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Thomas still heading GuySuCo board

–Jordan says Cabinet deferred decision on replacement

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan on Friday clarified that Professor Clive Thomas remains Chairman of the board of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) as Cabinet had deferred a decision on a new board.

Diaspora tribute to Wilson Harris

Dear Editor, A packed house gathered at the Guyana High Commission in London on Tuesday 10th April to salute one of Guyana’s greatest writers, Sir Wilson Harris who died in March and will be cremated next Monday in Chelmsford, Essex.

Indigenous democracy

That people don’t learn any lessons from the experience of others is perhaps understandable, but why they shouldn’t learn from their own experience – good as well as bad ‒ is more difficult to explain.

Exxon signing bonus earning interest

-invested in US treasuries, Canadian bonds

Guyana has earned US$36,169 in interest from the Bank of Guyana (BoG) on the US$18 million signature bonus lodged there in 2016 from the ExxonMobil Production Sharing Agreement (PSA).

Applications invited for gov’t $70M youth innovation project

The Department of Youth is once again inviting young people between 14 and 35 years to apply for funding to develop solutions to issues in their communities using Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Arts, Mathematics and Spirituality (STEAMS) under its $70 million seed capital Youth Innovation Project of Guyana 2018.

Jagdeo dismisses charges against Singh, Brassington as frivolous

 -says both acted with Cabinet’s approval

While calling the charges laid yesterday against former Finance Minister Ashni Singh and then head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) Winston Brassington over land sales frivolous, former president Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that both acted in accordance with decisions made by his Cabinet.

SN bloggers site is 10 years old

-hundreds have  participated in vigorous exchanges on range of topics

On March 29, 2008, Stabroek News (SN) opened its website to bloggers, facilitating idea sharing between those who consume content online and creating a vibrant platform for the large diaspora to engage with their brothers and sisters here.

Parties disavow any connection to Cambridge Analytica

Guyana has been identified by SCL Elections, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica (CA), as home to one of its clients but the three main political parties are all saying “not it.” Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm is currently at the centre of a controversy involving  the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and Facebook. 

CANU officer testifies to finding drugs in lumber

Racers cocaine trial

The trial into the $550 million cocaine-in-lumber case continued on Wednesday with the testimony of the officer from the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) who discovered the cocaine stashed in the lumber on the day the bust was made.