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Thomas calls for local ownership of corruption fight

By Thandeka Percival stabroek news Members of the Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. yesterday participating in the anti-corruption walk organised by the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) with support from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. See story on page 3 (Terrence Thompson photo) With the State Assets Recovery Agency…

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International documents show “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” during Jagdeo era -SARA

Posted by: Denis Chabrol  April 20, 2018 The Head of the State Assets Recovery Agency , Professor Clive Thomas says evidence from international law enforcement agencies have revealed a “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” during the period that Bharrat Jagdeo served as Guyana’s President. “Documents received from external Law Enforcement Agencies…

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Professor Clive Thomas no longer listed as Guysuco director; new directors still listed in company registry

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, News, Politics April 16, 2018 0 Comments Cabinet is yet to announce a new Chairman and other directors of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), although Finance Minister Winston Jordan has said new directors announced in early March have been scrapped. Jordan has said Cabinet Secretary Joseph Harmon prematurely announced…

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Better late than never or too little too late?

By Dr Clive Thomas December 3, 2017  stabroek news Introduction Last week’s column argued that, the best use of Guyana’s oil wealth would be strategic spending on, and through, a dedicated Ministry of Renewable Energy. Only such a body would be capable of the measured and fierce competitions required to ensure Guyana’s hydrocarbons…

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Decision Rule 3: Pending the on-going “desk study”, natural gas should remain Guyana’s preferred major downstream value added investment

By Dr Clive Thomas stabroek news november 12, 2017 ShareTweetPrintEmail Decision Rule 3 Last week’s column continued the exploration of Guyana’s natural gas prospects, both “associated with/and not associated with” its recent substantial petroleum finds. That discussion has placed me in a position where I can now confidently proffer a third decision…

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What Next: More on the Natural Gas Option!

By Dr Clive Thomas stabroek news november 4, 2017 ShareTweetPrintEmail Introduction Last week’s column had raised the conundrum: What next? Given that, I am advising against state investment in oil refining therefore, what other major options I am recommending for realizing the substantial potential of Guyana’s recent petroleum finds. Thus far I…

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A Guyana State-owned oil refinery could put the aspirational target of a green state in peril

By Dr Clive Thomas October 22, 2017  stabroek news Today’s column concludes my discussion of Decision Rule 2, which posits: there is no overall economic justification for a Guyana state-owned oil refinery (of approximately 100,000 barrels/day). An effective local content requirements (LCRs) regime for its coming petroleum sector does not support this either,…

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