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Guyana Lowers Growth Projection for 2012, Citing Sugar Contraction

 Above: Amaila Falls in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has revised its 2012 growth projection downward from 4.1 percent to 3.8 percent, according to Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh. The revision was a result of the country’s sugar …

Guyana Signs Financing Deals With European Union on Hydro Power, Sugar

 Above: Guyanese and EU officials By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and the European Union signed tow financing agreements Friday to fund a micro-hydropower system and accompanying measures to the sugar sector. The total cost of the micro-hydropower system, which …

Guyana’s Gold Sector Continues Growth

 Above: Gold mining in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s mining and quarrying sector grew by 19.2 percent in 2011, with a 17.7 percent increase in raw gold declarations, according to a government report. That was the highest level …

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 Above: Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan and Guyanese President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and China signed a pair of agreements totaling $6.5 million today during visit by Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan to the …

 Above: the Chiung waterfall in Guyana (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union has approved the development of a Micro-Hydropower system near Guyana’s Chiung River. The EU Delegation to Guyana has dispatched the project to Guyanese Finance …

 Above: Parliament in Guyana (Photo: Guyana) Guyana has spent $92 million on improvements to its healthcare and electricity sectors in the first half of 2011, Finance Minister Ashni Singh announced yesterday. The government is working on improving the health infrastructure …

 China’s Assistant Commerce Minister, Li Rongcan and Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett Guyana and China signed agreements yesterday on a series of projects, including transportation, health care and cultural-related initiatives. Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Finance Minister Ashni Singh and …