Daily Archives: Monday, 29 August 2016, 14:13

Oil production will not bring large number of direct jobs for Guyanese – ExxonMobil

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 16:15 by Denis Chabrol A top official of the American oil giant, ExxonMobil, on Tuesday cautioned Guyanese against expecting a large number of direct jobs when Guyana begins commercial production and instead said it is the government’s responsibility to use oil revenues to help create employment. Jeff Simons, the Country Manager of ExxonMobil’s ...

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Guyana’s doctors told to test for potentially deadly polio virus

Last Updated on Monday, 29 August 2016, 14:13 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is to begin testing for the crippling poliomyelitis (polio) virus to prevent the resurgence of the disease in the same way yellow fever has raised its ugly head again, Public Health Minister Dr. George Norton announced at the weekend. Addressing the graduation ceremony for 86 Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors, ...

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Olatto Sam still reporting for work as Chief Education Officer, despite announcement

Last Updated on Monday, 29 August 2016, 13:42 by Denis Chabrol Mr. Olato Sam is still on the job as Guyana’s Chief Education Officer, although the Ministry of Education announced earlier this month that he would have no longer been functioning in that capacity because his contract has ended When contacted, Sam declined to comment on the matter. Other sources ...

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