Daily Archives: Thursday, 10 October 2019, 16:01

GuySuCo reports 23% production shortfall but hopes to meet target

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2019, 16:35 by Writer The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) says it registered a 23 percent shortfall in production up to the date that the crop should have closed, largely due to bad weather and malfunctioning equipment. At the same time, the state-owned corporation rejected claims by the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union and ...

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OPINION: Foreign exchange rate spike exposes so much that is wrong here

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 8:37 by Writer by GHK Lall The Demerara Waves Online News article dated October 9 titled, “Bank of Guyana probe uncovering reasons for US notes shortage at cambios” covered a lot of territory. In many respects, it has been fiercely contested territory. The focus and thrust of the Demerara Waves item were on ...

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PODCAST: “Statistics for Daily Life” – Caribbean Statistics Day 2019

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:39 by Writer The Guyana Bureau of Statistics will be joining the rest of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2019 on October 15 under the theme, “Building the Resilience of the Caribbean Community”. On Thursday, News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News hosted the Deputy Director of ...

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PODCAST: NIS grapples with declining contributions, low investment returns

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:10 by Writer The General Manager of Guyana’s National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Holly Greaves says Guyana’s state-owned social security entity continues to suffer from declining contributions and low returns on its investments. Addressing the NIS’ 50th anniversary observance, she said a Debt Management Department has been registering some successes in raking in much ...

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