Daily Archives: December 9, 2017

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – December 2017

Guyanese Online has created a website for Cuso International – Guyana.

cuso-logoThe website  highlights the past an present projects of Cuso in Guyana. It also advertises the requirement for volunteers in present and future projects. Here is the List of entries on the Cuso Guyana site:  https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – December 2017

  Click entries below to view them on the website  

********    

Policy-Legislation Advisor |Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Jan – Mar 2018

******** 

Website Advisor (E-Volunteer)  |Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 3 Months | Start Date between Nov 2017– Jan 2018

 ********

Data Collection And Interpretation Specialist  | Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Nov 2017- Jan 2018

********

Note: View previous advertisements on the Cuso International – Guyana website

The Linden Fund USA 2018 Calendar Available Now

DOWNLOAD: 2018 LFU Calendar promo flyer

Guyana: “Come off of our laurels” and build partnerships for local content- Finance Minister

“Come off of our laurels” and build partnerships for local content- Finance Minister; justifies Chinese companies winning contracts

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan (left), railed against the sale of bottled Jamaican water at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and at the same time defended the hiring of Chinese companies to point out that Guyanese are not doing enough to take advantage of business opportunities but still complain.       Continue reading

Taxation, Economic Globalization and the Caribbean – By David Jessop

Commentary: The View from Europe: Taxation, economic globalisation and the Caribbean
By David Jessop

David Jessop

No one likes to pay taxes. Despite this, there is widespread recognition that their imposition is necessary if citizens are to be provided with social services such as education, health care and pensions.

For most Caribbean countries taxation is problematic. Small populations, relatively low levels of economic activity, high levels of debt, weak administration, and severe and costly challenges, such as that posed by climate change, mean that the domestic tax base in much of the region is unlikely ever to cover the cost of all recurrent and capital expenditure.      Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: