How do you dispose of your plastic bags and plastic bottles? Do you know that many plastics are not biodegradable?
In the Stabroek and Kaieteur newspapers this week, columnist/political scientist Freddie Kissoon and historian Nigel Westmaas have raised some welcome and provocative remarks on our relation to history, and specifically the tragedy of Guyana’s pasts.
Five community-based organisations have been awarded grants totalling US$20,000 under the United States (US) Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS.
“I think we need more PVC paste,” suggested President Jagdeo a little miffed he was doing the plumbing for the hotel only hours before the Rio summit was to open.
Prabhuran Lakhanran, newspaper vendor – `I don’t like that at all because gambling is not good.
The recent passage of the Gambling Prevention (Amendment) Bill, in spite of the serious reservations of religious leaders and the opposition political parties, has brought an entire series of questions about Guyana’s future to the fore.
This nation, such as it strives to be or become, indeed the whole world of nations, cry out for serious commentary, intense, informed analyses based on the study of the humanities, the philosophies and other rigid academic disciplines which human history has evolved for itself – and profound thought and conclusions which some other prolific writers seem capable of offering us.
Rezena Sukram, sales clerk – ‘I’m not satisfied with the investigation so far into the disappearance of the missing weapons because they have only found a small amount.
John Limerick The team is good at playing football but they are not scoring goals.
Dear Editor How should amounts of VAT less than a dollar be treated, should they be rounded up, down or some other treatment?
This pointedly brief piece published on this day is my own way of expressing unqualified solidarity with the Stabroek News and Sunday Stabroek in their issue with the Government regarding the latter’s withdrawal of State advertising from the two ‘papers.
VAT is imposed by section 9 of the Value-Added Tax Act 2005 on every taxable supply by a taxable person in Guyana.
Q: Why was my immigrant visa refused? What do I do now? U.S.
The first two instalments of this article examined the performance of the West Indies senior cricket team in 2006 in both Test and Limited-Over cricket.
Our entity supplies services to a company that has an agreement with the Government of Guyana under which it is exempted from all taxes.
Dear Editor, I can’t say Happy New Year (too much pressure shopping). When is comes to VAT it is clear that this tax was implemented by Government with the express purpose of collecting more money (revenue) from the Guyanese people.
What has been your experience with the Value Added Tax (VAT) so far?
It is now more or less recognized that at least as many Guyanese live outside of the country as within it.
Dear Editor, Whatever the motivation for zero rating split peas while retaining a consumer tariff on black-eye peas, the implicit associations with the ethnic usage of those products and their post VAT consumer costs should not be ignored or even discarded.
Q: Why are some people ineligible to enter the United States? There are many reasons someone might become ineligible to enter the United States.
The first installment of this article examined the performance of the senior West Indies cricket team in 2006 in both limited-over and Test Cricket.
Jim Lampley: Welcome back viewers to what must be the longest delay to a championship bout I can recall.
Zaimoon Ramjohn, fish vendor – `I am a poor woman. Everything in the shops raise.