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GUYANA: Chapter and Verse: Wilson Harris – Thursday 24th March 2022 – ZOOM


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Title:          Chapter & Verse: Wilson Harris
Readers:    Konyo Addo, Michael Mitchell, Stanley Greaves, Jacqueline de Weever and others

Date:          Thursday 24th March 2022

Time:          5PM Guyana/ New York/ Toronto, 9PM London.

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GUYANA: Uncertainty over GuySuCo assets as reopening of estates fade

…. as PPP/C’s dream of reopening shuttered estates fades

Mar 21, 2022- Kaieteur News – By Zena Henry

When the former A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) government decided to close four non- performing sugar estates in 2016 and 2017, the then administration decided to place the assets of Wales, East Demerara, Rose Hall and Skeldon sugar estates under the control of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL).

Severed GuySuCo workers received their severance pay and was given an additional $250,000 payout by the PPP/C government. Some observers say that the $250,000 may have been a “conscionable” payoff by the government given the difficulty it faces to reopen the estates and rehire the workers as promised.            Continue reading

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