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Friday, July 10, 2020

Google hit with €4.3bn Android fine from EU

Google has been fined a record €4.34bn ($5bn; £3.9bn) over Android. The European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally...

Surgeries resume at National Ophthalmology Hospital

After an almost three-year hiatus the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant, East Berbice-Corentyne, is once again functioning. Laser cataract surgeries as well as...

First Lady, Minister Hughes tell girls ‘ICT is the future’

With a view to women reaching the highest pinnacle, First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger today urged women and girls to develop their capacity in...

Convict serving 65 yrs gets 22 more for another murder

...says "better yuh chuck in yuh gloves than beat around the bush" Almost one year after being sentenced to 65 years in prison for the...

Mother who died after childbirth suffered from a blood disorder- LHC CEO

The 41-year-old mother of three who died on Monday following a normal delivery at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) suffered a blood disorder, referred to...

NDMA conducting needs assessment for internet connectivity in Region 9

Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes and a team comprising officials from her ministry and the National Data Management Authority (NDMA) are in Upper...

Recovery plan for stranded passengers of Fly Jamaica Airways starts today

Fly Jamaica Airways has announced via its airline officials that their devised operations recovery plan- to address the multitude of passengers, using their airlines,...

Regions 1, 7 and 8 to get internet access before the end of 2018-...

Public Telecommunications Minister, Catherine Hughes has disclosed that before the end of 2018, Region One (Barima-Waini), Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) are...

Cyber-bullying: Diamond woman fearful for life

...accused of creating fake Facebook profile A 27-year-old woman says that she is concerned about her safety after being cyber-bullied on social media and accused...

​Youths urged to protect themselves from Internet negatives

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on Friday hosted a “Youth in ICT Day” to bring the curtain down on an enlightening five days of...

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GECOM Chair slams persons for creating mischief in “an already tensed” environment

See full statement from GECOM Chairwoman, Justice Claudette Singh It has been brought to my attention that there is in circulation a purported recorded conversation between...

ND&S Furniture Store fire was purposely set – Fire Chief

The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) has confirmed that the fire which destroyed the ND&S furniture store located at Lot 40 B and C Gap...

Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

(Caribbean News Global) International election observation and monitoring is an important mechanism for ensuring election integrity, the United National Congress (UNC) asserted in its...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

PRESS STATEMENT BASIL WILLIAMS INCITES LOWENFIELD TO VIOLATE THE LAW It is an established fact that Attorney General Basil Williams has not won a singular case...

Brathwaite’s 65 puts West Indies, 159-3, closer to England’s total in 1st Test

West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Karen Gordon-Boyle is pleading with Guyanese to wear their face masks properly. "We continue to witness the misuse of the...

Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...