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Mid-year report 2018: Economic and fiscal outlook uncertain

Despite a rebound in economic growth of 4.5% for the first half of the year, Guyana faces considerable economic and fiscal headwinds for 2018 that will mean restrictions in spending in the public sector. This comes even as there is an increasing amount of unrealistic discussions regarding the benefits of anticipated oil revenues which are not even expected for another ...

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US Ambassador lukewarm about direct cash transfers from oil revenues

United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway prefers Guyanese to talk more about improving social services and security instead of directly transferring oil cash to the poor. “I think the more important conversation should be about not giving every citizen a cheque but giving every citizen a quality education, giving every citizen quality health care, a secure environment in ...

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Long dry weather begins; farmers urged to conserve water

Farmers were Monday warned of impending dry spells and to conserve water ahead of the weak to moderate El Niño conditions during the next several months. Chief Hydrometeorological Officer  Dr. Garvin Cummings said the dry spells do not mean that Guyana would experience a drought. “The absence of rainfall does not indicate a drought situation, but rather a period of dry ...

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Ukrainians charged with assaulting Guyanese gold mine workers

Two Ukrainians have been charged with a number of offences linked to the assault of two Guyanese gold mine workers as well as failure to wear uniforms as private security personnel. Police said the Russian-speaking Ukrainians- 38-year 0ld Vitaly Paraschuck was charged with two counts of threatening behaviour and assault causing actual bodily harm committed on Charles Clarke on July ...

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Policemen arrested in connection with killing of Brazilian miner

A Guyana Police Force Corporal and a Constable have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a Brazilian miner at Puruni District on Saturday. The policemen, who are based at Kurupung Police Station allegedly abandoned the station Friday morning, leaving on an All Terrain Vehicl (ATV) for patrol duties. Amed with a.30 carbine rifle , they subsequently joined a ...

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Three dead in West Demerara accident

Three persons died early Sunday morning when the car they were travelling in slammed into the back of parked lorry on the La Grange Public Road, West Bank Demerara, police said. Dead are the car driver Jonar Devon, 33, a contractor of 22 Nismes, West Bank Demerara and the occupants Devindra Hardyal, 25,a promoter of 30 Public Road,La Grange, and ...

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CGX names exploration well in honour of Indigenous people; drilling set for November 

– Utakwaaka, a Phillipai word, means the dawn of a new day, a ray of light a ray of hope CGX Energy Incorporated announced its next exploration well with an Indigenous naming and blessing ceremony by the historic Aleluya Indigenous Group. The ceremony, a collaboration between CGX and the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, was held on Friday at the Umana ...

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Privately-owned Guyana Airways Corporation Inc. struck off Companies Register because of name similarity

As a new privately-owned airline named Guyana Airways Corporation Inc. prepares to move ahead with its application to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the name of that company has been scratched off the Companies Register in keeping with local laws, according to well-placed sources. The Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority last month informed the company, through its lawyer, that ...

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Guyanese selected for US Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

The U.S. Embassy on Friday proudly announced the 2018 cohort from Guyana for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The program takes place in September and October and will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States. This year the embassy said “we are pleased to ...

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