Archive for September 9th, 2015

WATER TAXIS BEGIN MOVING PASSENGERS ACROSS BERBICE RIVER

WATER TAXIS BEGIN MOVING PASSENGERS ACROSS BERBICE RIVER

Berbice River Bridge

Over the weekend, former members of the Rosignol Fishermen’s Cooperative took the initiative to retrofit their boats converting them to water taxis ferrying school children especially, at super lower rates much to the delight of the Granger Administration.  Reports from the region suggest that Former President Jagdeo and the Berbice River Bridge Authority were playing hardball and forcing the administration to increase fares rather than reduce same.  Some businessmen, farmers, car and mini bus operators will get further relief with the reintroduction of the Torani and Makouria passenger vessels that will ferry vehicles across the river.

Race has been injected into the Berbice Bridge tolls fiasco as opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo is fanning the flames of functional non cooperation. Some farmers cannot handle the narrow mindedness of Jagdeo and are fasting to death………a Hindu practise called santara. Continue reading