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Daily Archives: November 23, 2018

Garbage collection companies park trucks due to GYD$160 million City Hall debt

The newly-elected Councillors of Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, on Friday appeared set to be saddled with some garbage and a GYD$160 million debt to two waste collection companies. Acting Town Clerk, Sharon Harry-Munroe told reporters the City’s treasury is broke and could not pay Cevon’s Waste Management Inc. and Puran Brothers Disposal Inc. She said now that Cevon’s and Purans have ...

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PPP’s no-confidence motion is “a joke”; to be debated after 2019 budget – Greenidge, Nagamootoo

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-sponsored no-confidence motion against the Guyana government would be debated after the passage of the 2019 National Budget and estimates of expenditure, top government officials said Friday. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said the motion, submitted by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, could be debated after the 15th or 16th of December “or perhaps later.” The Prime ...

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Guyana, Ghana sign air services agreement; experts explore stimulating passenger, airline interest

Guyana and Ghana on Friday signed a bilateral air services agreement that could pave the way for direct flights between Africa and South America once the two countries make the routes  sufficiently attractive for low-cost airlines to get passengers. If direct flights begin between the two continents, the journey would be reduced to eight hours from almost 38 hours via the ...

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