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Daily Archives: July 30, 2016

Mixed impact of Bai Shan Lin’s closure on small loggers

Hundreds of small loggers have been left with stocks on hand and no buyer, resulting in a severe economic downturn since the closure of the Chinese company, Bai Shan Lin. Kwakwani logger, Charles Thom lamented the economic impact of the pull out of Bai Shan Lin and low sales to other buyers. “Right now dem shops struggling. The chicken farms are shutting ...

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Govt cannot provide jobs ; emphasis is on self-employment – Granger

One year on after an election campaign promise to create thousands of jobs, President David Granger said it is not government’s responsibility to do so. “There is no magic wand. The government cannot provide jobs in the government service, in the police force or the defence force,” he said on this week’s edition of ‘Public Interest.’ Noting that it is ...

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CCJ affirms GY$5 million for injuries in road accident case –

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Friday morning dismissed the appeal in Guyana Sugar Corporation v Tulsieram Dukhi, though it increased the Court of Appeal award of damages for personal injuries to G$5,743,000.00 in allowing the cross appeal in part. This appeal arose out of a road traffic accident which occurred nineteen years ago (1997) on the Ogle Airstrip Road, East ...

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