Significant changes made to CXC June/July 2021 exam cycle The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has made significant changes for the June/July 2021 examinations cycle. The article Significant changes made to CXC June/July 2021 exam cycle appeared first on Stabroek News.

Region Nine man, 94, dies of COVID The Ministry of Health  today said that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. The article Region Nine man, 94, dies of COVID appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t says ‘highly disappointed’ at Exxon’s inability to solve compressor problem -hints at action The Ministry of Natural Resources says that the government is “highly disappointed” at ExxonMobil’s failure to resolve a gas compressor problem on its oil platform that has led to flaring of gas and a steep drop in production. The article Gov’t says ‘highly disappointed’ at Exxon’s inability to solve compressor problem -hints at action appeared first on Stabroek News.

Oil and gas shore base forging ahead with US$16M expansion - -plans had been stalled for two years under previous gov’t Hoping to further boost local content as all heavy-lifting and storage works will be transferred to Guyana from the current location in Trinidad and Tobago, the Guyana Shore Base Inc (GYSBI) is forging ahead with expansion as it adds two specialty berthing facilities set to cost some US$16 million. The article Oil and gas shore base forging ahead with US$16M expansion appeared first on Stabroek News.

‘Grey Boy’ freed of Crum-Ewing murder - -after no-case submission upheld Regan Rodrigues called ‘Grey Boy,’ was yesterday afternoon freed of the 2015 murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing, after trial Judge Sandil Kissoon upheld a no-case submission made by defence attorney Adrian Thompson. The article ‘Grey Boy’ freed of Crum-Ewing murder appeared first on Stabroek News.

Soldier dies in Homestretch Ave collision A soldier died and several other persons including a 7-year-old were injured after two cars collided along Homestretch Ave-nue, Georgetown on Tuesday night. The article Soldier dies in Homestretch Ave collision appeared first on Stabroek News.

Lamaha Park Squatting Area woman may have died from smoke inhalation Seventy-one-year-old Vinci Hodge may have died from smoke inhalation after her neighbour’s house went up in flames yesterday morning. The article Lamaha Park Squatting Area woman may have died from smoke inhalation appeared first on Stabroek News.

Four more COVID-19 deaths, 97 new cases The Ministry of Health yesterday said that four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. The article Four more COVID-19 deaths, 97 new cases appeared first on Stabroek News.

Aishalton in one-month lockdown over COVID cases The Village Council of Aishalton, Region Nine  yesterday imposed a one-month lockdown on the community after confirming nine cases of COVID-19 in the village.  “There are now 9 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the Deep South Rupununi in Aishalton village. The article Aishalton in one-month lockdown over COVID cases appeared first on Stabroek News.

Coverden residents want halt to proposed waste treatment facility to enable community talks Residents of Coverden on the East Bank Demerara have written to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking that approval for the construction and operation of a treatment facility for oil & gas waste be halted until consultations are held with those that may be directly or indirectly affected. The article Coverden residents want halt to proposed waste treatment facility to enable community talks appeared first on Stabroek News.