New top cop

The new Police Commissioner (ag) Seelall Persaud moved into his new office on Tuesday. He succeeds retired commissioner Leroy Brumell and was previously the Crime Chief. Persaud takes on this new portfolio at a time when the police are struggling to make breakthroughs in crime cases and win the confidence of members of the public. In this photograph Persaud poses for reporters following a farewell parade on Wednesday for Assistant Commissioner of Police, George Vyphuis who now heads into retirement.

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Under construction

  Under construction: Work ongoing on the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court after the old wooden structure was demolished in February of this year.

Wakapao, Pomeroon River residents during the meeting with Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock and team (GINA photo)

Ministerial team visits Pomeroon

Several hinterland communities in the Pomeroon River, Region Two were visited by Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock and his team on July 20-21, GINA said.

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Preliminary Report on Drop-In Centre fire handed over

The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) to probe the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State,  Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel Windee Algernon.

Chief Executive Officer of NAREI, Dr. Oudho Homenauth (second from right) presents a copy of the contract to the contractor S&K Construction Services. Also in the picture are head of the Mangroves Department Kene Moseley and NAREI's Engineer Luandra Jack. (Ministry of Agriculture photo)

$21.5M contracts inked for river defence

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) on Wednesday inked two contracts totaling $21.5M with S&K Construction Services to improve river defence on the coastland, a release from the Ministry of Agriculture said.

This MPI photo shows Patterson (right) and others inspecting brochures.

Procurement symposium

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure’s (MPI)  Procurement Symposium for new entrants/contractors kicked off this morning at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Liliendaal.

Community Coordinator, Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Neilson McKenzie, Deputy Mayor, Sherod Duncan, Councillor Alfred Mentore, Councillor Phillip Smith and Councillor Akeem Peter assessing the drainage at Bel Air Park (GINA photo)

Drainage issue in Campbellville to be addressed

Residents in Campbellville, Georgetown will soon be relieved of drainage problems as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure is currently working along with the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) to address this issue, GINA said.

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