Daily Archives: Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 17:56

Lusignan prison riot sparked off by poor food, conditions; injured prisoners identified

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 17:58 by Denis Chabrol The unrest at the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara might have been triggered by poor quality food and general conditions at that penal facility, if the complaints by inmates are anything to go by. In a statement issued by the Ministry of Public Security, several areas of the Holding ...

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Govt exploring all options to block increase in Berbice Bridge tolls…”there will be no fare increases to the people of Berbice”- Patterson

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 14:25 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government would be seeking legal advice to block increases in the Berbice Bridge tolls including having the Ministry of Public Security declare the thoroughfare a public good, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson said Tuesday. “I want to ensure the entire Berbice that we would do everything ...

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Updated: Steep increase in Berbice Bridge tolls

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 12:06 by Denis Chabrol The Berbice Bridge Company¬† on Tuesday announced increased tolls from November 12, 2018 after refusing government’s offer to service the bridge pontoons. The decision to hike the tolls, according to the company, was done based on legal advice from the law firm of Cameron and Shepherd whose principals include ...

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No special favours for oil and gas businesses- Head of Energy Department

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:10 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government Monday night ruled out granting “special favours” to oil and gas companies and assured investors that the David Granger-led administration was not corrupt. Addressing a 50-member trade and investment delegation from the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Head of the Ministry of the Presidency’s Department ...

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