Daily Archives: Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 15:23

Health Minister debunks PNCR’s concerns about COVID pandemic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 15:23 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Wednesday raised a range of concerns including a lack of information about the variants of the coronavirus, COVID-19, in Guyana, but the Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said all the available evidence points to the presence of the highly contagious Omicron ...

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10 percent wage and salary hike for Georgetown City Council workers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 10:50 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine on Wednesday announced a 10 percent increase in wages and salaries. He explained that 5 percent would be retroactive to January 2021 and 5 percent would be paid from January 2022. The Mayor said he was relying on revenues coming in from amnesty being granted ...

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ExxonMobil makes two more oil discoveries offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 9:52 by Writer IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil today said it made two oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. The Fangtooth-1 well encountered approximately 164 feet (50 meters) of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs. The well was drilled in 6,030 feet (1,838 meters) of water and is located ...

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