Diplomatic engagement with Suriname on fishing licences has so far not reaped desired outcome - -foreign ministry The Guyana Ministry of Foreign Affairs today said that it is evident that diplomatic engagement with Suriname has so far not reaped the desired outcome as it relates to SK fishing licences for Guyanese fishermen. The article Diplomatic engagement with Suriname on fishing licences has so far not reaped desired outcome appeared first on Stabroek News.

Man wanted for questioning over money laundering The Special Organised Crime Unit yesterday said that Shamar Anphaney Barrow is wanted for questioning in relation to money laundering  and other financial crimes.  The article Man wanted for questioning over money laundering appeared first on Stabroek News.

Exxon halts activity at Texas oilfield site following worker fatality DENVER/HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil XOM.N temporarily halted maintenance at an East Texas oil drilling facility after a fatality this week, which was at least the second death this year of a contractor at one of its Texas production sites. The article Exxon halts activity at Texas oilfield site following worker fatality appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t offering $1-4M per acre to persons in path of gas pipeline - -seeks consensual agreement as October start date targeted for works During what was called the initial meeting for negotiation, the government on Friday informed persons whose lands fall within the path of the gas pipeline, to be run from the Stabroek Block to Wales, West Bank Demerara that it is willing to pay them between $1 million and $4 million per acre. The article Gov’t offering $1-4M per acre to persons in path of gas pipeline appeared first on Stabroek News.

Ali greenlights full-time contracts, gratuity for sweeper-cleaners after decade-long lobby After more than a decade of lobbying by sweeper cleaners in public schools about their paltry salaries and non-permanent status, government yesterday announced that with immediate effect changes would give them minimum wage but with full-time contracts and  gratuity. The article Ali greenlights full-time contracts, gratuity for sweeper-cleaners after decade-long lobby appeared first on Stabroek News.

Three suspects wanted over stolen $400M gold - -70 more ounces recovered As the probe into the multi-million dollar gold theft from a Mahaica, East Coast Demerara dealer widens, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) yesterday issued wanted bulletin for three more suspects in the crime and reported the recovery of more of the precious metal. The article Three suspects wanted over stolen $400M gold appeared first on Stabroek News.

GRA says poultry dealer fined $4.9M for smuggled chicken - -over $20M in un-customed liquor, cigarettes seized from Atlantic Gardens property The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has won its case against Richie Shaw, of Padrak Poultry Depot, who was fined $4.9 million or in default will have to serve one year in prison for smuggling chicken into the country. The article GRA says poultry dealer fined $4.9M for smuggled chicken appeared first on Stabroek News.

Cop mows down woman with car, commits suicide Although she tried to escape, a 25-year-old Rural Constable was yesterday morning killed after she was run over by a car driven by a Police Sergeant, who took his own life afterward. The article Cop mows down woman with car, commits suicide appeared first on Stabroek News.

Ali says time to decide on new approach to address global inequality, food security - -in UN address President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday called on the developed countries to reexamine the financial gaps and debt portfolio of developing countries, while noting that it is a critical move for those countries to be able to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and other external shocks. The article Ali says time to decide on new approach to address global inequality, food security appeared first on Stabroek News.

Article 13 writes Ali to authorise disclosure of taxes recorded for Exxon, partners Civil society group Article 13 has written to President Irfaan Ali requesting that he authorise the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to disclose particulars of the tax payments made or provided for on behalf of the Stabroek Block partners, ExxonMobil Guyana, CNOOC Petroleum Guyana Limited and Hess Guyana Exploration Limited for the past three years. The article Article 13 writes Ali to authorise disclosure of taxes recorded for Exxon, partners appeared first on Stabroek News.