UPP Chairman urges Solid Waste Authority to settle with striking haulers, since uncollected garbage is a health risk


The Chairman of the United Progressive Party, D. Gisele Isaac, is calling for a speedy resolution to the impasse between truckers and the National Solid Waste Management Authority, so that garbage can be collected in a timely manner.

Haulers on contract with the Authority downed tools since Monday, February 7, demanding monies owed to them.  As a result, several neighborhoods have been impacted since their waste remains uncollected.

Isaac says she is anxious to know when the garbage will be collected, since it is creating a health risk in addition to being unsightly.

The UPP Chair says the haulers provide an essential service and should be given some priority.

However, she notes that the Browne Administration seems not to care about those it employs, given the number of government agencies that protested last year and the action taken so far in 2022.

Further, Isaac is asking what the Administration does with the taxes it collects – which should be for the basic needs of citizens.

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  1. If these UPP candidates are smart they should organise some private haulers to move the garbage from different areas. People will remember that.

    • @ Just Saying: Why should they do that? We the people paid our damn taxes for this service. The Solid Waste Board should be disbanded and let that entity falls back directly to the Ministry of Health. If I had my way,all Statutory Corporations and Boards would be garne a yard. All returned to the respective Ministries to be run by Civil Servants. In my opinion,all of those Boards and Corporations are stacked with Political Hacks and Moon Bats. They are nothing more that laundromats, cesspools of corruptions.Are those STATUTORY CORPORATIONS AUDITED YEARLY? IF NOT,WHY NOT? TOO MUCH DAMN BOBOL AND THIEVERY OF PUBLIC FUNDS GOING ON INNA ANTIGUA.SETS OF FAT THIEFING DAWGS AND PIGS IN POSITINS OF GOVERNANCED.

  2. And in the meantime Gaston ‘Gassy’ Browne’s focus is to give an amnesty to illegals while the country is in a mess (pun intended).


  3. Tanny Rose is the chairman of solid waste. The time he minding people business on radio, he would work on getting the people what’s owed to them.

  4. oh please! since when GISELLE k bout anybody other than herself? The same Giselle who did not want people to have access to UWI Five Islands campus because she thinks a she wan fu educated.

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