Daily Archives: Friday, 27 January 2023, 19:28

Opposition Leader recommends measures to cushion rising cost of living; hefty salary increases will fuel inflation- Finance Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2023, 19:28 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Friday recommended a “raft of measures” to ease the impact of high cost of living, on the final day of debate on the 2023 National Budget, but Finance Minister Ashni Singh cautioned against rapid wage and salary increases. They included vouchers for those in ...

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Guyana’s House Speaker bans use of “corruption”, “incompetence”

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2023, 18:16 by Denis Chabrol The Speaker of Guyana’s National Assembly¬† Manzoor Nadir on Friday afternoon confirmed that the word “corruption” could no longer be used during debates in the 65-seat legislature. His confirmation came on enquiry from Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton after Shadow Finance Minister Volda Lawrence used “corruption” and was immediately asked ...

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