Daily Archives: Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 23:36

General elections to cost more than GUY$2 billion

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 23:36 by GxMedia Guyana’s upcoming general and regional elections are expected to cost more than GUY$2 billion, according to Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield. He told reporters after a news conference that the cost to hold the May 11, 2015 poll would be around GUY$2.4 billion, about the same cost of that of ...

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GECOM exploring ways to deal with bloating of voters’ list

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 22:48 by GxMedia The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is considering ways of preventing the voters list from being bloated with the names of dead persons and migrants, apart from conducting a new house-to-house registration in a few years from now. GECOM Chairman, Dr. Steve Surujbally told a news conference that these include taking ...

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New call centre in Guyana to create 1,500 jobs

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 3:23 by GxMedia Teleperformance on Tuesday announced that it is opening a customer care facility in Georgetown, Guyana later this April.  Teleperformance says its new multichannel contact center will enhance its ability to provide high-quality customer care, sales, and technical support solutions to its clients in English from a nearshore location. The custom-built campus will ...

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Jagdeo set to hit the election campaign trail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 2:21 by GxMedia Former President Bharrat Jagdeo appears set to hit the campaign trail on the Corentyne early next month, even as his ruling People’s Progressive Party (PPP) mulls a petition for him to be named prime ministerial candidate. PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee told a news conference on Tuesday that the party ...

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