedish history that a prime minister has been ousted in such a vote. The Social Democrat leader has a week to resign […]

ADDIS ABABA, June 21 (Reuters) – Ethiopia held elections on Monday billed by the prime minister as proof of his commitment to democracy after decades of repressive rule, although voting was delayed due to violence in some areas and opposition parties boycotted the poll in others. Election board chief Birtukan Midekssa said voting was mostly peaceful so far, but that […]

Lakeram Mangal, the fourth victim in the deadly Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice crash died as a result of his injuries on Saturday night at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Mangal was hospitalised for almost one week and according to his daughter, Rajdey Mangal, the man sustained injuries to his head and neck. At the time of the accident, Lakeram was […]

A 23-year-old man was killed some time between last Saturday night and early Sunday morning during a fight at a birthday party on Sandy Babb Street, Kitty Georgetown. Dead is Kwal Dindon. The suspect, a 21-year-old man is in police custody. Police said in a release that it is alleged that Dindon and two of his friends attended a birthday […]

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