Category Archives: Guyana infrastructure

Architecture: Mansions in Guyana – Video

MANSIONS IN GUYANA – Released 06 April 2021- By guyanaview.org

Hi Friends, Let’s take a look at some of the mansions in Guyana.

Some of these homes are very impressive so we just needed to share. We hope this video inspires you to visit Guyana soon, or bring back memories of your delightful time in Guyana. Enjoy. 👉🏽 Our website: https://guyanaview.org/

GUYANA: Prof. Terrence Blackman questions landing site for gas-to-shore project

The proposed Wales Sugar Estate site for landing the gas pipeline.

April 11, 2021 – Kaieteur News – Pursuit of a gas-to-shore project in Guyana is being touted as a likely way to reduce the cost of the generation of electricity in the country, but the development of such a project with a pipeline from the Stabroek Block, slated to be landed at Wales on the West Bank of Demerara, must be done in a clear and transparent manner.  Continue reading

GUYANA: GuySuCo sells bulk sugar for half the cost of production

GuySuCo’s CEO, Sasenarine Singh.

Mar 23, 2021- Kaieteur News – The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has in recent years found itself in dire financial straits with newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sasenarine Singh, now conceding that the industry currently sells bulk sugar for about half of what it costs the industry to produce.

Compounding the situation, the three factories that Singh have been tasked with resuscitating—shuttered by the David Granger administration—are in fact now ‘junkyards’ the like of which the new CEO describes as, ‘Sanford and Son’ type facilities.        Continue reading

GUYANA: President Ali; VP Jagdeo discuss Berbice deepwater port with CGX; investors

President Irfaan Ali (right) and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo.

 Mar 19, 2021 – Kaieteur News – The construction of a deep-water harbour in Berbice is currently engaging the attention of Head of State, President, Irfaan Ali, Vice President, Bharrat Jagdeo, and Canadian oil company, CGX Guyana, along with investors.

This is according to Minister within the Ministry of Public Works with responsibility for the Energy Sector, Deodat Indar, in a live broadcast interview on Monday, facilitated by Globespan24X7.  Continue reading

Guyana Govt. signs US$70M in Contracts for housing development + video

Senior Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh

March 18, 2021 – Kaieteur News – Government on Tuesday March 16, signed close to 200 contracts totalling US$70 million (G$14 billion) for housing development, forging ahead with its promise to provide 50,000 house-lots for Guyanese.

With those deals signed, contractors are expected to commence infrastructural works and construction of houses in areas countrywide, including Cummings Lodge, Prospect and Great Diamond…. (See video below HGPTV (Channel16 Cable67))   

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OPINION: The Guyana Government is taking a breather

  Mar 17, 2021  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom – Kaieteur News

The Irfaan Ali administration began its term on turbo charge. The first few months saw things moving at a hectic pace.
All around work was being done and it appeared as if the PPP/C was in a hurry to make-up for the five years that it was out of office.

Some people complained about not receiving water for years. And simply because that also involved over the past five years, the problem was immediately fixed. People complained about the poor condition of roads and they were fixed. We were told that the backlog of house-lot applications had been cleared. If you drove around the country, you would have noticed road works taking place at fast clip. There was a mad rush to get things done.        Continue reading

GUYANA: Planned Mahaica luxury development delayed by COVID

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The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the construction of the Maraiko Bay luxury housing development project, according to principals of Construction and Investment Management Group (CIMGRO) Ragindra Persaud and Sudama Ramalingum.

Speaking to Stabroek News, both Persaud and Ramalingum explained that with some overseas borders being closed and travel bans in place, the engineering, architectural and other technical teams have been unable to be on site.  This, they pointed out, has contributed to the slowing down of works at the site.      Continue reading

TOURISM: MUST READ! Is Guyana Safe to Visit in 2021? – By Mathilde: – thebrokebackpacker.com

Kaieteur Falls

– By Mathilde: – thebrokebackpacker.com

In fact, Guyana boasts one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world and, unlike many of its neighbours, over 70% of its natural environment remains intact. For anybody looking for a fresh, off the beaten track place to explore, Guyana is basically a paradise.

However, it isn’t always what we’d call “paradise”. Safety issues in urban and rural areas, as well natural threats like the weather and insect-borne diseases, can make it a risky place to explore – especially if you’re not used to that sort of environment.            Continue reading

OIL: ExxonMobil and partners unveil GYD$20 billion Guyana development project

ExxonMobil and its partners, CNOCC/Nexen and Hess Corp, on Tuesday announced a GYD$20 billion development plan titled  “The Greater Guyana Initiative”, saying that the money would not  have to be recovered.

“I want to be clear that these initiative will be fully funded by the Stabroek Block co-venturers and will not be part of the cost recovery process,” said President of ExxonMobil Guyana, Alistair Routledge at the virtual launch of the project.

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday February 09, reiterated that Guyana does not have to repay monies spent by the co-venturers on social responsibility projects based on their own initiative.        Continue reading

GUYANA’S EXTERNAL DEBT CEILING TO INCREASE TO $650B – Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh

GUYANA’S EXTERNAL DEBT CEILING TO INCREASE TO $650B 

HGPTV News – Jan 30.2021

According to senior minister with responsibility for finance, Guyana’s domestic and external debt ceilings are expected to be increased to a whopping $650B, Dr. Ashni Singh. Find out more from Wendell Badrie

Raising the debt ceiling – Kaieteur News Editorial

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