Daily Archives: Sunday, 26 March 2017, 10:43

Digicel’s Guyana-Suriname link: Govt asks GT&T to prove it can provide high quality data

Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:48 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Public Telecommunications on Sunday said it has asked the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) to prove that it can fully satisfy the country’s demands for data before Digicel’s data link between Guyana and Suriname is discontinued. “GT&T has been invited to submit relevant information and ...

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Manufacturers petition Govt. to remove VAT on forest products

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 12:27 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association (GMSA) has launched a petition against the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) on Forest products—a move that has since increased the cost of production locally and causing local products to be unable to compete with imported products. The petition is currently ...

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Victoria villager dies in collision on Linden-Soesdyke Highway

Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:48 by Denis Chabrol A former trainee nurse was killed in an accident on the Linden-Soeskdyke Highway early Sunday morning when the car he was  driving collided with a heavy duty truck. Dead is 30-year old Simon Paul of Victoria, East Coast Demerara. Traffic Chief, Dion Moore said the accident happened at about ...

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Trinidad’s Petrotrin ready to refine Guyana’s oil

Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:00 by Denis Chabrol Trinidad and Tobago will be able to refine Guyana’s oil although the quality is different, contrary to a former Energy Minister of that twin-island country, a senior official of that Caribbean nation’s oil company. Vice President (Refining and Marketing) at the Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin), Astor ...

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