Guyana, Friday, December 20, 2019 - Guyana is set to become an oil producing nation sooner that was expected and Head of State President David Granger has declared December 20 as “National Petroleum Day.”
IRVING, Texas December 20, 2019 - ExxonMobil today announced that oil production has started from the Liza field offshore Guyana ahead of schedule and less than five years after the first discovery of hydrocarbons, which is well ahead of the industry average for deepwater developments.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 12, 2019 - Guyana’s central bank, the Bank of Guyana, on Wednesday formally took over responsibility for managing the Natural Resources Fund also known as the sovereign wealth fund (SWF), even as Guyana awaits word from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (or the New York Fed) on due diligence where the monies will be deposited.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 30, 2019 - Former Jamaica Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller Thursday night called on Guyana to put systems in place for small businesses to benefit from the expected economic boom.
TORONTO, Canada, November 3, 2019 - Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is encouraging overseas-based Guyanese to return home and vote in next March’s general elections, even as his party vigorously resists the planned removal of names from the voters’ list because the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) cannot locate those persons.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oct. 25, 2019 - The Alliance For Change’s (AFC) national executive committee will early next month decide whether it will contest the next general elections jointly with the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), even as it maintains that acceptance of its prime ministerial candidate is a non-negotiable.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 23, 2019 - A former minister in Bharrat Jagdeo's PPP government, Robert Persaud, on Tuesday called for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) Single Market and Economy (CSME) to be revisited.