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Projected 20.9 percent growth depends on COVID ; increased pension; lower water, Internet data bills announced

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2021, 20:06 by Denis Chabrol Oil revenues pegged at US$1 million in 2021 Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh says Guyana’s economy is expected to increase by 20.9 percent in 2021 and he announced that the  prices of basic food items, water and Internet data will be reduced with either the removal of Valued Added ...

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Countrywide crackdown on unsafe street food vending

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2021, 17:11 by Denis Chabrol The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) on Friday said Food Safety Officers would begin cracking down on unsafe food vending on the streets of Georgetown and elsewhere across the country. The GA-FDD said it was teaming up with the City Public Health Department  and Environmental Health Officers ...

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Special Fund for telecoms services to unprofitable areas

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2021, 16:35 by Denis Chabrol Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh on Friday announced that a Universality Fund will be established to facilitate telecommunication services to poor and hinterland communities. Delivering the 2021 National Budget, he said monies from telecommunication providers would see the injection of GYD$360 million dollars to the fund. The Universality Fund ...

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