The authorities need to do much more about corruption as the entire country is at risk of being marginalised by the international economic community for failure to uphold its own laws, Sunday Stabroek business columnist Rawle Lucas says.
Chairman of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Rawle Lucas says the system of granting tax concessions will be reviewed and he believes that granting incentives to large foreign companies as opposed to local firms, would be more beneficial to the country.
Nineteen Community Development Councils (CDCs) in Mahaica-Berbice and East Berbice-Corentyne, yesterday received letters of approval for small grants under the Government of Guyana’s community development project, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said.
Guyana does not have the passenger numbers or infrastructure to develop into a regional hub for air traffic in the foreseeable future, according to an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)-funded report done for the Union of South American States (UNASUR).
Local testing for the mosquito-borne Zika virus is expected to begin soon upon the return of two technologists who would have undergone training at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad.
-dozens of children waiting for admission to school
There must be a change in public attitudes towards children suffering from autism and while a number of those with the disorder are receiving held from the Step by Step Foundation there are many more on the waiting list.
Although all technical mechanisms are in place to facilitate transmission from the Region 10 Television Station, wrangling between the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) and the Board of Trustees of Region 10 Broadcasting Inc.
Chairman of the Board of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) Hamilton Green on Thursday said that no official from the agency will be fired but that everyone had pledged to work in harmony for the betterment of the housing sector.