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EU-funded study begins on getting laid off Guysuco workers into market-driven agriculture

Last Updated on Monday, 4 December 2017, 17:49 by Denis Chabrol A study on how best to employ thousands of workers, who are being laid off as part of the restructuring of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), in other areas of agriculture is now underway, officials said Monday. Chief Executive Officer of Guysuco, Errol Hanoman said the experts have cited ...

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Stabbed body of woman found in Berbice trench

Last Updated on Monday, 4 December 2017, 14:35 by Denis Chabrol The body of a 22-year old woman was Monday morning extracted from a trench at Number 4 Village, West Coast Berbice, police said. Berbice Divisonal Commander, Assistant Commissioner Lyndon Alves said investigators were treating the incident as a homicide because stab wounds were seen when the body was taken ...

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“Good life” promise is a “good lie” -PPPC’s Irfan Ali shows statistics

Last Updated on Monday, 4 December 2017, 14:03 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic’s (PPPC) Shadow Finance Minister, Irfan Ali on Monday charged that the David Granger-led coalition’s promise of a “good life” amounts to a “good lie” based on his mid-term review of Guyana’e economic performance. “It’s not OK. It cannot be OK for us when ...

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PPP says ease of doing business now harder; govt announces IDB-funded fix

Last Updated on Monday, 4 December 2017, 13:15 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Monday said evidence shows that Guyana has slipped on the World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking, a situation government hopes to remedy with a multi-million dollar project to be funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). PPP Shadow Finance Minister, ...

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