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Where are the billions? – letter by “Joey” Jagan

Dear Editor,

In Guyana, when those in charge of our economy talk in monetary terms, they talk in millions and billions of dollars which are spent to run our dear country. The 2011 Budget allocations add up to a whopping $162 Billion Guyana dollars which is really $162,000 Million and let me spell it out in plain terms- one hundred and sixty-two thousand million dollars!!

When one talks about a billion, one has to take this figure into perspective and then realize how politicians like to have the levers of spending our money which we , the citizens work extremely hard for to provide for our families.

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