KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police Commissioner Owen Ellington this week informed members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) that all requests for information from the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) regarding drivers’ licences, Tax Registration Number (TRN) and the Automated Motor Vehicle Systems (AMVS) should b ...more »
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A Chinese state-owned company plans to develop a timber-processing plant for logs it harvests in the rain forest of western Guyana.
A spokesman for Bin Shan Forest Development says the plant will be part of a larger industrial park that the company will develop in Linden, the second-largest town in the South American country.
Spokesman Lun Weikang said the company expects to invest about $500 million in the project. Weikang did not give a completion date for the project in an interview Tuesday but he said the company has begun hiring a workforce that is expected to reach 700.
Bin Shan is a division of state-owned China Forest Industry Group Company Limited. It has a 272-,000-acre (110,000 hectare) timber concession in western Guyana.
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