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American Airlines to start in November with 4 flights per week, meets with GCAA

Members of American Airlines (AA) met with the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on June 12, 2018 at the Authority’s head office in Kingston. According to a statement from GCAA, the meeting was convened by the Director General, Lt. Col. (Ret’d) Egbert Field, who outlined to the representatives of American Airlines, the requirements they must […]

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On to Hammerhead, as Exxon’s drillship aiming for 9th strike

With another successful oil discovery under its belt the ExxonMobil contracted drillship Stena Carron is off to a new target, Hammerhead-1, located nine miles southwest of Liza 1. The news comes on the heels of ExxonMobil announcing on Wednesday its eight discovery at its latest target Longtail and revealed that combined with the nearby Turbot […]

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Corentyne farmer brutally stabs wife to death, consumes poison after

A 28-year-old woman was brutally stabbed to death by her reputed husband who later attempted to take his own life at Corentyne, Berbice on Wednesday evening. Dead is Tovanie Simmons of Corentyne Berbice. Her attacker has been identified as 30-year-old Imran Lyte, a farmer. Based on information received, the incident occurred at about 23:20hrs. INews […]

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2015 Elections petition: Constitutional remedy for electoral breaches being undermined by Judicial sloth- Jagdeo

…says party has applied to the Court of Appeal to hear matter expeditiously General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has called out the Judiciary for the sloth at which the 2015 elections petition that it filed in the High Court is being heard. Addressing a large gathering at Enmore in […]

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IAC calls for CoI into GECOM employment practices

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) on Wednesday made a call for Government to launch a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the employment practices at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). The “Indian Action Committee (IAC), having followed the recent developments at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), calls for an immediate investigation primarily through a Commission of […]

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‘It’s a shock,’ says Langer after England 481

Justin Langer described Australia’s record loss to England as “brutal” and “a shock” and said his players could not have had a worse day as they slumped to a third straight loss, handing the five-match ODI series to England. A year out from the World Cup, Australia are ranked sixth, their lowest ranking since 1984, and the 242-run […]

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MovieTowne distances self from allegations of duty-free fraud

…claims ignorance of breached IDA MovieTowne investor, Derek Chin, has distanced his company from suggestions that it had anything to do with what equipment China Harbour Engineering (CHEC) used on its construction; after concerns were raised that the construction company breached a previous Investment Development Agreement (IDA). In 2014, China Harbour Engineering (CHEC) had signed […]

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M&CC gets $57M from Govt …to be spent on community projects

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) was gifted with a sum of $57 million by Central Government to do some works in local communities. Town Clerk, Royston King, today told media operatives that there were plans to allocate $75 million of the total $200 million that would be given by the Government for community projects. […]

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Education Ministry launches students’ welfare database

The Ministry of Education earlier today (Wednesday) launched a new database system at the National Centre for Education Resource Development (NCERD) at Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown, with the objective being to better handle the well-being of students. The launch of the Schools’ Welfare Information Management System database was developed by Intellect Storm, with the idea […]

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Migrant children: Trump promises to ‘keep families together’

(BBC) US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from adults. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters at the White House. The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly drafted an executive order to stop […]

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