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Unemployment is on the rise and the level of frustration among the youth is soaring. The SLDB recognizes the struggle of the youth, who have the idea but no collateral. This is the driving force behind the Youth Enterprise Development Fund. The YEEF is a source of startup equity for young entrepreneurs who meet the …
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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Earlier this week it was reported that Omar Robinson, president of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), expressed that Airbnb operators should be asked to pay hotel accommodation tax. The statement from the JHTA president has sparked intense debate among not just tourism professionals but the general public and some of ...

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(I NEWS GUYANA) Justice was served to three victims on Wednesday morning, after their attacker, who made them subjects to sexual assault, was sentenced to 62 years in prison for the heinous acts committed in the years 2012, 2013 and 2016. Twenty-two-year-old Leon Jordan of Lot 102 Front Street, Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara (WCD) ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — Canadian-owned Guyana Goldfields announced today that work at its Aurora mine has resumed. Operations were shut down on Wednesday due to industrial unrest. The company said employees are starting to return to work in a phased approach to ensure orderliness and full production is anticipated to resume shortly. As a result ...

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This opinion article, written by Nancy Bishop, aunt of Amber Guyger, appeared originally in The Dallas Morning News For 10 months people have demonized and vilified my niece Amber Guyger, a former Dallas police officer who was indicted in the murder of Botham Jean. Recently, Njoki McElroy, director of the Oral Fixation storytelling series, went ...

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