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Minibus Operators in Guyana: Fear and Funniness

Minibus Operators in Guyana: Fear and Funniness

Jun 11, 2018 Kaieteur News – Columnists, Peeping Tom

Guyana can be a funny place. Imagine minibus drivers are protesting the increase in fuel prices and are calling for an increase in fares.

The East Coast drivers kicked off the protest a few days ago. They assembled at a location. Later, there was a blockage of the railway embankment road, even though there was no mention of who did this. It was said that the reason for the blockage of the road was to prevent those buses who were working from doing so. Another group was calling on the government to drop the prices of fuel or increase fares, even if it was by $20.Now, the minibus operators do not need to protest to raise transportation fares.   [Note: US$1 = appox. G$200] Continue reading