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Stiff penalties for conflict of interest in broad-based Petroleum Commission; body to ensure Guyana gets correct amount of oil

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 5:44 by Denis Chabrol The proposed 10-member board of the Petroleum Commission will include representatives from civil society and the parliamentary opposition, and the Commissioner of Petroleum and board members can be fined and jailed for taking gifts and engaging in other forms of conflict of interest. The Commission will also ensure that ...

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Doctors’ contracts will not be broken and they won’t be forced to join public service

Last Updated on Monday, 10 April 2017, 19:56 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Monday assured that it would not be breaking contracts with the hundreds of doctors that are being paid higher salaries and gratuities, even as officials appealed to the medical workers to transition to the permanent and pensionable establishment. “The government of Guyana is prepared to ...

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Elderly pastor dies in Berbice fire

Last Updated on Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:24 by Denis Chabrol An elderly pastor was burnt to death early Monday morning in his home at Kildonan Village, Corentyne. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said the fire began in the kitchen of the wooden house, and the charred remains of 84-year old Rudolph Ross were found in his bedroom. The upper flat ...

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