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Guyana: Do celebrate, if you are 60 Years or older- by Francis Quamina Farrier

– by Francis Quamina Farrier
On October 1, most countries around the world, including Guyana, will be observing International Day of Older Persons. This special day which was established by the United Nations in 1991, has been set aside to focus on the world’s increasing population of Older Persons, and to honour them for the work which they have done during their more productive years. 
At this time, there are approximately 700 million Persons who are sixty years and older around the world, according to a Untied Nations disclosure. With such information, some smart and astute Politicians who are running for office, recognize the wisdom in going the extra mile to ensure that Elders are shown respect, which they realize will certainly transfer into VOTES for them.

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GUYANA – Latest News – 02 September 2015

GUYANA- Latest News – 02 September 2015- Kaieteur News

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Government still to be paid in full for GT&T shares

OCTOBER 2, 2015 | …Hong Kong buyer has US$5M outstanding …The Guyana Government is still to be paid in full for the 20 per cent shares it once owned in the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T and which was managed by the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL). Those shares were sold by NICIL to Datang Telecom […]

Government emergency fund almost empty

OCTOBER 2, 2015 |  ..a result of three years of unapproved PPP advances… The Contingencies Fund, an account set aside under the laws of Guyana for the Minister of Finance to tap into in case of emergencies, is currently at a critical stage with limited funds available to the current administration, should an urgent situation arise. Auditor General Deodat […]    Continue reading

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