Surmounting the challenge of money laundering

(Conclusion) Due diligence In the first part of this article, an effort was made to discuss some of the things that often lead to charges of non-compliance with globally accepted anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism standards. 

Converting the Caribbean single market into an asset

Conclusion   Never easy Given the experience and frustrations over the years, many in the Caribbean are surprised that Caricom was able to see 43 years and seemed poised to, and capable of, reaching its golden jubilee in seven years.

Understanding the transport industry in Guyana

Part 3 Movement of people and goods The previous sections of this article have sought to show that the road transport market is multidimensional and carries different risks for each income-generating sector of the market.

Small businesses in Guyana

Contribution While small businesses may not generate as much money as large corporations, they are a critical component of, and a major contributor to, the strength of local economies.

Beasts of burden

Minimum role Over the past three weeks, this writer looked at the challenges of revenue collection in Guyana.

The revenue challenge

(Conclusion) Properly and effectively In the second part of this article, this writer observed that revenue collection was not at its optimal position.

The revenue challenge Part II

Functions The tax structure is used to collect the revenues that the government utilizes in its programmes, and is a function of the historical experience of the country.

That ministerial salary increase

Public Outcry Ever since it was discovered that the new administration had increased the salaries of its ministers and parliamentarians, there has been a public outcry and groundswell of criticism for taking the action.

Stimulating the economy

Early concerns The early concerns that the Guyana economy has slowed down and that the growth for 2015 would at best be sluggish remain valid even after a round of salary increases.