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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Govt selling its shares in Guyana Stock Feeds Inc.

  By Jarryl Bryan It seems that the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is not the only commercial enterprise the Government intends to withdraw State involvement from....

Int’l firm to value GuySuCo’s assets to be announced by mid-December- SPU

…as reps from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and Deloitte in Guyana As Government moves ahead with plans to privatise and diversify the sugar industry, three...

GRA in bid to deter smuggling says alcohol, tobacco products to now carry Excise...

-Stiff penalties outlined for non-complaint importers/retailers Following the launch of its Excise Tax Stamp programme a few weeks ago, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, Custom...

Economist says Govt’s spending should be better managed

...as Guyana’s total debt in 2016 grew to $330B  By Samuel Sukhnandan As Guyana’s debt continues to rise, there have been some concerns in several quarters...

Garbage woes: Central Govt’s over $475M bailout to see Puran, Cevons recommence services

After months of impasse, Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers Disposal will soon be paid a sum in excess of $300 million that is...

Closure of Rose Hall Estate postponed to 2018- Harmon

Workers of the Rose Hall Estate in East Canje Berbice (Region Six, East Berbice-Corentyne) have been given temporary reprieve as Government is postponing closure...

GPL’s switch to natural gas banking solely on 2020 oil, what will happen in...

…says no feasibility study was done A recent decision taken by the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) to alter one of its advertisements...

Eco Oil partners with Africa Oil Corp for exploration in Guyana, Namibia

Africa Oil Corp (AOC) has entered into a partnership with Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas for exploration in Guyana and Namibia. Under the terms of...

Oil & Gas: Private sector delegation to go on fact-finding mission in Canada

A high-level delegation emanating from the private sector will this week travel to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. The delegation will be...

Analyst predicts ‘flat’ Christmas with rising inflation, shrinking disposable income

By Samuel Sukhnandan Businesses would be taking a huge risk to lay out any substantial investment on massive imports for Christmas 2017; and worse yet,...

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2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...