Monthly Archives: December 2022

Caribbean rum producers oppose tariff protection for extra-regionally produced bottles

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 December 2022, 17:12 by Denis Chabrol The West Indian Rum and Spirits Association (WIRSPA) is lobbying Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakeholders to reject an application for tariffs to be imposed on glass bottles produced  extra-regionally on the grounds that a Trinidad-based company would be unable to satisfy regional demand. WIRSPA Chairman Komal Samaroo specifically asked the ...

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Opposition, President clash again over bypass of Neighbourhood Councils in development works

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 December 2022, 7:48 by Denis Chabrol The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and President Irfaan Ali are once again at loggerheads over government’s continued bypass of a number of opposition-controlled elected Neighbourhood Councils in engaging communities and carrying out infrastructural works. The latest controversy is at Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara ...

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