Daily Archives: Sunday, 26 August 2018, 23:50

Guyana Goldfields lays off almost 100 workers to cut costs

Guyana Goldfields is laying off  more than 80 workers at its Aurora Gold Mines operations in western Guyana, after the company decided to focus on existing gold bearing properties instead of searching for new deposits, a senior company official said Sunday. Country Manager for Guyana Goldfields, Violet Smith said those being laid off include all the mainly foreign geologists and ...

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Technical-vocational education- a tool to tackle youth unemployment ; stop denying there are problems- Pres. Granger

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 August 2018, 13:46 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Sunday said his administration was seeking to tackle youth unemployment by pushing mainly technical-vocational education, even as he called on non-governmental organisations to gather solid information on socioeconomic problems with the aim of finding concrete solutions. “It is for this reason that a lot of ...

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Junior Finance Minister wants to advise on corruption charges; calls for appeal of Jennifer Westford’s GY$600 million larceny charge

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 August 2018, 6:00 by Denis Chabrol Junior Finance Minister, Jaipaul Sharma has criticised police investigators and legal experts for instituting the wrong charge against former Public Service Minister, Dr. Jennifer Westford and her Administrative Officer, Margaret Cummings who were freed of a GY$600 million charge of larceny by public officer. Speaking on Saturday’s edition of ...

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