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Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

DDL opts out of bidding for Enmore estate

Demerara Distillers Limited, DDL, on Friday announced that after much deliberation, the company decided not to submit a bid for the Enmore Sugar Estate over its inability to find the right due diligence model. The announcement comes after the Special Purpose Unit (SPU) of the National Industrial & Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) announced that the tender for the sugar estates, ...

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Govt provides sketchy info about companies interested in buying state-owned sugar estates ; DDL did not bid

The Special Purpose Unit of the Guyana government’s holding company for government assets on Friday released the names of the five companies that have bid to buy out the four estates of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), but did not disclose the details of the entities. A senior official of Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) did not tender for Enmore ...

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Some Joint Services members couldn’t vote in Local Government Elections; to vote on Nov 12

A number of members of Guyana’s State security services were Friday unable to vote because their names were not on the voters’ list where they were stationed, but the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) said provisions would be made for them to cast their ballots with the rest of the population on November 12. “I’ll be doing a coordinating meeting with ...

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Town Clerk comes under spotlight for multi-million dollar City works without contracts

Town Clerk Royston King was Friday upbraided for merely having verbal agreements with a number of private contracting companies instead of written contracts for multi-million dollar works Among them is a deal with XL Engineering or GYD$150 million on the basis of a verbal agreement, he told the Commission of Inquiry into operations of the Mayor and City Council, among himself, ...

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