The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Inc is continuing its campaign to bring defaulters on electricity payments to justice and recently won judgement in three cases brought before Commercial Court Judge BS Roy.
This newspaper has published several articles on the delinquency of employers in the matter of remitting employee National Insurance Scheme (NIS) contributions.
Four days after the 16% Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced a range of questionable practices continued amid widespread uncertainty and frustration among consumers and the head of the Georgetown Chamber acknowledged that there was confusion.
Dear Editor, I refer to Mr F. Skinner’s letter captioned “Burnham’s socialist policies created hardships for all.” (06.11.23).
Dear Editor, Several prominent Guyanese are heading for India for this weekend’s conference on Indians in the Diaspora in New Delhi.
Dear Editor, One columnist wrote that he was operating outside the Ministry’s code when he used corporal punishment (CP).
Dear Editor, Dr Ian McDonald’s Sunday column captioned “One of life’s great questions” (06.11.05) refers.
Dear Editor, I am a Guyanese by birth and was issued with a National ID Card.
Dear Editor, It is really painful to see and smell various parts of the city.
Dear Editor, It is noted that in your article of January 1, 2007 captioned “Glarey gets wheelchairs, supplies” (on page 14 of your newspaper) it was reported that a wheelchair was donated by Gafoors and a wheelchair and some foodstuff by the Ministry of Human Services.
Dear Editor, I have noticed the confusion (that most predicted) with the implementation of the Value Added Tax on January 1, 2007.
Dear Editor, It is now the third (3rd) day of 2007, which means it’s Guyana’s third day as a beneficiary or victim of VAT, depending on your perspective.
Dear Editor, The introduction of the VAT has seen businesses stooping to an all-time low.
Dear Editor, In response to the letter captioned “Members of this Water Users Association were not democratically elected” (07.01.03), we firstly will put this aspect of the national drainage and irrigation programme in perspective so that public opinion will be properly informed.
Horse racing has been on the rise again locally and although there has been a number of improvements in racing facilities countrywide there still has been evidence of bad management and poor track administration at most meets.
Central American and Caribbean Games’ ladies gold medallist and local squash `Queen’ Nicolette Fernandes and Kenya-based track athlete Cleveland `The Little Kenyan’ Forde are prime candidates for the 2006 Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year awards respectively.
The Region Three Regional Administration Office said rehabilitation works on the Windsor Forest Community Centre are complete.
The Queenstown, Essequibo Coast Community-Based Rehabilitation Centre is working to build its membership so that all of the region’s differently-abled persons can be accommodated.
The mini-bus operators plying the Georgetown to Mahdia route have stopped operating their vehicles to protest the hike in the bridge-crossing fee due to the newly implemented Value Added Tax (VAT).
The controversial parking lot outside the Celina Atlantic resort, Kitty has received further attention from the Guyana Police force’s traffic department following a recent embarrassing lapse and now the entire area has been yellow-lined and a more prominent no-parking sign has been painted on.
Town Clerk Beulah Williams on Wednesday met with senior officers to discuss issues affecting the administration’s performance and some of its plans to ensure that public health standards are maintained during the Cricket World Cup (CWC).
The 20 BMW vehicles being purchased by government for use during the upcoming Rio Summit and during the Cricket World Cup super eight matches are expected here by next month end.
The bill being laid in parliament on Thursday to authorise casino gambling provides for a gaming authority and “no more than three casino premises licences” in any region and the main opposition PNCR-1G yesterday signalled it would strenuously oppose the legislation.
The threatened city strike action has been put on the back burner since Guyana Labour Union General Secretary Carvil Duncan is now waiting to see if the Georgetown municipality will ‘stump up’ the second half of its last year’s debt to workers.