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Roman Catholic Church calls for Granger-Jagdeo talks to heal Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 December 2016, 9:08 by Denis Chabrol The Roman Catholic Church in Guyana  has called on President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to meet urgently to map a plan of action aimed at healing the nation. The Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) of the Roman Catholic Church expressed concern that a range of issues, which ...

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GMSA President, Eon Caesar dies

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 December 2016, 7:54 by Denis Chabrol The President of the Guyana Manufacturers Association (GMSA), Eon Caesar died Friday afternoon in neighbouring Trinidad after a brief but severe illness. He was 47 years old. Executive member of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Ramesh Dookhoo said Caesar died in a hospital in the twin-island republic where he ...

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Finance Minister announces $25,000 tax-free bonus for public servants

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 December 2016, 7:45 by Denis Chabrol Finance Minister Winston Jordan was the final speaker for the budget 2017 debates, but before closing the debate, Jordan announced a $25,000 tax-free bonus for public servants earning less than $500,000 per month. The bonus came as a surprise to many since there was little or no indication that ...

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Finance Minister lashes out at Private Sector for requesting concessions; PSC, unions want urgent meeting to refine budget

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 December 2016, 7:32 by Denis Chabrol Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Friday declared that he does not believe in granting concessions, but instead prefers to lower taxes over a period of time. Wrapping up the National Assembly’s debate on the GYD$250 billion budget for 2017, Jordan said he has long told the Private Sector Commission ...

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