Day: <span>January 14, 2016</span>

First tax concession ‘hearing’ with miners held – activity to continue on a fortnightly basis

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 14, 2016) The Ministry of Natural Resources in collaboration with the Tax Concession Review Committee (TCRC) today, started its first series of hearings for applicants for duty-free concessions in the mining sector.Ten miners appeared before the Committee, which comprises Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, Ms. Euliene Watson, Technical Officer-Mining, …

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President plugs economic independence and national unity for national development – in third address to 11th Parliament

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 14, 2016) President David Granger said 2016 presents a new opportunity for Guyana to “hasten economic development” by diversifying the traditional sectors and venturing into more value-added enterprises that will promote sustained economic growth, in keeping with Government’s vision to provide a good life for all Guyanese. “It is time for …

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Region One students get bicycles, shoes and books to boost access to education

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 13, 2016) Thirty students of Region One (Barima-Waini) received bicycles, while more than 500 received shoes and other school gear, today, under President David Granger’s ‘Boats, Buses and Bicycles’ (‘three Bs’) initiative aimed at ensuring that all Guyana’s children are able to attend school. Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally …

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