Cost of sending remittances to Guyana among world’s highest–Central Bank Report
Kaieteur News

Remittances play an important role in Guyana’s economy. In fact, 2015 figures show that cross-border remittances to Guyana were equivalent to 9.3 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, a...

Banks DIH Chairman honoured for private sector contribution
Kaieteur News

Chairman and Managing Director of Banks DIH Limited, Clifford Reis, CCH, has been honoured for his unwavering support to the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Corporate Group over the past 20 years. Reis was presented with...

Finance Minister Winston Jordan should learn from Africa
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, Now that the Minister of Finance Mr. Winston Jordan has confirmed this week information that both he and I knew since the end of February 2018, I say the Guyanese economy is in trouble. A growth rate of 2.1%...

Finance Ministry to set up special unit to track oil money
Kaieteur News

  …Minister Jordan says current systems not good enough By Kiana Wilburg There is going to be an unprecedented flow of moneys into the Guyanese economy when oil comes on stream. But the current accounting systems...

Inaugural Youth Business Summit set for May 23
Kaieteur News

– Registration ongoing, startup Capital available The Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport will be hosting its inaugural Guyana Youth Business Summit on May 23-24, 2018 at the Pegasus Hotel in...

Almost four months into new year … Actual performance of economy last year still unknown-Opposition Member
Kaieteur News

After almost four months into the new year, the nation remains in the dark when it comes to the data that captures the actual performance of the economy for 2017. This point was recently made by Opposition Member and...

Govt. collaborates with private sector to acquire replay screen for 2018 Women’s T20
Kaieteur News

DPI, Guyana, -The private sector has signalled its interest in collaborating with the government to have the replay screen up in time for the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2018 Women’s Twenty20 World Cup. This...

Regional poultry producers hold talks on CSME
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — A delegation from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Poultry Association (CPA) has met with officials from the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat to discuss how they could work together so as...

Regional poultry producers hold talks on CSME
Antigua Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 11, CMC – A delegation from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Poultry Association (CPA) has met with officials from the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat to discuss how they could work together...

Not a caring government
Kaieteur News

DEAR EDITOR, The unemployment rate in Guyana is staggering, and it is climbing every day. In the three years of this APNU+AFC Coalition, the government has demonstrated its inability to grow the economy and to create...

‘Smart Skills’ programme to rein in illiteracy
Kaieteur News

A literacy programme targeting young entrepreneurs and school drop-outs is currently being streamlined. The programme, which is a brainchild of the Ms. Emiley King, of the National Library, is one that will be held in...

The pressure is back
Kaieteur News

The public are bracing themselves for difficult times. All indications are that the crisis in the economy will get worse and bring greater pressures on citizens. The reintroduction in Georgetown of parking meters will...

Govt. to focus on nine key areas for economic well-being
Kaieteur News

  – Finance Minister In an effort to ensure improved economic well-being, the APNU+AFC Government will focus on nine key areas. According to Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, these areas include: strengthening...

Lethem Industrial Estate construction on schedule
Kaieteur News

Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin, conducted a site visit to the Lethem Industrial Estate while he was in the border town over the weekend. Construction of the facility, which is located on the outskirts of Lethem in...

LIAT launches new flight to Guyana
Dominica News Online

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, will operate a new service between Trinidad and Guyana from July 1st. The new flight, which will connect Ogle Airport, Guyana to Piarco International Airport, Trinidad, was launched on...

American Airlines to fly to Guyana
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Fly Jamaica will soon be facing increased competition for its Guyana market as the Guyana Government Tuesday welcomed the decision of American Airlines to reinstitute flights to the...

Caribbean Airlines ordered to pay Guyana plane crash survivor
Jamaica Gleaner

Caribbean Airlines ordered to pay victim of Guyana plane crashA federal judge in the United states ordered Caribbean Airlines to pay about US$272,000 in damages to a Connecticut woman injured in a plane crash in South...

Only idiots do not know things come back to haunt you
Kaieteur News

There are persons and organizations in this country I cannot respect. In fact, I am contemptuous of them. One such entity is the Private Sector Commission of recent times. By recent times, I mean during the heydays of the...

Sophia Training Centre Valedictorian urges peers to inspire others
Kaieteur News

  By Feona Morrison On Wednesday students of the Sophia Training Centre embarked on a new chapter in their lives, after graduating from the institution’s 31st Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Training Programme (YEST)...

Gamers throng Marriott as GT&T’s tech expo kicks off
Kaieteur News

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday commended the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Limited (GTT) on its inaugural Innov8 Summit and Expo, which brought together hundreds of technology-based businesses,...

Bank of Jamaica currency rates. Foreign Exchange rates for March 20, 2018
Jamaica Gleaner

GREEK DRACHMA 0.45901 0.46266GUATEMALA QUETZAL 17.14182 17.27816GUINEA FRANC 0.01405 0.01416GUYANA DOLLAR 0.60334 0.60813HAITI GOURDE 1.95233 1.96786HONDURAS LEMPIRA 5.36727 5.40996HONG KONG DOLLAR 16.17381...

A most unnecessary rebuff
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, United States Ambassador to Guyana, His Excellency Perry Holloway recently issued a wonderfully balanced recommendatory piece on the urgent need for the establishment of a Sovereign Wealth Fund as Guyana...

What was Colvin Heath-London doing at a PNC meeting?
Kaieteur News

In 1974, at a congress of the ruling PNC at that party’s head office in Sophia, Georgetown, the proceedings of that confabulation came to be known as the Sophia Declaration. Dr. Tyrone Ferguson’s book, “To...

Rowley speaks today at energy conference
Trinidad Guardian

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is expected to deliver the feature address at an energy conference hosted by the Ministry of Energy at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain, this morning. The conference, themed “Our...

Gaskin’s Gasp
Kaieteur News

The Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin, last Monday was reported as making some comments on the ExxonMobil contract and the reaction to its disclosure. The Minister was speaking at an oil and gas summit organised by the...

Guyana’s multi-sectoral drug demand reduction strategy lauded
Kaieteur News

The global war on drugs is an expensive undertaking costing the global economy some US$100 billion annually, according to the UK-based NGO Transform Drug Policy Foundation. Guyana’s 2018 budget by comparison is...

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