Daily Archives: Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 22:34

PNCR calls for subsidies for basic food items, more money for needy

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 22:34 by Denis Chabrol The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Tuesday recommended that government pumps some of the GY$5 billion into subsidising some consumer items and dole out additional cash to low-income earners and public assistance recipients. “We call for the $5 billion Guyana dollars that have been set aside for cost-of-living ...

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Increasing value of Guyana dollar can affect exports- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 21:53 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday flagged the fact that the Guyana dollar appeared to be strengthening against the United States (US) dollar in recent months. Addressing a meeting in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), he said the shift from USD$1.00 = GY$215.00 to US$1.00= US$200.00 could cause economic problems. “Just ...

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Private Sector picks Ramesh Dookhoo for Natural Resource Fund’s board

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 20:59 by Denis Chabrol The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has decided to nominate well-known business executive, Ramesh Dookhoo to sit on the Board of the Natural Resources Fund (NRF) to manage Guyana’s oil revenues,  PSC Chairman Paul Cheong confirmed on Tuesday. He said that umbrella business organisation would shortly submit Mr. Dookhoo’s name ...

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