Tag: Budget 2018

$13.2 Billion approved for old age pension in 2019 

$13.2 Billion approved for old age pension in 2019 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 13, 2018

– As $18.2 Billion approved for Ministry of Social Protection DPI, Guyana, Thursday, December 13, 2018 The sum of $13.2Billion ... Read More

‘Stop operating like crabs in barrel, we have a country to build’- Minister Allicock to the Opposition

‘Stop operating like crabs in barrel, we have a country to build’- Minister Allicock to the Opposition

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 7, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, December 6, 2018 Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock earlier today said the Ministry continues to ... Read More

Public Health Budget: $35.9B for 2019

Public Health Budget: $35.9B for 2019

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 27, 2018

─ $7.8B for procurement of drugs, medical supplies ─ $3.2B for construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of health infrastructure ─Allowances for ... Read More

GECOM to get $5.4BILLION in 2019

GECOM to get $5.4BILLION in 2019

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 26, 2018

─ $3BILLION for General Elections DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 26, 2018 The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has secured some $5.4Billion ... Read More

Transformation of D’Urban Park slated for 2019

Transformation of D’Urban Park slated for 2019

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 14, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 14, 2018 The transformation of D’Urban Park among other things are some proposals by National Sports ... Read More

Health of citizens paramount for Coalition Government

Health of citizens paramount for Coalition Government

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 21, 2018

─ billions allocated to ensure healthcare for citizens ─ for this year, $33Billion was allocated to the sector DPI, Guyana, ... Read More

Security high on Coalition Govt agenda

Security high on Coalition Govt agenda

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 15, 2018

─ Billions$$$ allocated in 2017/2018 National Budgets for state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, training and more DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 ... Read More

Synthetic tracks to boost athletics in Regions Six and Ten 

Synthetic tracks to boost athletics in Regions Six and Ten 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 5, 2018

  who’s the next Usain Bolt?  DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Two synthetic tracks for athletic facilities in New ... Read More

Bartica-Mahdia road link nearing completion

Bartica-Mahdia road link nearing completion

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 14, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, April 14, 2018 A team of officials from the Ministries of Public Infrastructure and Finance, led by ... Read More

Private institutions still evading tax – GRA Commissioner-General

Private institutions still evading tax – GRA Commissioner-General

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, January 29, 2018 Even with the withdrawal of Value Added Tax (VAT) from private education, institutions are ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.