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President flays private sector for failing to grasp business opportunities; offers to assist in crafting proposals to bank

Even as President Irfaan Ali on Friday bashed the private sector for failing to take advantage of foreign investment opportunities from Saudi Arabia and South Korea, he announced that government was willing to help write business plans and negotiate with commercial banks for low interest loans. “I am ready, as your President, to help to put together a team to ...

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Former ACP Secretary-General, US Ambassador, private sector weigh in on sanctions, democracy

Former Secretary-General of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group, Dr Patrick Gomes has cautioned Guyana against ignoring threats of sanction by key western nations and international organisations. “The threats and warnings of sanctions from major powers with whom trade, development and investment must rid our country of poverty, illiteracy and inadequate health care for all Guyanese must be taken ...

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Time to revisit CARICOM; Trinidad & Tobago “predatory” on Guyana’s emerging oil sector -Robert Persaud

Former Guyana government minister, Robert Persaud on Tuesday called for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) Single Market and Economy (CSME) to be revisited. “The time has come for us to revisit the Treaty of Chaguaramas. The time has come for us to redefine what do we want, mean of want out of Caricom and, Guyana, we must start that conversation ...

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