Region 10 Chairman prepared to apply to broadcast authority for licence

Region 10 Chairman Sharma Solomon has indicated willingness on the part of the region’s administration to apply to the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) to operate the region’s television station.

The indication comes after statements by GNBA Chairman Bibi Shadick and Governance Advisor Gail Teixeira that the application was never submitted. Solomon has said that the application was submitted to Cabinet Secretary Roger Luncheon, who promised the region that he would pass the documents to the GNBA. Shadick though, has said that the relevant laws demand that the application be submitted to GNBA, and pointed out that Luncheon is not an officer of the authority.

Solomon though, believes that handing the application to Luncheon should not be …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.