Tag: 11th Parliament

National Assembly passes Budget 2020

National Assembly passes Budget 2020

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- September 26, 2020

The $329.5B Emergency Budget was passed in the National Assembly Friday night after 10 days of debates and meetings of ... Read More

Lapses in legal judgements force passage of $800M award

Lapses in legal judgements force passage of $800M award

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 23, 2019

─ past administration declined to honour judgment made in 2015, and the money awarded has been accruing interest at a ... Read More

Breach of banking privacy, a “new low” for opposition – Min. Patterson

Breach of banking privacy, a “new low” for opposition – Min. Patterson

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 23, 2019

By Paul Mc Adam DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 23, 2019 The move by the opposition which, “has sunk to a ... Read More

$3.4BILLION approval for GECOM shows govt’s commitment – Min. Jordan

$3.4BILLION approval for GECOM shows govt’s commitment – Min. Jordan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 23, 2019

─ approval “is not in anticipation of anything that the CCJ may or may not say, or decide on” - ... Read More

Govt propels oil and gas operations for Tullow Oil with tax waiver

Govt propels oil and gas operations for Tullow Oil with tax waiver

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 15, 2019

– Affirmation of Petroleum Exploration Order 2019 passed – Tullow Oil will be expanding exploration for 2019-2020 – drilling of ... Read More

Safer food, healthier people – Food Safety Bill get parliamentary nod

Safer food, healthier people – Food Safety Bill get parliamentary nod

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 15, 2019

─ Food Safety Bill 2016 passed with amendments ─ will see formulation of Food Safety Authority   DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, ... Read More

PM explains mathematical formula used to calculate majority

PM explains mathematical formula used to calculate majority

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 7, 2019

─ law court to provide certain and finite answers ─ decision to form basis for “full, final and complete settlement ... Read More

MPs observe silence in memory of former MPs

MPs observe silence in memory of former MPs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 4, 2019

─ 11th Parliament continues, 112th Sitting of National Assembly held DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 4, 2019 Members of Parliament yesterday ... Read More

$5M tax credits for re-migrants – Amended Customs Bill will tighten loopholes in re-migrant scheme

$5M tax credits for re-migrants – Amended Customs Bill will tighten loopholes in re-migrant scheme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 3, 2019

─ overseas students can also access re-migrant scheme ─ amended bill will allow for full payment of owed income tax ... Read More

Purchasing of houses made easier with passage of Capital Gains Tax Bill

Purchasing of houses made easier with passage of Capital Gains Tax Bill

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 3, 2019

─ will address housing deficit in Guyana DPI, Guyana, Thursday, January 3, 2019 The passage of the Capital Gains Tax ... Read More

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