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Monthly Archives: March 2014

IDB sustainability lending hits $2.8 billion in 2013

IDB sustainability lending hits $2.8 billion in 2013

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) committed $2.8 billion in 2013 for projects that address climate change, sustainable energy and environmental sustainability, according to its annual Sustainability Report, a detailed overview… Read more »

IDB Group advances towards consolidation of its private sector activities

IDB Group advances towards consolidation of its private sector activities

The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) today agreed to move forward with the analysis of a consolidation of all their private sector… Read more »

Canada recommits to SMEs development

Canada recommits to SMEs development

Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr Nicole Giles has recommitted her country’s readiness to help Guyana foster economic growth among Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). According to Dr Giles, SMEs are… Read more »

Tax evasion still rampant despite improved regional system – IDB

Tax evasion still rampant despite improved regional system – IDB

An Inter-American Development Bank study has found that despite marked improvements in the tax administration in Latin America and the Caribbean,  tax evasion remains widespread. In a recent study titled… Read more »

President assures rice farmers Gov’t will ensure industry’s resilience

President assures rice farmers Gov’t will ensure industry’s resilience

Berbice : President Donald Ramotar has congratulated  rice farmers for a job well done, having produced a record 535,000 tonnes last year, and  assured them of continued Government interventions to maintain… Read more »

Dr. Jagan’s work for national unity and development highlighted in lecture

Dr. Jagan’s work for national unity and development highlighted in lecture

Georgetown : Prime Minister Samuel Hinds reflected on the life of the late Dr. Cheddi Jagan and his commitment towards making Guyana a better place for all citizens, ensuring the… Read more »

FMP implementation paves way for 26 fuel smuggling convictions

FMP implementation paves way for 26 fuel smuggling convictions

Georgetown: Prior to 2003, non-taxed fuel was being smuggled into the country and sold illegally to retail sites while taxed road fuels were being tainted with low-tax kerosene. With no… Read more »

Guyana sets pace with free movement within CARICOM

Guyana sets pace with free movement within CARICOM

Georgetown: Foreign Affairs Minister, Carolyn Rodriques-Birkett says Guyana has become ‘the first’ country of the 15-member Caribbean Community to successfully enact legislation that guarantees free intra-regional movement of CARICOM nationals… Read more »

Agri produce hampered by cocaine smuggler

Agri produce hampered by cocaine smuggler

Georgetown: Agro-processors across the country have expressed frustration over the use of raw and processed fruits and vegetables to smuggle illegal substances out of the country, saying it has been… Read more »

GPL’s budgetary allocation to help offset 12 percent electricity tariff for customers

GPL’s budgetary allocation to help offset 12 percent electricity tariff for customers

Georgetown: Budget 2014 provides a sum of $7.7 billion to help meet the needs of electricity generation to the country. Of that amount, $3.7B is for the Guyana and Power… Read more »