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Lower profits, stiffer laws force sale of foreign banks in Guyana, Caribbean

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 22:44 by Denis Chabrol The Canada-headquartered Scotiabank and India’s Bank of Baroda have decided to sell out their operations in Guyana and other Caribbean countries due to declining profits and tighter anti-financial crimes legislation, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said. “These banks consider doing business in these states not profitable anymore; not that it’s ...

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Prime Minister vows to remain in National Assembly; accuses Jagdeo of plotting govt shutdown

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 21:58 by Denis Chabrol As the National Assembly prepares to vote on 2019 national budgetary allocations from next Monday, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo rejected Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s position that he has vacate his seat in the House because he is performing presidential duties. “The Prime Minister, performing any functions, one or more, ...

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Teenage mothers reintegrated into education system

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 16:32 by Denis Chabrol As part of efforts to give teenage mothers another opportunity to continue their education, 30 of them on Friday graduated from the Carnegie School of Home Economics, the Ministry of Education said. They pursued studies in Elementary Cookery and Cake Decorating. “These courses that were offered form part of ...

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Full scholarships for Essequibo Technical Institute

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 16:18 by Denis Chabrol Principal of the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI), Mr. Rawle Pearce on Friday offered full scholarships to two young women, who numbered among a total of 43 graduates from First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workshop in Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two). Mr. Pearce extended the offer to ...

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GNSC gets newly revised ISO standard

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 15:52 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana National Shipping Corporation Ltd has been successfully re-certified in line with the newly revised ISO 9001:2015 standard, the company announced Friday. The company says it previously earned certification under ISO 9001:2008 in 2012 and has been audited and registered annually by SGS Certification Services. Three Departments of ...

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Anil Nandlall, Basil Williams talk up lose and wins…Attorney General puts Legal Education Council on notice

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:54 by Denis Chabrol Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall and his successor, Basil Williams clashed over  victories in the legal arena. Brushing aside heckling from the government about his alleged theft of law books, currently before the courts, Nandlall said Attorney General Williams not only lost numerous Court ...

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More extraditions expected- outgoing US Ambassador

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 1:09 by Denis Chabrol The eventual extradition of two Guyanese to and from the United States (US) to face murder trials could pave the way for more Guyanese to be sent to that North American nation to be prosecuted for alleged drug trafficking based on solid evidence being gathered by Drug Enforcement Administration ...

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United Airlines explores flying to Guyana

Last Updated on Friday, 7 December 2018, 0:08 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US)-headquartered United Airlines is exploring the possibility of adding Guyana to its list of destinations, as that Houston-based carrier seeks to take advantage of  the South American nation’s emerging oil and gas economy, officials said. Junior Minister of Aviation, Annette Ferguson confirmed that United Airlines has ...

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