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Daily Archives: Friday, 13 May 2016, 19:09

DirectoryGY launched as official jubilee app

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 May 2016, 7:26 by Jomo Paul A new application developed by local entrepreneurs – DirectoryGY was last evening declared the official app for Guyana’s 50th Anniversary celebration by Telecommunication and Tourism Minister Cathy Hughes at its official launching. The application which has been in the works for close to two years features some cutting edge ...

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Surinamese protest IMF-influenced increased electricity tariff

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016, 19:09 by Denis Chabrol by Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname_ Over five thousand disgruntled citizens took to the street here Friday to protest against a steep price hike for electricity. The move to increase the price came just days after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) advised the Desi Bouterse-administration to cut back on subsidizing ...

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Guyana taps FCC for better spectrum management, telecoms regulation

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:35 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government hopes that expertise recently shared by top officials of the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will help create a better regulatory environment. The American embassy in Georgetown said FCC representatives Nese Guendelsberger (Deputy Bureau Chief) and Robert Nelson (Chief Engineer) recently met with Minister of ...

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Six, including two girls, arrested for Prof. Perry Mars’ murder

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:18 by Denis Chabrol Less than 24 hours after a Guyana-born American professor was strangled to death at his home in Prashad Nagar, police arrested the key suspects and recovered the items that were stolen from his home. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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Granger talks up Green Economy as GuyExpo 2016 opened

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016, 6:47 by Jomo Paul Minutes before declaring GuyExpo 2016 officially open President David Granger spoke of his vision to see Guyana revolutionized as a green economy with widespread development in a sustainable manner. President Granger told the multitude of local businesses at the expo that his administration would be providing incentives for private ...

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