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Saturday, October 21, 2017

GTT calls for audit into Digicel’s ‘illegal’ bypass with Suriname

Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) has called for an independent audit into Digicel Guyana Inc unlicensed trans-border link between Guyana and Suriname that has been...

Pharmagen denies giving IPA permission to import narcotics

Pharmagen International Inc has denied giving permission to the International Pharmaceutical Agency (IPA) to import narcotic drugs on its behalf. Pharmagen told Guyana Times that...

Guyana to attend ICT symposium – event to address establishment of region’s ICT space

Cabinet has approved Guyana’s participation in the Caribbean Telecommunications Technology, Information Communications Technology (ICT) Week. A symposium will be held in Antigua and Barbuda from...

Abrams Zuil man wanted for causing death by dangerous driving

Police are seeking Nucklus Singh, 21, who is wanted for questioning in relation to Causing Death by Dangerous Driving, committed on Chandanie Dass on...

Passport applications among Govt services to go digital

As Guyana moves to capitalise on the advances of the World Wide Web, citizens will no longer be required to travel vast distances to...

GTT reduces cost of Gold and Silver Internet plans

–  company continues to help bridge digital divide Effective January 1, 2017 GTT is offering significant reductions in the cost of the company’s residential...

Facebook bug ‘kills’ users in ‘terrible error’

(BBC) An unusual bug on Facebook briefly labelled many people as dead. The error on Friday caused the social network to show a memorial...

Major ‘Hackathon’ competition launched

A number of software developers, computer programmers, graphic designers and others on the creative side of ICT development will have a chance to put...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

(St Lucia News Online) The mysterious lost wedding ring found at the bottom of the Caribbean sea off the coast of St. Lucia has...

Jamaican-born UK citizen detained in Trinidad after Caribbean Airlines mix-up

(Jamaica Observer) When Dudley Smith boarded his Caribbean Airlines flight to Barbados at the Norman Manley International Airport on August 26 he never dreamt...

Recent Articles

Bar Council to President: Justify rejecting 18 GECOM nominees or face further litigation

The Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association is the latest body to speak out against the recent action on the part of President...

Public Health Ministry to take HPV campaign to private schools- MCH officer

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools next week Maternal and...

Letter: A blatant misrepresentation of the ruling from the acting Chief Justice

Dear Editor, A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David...

Opposition calls out state media for ‘misleading’ information on GECOM nominees

The Office of the Opposition Leader is condemning as 'misleading and deliberate,' information published by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle purporting that the Guyana Elections...

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

(BBC) Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24...

Fifties for Powell, Shai Hope help WI consolidate

By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo   Tea West Indies 154 for 3 (S Hope 56*, Powell 56) v Zimbabwe (ESPNcricinfo) West Indies and Zimbabwe both threw punches...

GECOM debacle: Opposition pulls out of Border Commission

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has pulled out of the Guyana Border Commission in retaliation to Head of State, David Granger’s unilateral appointment of...

Mother, sons killed in Berbice smash-up given emotional send off

By Kizzy Coleman Sabita Manglani and her two sons – five-year-old Ethan Ramjeet and 18-year-old Emanuel Manglani – who were tragically killed in a two-vehicle...

Berbice machine operator killed by African bees

Heavy-duty machine operator Dhancoomar Hookumchan of Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice succumbed on Monday to the venom injected in him after he was attacked...

Govt’s indecisive action over teachers’ concerns could see countrywide strike- GTU

By Lakhram Bhagirat The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) is accusing Government of sidelining and disrespecting it as a representative body, and is threatening a countrywide...