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Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

No place for political managers of Guyana’s oil and gas sector- President’s Petroleum Advisor

Guyana needs to ensure that there are very few or no politically-appointed decision-makers in the oil and gas sector to prevent the industry from deepening racial and political differences and creating uncertainty in decision-making, Petroleum Advisor to the President, Jan Mangal has said. Director of the Guyana Oil and Gas Association (GOGA), Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes also expressed similar views during ...

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Granger to appoint his nominees for Chancellor, Chief Justice, despite Jagdeo’s rejection

President David Granger will be going ahead with the appointment of his nominees for the posts of Chancellor of the Judiciary and Chief Justice, although Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has constitutionally rejected them, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said Thursday. Harmon said Guyana’s constitution provides for “meaningful consultation” between the President and the Opposition Leader to pave the way for ...

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UG Council to be named next week

The new highest decision-making body of the University of Guyana (UG) could be approved by Cabinet next week, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said. He told a post-Cabinet news briefing that the matter was discussed on Tuesday and Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry has since been tasked to address two areas. Harmon said the ministers responsible for women and Indigenous ...

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