$780 million contract signed for restoration of City Hall

The exchange of documents (City Hall photo)
The exchange of documents (City Hall photo)

After decades of prevarication and neglect, restoration works on the iconic City Hall structure in Georgetown will finally get underway with the signing of a $780 million contract The ceremony was held in the compound of City Hall and saw Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall along with the Minister within the ministry, Anand Persaud, signing the contract for the restorative works.

Agri Ministry says ‘no mischief afoot’ in steel pile retendering

Following questions raised concerning the controversial  retendering of a contract for steel some three times, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) yesterday said that the decision was made because the increase in global prices for the metal far surpassed its budgetary allocation and it insists that there was “no mischief afoot” in its decision.

Only 104 J&J shots administered so far – Anthony

The use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been minimal since its arrival according to Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony who also noted that Guyana has not had any issue with the expiration of COVID-19 shots here.

Global energy firm plans big solar plant in Jamaica

(Jamaica Gleaner) Europe-based global clean energy firm MPC Energy Solutions, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway, is reporting that it has leased several acres of land in Jamaica as part of a major project to develop a 72.5-megawatt, MW, solar power plant here.