Daily Archives: July 13, 2015

JOIN THE LINE, GT&T BRASS – by Dave Martins.

JOIN THE LINE, GT&T BRASS  – by Dave Martins.

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

Following the election, the press has understandably seen numerous suggestions from citizens concerning things in the government that are in need of urgent attention. The words in this space today, however, while squarely in the “urgent attention” category are aimed not at the government but at a private sector entity, namely GT&T. For the background to this, I take you with me to an experience this past week attempting to pay my telephone bill at the GT&T office on Church Street.

With the appropriate “amount due” documents in hand, I entered the area on the ground floor to make the payment. The place was truly a mob scene. There were approximately 30 GT&T costumers in one long snaking line inside, another 11 in a separate “senior citizens” line, and more customers waiting outside. To cater to these persons, the company had 5 cashier positions; one of these is usually not manned. Continue reading

GUYANA: Latest News – 11 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA: Latest News – 11 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

PPP in Death Throes, Jagdeo Return to Perform Final Rites – By Ralph Seeram

PPP in Death Throes, Jagdeo Return to Perform Final Rites

July 12, 2015 | By BY Ralph Seeram
Jagdeo 2015 pix

Bharrat Jagdeo

I was saying the man’s ego was bigger than his mansion, when another passenger in the car chimed in, that his ego was bigger than Guyana. The man has no shame; some would argue that Bharrat Jagdeo has passed that stage a very long time ago.
Long before, he brazenly and “barefacedly” gave away free radio licenses to his friends, family and cronies before leaving office in 2011.
By now most of you know that Jagdeo is returning to lead the PPP in Parliament as Opposition Leader.

Apparently the PPP did not get the Memo the voters sent in 2011 and again last May 11. Their supporters either stayed away from the polls or switched to the AFC.      Continue reading

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