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Daily Archives: August 24, 2020

Forestry Commission gets GYD$350 million to pay salaries, utility bills

Workers of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) have gotten a GYD$350 million bail out to pay salaries to staff and utility bills, the Ministry of Natural Resources said Monday. The Ministry of Natural Resources also said that before year-end workers would be paid their $25,000 bonus that had been announced in 2018 by the David Granger-led administration. Natural Resources Minister, ...

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ExxonMobil drilling deepest exploratory well offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil has begun drilling its deepest well in Guyana to a depth of 8,000 metres of water in search of another oil field in the lucrative basin that has so far yielded several commercial discoveries. “We started drilling the Tanager-1 in the Kaieteur Block offshore Guyana about two weeks ago,” an ExxonMobil spokeswoman told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 /Demerara Waves ...

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PNCR Chairman on bail for fraud charge; maintains her innocence

People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairman, Volda Lawrence was Monday granted GYD$100,000 bail on a fraud charge. She was not required to plea to the charge that states on March 5, 2020, she procured Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo to utter a forged Form 24 to the Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield in an attempt to defraud the State ...

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Tabitha Sarabo-Halley resigns from WPA amid party’s spat with Granger over parliamentary selection

The Chairman of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Tabitha Sarabo-Halley has resigned, even as that party maintains that it was not consulted on who should have been the person selected to become Parliamentarian. Mrs. Sarabo-Halley confirmed Sunday night that she has resigned from the WPA and she does not intend to revisit her decision. Asked whether she intends to remain ...

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