Daily Archives: Thursday, 8 September 2016, 22:59

Digicel , Ministry of Education push reading on International Literacy Day

Last Updated on Friday, 9 September 2016, 7:42 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 September 2016, 22:59 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 September 2016, 17:45 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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ExxonMobil’s SkipJack well offshore Guyana turns up dry

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 September 2016, 18:23 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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