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Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

Berbice Bridge Company asks govt for 19-year extension of concession to avoid massive toll increases

The Berbice Bridge Company Inc. (BBCI) wants government to extend its concession by another 19 years to avoid a 400 percent increase in tolls from November 12. In a letter dated November 2, 2018 to Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson, the Finance Controller/Corporate Secretary of the Berbice Bridge Company  Stephen Rambajan indicated that much would depend on the outcome ...

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39.7 percent of Disciplined Forces voted in Local Govt Elections; mixed reactions from parties

Only 39.7 percent of the 7,917 police, soldiers and prison guards, who were listed to vote last Friday in Local Government Elections (LGE) , actually voted, a senior official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) said. Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield said of the 4,693 members of the Guyana Police Force on the Disciplined Services voters’ list, only 1,938 cast ...

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