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Digicel takes Suriname telecoms regulator to court over severed data link with Guyana

Reproduced from Irish Times Digicel, the mobile phone operator owned by Denis O’Brien, has launched legal action against the telco regulator in the former Dutch colony of Suriname for blocking its cross-border data link with Digicel in neighbouring Guyana. Last week, the Telecommunications Authority Suriname (TAS) shut down the allegedly illegal microwave link, which Digicel used to feed data capacity to its unit ...

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New food safety standards for coconut water, after bacteria found

Coconut producers and vendors in Guyana and other Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states will soon have to abide by new food safety standards for coconut water after scientists found a high percentage of bacteria though no one has been sickened by coconut water, officials said Wednesday. Executive Director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research Development Institute (CARDI), Barton Clarke said  “unacceptable ...

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