Daily Archives: October 27, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

(see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Think you can hide in a large crowd? Not anymore……. scary!!

 Think you can hide in a large crowd? Not anymore…….

Vancouver Canucks fans

Vancouver Canucks fans

This picture was taken in Vancouver BC Canada featuring fans of the Vancouver Canucks in 2011 Stanley Cup Finals BEFORE Game 7, won by the Boston Bruins.

This shot was taken around  5.46PM on June 15, 2011. It is made up of 216 photos (12 across x 18 down) stitched together taken over a 15 minute span and is not supposed to represent a single moment in time. Picture is on FanZone  George Street, Vancouver.  There are two versions… see top of picture to switch versions.

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Maduro or Guyana? Caricom’s choice – By Mark Wilson – commentary

Maduro or Guyana? Caricom’s choice

By Mark Wilson  – Trinidad Guardian – Published: – Sunday, October 25, 2015

“Could be a second Angola,” an ExxonMobil source last week told Upstream magazine. That’s Guyana’s offshore oil discovery. Angola produces close to two million barrels a day, around the same as Nigeria. 

In August, T&T was producing 75,000 barrels.

ExxonMobil announced its Liza-1 oil find in May. Then they moved fast.

They’re talking a 2018 start-up with 60,000 barrels, ramping up quickly to three times that amount. They will use a floating production storage and offloading vessel, with no time-consuming onshore infrastructure.

ExxonMobil plans four wells offshore Guyana next year. That will cost perhaps US$800 million.   Continue reading

Guyana airlift increases as additional airlines enter the market

Guyana airlift increases as additional airlines enter the market
Published on October 26, 2015 – By Ray Chickrie  – Caribbean News Now contributor
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COPA Airlines

GEORGETOWN, Guyana– A decade ago, Guyana was only served by a few airlines. Today that number has more than doubled, and airlines have also increased their frequency on existing routes in recent weeks. Moreover, more international carriers are set to enter the Guyana market in the near future.

Due to high demand for its superior service, Star Alliance member, COPA Airlines of Panama, which entered the Guyana market just over a year ago, is adding two additional flights to Guyana from its Panama hub in December. With two additional flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays, COPA will double its frequency to four weekly.
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Guyana: Sugar workers’ strike gets labels: “Illegal,” “political”

Sugar workers’ strike gets labels: “Illegal,” “political”

Even as the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) appealed to  the Guyana Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) to end its “illegal” strike, the Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder labeled the industrial action“political.”

GAWU, which is closely aligned to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), called a three-day strike on Sunday to press demands for management to begin pay negotiations. However, management has said that it is best to await the release of the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the ailing sugar industry before going to the bargaining table.    Continue reading

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