Daily Archives: Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 23:10

Courtney Benn Construction sued for GYD$347 million over St. Rose’s High School’s reconstruction

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 23:10 by Denis Chabrol Courtney Benn Construction Company has been sued for more than GYD$347 million for failing to rebuild the St. Rose’s High School in keeping with a contract. In court papers released by the Attorney General’s Chambers, the Attorney General Anil Nandlall states that the government scrapped the contract because after ...

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Public Service Commission’s human resources files, milk “missing”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 16:50 by Denis Chabrol A number of flash drives containing important human resource files about dismissals and promotions have gone “missing” the office of the Public Service Commission but there has been no sign of breakage, police said. The theft occurred between 4:30 PM on January 18 and 7:15 AM on January 19 ...

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Public Works Ministry introduces system to track works, contractors’ bonds,

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 16:31 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Public Works has put in place a system to track the completion of infrastructural works by contractors and ensure that bonds do not expire and the works are not finished, Permanent Secretary Vladim Persaud said Wednesday. He made the disclosure while he was being questioned by ...

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David Patterson now admits he received gifts but stresses he played no role, assumed all rules were followed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 11:30 by Denis Chabrol Former Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson on Wednesday said he played no role in deciding on gifts that he had been presented, and he vowed that to ensure that “mischievous” disclosure of records would not sully his character. “In my case, at no time did I ever request, ...

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Veteran civil engineer dies

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 11:00 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s architect of the Linden-Soesdyke Highway, veteran Guyanese civi engineer Phillip Allsopp has diied. He was 95 years old. He was also patron of the Woodside Choir. Ms. Marlyn Dewar hailed him a great supporter of the choir. “Mr. Allsopp was also insisting on t he standards of the ...

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