Daily Archives: 02/13/2021

Guyana Budget 2021: Gov’t projecting 20.9% growth in GDP this year

– G$383.1b budget announced

Dr Ashni Singh making his presentation of the estimates of expenditure for 2021.
Dr Ashni Singh – Budget Presentation 2021.

Minister with responsibility for Finance, Dr Ashni Singh says that Guyana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) this year is expected to grow by 20.9%.

GDP growth last year was 43.5%. The robust growth figures for both years is attributable to the oil and gas economy.      Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Love bloomed out of a Garbage Clean-Up Campaign – by Francis Quamina Farrier

– by Francis Quamina Farrier

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, and in keeping with the spirit of LOVE, let me relate the story of a Love that blossomed right out of a garbage Clean-Up exercise in Georgetown! That may not sound as the most romantic start of an article for Valentine’s Day.

Nonetheless, it is a True Story of Young Love which came to be, because of a garbage clean-up exercise by a group of public spirited Young People in Georgetown. The group, Guyana Shines/Youths for Guyana, is very active in helping to Keep the City Clean.      Continue reading

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