Dismissed garbage contractors appeal to President, private sector

Booted by the city for demanding over $300m due to them, long-serving garbage contractors Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers have pleaded their case with President David Granger and the Private Sector Commission.

The Mayor and City Council  “terminated” their contracts last week and entered into agreements with three small contractors  without engaging the procurement system or seeking the approval of the duly elected council.

City Hall announced on Monday that it along with three small contractors will commence garbage collection following the termination of the contracts which have a lifespan from 2015-2020…..

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Top CAPE performers as released by the Ministry of Education

Several candidates recorded outstanding performances at this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

Embankment road for improvement between Liliendaal, Cummings Lodge

 Geometric improvements will be carried out on the East Coast Railway Embankment Road come September for smoother traffic flow.

GRA seizes over 10,000 lbs smuggled chicken

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Muslim divorce law “unconstitutional”, rules India’s top court

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Patriots clinch playoff place

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