Daily Archives: Thursday, 9 December 2021, 23:24

Stringent monitoring of small-scale Marudi gold mining

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 December 2021, 23:59 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat on Thursday defended government’s decision to allow small-scale gold mining at Marudi Mountain, South Rupununi, saying that residents had lobbied government as a means of earning a living. “We, as a government, we need to strike a balance somehow or the other because ...

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Local content legislation will guarantee high-quality Guyanese jobs- Natural Resources Minister

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 December 2021, 21:41 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Thursday insisted on the need for local content to be governed by a law instead of a policy so that highly qualified Guyanese could be employed instead of being content with low-level jobs, despite previous objections by ExxonMobil. Addressing the Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (CGCC)-hosted ...

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PNCR’s Congress shifted to Dec 18

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 December 2021, 16:34 by Denis Chabrol The People’s  National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) congress has been pushed back to December 18, multiple party sources said Thursday. Originally, the Congress should have been held on December 11, 2021 but Mr Alexander was called in to ascertain if that was feasible. The PNCR later said in a statement ...

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GTT plugs millions $ into educating youths about oil and gas

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 December 2021, 12:26 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is pumping $24 million into the Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC)’s ‘Fueling Guyana’s Future Programme’, which targets schools and universities with training development. This yearlong programme forms part of GTT’s contribution towards increasing the pool of local talent and resources ...

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BREAKING: Vincent Alexander proposes one week delay in holding PNCR’s Congress

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 December 2021, 11:28 by Denis Chabrol Chief Election Officer for the People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) upcoming congressional elections  for a new leader and 15-member executive has recommended that voting be pushed back by one week to December 18, but a number of executives prefer December 19 due to Christmas shopping. “With those documents and ...

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