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GRA’s GRA uncovers racket at its Timehri operations
22 Mar

GRA’s GRA uncovers racket at its Timehri operations

Georgetown, Tuesday, March 22, 2016: The Guyana Revenue Authority has uncovered a revenue leakage racket at its branch at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Timehri involving several customs officers who are being investigated for their role in a scheme to defraud the Authority of millions of state revenues. Investigations into the scheme are ongoing since the matter appears to date back...
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Guyana benefits from US$50M loan from India for construction of East Bank-East Coast Road Linkage Project:
17 Mar

Guyana benefits from US$50M loan from India for construction of East Bank-East Coast Road Linkage Project:

Commuters traversing the East Coast/East Bank corridor will soon experience less congestion on the roadways, avoid traffic jams and see their travel time significantly reduced.   Minister of Finance, Hon. Winston Jordan today inked a loan of US$50 million with Export-Import Bank of India for the construction of a 20km bypass road from Ogle, on the East Coast Demerara to Great Diamond, on...
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Ms Teixeira misrepresented the Finance Minister’s position on the Amaila project
24 Feb

Ms Teixeira misrepresented the Finance Minister’s position on the Amaila project

Letter to the Editor (Stabroek News) Dear Editor, The Minister of Finance notes with concern an article carried in Monday’s edition of Stabroek News captioned `PPP complains to Norway over `undermining’ of forest partnership,’ which cites a letter from PPP Member of Parliament Gail Teixeira to Per Fredrik Pharo, Director of Norway’s International Climate and Forest...
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Basic Needs Trust Fund receives CDB grant of $US267, 000. to upgrade roads in Samatta Point and Fyrish: contracts awarded for works to begin, more than 2500 residents to benefit.
19 Feb

Basic Needs Trust Fund receives CDB grant of $US267, 000. to upgrade roads in Samatta Point and Fyrish: contracts awarded for works to begin, more than 2500 residents to benefit.

The Government through Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) on Wednesday awarded contracts to Courtney Benn Contracting Services Limited and N. Lachman Business Establishment and Civil Works for the rehabilitation of a bridge and the upgrade of roads in Samatta Point and Fyrish. The contracts totalling more than $US267, 000. was provided by a grant from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Critical...
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