National Assembly approves $3.8B for GuySuCo

The PPP/C Government is continuing to show that it cares for sugar workers, and on Thursday, approved a whopping $3,888,558,690 to support a one-off grant to severed sugar workers and out-of-crop support for persons in the sugar sector. The $3.8 billion is now part of the Supplementary Appropriation Bill No.2…

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Severed sugar workers from Enmore, Wales benefit from $630 million as Gov’t commences distribution of ‘one-off’ $250,000 grant

 Government on Saturday, commenced the distribution of its $250,000 ‘one-off’ cash grant to sugar workers who were severed by the former APNU/AFC Government. Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo announced in October, that before the end of 2021, severed sugar workers would benefit from the government payout totaling approximately $1.8 billion….

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Ex-sugar workers praise Govt

-as $250,000 cash grant distribution begins in Region Six Government on Sunday, commenced its $250,000 one-off cash grant distribution exercise to severed sugar workers in East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six). Some $675 million in cash grants were distributed in the ancient county, with 2,660 ex-sugar workers benefitting. Kowsilla Ramotar of East…

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Sections of Georgetown flooded following heavy rainfall

–Agri. Minister assesses city’s drainage structures, calls on M&CC to better manage structures Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha, along with officials from the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), today visited the sluices located at Cowan Street, Commerce Street, and Ruimveldt East (River View) to assess their operations, as several parts…

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A section of the gathering during the meeting at Albion

In its efforts to improve services offered to farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture will soon move to have a central extension department established at the ministry’s head office.   This was disclosed by Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha Wednesday during several outreaches in Regions Five and Six. While in Region Five,…

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