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Daily Archives: September 8, 2016

Digicel , Ministry of Education push reading on International Literacy Day

Digicel (Guyana) on Thursday – International Literacy Day 2016- helped to reinforce the importance of reading by providing assistance to the St. Cuthbert’s Mission Nursery School, Mahaica River. “Today we are spending some time with these little ones to show them the importance of reading. The staff members are here today to give back to the community by interacting with ...

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Removal of NCN’s pregnant news anchor “out of place,” suspension of Sport Editor “inhumane” – Granger

President David Granger on Thursday criticized the now aborted removal of a television news anchor  at Guyana’s National Communications Network (NCN) from reading the news because she is pregnant and he has described as inhumane the one month suspension of a Sport Editor without pay. “We didn’t think it would have come to do this because as I am concerned ...

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Govt buckles under pressure and calls pharmaceutical bond deal “undesirable” ; searching for new location ; recommits to transparency

In the face of threats of legal action challenging a deal to rent a pharmaceutical bond from a city businessman’s company, the Guyana government on Thursday caved into widespread public criticism and deemed it “undesirable” and said it was searching for a new facility. “Cabinet was engaged in full and thorough discussions on the issue of the storage of government ...

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ExxonMobil’s SkipJack well offshore Guyana turns up dry

Guyana has been advised that ExxonMobil’s latest exploratory well offshore Guyana named SkipJack has turned up dry, according to usually reliable sources. The Ministry of Natural Resources said that ExxonMobil, which is a major partner in the local subsidiary of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, communicated SkipJack’s poor showing to Guyanese authorities. The Ministry of Natural Resources was informed by ExxonMobil ...

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