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Involve ordinary Guyanese in crafting development plan to spend oil money; at least 43 parliamentarians must approve National Budgets- GTUC General Secretary

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2018, 17:09 by Denis Chabrol The General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Lincoln Lewis on Thursday called on decision-makers to go to ordinary Guyanese in their communities to discuss how the emerging oil sector can lift them out of poverty, and and he cited the need for at least 43 of the ...

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Private sector proposes “non-political” Sovereign Wealth Fund; Budget Director allays fears of politicized mechanism

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2018, 16:14 by Denis Chabrol A Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA)- organised forum on the proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) on Thursday heard strong recommendations for the creation of a “non-political” legal entity to manage oil and other revenues, but Ministry of Finance Budget Director, Sonya Roopnauth says government’s model guarantees the involvement ...

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Intoxicated police officer arrested for causing road death

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2018, 9:48 by Denis Chabrol A Guyana Police Force Deputy Superintendent has been arrested in connection with the death of a pedal cyclist. The force said he was driving under the influence of alcohol. “An investigation has since been launched by a Senior Officer who visited the scene and also conducted a breathalyzer test ...

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Private sector organisation hosting Guyana’s first civil society forum on Sovereign Wealth Fund

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2018, 7:26 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) will Thursday hold the country’s first civil society forum on government’s proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund that will be used to save and manage the country’s expected huge inflows of oil earnings. The association, which represents more than 100 large and medium-scale businesses, ...

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