GT&T funds refurbishment of UG Information Technology Centre

The University of Guyana’s (UG) Internet Resource Centre (IRC) has been re-commissioned following development works to the tune of GYD$20M which were funded by leading local telecommunications provider, GT&T. The project comes against the backdrop of an inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in April of this year between the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) […]

DIGICEL buys SportsMax

Digicel on Thursday announced that it has acquired majority ownership and control of St. Lucia-based International Media Content Ltd., parent company of regional sports broadcaster, SportsMax, and North American broadcaster CEEN-TV, for an undisclosed sum. Under the terms of the deal, the founder and a number of the lead principals will continue to have an […]

Government calls off free big bus service

Just three days after unveiling a free big bus service to force mini bus operators not to increase their fares, the Government has called off the free bus service and has started negotiations with the associations representing mini bus operators. Commerce Minister Irfaan Ali on Thursday met with the United Minibus Union and their affiliate […]

BK was not assigned to work in area where GTT cables were located

The Ministry of Public Works has indicated that the area, in which BK International equipment may have caused damages to GT&T’s fibre optic cable along the East Bank Highway Expansion Project, was not assigned by the Consultants to the project for works to be executed by the contractor, BK International. On Tuesday September 16, the […]

Mr. Clean sentenced to time serve and released after plea deal

(NY Daily News)  A Guyanese champion power lifter who has pumped 800 pounds of iron was brought down by 1.4 pounds of cocaine pellets he swallowed before boarding a flight to Kennedy Airport. Colin Chesney, who may not be known by his nickname “Mr. Clean” in his homeland anymore, was sentenced Wednesday in Brooklyn Federal […]

Government will defend its track record at no confidence debate -Luncheon

The People’s Progressive Party Civic government intends to vigorously defend its “track record” when the Opposition Alliance For Change moves the No Confidence motion against the administration in October. The PPP Civic has been in government for the past 22 years. Speaking at his weekly press briefing, the government’s Chief Spokesman, Dr. Roger Luncheon said […]

Woman found murdered in North West District

Police investigators are traveling to the North West District to probe the death of a 32-year-old woman who was found dead in a clump of bushes at Matthews Ridge, North West District. The dead woman has been identified as Samantha Ashby o the village of Pakera, North West District. Her body was discovered on Tuesday […]

Le Repentir final resting place visible again

With blocks one and seven of the Georgetown burial ground, Le Repentir nearly completed as part of the Government’s initiative to promote and ensure a cleaner and healthier environment, massive improvements are now visible.             A visit to the cemetery on MOnday showed massive de-bushing operations done in block 1 by Jeffrey Jones Construction, which […]