-Ramjattan lambasted for saying too busy for meeting until after jubilee
The Central Corentyne and Berbice Chambers of Commerce have pilloried the government over the crime situation saying it seems “powerless, ineffectual, and out of (its) league” in addressing the upsurge in attacks across the country.
The Central Immigration and Passport Office received over 1,000 applications for passports over the previous four days due largely to the “misconception” by applicants that the fee is slated to be increased, Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Dale Alves says.
A thorough probe into the 2012 heist of 476 pounds of gold in Curacao has been urged after an audit report suggested that the initial investigation was lax in an effort to protect persons who may have been involved in the unlawful shipment.
Testimony before the Commission of Inquiry into the fatal prison unrest yesterday confirmed that the siren, which is sounded to indicate there is an emergency at the Camp Street prison, did not go off at the sighting of the first fire on March 3.
The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is maintaining its stand that local distributor, International Pharmaceutical Agency (IPA) Guyana Ltd effect an “immediate recall” of Lailac Infant Milk from the market.
Two companies that provided $74 million worth of services to the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) in 2014 and 2015 have been accused of VAT fraud and the GGB has been urged to refer the matter to the Guyana Revenue Authority for action.
The reopening of the Tower Hotel is set for May 14th.
Invitations to the event were distributed today. The establishment will now be called Tower Suites
The hotel was bought over late last year by S and S Mining Company, according to the Deeds Registry records.
Unapproved prospectors at Marudi in the Rupununi will have to remove their equipment by Sunday as part of a deal reached between miners and the authorities during a mediation exercise at Lethem last weekend.