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IATA protests Guyana formula, increased airline fees

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday publicly protested the refusal of the management of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) to hold talks about the adverse impact of increased departure fees on airlines and passengers. The global air transport body says CJIA’s continued refusal to cooperate with IATA on both the proper calculation …

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IATA protests Guyana formula, increased airline fees

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday publicly protested the refusal of the management of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) to hold talks about the adverse impact of increased departure fees on airlines and passengers. The global air transport body says CJIA’s continued refusal to cooperate with IATA on both the proper calculation …

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ExxonMobil makes 13th discovery offshore Guyana – WorldOil

ExxonMobil makes 13th discovery offshore Guyana  WorldOilExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block.

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Guyana remembers Sir Alister McIntyre – St. Lucia News Online

Guyana remembers Sir Alister McIntyre  St. Lucia News Online(PRESS RELEASE) — The Government and people of Guyana are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ...

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Gold mine driver shot dead at Kuribrong; WCD gold miner abducted

A driver in the gold mining district of Ubana, Kuribrong, who witnessed the stripping of a truck, was Sunday shot dead in the interior and a gold miner abducted, a miner said. The miner could only identify the dead man as Nick or Peron of Bartica. He is said to be about 29 years old. …

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Miner held for allegedly raping girl

A 27-year old miner has been arrested for allegedly raping a child under 16 years old. The miner of Potaro River was also detained in connection with alleged illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Investigators said a “search of his person revealed an unlicensed pistol with six live rounds.” The suspect, who was arrested …

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Easter Sunday fire destroys house

An Easter Sunday-afternoon fire destroyed a wooden house on Public Road, Kitty, Georgetown. There were no reported injuries. According to a resident, an individual known as Sherwayne, was cooking when the fire happened. The residence was located on Public Road between Vlissengen Road and Alexander Street.

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President Granger completes cancer therapies; light workload, fewer public engagements recommended

President David Granger on Saturday completed radiotherapy treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and has been advised to avoid a heavy workload and have few public engagements for the time being, Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba Halim Majeed said Saturday. “In terms of his resumption of official duties, they have cautioned against too heavy a work load immediately …

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