You Are Here: Home » Politics

Three dead following horrific Mahaicony accident ...

Read more

Tobacco Control Bill passed: $200K fine, imprisonment for transgressions, $9M for corporate breaches

The Control Bill 2017 was passed by the National Assembly Thursday evening after a lengthy debate, by both sides of the House, of over six hours. The legislation will be enforced by the application of several penalties in the form of fines and prison sentences for ‘certain transgressions’. These range from a fine of $200,000 dollars for persons who breach the new regulations, along with 6 months imprisonmen ...

Read more

2018 BUDGET PREPARATION BEGIN: Less than half 2017 budget expended due to ineffective management and poor monitoring – Min. Jordan

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan reminded heads of budget agencies that in preparing Budget 2018 they must be cognizant of the government’s vision. The Minister made the charge at the Budget 2018 preparation and sensitisation session at the Marriot Hotel, Kingston on Monday (July 24). The Finance Minister also stated that the preparation of the 2018 National Budget is a “time for serious reflection on pas ...

Read more

© 2016 Capitol News Guyana

Scroll to top