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To All Registered Contractors With the
CHAGUANAS BOROUGH CORPORATION
In accordance with C.T B. Ordinance Regulation 12/2 (a) Legal Notice #234 as amended which falls under the
Special Ministerial Tenders Committees Limit, tenders are invited for Construction Works under the
Development Programme 2013/2014 for the following:
1. Cunupia Market Backfilling and Paving
2. C.B.C Workshop Mezzanine Floor
Prospective Tenderers who wish to bid must be a Registered Contractor with the Corporation whose name
appears on the List of Contractors. (All Petty Contraction must be approved by the Minister of Finance,
Director of Contract, Circular Memorandum 2/1/16 dated 12/03/1997).
Tender documents may be perused and can be obtained at the Tenders Department during the hours of 9:00
a m. to 1200 noon and 1:00 p.m to 3:00p.m. at a non-refundable cost of $1,000.00 per package.
A Public Notice, an Invitation to Tender along with a listing of all Registered Contractors will be placed
at the information desk of the New Administrative Complex.
Tenders must be accompanied by an original Valid Income Tax and Value Added Tax Clearance Certificates
issued by the Board of Inland Revenue and dated not more than (6) six months prior to the closing date of the
tender. Tenders must be accompanied by an original National Insurance Compliance Certificate. All other
instructions are attached to the tender packages.
Any further technical information may be obtained during normal working hours from Mr. Ranjit Persad, County
Superintendent, Chaguanas Borough Corporation, Ministry of Local Government at cellular number 498-2475.
A pre-tender meeting followed by a site visit will be held on Wednesday 17th September, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
at the Technical Department of the New Administrative Complex.
Tenders will be closed on Monday 22nd September, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Tender documents are to be deposit-
ed in the WHITE TENDER BOX marked "SPECIAL MINISTERIAL CONTRACTS" located at the Tenders
Department of the New Administrative Complex, Chaguanas Borough Corporation.
Tenders will be publicly opened shortly thereafter at the Conference Room of the New Administrative Complex.
The tenderer or his representative may be present at the opening.
Late Tenders will not be considered under any circumstances. The Committee does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any other tender. The Committee reserves the right to cancel the bidding process in its
entirety or even partially without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in submitting their tender.
For further information, please contact the Tenders Clerk at 498-2721.
Special Ministerial Tenders Committee
Chaguanas Borough Corporation.
ISLAMABAD---The Pakistani military stepped up
rescue efforts as floods wreaked havoc in more
districts of the country s eastern Punjab province
yesterday, leaving hundreds of thousands a people
In neighbouring India-controlled Kashmir, mean-
while, flood waters started receding but triggered
concerns of possible spread of disease in the dev-
The floods, which began September 3 in both
BOGOTA---It was a day in the park for
about 40 prisoners---handcuffed to each
other, a fence and even a children s slide.
Authorities have been holding some crime
suspects in a public park in western Bogota s
La Granja neighbourhood because they say
there is no more room at a local detention
Prisoners suspected of crimes ranging
from robbery to drug trafficking are kept at
a makeshift encampment day and night,
guarded by groups of six police officers who
switch after eight-hour shifts.
Thursday s crop of detainees huddled
under tarpaulins, slumped beside park play
equipment and chatted in groups, their arms
linked by handcuffs.
The practice has been going on for more
than two months in Colombia s capital.
Human rights groups are calling it inhumane
and parents are complaining they can t take
their kids to the park anymore.
"We worry about safety. The children and
my nine-year-old daughter can t come to
the park and see this spectacle," said engineer
Jaime Rojas, who lives nearby. "There are
criminals who have committed all types of
Hernando Bocanegra Molina, a lawyer for
two drug trafficking suspects, called it
degrading treatment. Officials can t treat
human beings "as if they were animals," he
The Attorney General s Office says the
problem is a result of overcrowding at all
of Bogota s six Immediate Reaction Units,
which have been set up by prosecutors to
efficiently deal with people arrested as sus-
pects in crimes. (AP)
Kashmiri volunteers carry relief material towards flood-affected localities in
Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, yesterday. Officials said the flooding has
killed 200 people in India, where anger and resentment was mounting over what
victims described as a slow rescue and relief effort. AP PHOTO
Pakistani troops expand
rescue in flood-hit areas
sections of the divided Kashmir, have so far killed
264 people in Pakistan and the Pakistan-admin-
istered Kashmir while 200 have died in the India-
controlled part of the disputed region.
Another wave of flooding is expected to hit south-
ern Pakistan next week.
After destroying hundreds of villages in the Jhang
district this week, the floods yesterday hit three
more Punjab districts---Multan, Bahwalpur and
Rahim Yar Khan. Troops air-dropped food rations
as three more deaths were registered there, according
to disaster management spokeswoman Reema
The Pakistani army said its helicopters were
plucking people from rooftops and air-dropping
food in flood-hit areas. So far, the military rescued
29,295 people by helicopters and boats, while 47,963
were rescued by civilian rescue services, said Ali
Imam Syed, an official with emergency services in
In neighbouring India, officials said their military
and private doctors set up medical camps to treat
flood-affected people in India s part of Kashmir,
where water-borne diseases like cholera and diarrhea
were reported. (AP)
park in Colombia
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