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Daily Archives: June 12, 2015

100 day-VAT, tax reduction promises stand, President says no increases this year

by Zena Henry President David Granger has promised that his government will ensure for this year, the Value Added Tax (VAT), National Insurance contributions and income tax rates will not be increased. He is adamant that promises of certain reductions within the 100 days in office still stands. The President during his address to Parliament at its recent reopening Wednesday ...

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PM Nagamootoo performing duties of President

Prime Minister and First Vice President Moses Nagamootoo took the oath as acting President this morning, being sworn in by Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Justice Carl Singh. This is because President David Granger left for the United States early this morning Friday June 12. Nagamootoo is expected to perform duties that fall under the purview of the President until ...

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Guyana asks UK for support against Venezuela’s aggression

Guyana’s President, David Granger Thursday night appealed to the United Kingdom (UK) to support his country in staving off Venezuela’s increasingly aggressive claim to Essequibo and the coastal waters off that mineral and forest rich region. “We call on all states, particularly the United Kingdom during the regime of which the territorial issue arose and was resolved peacefully by international ...

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