– 30 staff to be severed, will import paper for box production
The local paper and paper container manufacturing company Caribbean Container Inc (CCI) has announced that with effect from the end of June it will be suspending the operations of its Paper Recycling Plant and reverting immediately to imported paper as the primary raw material for its box manufacturing facility.
– King says after heavy afternoon showers cause flooding
In a bid to minimize inundation from heavy rain, the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has so far spent over $120 million on ensuring that drains and canals are properly cleaned, Town Clerk Royston King said yesterday.
The six former Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) members, including two opposition parliamentarians, who were charged with failing to record entries for funds amounting to over $250 million in the agency’s general ledger, were yesterday allowed to plead to the charges.
President David Granger on Wednes-day said that he is actively looking at ways to have some of the female juveniles offenders being held at the New Opportunity Corps (NOC) on the Essequibo coast reunited with their families.
Patricia Amanda Ronald, the woman whose partially decomposed body was found on a dam at Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara (WCD) during last week, died from drowning, according to the results of an autopsy.
With over 80 persons from both the public and private sectors responding to the National Procurement and Tender Administration’s (NPTA) call for additional evaluators of government contracts, the agency yesterday announced that payment will be upped from $3000 per contract.