Daily Archives: Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 17:49

Govt asks PUC to tighten regulations because of “numerous reports” of poor Internet quality

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 17:49 by Denis Chabrol Citing several complaints about the quality of Internet service, Prime Minister Mark Phillips on Wednesday asked the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to set Quality of Service benchmarks for providers to abide by. In a letter to PUC Chairman, Attorney-at-Law Della Britton, Prime Minister Mark Phillips asked that steps be ...

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Aubrey Norton, Volda Lawrence now parliamentarians

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 16:36 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Election Commission (GECOM) has informed the Speaker of the National Assembly that the names of Aubrey Norton and Volda Lawrence have been extracted from the APNU+AFC’s list of candidates and they are now parliamentarians.  They are each expected to take an oath as a new member when ...

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AG supports Bar Association’s call for new formula to appoint permanent Chancellor, Chief Justice

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 17:18 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General Anil Nandlall is backing calls by the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) for a change in the constitutional method for the appointment of a substantive Chancellor and Chief Justice due to years of refusal by successive Opposition Leaders to approve the President’s choices. Noting that the constitutional reform ...

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OPINION: Consultation not an abstraction, Mr. AG; not a favor to the people, sir (due consideration for law)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 10:50 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall I agree partially with Guyana’s Hon. Attorney General when he said, “Article 13 not enforceable; Govt. doesn’t have to consult with anyone -Nandlall” (Demerara Waves, April 5).  I have to watch myself, as I first agreed with the President (worker shortage), and now the worldly-wise AG ...

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Guyanese investor in start-up Surinamese airline cleared of allegations

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 7:35 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese man named as an investor in a start-up Surinamese airline has been cleared of cybercrime allegations, the Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Wendell Blanhum said. Mr. Jayson Aaron had been the subject of a probe into the alleged falsification of WhatsApp messages ...

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