Daily Archives: January 30, 2016

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 30, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 30 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 January 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 January 2016

Income tax threshold raised by $5000

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:09 PM PST

Senior citizens of Agricola taken on outing to Splashmin’s

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:07 PM PST

Housing sector to see new developments

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:06 PM PST

Guyana has recorded no new case of the ZIKA virus

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:05 PM PST

Businesses pitch in

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:03 PM PST   Continue reading

Guyana 411- The effects of “El Nino” on Guyana – analysis and solutions

GINA logoGuyana 411- The effects of “El Nino” on Guyana – analysis and solutions

Debate: To close or not to close Wales Estate – two articles

THE CLOSURE OF WALES ESTATE

Saturday, 23rd January 2016  – Written by Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

It is only after the magnitude of the potential disaster became apparent to the public that the Government began to scramble for a plan to protect workers of Wales Estate and farmers who supply cane. The closure of Wales Sugar Estate would impoverish the 1,700 workers and their families, cane farmers and their families and all others who are sustained by the existence of Wales Estate. The Government’s plan, announced in bits and pieces and later advertised in the media, is likely to fizzle as rapidly as it was hastily concocted. Offering some workers jobs at Uitvlugt and the vague notion of a waterway to transport farmers’ canes are not enough.   Continue reading

Guyana – Government News Brief – January 29, 2016

GINA logoGuyana – Government News Brief – January 29, 2016

  1. Budget presented in National Assembly.
  2.  Zika virus – PAHO/WHO and UNICEF collaborating with Ministry of Health.
  3. Guyana;s 50th Jubilee Celebrations Events outlined for 50th Jubilee Festival.
  4. “Green Energy” Commitment by Government – Various options outlined.’
  5. Certification and training of gold miners to be implemented to reduce mining accidents.
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