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GTT scales back use of Huawei mobile equipment

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 21:47 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) has scaled back the use of Huawei mobile communications equipment, amid persistent claims by the United States (US) that that Chinese company has embedded espionage gadgets in some of its equipment. “We have minimised the use of Huawei equipment on our network,” GTT’s ...

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Treatment unit being established to treat long COVID ailments

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 20:33 by Denis Chabrol Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony on Thursday announced that the first of several facilities was being established at the Georgetown Public Hospital to treat persons who have recovered from the COVID-19 virus but are suffering from long-term ailments caused by the infection. Speaking during the Thursday edition of his ...

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CANU in 140 pound ganja haul

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 15:05 by Denis Chabrol A 44-year old man was Thursday arrested for allegedly being in possession of a large quantity of marijuana at a house in Lodge, Georgetown.  Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit, James Singh says the local and foreign marijuana was seized during raids. Initial estimates are that the marijuana weighed ...

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PNCR Leader goes on “leave of absence”, but sources say Congress cannot be delayed

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 14:03 by Denis Chabrol The Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform, David Granger has gone on leave of absence and the party will decide who will be responsible, Central Executive member Joseph Harmon confirmed on Thursday afternoon. Sources said his leave takes effect from September 1, and he has not said when ...

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GTT invests GY$2 billion in increasing fibre-optic cable data speeds

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 12:32 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Thursday announced that it is upgrading and expanding its fibre-optic Internet services to businesses and homes at a cost of GYD$2 billion The announcement was made at a news conference by GTT’s Chief Executive Officer Damian Blackburn. He says on top ...

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Woman pelts policeman with cup during investigation of threatening behaviour-police

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 8:51 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who was accused of threatening to kill a man, allegedly pelted a cup at Police Constable  when he and a colleague they went to investigate the report at Williamsburg, Corentyne, police said. Constable Travis Cort was identified as the lawman who was injured in the incident at  ...

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GDF Lance Corporal, partner gunned down

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 September 2021, 8:44 by Denis Chabrol Guyana Defence Force Lance Corporal 26-year old Daniel Fraser and his partner were shot and killed last night in Sophia by a lone gunman, police said. The woman, who died in the incident that occurred at about 11:30 Wednesday night, has been identified as 23-year old Shanicka Forde, an ...

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