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Daily Archives: March 26, 2017

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

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 data to clearly demonstrate that they have the network capacity to ...

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Manufacturers petition Govt. to remove VAT on forest products

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 affixed to saw-mills, lumberyards, community shops and GMSA Headquarters on Waterloo ...

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Victoria villager dies in collision on Linden-Soesdyke Highway

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 12:30 AM. Investigations so far revealed that Paul was driving car ...

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Trinidad’s Petrotrin ready to refine Guyana’s oil

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 Harris told Demerara Waves Online News that Guyana’s oil can be ...

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