Daily Archives: December 17, 2019

Christmas Greetings from Guyanese Online – 2019

Shepherds were in the field that night

When the land was filled with heav’nly light

An Angel of the God spoke the Holy Word

Born today is a Savior who is Christ the Lord

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Guyana: Security cameras with facial recognition for Ports of Entry – NDMA

  • Executed by Chinese Government aid under the Safe City Solutions Programme

THE Ministry of Public Telecommunication’s National Data Management Authority (NDMA) is gearing up to launch a major security initiative, which will see the installation of high quality surveillance cameras equipped with facial recognition, at the country’s ports of entry.

In a statement on Monday, the Public Telecommunications Ministry said the project is being executed in partnership with the Chinese Government under the Safe City Solutions Programme. Tech giant Huawei Technologies is spearheading the security project which falls under the US$37.6 million venture that has already seen over 100 Close Circuit Television (CCTV) high-technology security cameras being installed around the country, particularly the capital– Georgetown.        Continue reading

Aviation: Fly Jamaica files for bankruptcy protection in Jamaica

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(Jamaica Gleaner) Troubled airline Fly Jamaica is seeking protection from creditors as it tries to restructure and stay in business or explore other options, such as a sale.

That filing for bankruptcy protection with the Office of Insolvency was done on October 29, according to Marlon Murdock, the agent for Fly trustee Wilfred Baghaloo.

It follows the unravelling of a nascent deal over the summer with a group of investors seeking to acquire the airline from founder Paul Reece.            Continue reading

Video: Amazing Bhutan: Free Healthcare, No Homeless People, No Traffic Lights

Amazing Bhutan: Free Healthcare, No Homeless People, No Traffic Lights

This mysterious and picturesque country located between India and China was closed for tourists until 1974. Today, everyone who’s ready to go through a lot of formalities and has enough money can visit Bhutan. Ans even though the borders are open, the King still tries to restrict the number of tourists using many different methods.

This is a country that decided to measure national happiness, has completely free healthcare, and nobody living on the streets. Sounds unbelievable, but this is all true about Bhutan, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. So, wanna know why all the people who live in Bhutan are so happy? Let’s find out more about their traditions and numerous bans.

Guyana Elections:19 parties signal interest in upcoming polls in March 2020

…  GECOM to hold major briefing session Thursday December 19, 2019

THE Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will be meeting, on Thursday December 19, 2019, with some 19 political parties contesting the 2020 General and Regional Elections, to bring them up-to-speed with their requirements for the elections.

The briefing session will be held at the Arthur Chung Convention Center and should see the attendance of representatives of the parties which have signed up to compete for votes next year.

GECOM’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Yolanda Ward, on Monday, gave a list of the 19 parties which have submitted their symbols for approval, 14 of which are new parties.        Continue reading