Mail delivery from UK, Canada has improved
Stabroek News
March 8, 2002

Related Links: Articles on Georgetown
Letters Menu Archival Menu

The quality and timely delivery of mail from the United Kingdom and Canada has shown significant improvement since the implementation of a revised schedule on February 4.

This mail was previously being sent via Trinidad where tampering with evident but it was re-routed to Barbados with greater efficiency, according to a press release from the Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) yesterday.

According to the GPOC, mail from the UK is being received five times weekly while deliveries from Canada have been arriving three times weekly.

Further, since the new arrangements, in February alone the corporation received 91 dispatches with 286 bags of mail from the UK, and 26 dispatches totalling 51 bags of mail from Canada.

Meanwhile, the mail from the United States, according to the corporation, continues to be reliable with letters being received at the GPOC two to three days after being posted.

The GPOC is also assuring citizens that everything is being done to safeguard the mail and restore faith in the service.