IDB Invest, GBTI partner to expand Guyana’s trade and investment hub

IDB Invest, the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has incorporated the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) into its...

Extra-budgetary $2.6B COVID-19 relief sustainable-Dr. Singh 

While President Irfaan Ali’s recent announcement of $2.6B in COVID-19 relief is not catered for in the 2021 budget or previous supplementaries, Senior Finance...

CDB President says Bank needs to double financing to help Region achieve Sustainable Development...

Newly installed President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Gene Leon, says the Bank’s current size may need to be revisited if it...

Human Services Ministry launches $15,000 Child Care Subsidy for essential workers

As a way of giving back to persons who are working above and beyond the call of duty, the Ministry of Human Services and...

World Bank approves US$6M in financing for COVID-19 response, vaccines in Guyana

The World Bank today approved US$6 million in additional financing for the Guyana COVID-19 Emergency Response Project to support affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines...

Finance Minister instructs NIS to clear backlog of contributions not credited to accounts

Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh has instructed management at the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) to clear its backlog of contributions not credited to the...

GRA netted over $800B in taxes in 4 years due to closure of loopholes

In the last four years, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been able to rake in over $800B in taxes. In 2017, the tax...

Urgent action needed to address enormous education crisis in Latin America, Caribbean region –...

The unprecedented education crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic requires immediate action to mitigate and reverse learning losses, according to a new World...

Record number of wells to be drilled in Stabroek Block this year- Rystad Energy

Even though Guyana’s leading offshore explorer, ExxonMobil, was off to a disappointing start this year, as it misfired on the Canje block’s wildcat called...

Guyana uses a mere 2% of US$21M loan from IDB for renewable projects

Even as Guyana continues its regulatory and legislative preparation for the efficient management of the oil sector, policy leaders across the board have always...

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