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Commercial banks urged to support businesses

Commercial banks are being urged to expand their financial investment vehicles into the rural and hinterland regions of Guyana in an effort to spur economic activity by widening access to capital for more businesses. This ties into the government’s push to to facilitate small and medium-size businesses as engines of growth and development. “Investment is …

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CAL adjusts Guyana schedule on specific days – Loop Trinidad & Tobago


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CAL adjusts Guyana schedule on specific days
Loop Trinidad & Tobago
Due to construction works scheduled at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Guyana, Caribbean Airlines flights will be affected on specific days. The construction is expected to run from October 13 to November 2. CAL said in a release that ...

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Guyana govt officially pours cold water on building oil refinery – Demerara Waves


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Guyana govt officially pours cold water on building oil refinery
Demerara Waves
Addressing a panel discussion on energy at the Guyana Business Summit, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said government could not afford to drill down such a large amount of cash on such a facility. “Government has concluded that it, as a ...

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Guyana govt officially pours cold water on building oil refinery

The Guyana government on Wednesday officially stated for the first time since a feasibility study was conducted that it would not build a US$5 billion oil refinery, but said it would not oppose the private sector risking the investment. Addressing a panel discussion on energy at the Guyana Business Summit, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael …

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GPL deploys network technicians to hurricane-affected Anguilla

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL), in collaboration with Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC), has extended its assistance to the Caribbean territories affected by hurricane Irma. GPL’s Public Relations Officer, Shevion Sears said the power company has deployed a team of network technicians to Anguilla to assist with the rehabilitation of the electricity …

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West Coast Berbice man severely burnt in Bushlot mystery fire

A 53-year-old man of Bushlot village, West Coast Berbice sustained third degree burns about his body after a mysterious fire last evening completely gutted his two bedroom wooden home. The fire reported started in the lower flat of the home. The injured man is . His sister, Indira Sahadeo, who also resided at the home …

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Three charged with murder of elderly women

Three men were Wednesday charged with the murder of two elderly longtime friends at their home earlier this month. Twenty-five year old Imran Khan also known as Christopher Khan, 26-year old Steven Andrews and 23-year old Phillip Suffrein all appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan charged with the capital offence of murder. The charge …

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What are your plans? Granger blindsided at business conference in push to re-balance of economy

President David Granger delivered the keynote address today at the opening of the two-day Guyana Business Summit, but not before the Private Service Commission (PSC) rolled out a laundry list of items which the business sector needed clarity on. PSC Chairman Eddie Boyer’s remarks, which were delivered by the PSC’s Deodat Indar, called on the …

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What are your plans? Granger blindsided at business conference in push to re-balance of economy

President David Granger delivered the keynote address today at the opening of the two-day Guyana Business Summit, but not before the Private Service Commission (PSC) rolled out a laundry list of items which the business sector needed clarity on. PSC Chairman Eddie Boyer’s remarks, which were delivered by the PSC’s Deodat Indar, called on the …

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