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Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

AFC opposes delaying general elections for constitutional reform; PPP says no GECOM Chairman has implications for elections

Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Thursday said he would not support pushing back holding general elections until constitutional reform is complete, even as the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) hinted that the protracted delay in appointing a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) would have implications for the next polls. Appearing on a panel ...

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Suspects in supermarket robbery arrested; one shot

A suspected bandit was shot and he and another man were arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery at a supermarket at Parika Highway, East Bank Essequibo. The Guyana Police Force said a 27-year old and a 17-year old, who live on the Essequibo Coast and East Coast Demerara were prime suspects in the gun-related robbery committed on Jin Li-Luo, ...

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Commercial banks urged to support businesses

Commercial banks are being urged to expand their financial investment vehicles into the rural and hinterland regions of Guyana in an effort to spur economic activity by widening access to capital for more businesses. This ties into the government’s push to to facilitate small and medium-size businesses as engines of growth and development. “Investment is the tool for economic expansion ...

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