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Scrap Grade Six exam, improve access to good quality education- CDB official

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2019, 23:17 by Writer The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Director of Economics, Justin Ram on Friday recommended the scrapping of the National Grade Six Assessment, even as he urged Guyana to be wary of a reduced population by 2100. Addressing the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s launch of the 10th edition of Business ...

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Caribbean economist urges governments to reduce air fares

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2019, 22:46 by Writer Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Justin Ram has slammed regional governments for the high cost of air travel and he has called on them to slash the taxes and rake in more value-added and income taxes. “What I’m saying to governments—and I go all over the ...

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OPINION: A case for sharing with a vision of progressing

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2019, 16:12 by Writer By GHK Lall There has been a sporadic drumbeat relative to some mechanism for shared governance as the way forward. I offer a high-level view, as to why this is the only measure that facilitates some movement out of the political and racial gutter. I now identify some of the ...

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OPINION: Cause for optimism or more Guyanese political torture

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2019, 15:53 by Writer By GHK Lall Media reports are that there is some hint of leadership movement on one issue: chairperson for Gecom. It should be cause for optimism, that a pathway is being recognized that has to be drilled out of the chronic constipation. The Guyanese people are encouraged to harbor such ...

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OPINION: The Forest Sector: The Jewel Standing Tall at the Intersection of Guyana’s Green and Brown Economy

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2019, 15:33 by Writer By Deonarine Ramsaroop, Rafeek Khan and Dr. David Singh Guyana now stands at the winners’ podium for its non-renewable natural resources. Its oil and gas reserves are causing a growth rate of 16.3% between 2018 and 2021, double that of Ethiopia the next fastest growing economy. Indeed, the country’s brown ...

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