Daily Archives: June 1, 2019

Ramotar fails to explain giveaway of oil blocks to unknown companies

Kaieteur News – 01 June 2019- By Kiana Wilburg

In a three-page statement to the media yesterday, Former President Donald Ramotar took time to pronounce on the application and approval process that was followed when he signed away two key oil blocks just days before the 2015 General and Regional Elections.

Former President Donald Ramotar

But the multibillion-dollar question Ramotar avoided answering was why he signed away oil blocks in very deep waters to firms which do not have experience in deepwater exploration. The Canje Block was awarded to Mid-Atlantic while the Kaieteur Block was awarded to Ratio Energy. Continue reading

Freedom of movement case fails at Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Citizens of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “have important rights but to exercise these rights clear documentary evidence of their nationality is required.” This was the ruling handed down Wednesday 29 May 2019, by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case of Bain vs Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Bain, a citizen of both the United States and Grenada, had maintained that his right to freedom of movement was violated when he was refused entry into the twin-island state when entering from Grenada before midnight December 14, 2017.      Continue reading

High-level Ghanaian delegation in Guyana to explore investments

Ghanaian delegation headed by Deputy Energy Minister Mohammed Amin Adam
By Ray Chickrie -Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The government of Guyana is forging stronger commercial ties with the African continent. Progress is being made through a large Ghanaian delegation headed by deputy energy minister Mohammed Amin Adam and a 15-member delegation currently in Georgetown exploring investment opportunities.    Continue reading

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