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Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

BREAKING: Guyana’s telecoms sector formally liberalised, way cleared for lower prices for phone, Internet services

Prime¬† Minister Mark Phillips late Monday night announced that Guyana formally broke the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s 30-year old monopoly on international voice and data, paving the way for fierce competition in the telecoms market ranging from cheaper phone calls to higher quality Internet and several other related services. “It is anticipated that Guyanese will feel an immediate positive impact ...

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Govt deploys Dr. Jennifer Westford to meet with restive nurses

Executive members of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), accompanied by government representative Dr. Jennifer Westford, on Monday continued to meet nurses at hospitals in a bid to resolve a bitter dispute over COVID-19 risk allowances and so stave off a strike from Wednesday, sources said. Dr. Westford, a medical doctor by profession, reportedly met with nurses at the West ...

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GPHC refutes suggestion that serving nurse died from COVID-19

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Monday refuted claims by several nurses of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) that a serving nurse died from the coronavirus, COVID-19. Several nurses and a representative of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) indicated that Nurse Mark King succumbed to the viral disease and he was not rewarded for his hard work. ...

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James Singh reappointed CANU Head

Mr. James Singh has been reappointed Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), an agency of the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the National Anti-Narcotics Agency (NANA) has been disbanded, well-placed sources said. Well-placed sources said Mr. Singh is expected to meet with staff this week, following the decision by Minister of Home Affairs Robeson Benn to recall him to ...

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