Region 2 trench cleaners on the breadline

first_img…as NDIA takes away contractsTrench cleaners in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) complained bitterly to the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) at the monthly statutory meeting held on Tuesday after losing their contracts with the Region.The RDC facilitated a meeting with the affected trench cleaners to hear their plightSome of the contractors meeting with the RDC on Tuesdayafter their contracts were not renewed. According to some of the cleaners, they had been maintaining the trenches in the Region for as long as 10 years without many problems and suddenly they got instructions from the Drainage and Irrigation Department of the Region to ceased work.Some of the trench cleaners complained that when they first received the contract some of the trenches were in very bad condition and they worked for as low as $6, $7, and $8 dollars per rod. However, one cleaner has told the RDC that now the hard work has been done, the contract has been taken away from them and given to close friends of high officials within the Drainage and Irrigation Department for a lucrative amount of $200 per rod. Regional Chairman Devanand Ramdatt immediately called on Councillors to vote for an immediate investigation and to put a hold on all new trench cleaning contracts within the Region. As such, with the support of both sides of the RDC, a vote was moved for the investigation to be launched.last_img read more

‘Falcao is a loan deal because we’re signing Messi later today!’ Man United fans react to latest transfer

first_img Radamel Falcao As if transfer deadline day wasn’t dramatic enough, Manchester United have gone and stunned the football world by landing Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan deal.The Colombian hitman had spent the summer heavily linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, but instead he will be plying his trade at Old Trafford in a move that drawn a mixed reaction from Red Devils fans.Scroll down to see how they reacted to the news of his impending arrival…Man United fans, what are your thoughts on the arrival of Radamel Falcao? Comment below… 1last_img read more