Central government remained optimistic yesterday about a renegotiation of the terms for the suspended metered parking project, while contractor Smart City Solutions (SCS) has already fired 60 wardens who had been hired for enforcement.
The Bank of Guyana (BoG) yesterday accused the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) of misleading the public on the effective purchasing rate for the US dollar, while also blaming exporters for negatively affecting currency supply by hoarding foreign currency.
While government yesterday said that it was awaiting input from the opposition on finalizing a code of conduct for government ministers, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo dismissed the proposals as “crap.”
“I am not going to treat it with any respect.
While the two University of Guyana unions yesterday continued to protest for the start of negotiations on workers’ salaries and benefits, Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith has maintained that he cannot act without a decision by the University Council.
A police officer and two employees of the Ivor Bunbury Furniture Store were yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with trafficking almost a pound of cocaine found at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).
With concerns mounting over the availability of United States dollars, Dynamic Airways, which flies to New York, yesterday began asking customers to bring their own US currency to purchase tickets or they would have to pay at a calculated rate of $250 to US$1.
A Black Bush Polder, Corentyne man was yesterday remanded over the murder of his teenaged brother last Sunday night.
Gopaul Sewsankar, also known as ‘Romel’, 23, of Lot 85 Yakusari North, Black Bush Polder appeared in the Whim Magistrate’s Court and was not required to plead to the indictable charge.