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Vessel with smuggled fuel faces GY$36 million tax bill- GRA boss

A vessel, linked to at least one government official, has been held by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) with more than 200,000 gallons of smuggled fuel and would  be released after GY$36 million in taxes have been paid, Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Godfrey Statia said Tuesday. “We have actually boarded the vessel …

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Vessel with smuggled fuel faces GY$36 million tax bill- GRA boss

A vessel, linked to at least one government official, has been held by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) with more than 200,000 gallons of smuggled fuel and would  be released after GY$36 million in taxes have been paid, Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Godfrey Statia said Tuesday. “We have actually boarded the vessel …

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Guyana Revenue Authority to audit ExxonMobil; Oil and Gas tax unit staff being trained

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is preparing to audit ExxonMobil’s operations, even as it prepares to staff a special Oil and Gas Unit with as much as 100 persons by 2020 when the country is expected to earn at least US$700 million annually from oil production, GRA Commissioner General, Godfrey Statia said Tuesday. “We have …

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Guyana Gold Board stops burning gold at Brickdam location; new locations for selling gold to be announced

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman on Tuesday directed the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) to stop burning gold at its Brickdam-based laboratory, after more than 60 workers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) recorded high levels of the potentially deadly chemical in their bloodstream. Trotman’s office said he “has directed that the burning …

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Corentyne food vendor missing since entering unknown car

The family members of a Corentyne man are currently stressed over the sudden disappearance of their relative whom they assumed had left for Rosignol Village West Coast Berbice (WCB) on Thursday (April 19, 2018), to conduct business. What has left them more disturbed is that he was last seen by neighbours entering a vehicle that …

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Corentyne food vendor missing since entering unknown car

The family members of a Corentyne man are currently stressed over the sudden disappearance of their relative whom they assumed had left for Rosignol Village West Coast Berbice (WCB) on Thursday (April 19, 2018), to conduct business. What has left them more disturbed is that he was last seen by neighbours entering a vehicle that …

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Corentyne food vendor missing since entering unknown car

The family members of a Corentyne man are currently stressed over the sudden disappearance of their relative whom they assumed had left for Rosignol Village West Coast Berbice (WCB) on Thursday (April 19, 2018), to conduct business. What has left them more disturbed is that he was last seen by neighbours entering a vehicle that …

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Unions representing Oldendorff, BCGI-RUSAL workers discuss concerns with govt as transshipping company prepares to shut operations

As Oldendorff Carriers, which transships bauxite from RUSAL’s mines in the Upper Berbice River,  prepares to close operations in Guyana in early June if the United States (US) does not soften its sanctions on Russia, the union is preparing to seek compensation for an estimated 200 workers who could be laid off. Following talks with …

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Unions representing Oldendorff, BCGI-RUSAL workers discuss concerns with govt as transshipping company prepares to shut operations

As Oldendorff Carriers, which transships bauxite from RUSAL’s mines in the Upper Berbice River,  prepares to close operations in Guyana in early June if the United States (US) does not soften its sanctions on Russia, the union is preparing to seek compensation for an estimated 200 workers who could be laid off. Following talks with …

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Unions representing Oldendorff, BCGI-RUSAL workers discuss concerns with govt as transshipping company prepares to shut operations

As Oldendorff Carriers, which transships bauxite from RUSAL’s mines in the Upper Berbice River,  prepares to close operations in Guyana in early June if the United States (US) does not soften its sanctions on Russia, the union is preparing to seek compensation for an estimated 200 workers who could be laid off. Following talks with …

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