Daily Archives: Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 21:37

Bread price increases

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 21:37 by Denis Chabrol As Guyanese continue to grapple with the rising cost of living, one of the country’s leading bakeries has increased the price of bread and other products. Bakewell’s bread now costs $100 more per loaf. Rotihut, which retails Bakewell, said it was forced to increase the prices of many of ...

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NAACIE willing to accept 7 percent pay increase, but GPL says “we can’t afford anything”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 21:17 by Denis Chabrol The union representing just under 1,000 workers of the state-owned Guyana Power and Light (GPL) on Wednesday night said it was ready to accept a 7 percent across-the-board increase in salaries as an “interim” payout, but the power company’s Chief Executive Officer Bharat Dindyal said it could not afford ...

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Eureka Medical Labs launches secure, confidential Online Patient Portal

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 14:40 by Denis Chabrol In its quest to ensure continuous, efficient and reliable medical services to all, Eureka Medical Laboratories (EML) on  Tuesday launched its Online Patient Portal. “This new portal, which was officially introduced to clients and stakeholders by way of a virtual Zoom launch, allows patients who use the Lab’s service ...

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US wants Guyana govt to issue “strong anti-corruption stance”; businesses advised to pick “reputable” partners

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 14:11 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) government has called on the Guyana government to take a strong position on fighting corruption has  advised the private sector to pick “reputable” companies to do business with. In a message to mark International Anti-Corruption Day to be observed on Thursday, the American Embassy in ...

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GPL vows to intensify action against $5 billion annual electricity theft

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 13:13 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Power and Light’s Chief Executive Officer, Bharat Dindyal said the power company plans to intensify efforts to go after electricity thieves “We have actually resumed recently a focus on prosecuting people for electricity theft. That is going to be our major focus next year . We have ...

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