Daily Archives: 03/24/2021

Guyana SPEAKS: on Book ‘In Search of Mami Wata’ – Sunday 28th March 2021

Dear Friends,

Please join us for a Guyana SPEAKS event on the recently published book, In Search of Mami Wata, by registering via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/guyana-speaks-in-search-of-mami-wata-tickets-146731041495
Date: Sunday, 28th March 2021 
Time: 2pm BST / 9am ET / 9am GYT Reminder: The clocks in the UK go forward by an hour]
Contributors include: Scott Ting-A-Kee, Diane Wright, Michelle Asantewa, and Joyce Trotman  Continue reading

Guyana’s shore base lacks skilled workers to meet oil industry needs – GYSBI GM

GYSBI General Manager, Sean Hill

Hill shared these critical points during a panel discussion at the Guyana Basins Summit (GBS) last Thursday. This was a virtual three-day oil and gas conference, which concluded on Friday. It was aimed at delivering networking and valuable insight into the region’s potential, its challenges and the road ahead.    Continue reading

GUYANA: GuySuCo sells bulk sugar for half the cost of production

GuySuCo’s CEO, Sasenarine Singh.

Mar 23, 2021- Kaieteur News – The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has in recent years found itself in dire financial straits with newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sasenarine Singh, now conceding that the industry currently sells bulk sugar for about half of what it costs the industry to produce.

Compounding the situation, the three factories that Singh have been tasked with resuscitating—shuttered by the David Granger administration—are in fact now ‘junkyards’ the like of which the new CEO describes as, ‘Sanford and Son’ type facilities.        Continue reading

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