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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 23:00

Digicel blames gov’t for “dark ages” telecoms sector, as GTT celebrates 29 years

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 8:57 by Writer A day after the Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes, boasted of improved Internet access, Digicel Guyana used results of a petition to lampoon the administration for foot-dragging on liberalising the telecoms sector to coincide with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company’s (GTT) 29-year-old monopoly. “With Guyana stuck in the ...

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Guyana airport ready for US aviation recategorisation audit

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 20:43 by Writer The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) is now better prepared to apply to the United States (US) to grant a category 1 rating to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, should a Guyana-registered and based airline apply to fly to the United States. GCAA Director-General Egbert Field says that with Guyana’s ...

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“Bloated” final voters list ready -elections commissioner

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 18:52 by Writer As the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) prepares to certify the final voters list, also called the Official List of Electors (OLE), containing 661,028 persons, at least one pro-coalition elections commissioner on Tuesday reiterated that the roll is bloated. “So, clearly we are going forward with a bloated list because there ...

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Greenidge lashes out at former petroleum advisor; international anti-corruption organisation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 18:46 by Writer Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge has slammed former presidential advisor on petroleum, Dr Jan Mangal and an international anti-corruption organisation, Global Witness, for plotting against the incumbent coalition ahead of the March 2, 2020, general elections. Greenidge sought to discredit Mangal before thousands of supporters at an election campaign ...

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Man wanted for questioning in connection with injuries to infant

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 18:35 by Writer A 25-year-old security guard, Oswin Pollard, is wanted by police for questioning into serious injuries sustained by a nine-month-old baby, police sources and the mother confirmed. Francina Williams, 27, said the incident was first reported to the police outpost at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) but to the best ...

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Banks DIH Banko Wine brings added value to rice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 9:10 by Writer Banks DIH Limited says it is continuing to add value to Guyana’s rice, a move that has seen the company earning US$1.956 million from the export of Banko Wine. Overall, Banko Wine sales were GYD$1.3 billion. “Banks DIH has and continues to play its part in the field of agro-processing ...

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