Daily Archives: Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 18:46

Guyana removes legal humbug to call centres recording customer conversations

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 21:06 by Writer Guyana’s Interception of Communications Act was Wednesday amended to pave the way for call centres to legally record calls with customers, Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes told the National Assembly. In piloting amendments to the 2008 Act, Hughes said the law currently does not take into account advances in ...

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Gov’t asks Parliament for GYD$3.4 billion to hold elections

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 16:32 by Writer Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Wednesday asked Parliament to approve GYD$3.4 billion for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to conduct electoral polls, even as the country awaits a crucial decision on the validity of last December’s no-confidence motion against the ruling APNU+AFC coalition. The supplementary funding request is expected to ...

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Republic Bank confirms Visa Debit card fraud; security being tightened

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 14:21 by Writer Republic Bank on Wednesday has confirmed that some of its customers have been impacted by recent fraudulent activity on its Visa International Debit cards. Following is the remainder of the Republic Bank statement. Through its robust monitoring systems, the Bank was able to quickly identify cases where customers’ cards were ...

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Expired voters’ list should be revised, no need for “new” list – legal adviser tells GECOM

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 14:10 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) Legal Officer, Excellence Dazzell has told the bipartisan seven-member body that the voters’ list that expired last month-end should be revised and the law does not provide for a new voters’ roll to be created, advice that at least one ruling coalition commissioner has condemned ...

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