Guyanese businesses need new ‘culture’ to grasp oil and gas opportunities- Canadian envoy, Go-Invest CEO

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Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chaterjee and representatives of Canadian companies that participated in a major oil and gas trade exposition and conference (GIPEX 2018) in Guyana. Locally-owned and controlled businesses need to find new ways of operating in order to be prepared to grasp opportunities in the burgeoning oil sector, top officials of Read More

GIPEX 2018 cost US$500,000 minimum to host; tourism and hospitality big winners

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Participants at GIPEX 2018 Hosting of the inaugural Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit and Exhibition (GIPEX 2018), which ended Friday, cost a minimum US$500,000 to host but officials hailed the three-day event as a wider success for the tourism and hospitality industry. “The one that has been mentioned the least is what this event has done for the Read More

Safety Designed into Bitcoiin B2G ICO

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B2G is designed to be secure. The faster the hash function, the faster each new block is ready for posting to the blockchain. This real-time history, when encrypted and posted, is rendered transparent encrypted by ever-changing 256-bit hash functions. Bitcoiin B2G implements the Ethereum blockchain algorithm, a comprehensive platform, and integrated access, into a new Read More

Suspect arrested in murder of Winnipeg couple in Jamaica

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Jamaican police have arrested a suspect in connection with the deaths of a Winnipeg couple. While officers in Jamaica are not releasing the name of the suspect pending further investigation, they say the male is being held in St. Thomas, a parish on the island’s eastern tip. Melbourne Flake, 81 and his wife Etta, 70, Read More

No disruption to trade with Jamaica post-Brexit, says High Commisisoner

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There will be no disruption to the trade arrangements between Jamaica and other members of CARIFORUM as a result of the impending separation of Britain from the European Union, High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad has assured. But Ahmad said his ambition goes beyond that, explaining why the relationship will be different post-Brexit. He said Read More

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Trafigura case

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The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the application filed by lawyers representing former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and other senior officials of the People’s National Party (PNP) in the Trafigura case. They are seeking leave to go to the UK-based Privy Council. The court heard submissions yesterday and said it will hand down it’s ruling on or before Read More

‘Bailer-man’ to be sentenced April 26 for forgery

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Professional bail bondsman 49-year-old James Bailey is to be sentenced on April 26 after pleading guilty to using forged documents to bail a murder accused. Bailey pleaded guilty yesterday in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court to three counts of uttering forged documents, forgery and attempting to pervert the course of justice. He was remanded until Read More

Police High Command orders probe into St James prisoner transfer mix-up

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The Police High Command says it has ordered the Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) to investigate the circumstances that led to prisoners from the St James Police Division who were transferred to the Horizon Adult Remand Centre in Kingston being returned to the western parish. In a release this morning, the Police High Command said about Read More

Policeman shot multiple times in attempted robbery in Portmore

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A policeman is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds after being attacked in an attempted robbery in Newlands, Portmore, St Catherine last night. The constable, who is attached to the Mobile Reserve, was shot reportedly in his hands, leg and abdomen. It’s reported that about 11:30 last night, the policeman and friends were at a house when they were Read More