Daily Archives: Saturday, 30 July 2016, 21:08

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

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 July 2016, 19:48 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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Rainstorm lashes East Bank Demerara, damage GPL power station

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 July 2016, 21:08 by Denis Chabrol A terrible rainstorm struck parts of the East Bank Demerara including Garden of Eden where the roof of the Guyana Power and Light’s generation station was damaged. The power company said the roof and other parts of the building were damaged as a result of high winds at about ...

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

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 July 2016, 14:32 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 July 2016, 14:11 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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