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Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

PNC/R executive member awarded $23M contract to print passports, birth certificates

PNC/R Executive Mr. Lawrence ‘Larry’ London, benefitted from a GYD$23 million contract to print passports and birth certificates on behalf of the then Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP). Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Hon. Gail Teixeira, made this disclosure on Monday during consideration of the estimates for Citizen and Immigration Services under MoTP for 2020. Mr. London signed the ...

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GTT fully restores landline services to Region 3 customers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) says it restored landline services to customers in Region 3 on Sunday, completing underwater repairs ahead of schedule. On Sunday evening, the company announced the full restoration of telecommunication services to the area, days earlier than anticipated. On September 8, 2020 suspected sabotage to a fiber-optic cable belonging to GTT impacted over 25000 customers ...

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Current state of CJIA Expansion Project unacceptable to Guyanese

President Irfaan Ali on Monday said  government would only accept the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion works, as they were outlined in the original contract. The Head of State made this assertion during a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador, Cui Jianchun and representatives of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), the Project Consultant and the Project Manager, which was held ...

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Suspected carjacker arrested, car recovered

One of three persons, who allegedly hijacked a car in Georgetown, has been arrested and the car recovered from a location at Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara, police said. Taxi driver 40-year old Hemchandra Hoolas, of Bee Hive Public Road, East Coast Demerara told police that the car was stolen from him at about 9 PM o  September 17 at ...

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PNCR’s Chris Jones sues State over unlawful house search, arrest; asks Court to order return of barber chairs, AC units

Claiming that several senior police ranks unlawfully searched his home and seized several barber chairs and air conditioning units in violation of his constitutional rights, APNU/AFC Member of Parliament, Christopher Jones has filed a lawsuit seeking damages in excess of GYD$300,000. He is also asking the High Court to order the return of his property valued at almost GYD$5 million ...

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