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

Last Updated on Monday, 5 October 2020, 23:25 by Denis Chabrol 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. ...

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Govt deploys Dr. Jennifer Westford to meet with restive nurses

Last Updated on Monday, 5 October 2020, 21:26 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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“Political power is not a gift…It has to be earned”- PNCR Leader David Granger

Last Updated on Monday, 5 October 2020, 13:22 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader, David Granger on Monday insisted that parliamentary representation must be “earned” instead of being exchanged if there is to be true representation of elected leaders in councils or the National Assembly. “Political power is not a gift , it is not a toy, ...

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GPHC refutes suggestion that serving nurse died from COVID-19

Last Updated on Monday, 5 October 2020, 14:20 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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James Singh reappointed CANU Head

Last Updated on Monday, 5 October 2020, 11:11 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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