Daily Archives: 07/04/2021

GUYANA: Sod turned for US$20M Marriott-branded hotel at Timehri – near CJIA

— President Ali sees need for training of thousands of hospitality workers

President Irfaan Ali (third from left) is joined by US Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch (third from right), Public Works Minister Juan Edghill (second from right), Minister of Tourism and Industry Oneidge Walrond (at right), Roy Bassoo (second from left) and an official from the Marriott chain in turning the sod yesterday. (Office of the President Photo)
President Irfaan Ali (third from left) is joined by US Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch (third from right), Public Works Minister Juan Edghill (second from right), Minister of Tourism and Industry Oneidge Walrond (at right), Roy Bassoo (second from left) and an official from the Marriott chain in turning the sod on July2, 2021 (Office of the President Photo)

Turning the sod for a US$20 million Marriott-branded hotel at Timehri, President Irfaan Ali yesterday said that his government has forecast the need for 3,000 to 4,000 hospitality workers and this was why it has decided to invest in training persons.          Continue reading

GUYANA: Indian company makes first purchase of Guyana’s oil

OIL: Exxon: Liza Destiny

Jul 03, 2021 – Kaieteur News – Indian Oil Corporation Limited, a State owned refinery has just purchased its first million barrels of Guyana’s light sweet crude oil from the Liza project. According to international news entity, Reuters, the shipment will arrive on August 8 at India’s Paradip port aboard the Greece-flagged tanker, Militos, and is to serve the purpose of a trial cargo as the governments of India and Guyana attempt to negotiate an oil supply contract.

This marks the first time that an Indian state refinery has purchased Guyanese crude. In March, Private refiner, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited, purchased a million barrels.        Continue reading

GUYANA: Close to 90 percent of Nation’s crops and livestock destroyed by floods – Agri. Minister

CRICKET: Highlights | West Indies vs South Africa | Evin Lewis hits 52 in Defeat | 5th of 5 T20 – 2021

CRICKET: Highlights | West Indies vs South Africa | Evin Lewis hits 52 in Defeat | 5th of 5 T20 – 2021

This is the fifth of five T20 matches between these two teams. Matches are being played in Grenada. South Africa has won the five game series 3-2