The community of Annandale, East Coast of Demerara, Region 4, Guyana, South America is set to benefit from major road and drainage upgrades. This was announced by His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali who led a community engagement in the area on Thursday, 3rd of November, 2022.
Annandale Roads and Drains to be Rehabilitated – Ali
His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that his Government will work on rehabilitating a number of cross streets and the drainage network in Annandale on the East Coast of Demerara, Region 4, Guyana, South America. During an impromptu visit to Annandale South and Annandale West this afternoon, the President interacted with residents, listened to their concerns and suggestions, and announced the infrastructure enhancements.
Government Never Constructed One Bedroom Houses to Sell to Guyanese – Minister Susan Rodrigues
Minister within the Housing and Water Ministry, Susan Rodrigues has made it clear that the PPP/C Government has never built one-bedroom homes under its housing programme to be sold to Guyanese. Minister Rodrigues was responding to Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton who recently labelled one-bedroom homes in Prospect, East Bank Demerara, as ‘chicken coops’ and inadequate for families.
Lamaha “Safe Space” For December Completion
The development of phase two of the ‘safe space’ recreational area at the Railway Embankment at Lamaha Street, Region 4, Guyana, South America will be completed in time for the festive season. Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar noted, however, that this is dependent on the weather.
Vendors to Occupy the new Mon Repos Market from Monday
Vendors who were displaced following the construction of the new Mon Repos Market will begin occupying the new structure from Monday, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Nigel Dharamlall has announced. Stalls will be constructed to suit the needs of the vendors who were displaced since 2021. Minister Dharamlall made the announcement Wednesday during an engagement with vendors. The vendors agreed to occupy the new structure while additional works continue.
‘B’ Field Sophia’s Main Access Road to be Upgraded
To meet the high demands of the travelling public, the Ministry of Housing and Water has announced a major upgrade to the main access road in ‘B’ Field Sophia. Minister, Collin Croal made the announcement on Monday during a ministerial outreach to the community.
$275M Roadworks for Hague Backdam – Ali
Some $275 million will be invested to execute critical road and revetment works along the main access road in Hague Backdam, West Coast Demerara (WCD), Region Three, Guyana, South America. His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali during a community engagement in the area on Tuesday, said that the contract for the project, has been awarded and works will commence shortly. The much-needed infrastructural works will bring relief to hundreds of residents who traverse the thoroughfare daily, as well as provide easier access to farms to transport produce.
Verification for Free Steel and Cement Disbursement Underway
The verification process to move ahead with the disbursement of steel and cement for home builders could begin as early as next week, Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal has disclosed. He made the disclosure during a recent interview with DPI.
New Market Constructed for Mon Repos – East Coast Demerara
To improve the infrastructure of the country, improve the lives of the citizens, and further beautify Guyana, the Guyana government has constructed a bigger, better market facility for the residents of Mon Repos. See photos below.
Home Builders Can Apply for Free Cement and Steel from Tuesday, 25th
The government of Guyana has announced, via its Department of Public Information, that application forms will be ready from Tuesday, 25th of October, 2022 for persons desirous of applying for the government subsidy of free steel and cement for home construction. President Ali had announced in June 2022 that his administration would be subsidizing home construction with free cement and steel for the construction of new homes. This is part of the the government’s overall agenda to make home ownership a reality for all Guyanese.
Construction of Lethem to Linden Highway Commences
The construction of the long awaited Lethem to Linden Highway is finally underway. This is according to an announcement made this morning by the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Region 9.
President Ali Gives Massive Support For Construction of Homes in Region 9
The President says that this will not only lend to the beautification of Guyana, but will make citizens happier and more comfortable, stimulate the economy, provide jobs, and increase the net worth of Guyanese citizens in general.
Why Don’t We Have a Modern Highway from Georgetown to Lethem as Yet?
The PPP/C government, upon taking office, had promised again that paving the road from Lethem to Georgetown would be a priority. Reportedly, there has been some progress, but it is moving at a snail’s pace. Guyana now has the financial resources to move the Lethem-Georgetown road project forward. And the government in power such make it a top priority. Doing so will give people in the hinterland greater access to services in the city. It will also result in a greater influx of Brazilian travelers, boost commerce, tourism, and the country’s economy in general.
100% Financing, 3.8% Interest Rate, and Free Building Materials for New Home Projects
The government of Guyana is giving its citizens a head start in building their own spanking new homes with subsidies and concessions that will make it far cheaper. President of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali, said he wants everyone to come on board. The president says the aim is to improve the lives and comfort of Guyanese, increase the net worth and wealth of every Guyanese, and make Guyana a more beautiful place.
Government Subsidizes Construction of New Homes
There’s never been a better time to start building your new home. The government of Guyana is giving Guyanese added incentive to start building a new house with massive subsidies on construction material. His Excellency, Dr. Irfaan Ali, announced today, 22nd of July, 2022, that his government will support new home projects by providing free steel and some of the cement needed for the job.
Resident Decries Deplorable State of Roadway at Amelia’s Ward, Linden
A Guyanese resident has taken to social media to voice her dissatisfaction over the state of a roadway at Amelia’s Ward, Linden, Region 10, Guyana, South America. According to the resident, the road is in such bad condition that a taxi cannot traverse it, putting residents in much inconvenience. There is also a broken pipeline pouring water onto the sand road and she alleges that GWI has ignored her reports about it.
Contract Signed for New Demerara River Bridge
The government of Guyana this morning signed the much-anticipated contract for the construction of a New Bridge to replace the existing Demerara Harbour Bridge which, Minister Deodat said, has run its course and needs replacement.
Single Mother Taking Care of 4 Children and Sick Parents Appeals for Help to Rebuild Collapsing House
A single mother of 4, who is also taking care of her sick parents, has reached out to this publication for help in highlighting her situation hoping that some philanthropic person(s) or organization(s) will step up to her rescue.
18 Young Professionals of Linden Acquire Brand New Houses
President Ali is on a mission to transform the lives of Guyanese. Better and more affordable housing for all Guyanese is part of the agenda. The president had announced in January, 2021 that his government would build 1000 new homes in Linden. This promise has already seen the light of day. Yesterday, 13th of May, 2022, the process was finalized for the first 18 new homeowners who fall under the category of young professionals in Linden to be handed keys to their spanking new concrete structures.
Residents of Lowland Housing Scheme Appeal for Better Roads
In August, 2021, we published a story highlighting the distress of residents of Lowland Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara, Guyana, South America. Several residents had reached out to this publication asking us to highlight the dilapidated condition of the roads in that village which makes the life of the residents extremely difficult.