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Daily Archives: July 24, 2015

Patch-work for water damaged roads to continue throughout rainy period

Patch work for water damaged roads to continue throughout rainy period Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, says patch-works on flood-damaged roads across the low-coastal plain are to continue for the duration of the current period of rains, after which permanent repair work will be carried out.   Heavy showers coupled with flood waters damaged sections of several roads in and ...

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New GPC’s latest US$6m contract under legal review as Health Ministry addresses sole-sourcing

by Zena Henry The latest contract signed between the Government of Guyana and the New Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (GPC) has been sent to Attorney General Basil Williams for legal review. That has occurred as the Health Ministry moves ahead to erase the previous sole-sourcing apparatus that has afforded the pharmaceutical company intense edge over its competitors. Health Minister George Norton ...

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Caribbean govts notified about rumbling undersea volcano off Grenada

Caribbean governments have been informed of increased activity at the Kick em’ Jenny underwater volcano, but scientists say there is no immediate need to worry  that a potentially deadly sea wave called a tsunami may be triggered by an eruption. The Seismic Research Centre(SRC) at Trinidad’s St. Augustine Campus states that “The UWI-SRC wishes to advise that at this time ...

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