GT&T launches Electronic Billing…Bye Bye paper bills

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company wants its customers to move away from the regular post delivered paper bills and sign up for its new e-billing system. The online billing service was launched on Thursday morning at the Cara Lodge. It allows customers to sign up using their email address, to receive their postpaid landline […]

Chikungunya virus spreads to other parts of the country

The chikungunya virus has made its way to other parts of the country with seven of the 12 newly confirmed cases emanating from Regions 3, 4, 5 and in Georgetown. Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran during an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA) today, said there were three cases from West Berbice, namely […]

Priya booed during blistering attack on US Amb. at 4th July event

Guyana’s Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Priya Manickchand, was booed by guests at a reception on Wednesday night at the US Ambassador’s residence as she launched a blistering verbal assault on the outgoing US Ambassador Brent Hardt over his criticism of the Guyana government for not calling local government elections in 20 years. The reception was […]

It’s past time for Ramotar to call Local Elections -US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S Ambassador Brent Hardt in a stinging attack on the government for its continued delays in setting the stage for local government elections, has said that it’s  past time for President Ramotar to call the elections. Speaking the closing ceremony on Tuesday of a training programme organised by the Blue Caps Non Governmental Organisation, […]

Time for CARICOM to act -PM Gaston Browne

“We have paused enough; it is time for action. We have retreated enough; it is time to advance.” This was the charge newly-elected Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable Gaston Browne, delivered on Tuesday evening to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as he made his first address at a Conference of Heads of Government […]

More Chikungunya cases creep up in Guyana

Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran has disclosed that there are 12 more confirmed cases of the mosquito- borne disease, chikungunya. Dr. Ramsaran told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that some results from samples sent recently for testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad and Tobago were received today, and  that Dr. Morris […]

Caribbean Airlines Pilots go on strike, several flights affected

Several Caribbean Airlines flights in Guyana, across the Caribbean and internationally were affected on Tuesday as most of the airlines’ pilots called in sick. The move by the Caribbean Airlines Pilots is seen as an attempt to get the airline’s management to address several concerns and offer them better working conditions and salaries. In a […]

Eleven Guyanese among new NYPD Officers

(NY Daily News)  Nearly a quarter of the NYPD’s newest batch of cops are foreign born, with the Dominican Republic leading the way as the most popular birthplace. On Monday, 616 recruits will graduate after six months of training at the police academy. They hail from 49 countries, with 24 born in the Dominican Republic, […]

CARICOM to examine new strategic plan

The first ever Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community will be among major items for consideration by regional leaders at their 35th annual CARICOM Heads of Government conference in Antigua/Barbuda, July 1-4 2014. The meeting will be chaired by the newly elected Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon. Gaston Browne. The five year Strategic […]