Tag: ACCC

Local Content Policy must be set in national development framework – President Ali

Local Content Policy must be set in national development framework – President Ali

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 15, 2021

-as stakeholder consultation on draft local content policy opens The Government’s Local Content Policy extends beyond the oil and gas ... Read More

$1.1B to improve sanitation management

$1.1B to improve sanitation management

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 14, 2021

- several waste disposal sites to be upgraded Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, ... Read More

$1.1B for community enhancement programme

$1.1B for community enhancement programme

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 14, 2021

-$522M to strengthen local democratic organs Some $1.1 billion has been allocated for Community Enhancement Workers (CEWs) to continue efforts ... Read More

$500M budgeted for corn, soya bean cultivation

$500M budgeted for corn, soya bean cultivation

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 14, 2021

-$1.2B to support NAREI Hon. Dr. Ashni Singh, Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance ... Read More

$12B for drainage, irrigation development countrywide

$12B for drainage, irrigation development countrywide

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 13, 2021

Guyanese can expect major drainage and irrigation interventions this year with some $12 billion to be made available through the ... Read More

Budget 2021 earmarks $2B critical capital works at GuySuCo

Budget 2021 earmarks $2B critical capital works at GuySuCo

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 12, 2021

This year’s Budget provides an allocation of some $2 billion for critical capital works at the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo). ... Read More

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 11, 2021

-divests President of power to appoint full Commission - includes participation of wider society, Amerindians The National Assembly on Thursday ... Read More

“Removing VAT will help us save a lot of money”

“Removing VAT will help us save a lot of money”

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 8, 2020

- Citizens welcome VAT removal from utilities, cell phones In guaranteeing Guyana’s economic development and providing relief amid the COVID-19 ... Read More

Heavy agenda for 12th Parliament says Min. Teixeira

Heavy agenda for 12th Parliament says Min. Teixeira

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 2, 2020

-promises to correct “draconian” laws passed by APNU+AFC Govt Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Hon. Gail Teixeira, says the ... Read More

Symbolic 12th Parliament says Minister Gail Teixeira.

Symbolic 12th Parliament says Minister Gail Teixeira.

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 2, 2020

─ Constitutional bodies’ budgets approved ─ First Indigenous Deputy Speaker elected Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, the Hon. Gail ... Read More

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