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Daily Archives: October 9, 2016

PNCR Region Three Chairman opposed Granger; complains about in-fighting

The Region Three Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Mark Walkes has for the first time publicly stated that he had opposed party leader David Granger, but the two men have one thing in common- they love their party’s founder leader, Forbes Burnham. Walkes also promised to lodge formal complaints with the PNCR’s headquarters against certain persons who allegedly attempted ...

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Barbadian passenger held allegedly with cocaine strapped to body

Guyanese anti-narcotics police said a Barbadian young man was caught with almost one kilogramme of cocaine strapped to his body. Police said the 22-year old man was held at about 1:15 PM at the Eugene F. Correia (Ogle) International Airport while he was an outgoing passenger. The estimated 914 grammes of cocaine, investigators said, were found strapped to his legs. Several Guyanese ...

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Invest oil revenues in job creation- US Ambassador

Although ExxonMobil says that oil production offshore Guyana is expected to directly employ less than 200 persons, United States (US) Ambassador, Perry Holloway says job creation will depend heavily on how this poor Western Hemisphere country spends its oil revenues. “The real significant job creation will come about from the revenue generated from the oil find. The government, in consultation ...

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Joining global anti-corruption natural resources watchdog will help improve Guyana’s rating- Trotman

Reeling from decades-old international concerns about little transparency and accountability, Guyana hopes that its eventual joining of the global watchdog- Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)- will help attract more investors in the natural resources sector. “EITI will bring many benefits to Guyana: an improved investment climate, a signal to international investors that the government has a clear commitment to transparency ...

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