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Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

Three Air Traffic Controllers sent off job to facilitate probe

Three Air Traffic Controllersd have been removed from duty to facilitate an investigation into why another controller last Saturday night left his post as a Caribbean Airlines flight was preparing to land at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).  “To facilitate the investigation, three persons have been removed from duty,” the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said in a statement. ...

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Suspected wife killer caught in Suriname four years later

A man, who allegedly killed his wife during a drinking spree four years ago and fled to neighbouringh Suriname, was Monday arraigned for her murder. Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said Davenand “Brother” Albert was handed by Surinamese police to their Guyanese counterparts at the weekend. He was subsequently charged with the murder of his 43-year old wife, Esther “Kamla” ...

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Brothers on drug trafficking charges

The police crackdown on suspected drug yards on Monday saw two brothers being charged with cocaine and marijuana trafficking. They are 25-year old Curtly Thomas of Chelsea Park, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara anbd Clifforf Thomas of Bachelors Adventure, East Coast Demerara. They pleaded guilty to two joint charges and two separate charges. Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry remanded them to prison ...

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Analysts give Qualfon (Guyana) high marks

Qualfon, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) and call center service provider, announced Monday that it recently hosted two Frost & Sullivan analysts in Guyana, the only native-English-speaking country in South America. The purpose of the visit was to enable Michael DeSalles,Principal Analyst with Frost & Sullivan’s Contact Center Group, and Stephen Loynd, Global Program Director, to see in person ...

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GNBS staffers on bribery charges

Two agents of Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) were Monday arraigned and bailed GUY$300,000 for alleged corrupt transactions by receiving rewards to inspect a motor vehicle to transport fuel. Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry granted GUY$150,000 bail each to 27-year old Quincy Gibson of 20 Co-op Society Road, Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara, and 29-year old David Denny of 849 Section ...

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Opposition is “bulb-head” “political middle class”- Rohee

Scrambling to pull back every vote from the loss of its parliamentary majority in the 2011 general election, the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) is attempting to alienate the electorate from the opposition along the lines of class. General Secretary of the Marxist-oriented PPP, Clement Rohee told party faithful at a commemorative event in honour of late Presidents Cheddi and ...

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Police detainee escapes from Georgetown Hospital

A man, who was arrested last week for alleged illegal possession of firearm, early Monday morning escaped from the Georgetown Hospital where he had been admitted. He has been identified as Dexroy Brown,21, of Waterloo Street, Georgetown Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said the policeman who was guarding the detainee “might have lapsed”. The man escaped around 5:30 AM from ...

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Fire destroys Prashad Nagar house

Fire of unknown origin Monday morning destroyed a wooden house in Prashad Nagar. The dwelling was located on 200 Deobirana Street. Sources said there were no immediate reports of injury to anyone. Up to 8 AM, fire fighters were still battling the blaze.

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PPP eyes parliamentary majority in fresh elections

Facing the prospect of early general elections,  the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) on Sunday assured Berbicians that steps were being taken to address their concerns in a bid to regain a parliamentary majority. “We agreed that we need to correct some of our mistakes that we have made and we are bold enough, we are big enough, we are mature ...

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