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Monthly Archives: January 2024

No public companies listed on cash-strapped Guyana Stock Exchange; Banks DIH must first list on Stock Exchange to get additional benefits- GSE Chairman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Stock Exchange’s (GSE) efforts to modernise its operations has hit several stumbling blocks for almost 20 years now, and this has been compounded by the fact that none of the public companies is listed on tier one of that secondary market, the GSE Chairman Nikhil Ramkarran said ...

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Wear masks due to Sahara dust pollution in Guyana- EPA

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 10:09 by Denis Chabrol The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recommending that people in Guyana wear dust masks due to a high concentration of Sahara dust in parts of Guyana. Air quality monitoring stations list air quality in parts of Georgetown, East Bank Demerara and East Berbice as “unhealthy”. “The public is advised ...

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OPINION: Seminal Speech by Anil Nandlall – Part II

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 9:03 by Denis Chabrol By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus In The Concept of the Political, Carl Schmitt (1888-1985), famously theorized politics as a set of power relations between friends and enemies. The distinction between friends and enemies is the essential criterion in delineating the lines of political conflict, and the boundary line ...

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US prepares to reimpose ban on Venezuela’s oil and gas, gold

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 20:21 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) on Tuesday announced it would reimpose sanctions on Venezuela’s oil and gas sector, effectively blocking trade in those hydrocarbons  because the Nicolas Maduro administration has arrested members of the “democratic opposition” and has barred candidates from running in upcoming presidential elections. Venezuela, in response, said ...

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Georgetown Chamber spearheading plans to establish second stock exchange

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 19:07 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) would be working closely with the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) to establish another stock exchange in Guyana geared primarily for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise financing, Chamber President Kester Hutson said. “Our advocacy will extend to having a ...

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NAREI extension officer dies, Bangladeshi injured in incident on Tacama trail

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 18:23 by Denis Chabrol An extension officer of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) was killed Tuesday morning on the Tacama Trail, Ituni in a vehicle accident police said. He was identified as Aaron Leitch, a crop extension officer in Ituni District. The incident occurred at about 8 AM when the ...

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Electrical fire destroyed, damaged Corentyne buildings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 17:55 by Denis Chabrol The fire that Monday morning destroyed one building and damaged two others at Springlands, Corentyne was of electrical origin, the Guyana Fire Service said Monday. “The fire’s purported cause was the overheating of energized electrical appliances, resulting in arcing and sparking that ignited nearby combustible materials,” the GFS said ...

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City Mayor seeks to justify vending outside Muneshwer’s, despite High Court order

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 14:16 by Denis Chabrol City Mayor Alfred Mentore on Tuesday sought to justify his position that vending would be allowed outside Muneshwer’s store on Water Street opposite Bounty Supermarket, although there is a High Court order prohibiting the placement or leaving of objects on the pavement and on streets nearby. “As long as ...

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Court order prohibits vending-related activities on pavement, streets around Muneshwer’s

Last Updated on Monday, 29 January 2024, 21:39 by Denis Chabrol Town Clerk of Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, Candace Nelson Monday night said a High Court Order blocks sellers from engaging in vending activities on the pavement or the roads just outside Muneshwer’s Limited on Water Street opposite Bounty Supermarket. She said City Mayor, Alfred Mentore was to  tell the vendors ...

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Guyana’s “substandard” Stock Exchange must be modernised- Georgetown Chamber; stock exchange education needed- Norton

Last Updated on Monday, 29 January 2024, 17:13 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Monday publicly slammed the Guyana Stock Exchange (GSE) as “substandard” and suggested that its operations were backward and a disincentive to businesses in Guyana. The lack of necessary infrastructure, technological advancements, and regulatory framework at the GSE compromises the financial ...

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