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GTT plugs $1M into Jubilee Festival

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Friday donated a grand total of $1M to the Golden Jubilee Celebrations which will be specifically used for a local fashion show. Over at the Ministry of Telecommunications and Tourism, Minister Kathy Hughes was on hand to receive the donation and thank the company for its support. The Minister detailed that the ...

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Major upgrades & WiFi hubs coming for Jubilee

The Telecommunications Ministry and the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) have struck a major deal which would see major upgrades to Guyana’s cellular networks and WiFi hotspots at strategic locations across the Georgetown in time for the 50th Anniversary celebrations. Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes on Friday announced that the Government has partnered with the telephone company to ensure that ...

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Chase-Green struts to mayorship; Duncan follows as Deputy

After the March 18 Local Government Elections, Patricia Chase-Green was Friday, April 1, 2016 elected Mayor of Georgetown. Chase-Green who was a former Deputy Mayor will be the fourth female Mayor of Georgetown as she replaces Hamilton Green. Her nomination was made by Oscar Clarke and was seconded by Alfred Mentore both of whom are APNU Councillors. Her nomination went ...

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Police man found with unlicensed gun, ammo ; four others arrested

A Berbice-based policeman has been placed under close arrest after an unlicensed gun was found in his possession.  Four other men in whose company he was on three motorcycles have been arrested. Police said during yesterday Saturday March 26, 2016, ranks of a police traffic patrol stopped a group of five men who were on three CG motor cycles at ...

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Region 6 recounts holding up full declaration of results

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield has revealed that requests for recounts coming from interested Parties in District 6 (Region 6). Lowenfield told reporters at a press conference on Saturday that the requests are for limited recounts and only affect certain areas. Some of those areas have been identified as parts of Rose Hall, ...

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U.S., UK and Canadian Diplomatic Observers Find Local Government Elections Free and Fair

GEORGETOWN –– The U.S. Embassy, British High Commission and Canadian High Commission congratulate the Guyanese people on the democratic process that we observed in yesterday's local government elections. We wish to reiterate our strong and considered opinion that the voting and counting processes in the Guyanese local government elections were free, fair, and credible. Our diplomatic observer teams, consisting of ...

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Pres Granger casts ballot in historic LGE

Guyana’s Head of State David Granger was the first person to cast his ballot in a historic Local Goverment Elections (LGE) on Friday. The President along with First Lady Sandra Granger voted at Enterprise Primary School in Durban Backlands. Speaking to the media shortly after his ballot was cast, the President said that he believes the energy around LGE is ...

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APNU withdraws support from candidate implicated in child molestation

A Partnership for National Unity on Wednesday withdrew support from one of its candidates who has been implicated in sexual molestation in recent times, less than three days before Guyanese are due to vote in long-awaited Local Government Elections.  ‎”In light of the alleged behavior of Mr. Winston Harding and the pattern of accusations over the years, his candidature cannot be ...

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Linden toll booth to be returned to Town Council after LGE

Government Monday night announced that the Linden-Wismar bridge toll booth would again come under the control of the Linden Town Council following next Friday's Local Government Elections. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams made the announcement at a public meeting at the Linden Bus Park. Williams referred the tussle between the Linden Town Council, Region 10 administration ...

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12 percent reduction in serious crimes – police force

The Guyana Police Force on Monday released statistics in relation to the offences of murder and robbery under arms at the end of February 2016 with corresponding statistics for the same period in 2015 are attached.   Among the serious crimes policed by the Force are murder, robbery under arms, robbery with violence, robbery with aggravation, larceny from the person, ...

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