UK-based firm hired by gov’t for tourism marketing

A US$95,000 contract to a UK-based tourism marketing consultancy is among nine multi-million dollar contract awards that received no objection by Cabinet last week.

The contract awarded to Acorn Tourism Consulting Limited is for the procurement of digital marketing services on behalf of the Ministry of Business, State Minister Joseph Harmon told a post-Cabinet press briefing last Friday.

Harmon also announced the award of a US $77,000 contract under the Ministry of Public Security to Anatol Institute of Research and Social Sciences. This contract will allow for the conduct of community needs and assets assessments as well as the development of community safety plans.

Additionally, a contract valued $25,790,000 was awarded to KD Enterprise for the procurement of two ventilators for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

Under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, a contract in the sum of $17,593,500 has been awarded to Starr Computers Incorporated for the procurement of resource kits for the Hinterland Employment Youth Services (HEYS) Programme.

Meanwhile, four contracts were awarded under the Ministry of Communities for the construction of a heavy-duty greenheart bridges in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni). These bridges will be constructed at Yawong, Kawa, Tusenen and Maiparu. The contracts have been awarded to J and R General Construction Service ($17,800,320), Handel Garnett Construction Firm ($24,931,100), Salim Yusuf Contacting Services ($24,650,240) and J and R Construction Service ($18,101,320).

Lastly, a contract in the sum of $21,000,000 was awarded under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure to J.R Ranch Incorporated for emergency repairs to the Hunt Oil stretch of road along the Annai to Lethem corridor.


Woman knifed to death by ex in Mahaica murder-suicide

A young mother of two was yesterday morning stabbed to death at Belmont, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, by her estranged husband, who later ingested a poisonous substance and succumbed.

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Jagdeo warns of more private charges against gov’t

With PPP/C parliamentarians filing private criminal charges against two government ministers, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday warned that it was just the beginning and also dared the APNU+AFC administration to bring criminal charges against him for his actions while he served as president.

Oldendorff Carriers winding up operations in Guyana

Oldendorff Carriers, the German-based transshipment company used by Rusal for exporting bauxite from Guyana, has announced that it is “winding up” its operations here due to United States sanctions against the Russian aluminium producer.

Refunding of Dynamic passengers to begin May 2nd

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) yesterday announced that refunding of passengers who were left in the lurch by Dynamic International Airways will begin on May 2nd.

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