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Guyana’s Sugar: A MISMANAGED GUYSUCO

Guyana’s Sugar: A MISMANAGED GUYSUCO

Mar 30, 2018  Editorial, Kaieteur News

For the last two decades, the sugar industry was kept alive with huge subsidies. Upon taking office in May 2015, the Granger administration realized that GuySuCo was ailing. A temporary solution was to follow in the footsteps of its predecessor and continue to subsidize it with billions of dollars. The reason was that there was no easy solution to salvage the bankrupt GuySuCo.

The Jagdeo administration decided to build the Skeldon sugar factory at a cost of more than US$200 million because as Jagdeo said, the factory would lower the cost of production and make Guyana’s sugar competitive on the world market.      Continue reading

Guyana: Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates – talks begin

Guyana: Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates, shed non-core operations

Proposals to sell off a number of estates of the bankrupt state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation and shed non-core operations like drainage and health services were Saturday shared with the unions and the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC).       Continue reading

Jagdeo worried about low voter turnout

Written by Denis Scott Chabrol – Demerara Waves
Thursday, 20 October 2011 10:41
President Bharrat Jagdeo, wary of the impact that voter-apathy can have on the Peoples Progressive Party Civic’s chances of being re-elected for a fifth straight term, has warned constituents that if they do not vote, the party could lose the November 28 polls.“You matter, your vote matters. Every single vote is valuable. If we don’t cast that vote, it’s a waste. We would waste this power that we have in our hands to ensure that freedom continues in this country,” President Jagdeo told residents at Enmore village, traditionally a PPP stronghold. Continue reading
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