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Daily Archives: October 16, 2018

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

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 in our powers to ensure that this burdensome toll is not ...

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Updated: Steep increase in Berbice Bridge tolls

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 Attorney-at-Law, Ralph Ramkarran. The Berbice Bridge Company said the actual cost ...

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

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 of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe cited the need for predictability as ...

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