– Mayor says contract kept private for fear investment would be stolen
The city of Georgetown will have a functioning parking meter system as of September 1, 2016. This is according to Mayor Patricia Chase-Green who at a press conference yesterday told reporters that the council, under her direction, took a deliberate decision not to share the contract between the city and National Parking Systems/Smart City Solutions (NPS/SCS) as it is a “private document of the administration”.
British High Commissioner Greg Quinn has called for more support and assistance for abused women and children here even as he urged the country’s citizenry to speak out when they become aware of such acts.
Hansel Andre Lewis, alias ‘Smiley,’ of John Lewis Street, Angoy’s Avenue in New Amsterdam, Berbice, was found guilty yesterday of attempted murder over the wounding of Chris Burrowes, called ‘Boonee’, during the early hours of New Year’s Day 2013.
– 16 around country for rehab
Residents of Diamond, East Bank Demerara, and surrounding areas can now feel a slight relief as the well, that has been giving problems, has been temporarily fixed and CEO of GWI Richard Van West-Charles said that by the end of the year the area should be equipped with another well.
Elated that his years of contribution to the arts in Guyana have resulted in national recognition, illustrator and graphic artist Barrington Braithwaite is continuing to press for proper legislation for the industry so that artists can benefit.