Daily Archives: Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 21:00

Private sector, Granger at odds over impact of political uncertainty on businesses

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 21:21 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s private sector and President David Granger on Wednesday disagreed over the impact of the unsettled no-confidence motion on the business environment. “I do not know how valid that perception is but, as far as I’m concerned, the government has done nothing to engender any disorder or any despair ...

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6-year-old pupil killed in road accident

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 14:37 by Writer A six-year pupil of Eversham Primary School, Corentyne, Berbice, was killed after she ran out from behind a lorry and was struck down by a car, the Guyana Police Force said. The child was identified as Arianna Lowenfield with a given address as Epson Village, Corentyne. The car that struck ...

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Gov’t will seek House-approved funds for polls ahead of CCJ decision

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 15:44 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Government is expected to table a Financial Paper in the National Assembly to request GYD$3.5 billion to fund General and Regional Elections which may be held after final appeals on the no-confidence motion are heard at the Caribbean Court of Justice. “We are going to ensure that ...

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British High Commissioner to Guyana named for Honorary Doctorate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:40 by Writer The United Kingdom High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn, is named Honorary Graduate for an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) by Queen’s University Belfast. Queen’s University is ranked in the top 180 universities in the world. Greg Quinn is a native of Northern Ireland and is expected to be conferred ...

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Favourable policy environment key to Caribbean agro-tourism integration – CTA

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:26 by Writer Barbados is among several Caribbean nations that is exploring integrating agriculture and tourism as that small Eastern Caribbean island on Wednesday opens its Agrotourism Policy Setting Workshop under the theme, “Strengthening Linkages Between Agriculture and Tourism” in the capital Bridgetown. Regional organisations, the World Bank and the World Travel and ...

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