PopMuse: Guyana News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Guyana’s debt to foreign reserves ratio higher than most countries in hemisphere – IMF https://guyanatimesgy.com/guyanas-debt-to-foreign-reserves-ratio-higher-than-most-countries-in-hemisphere-imf/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/guyanas-debt-to-foreign-reserves-ratio-higher-than-most-countries-in-hemisphere-imf/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:05:07 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times A recent report conducted and released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) shows that compared with most countries in the Region, Guyana’s external debt to foreign reserves ratio is among the highest. The IMF report in question is the Regional Economic Outlook of 2019 for the Western Hemisphere. While the report notes that Guyana’s economy […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ PPP to resume protests if President delays – Jagdeo https://guyanatimesgy.com/ppp-to-resume-protest-if-president-delays-dissolution-of-parliament-jagdeo/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/ppp-to-resume-protest-if-president-delays-dissolution-of-parliament-jagdeo/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:04:11 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Dissolution of Parliament The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has threatened to resume protest actions if President David Granger does not dissolve Parliament come next month. Having already set March 2, 2020 as the date for the much anticipated General and Regional Elections and issuing the election proclamation, pressure has been mounting on the caretaker […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Guyanese will be involved in constitutional reform – Ali https://guyanatimesgy.com/guyanese-will-be-involved-in-constitutional-reform-ali/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/guyanese-will-be-involved-in-constitutional-reform-ali/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:03:36 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Contending that constitutional reform is not a one-man show or a “room party”, Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Dr Irfaan Ali said that this process must be led by and in the interest of the Guyanese people. Speaking on a local radio programme “The Political Show” recently, Dr Ali said he supports […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Companies obligated to have mitigating oil spills high on agenda – insurance executive https://guyanatimesgy.com/companies-obligated-to-have-mitigating-oil-spills-high-on-agenda-insurance-executive/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/companies-obligated-to-have-mitigating-oil-spills-high-on-agenda-insurance-executive/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:02:10 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times …Govt has a duty to scrutinise Companies currently drilling for oil in Guyana have an obligation to ensure that mitigating oil spills is high on their agenda, while Government has a duty to scrutinise these plans. This view was expressed by Mark Kabierschke, the energy industry’s regional leader for Latin America at multinational insurance company, […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Govt preaching, not practising sustainable agriculture – farmers https://guyanatimesgy.com/govt-preaching-not-practising-sustainable-agriculture-farmers/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/govt-preaching-not-practising-sustainable-agriculture-farmers/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:01:12 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times By Andrew Carmichael Agriculture Month, which is observed during the month of October annually, seeks to encourage Guyanese to explore their connection to the agriculture industry and to recognise the contributions agriculture makes to the community. This year, Agriculture Month was observed under the theme “Sustainable agriculture for ensuring food safety in a green economy”. […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Protecting… https://guyanatimesgy.com/protecting-2/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/protecting-2/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:55:09 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times …small businesses Even without oil in sight, Chinese were starting to enter the supermarket business in Guyana. Early on, your Eyewitness had raised red flags about the phenomenon: he’d been in Suriname and seen that within a decade of their entry into that trade there, they’d displaced locals, and were running 90% of supermarkets by […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Political interest above national interest https://guyanatimesgy.com/political-interest-above-national-interest/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/political-interest-above-national-interest/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:50:34 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times The issue regarding the constant power outages across Guyana and their huge negative impact on both individuals and businesses is once again dominating the headlines. In spite of assurances from the power company’s new Chief Executive Officer that blackouts would be a thing of the past, over the past couple of days, prolonged periods of […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ RDC administrates, not the REO https://guyanatimesgy.com/rdc-administrates-not-the-reo/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/rdc-administrates-not-the-reo/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:10:13 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Dear Editor, The PNC have now demonstrated that they will stop at nothing to usurp total control of the whole strata of Government: be it Central, Regional or the Local Democratic Organs. The Coalition’s brand of local democratic empowerment is to gain ‘absolute’ power over these organs by any means possible. It is Machiavellian politics, […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ GECOM’s double role https://guyanatimesgy.com/gecoms-double-role/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/gecoms-double-role/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:05:30 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Dear Editor, From all appearances, the discussion regarding GECOM and its true role in society will not go away, and I make this remark on the sole fact that there is a deliberate plan on stream to derail the democratic process as it relates to the conduct of elections. The role GECOM has to play […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Granger’s numerical skills https://guyanatimesgy.com/grangers-numerical-skills/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/grangers-numerical-skills/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:00:32 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Dear Editor, President Granger must be recognized for his numerical skills. From the inception of his presidency David Granger has demonstrated his great ability with numbers and more than once has revealed his numbers-based policies and/ or initiatives. Coming readily to mind, one thinks of the President’s 5 B’s initiative, aimed at improving the wellbeing […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/