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Income tax threshold increases, higher pension, school children grants, measures to reduce cost of living announced

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 21:41 by Writer Guyanese who earn $75,000 per month or less will no longer have to pay income tax. Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh made the announcement in his 2022 National Budget speech. “In this regard, we are proposing to increase the monthly income tax threshold from $65,000 to $75,000 monthly, thereby releasing ...

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APNU+AFC asks for time to decide on next opposition leader after Harmon resigns

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2022, 9:07 by Writer The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has asked for time to deliberate about who should emerge as Guyana’s new opposition leader following Mr. Joseph Harmon’s resignation from that post earlier Wednesday. “The Chief Whip of the APNU+AFC has said that they will indicate to me at ...

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BREAKING: Harmon resigns as Opposition Leader

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 12:52 by Denis Chabrol Mr. Joseph Harmon on Wednesday resigned as Guyana’s Opposition Leader, a day after he stepped down from the post of General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-led A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), sources said. This now paves the way for someone else to be sworn in ...

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Jamaican arrested on marijuana farm in Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 11:42 by Denis Chabrol A Jamaican man was Wednesday in custody after  he was allegedly caught on a half-acre marijuana farm at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara. The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said that during the operation on Tuesday, a shotgun, several types of ammunition, a crossbow and several arrows were also seized at ...

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