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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Dynamic Airways sued in US Federal Court by Guyana-New York passengers

A United States-based Guyanese lawyer and his brother, who is a local businessman, are suing Dynamic Airways for inconvenience caused due to lengthy delays and flight cancellations in recent weeks. Moses Rambarran is also urging all passengers affected on the New York-Georgetown route to become parties to a class-action lawsuit that seeks to, among other things, demand full refund of ...

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Venezuela reaffirms willingness to settle border controversy with Guyana

(EL UIVERSAL).-The Venezuelan government has released a communiqué in response to the recent statements made by Guyanese Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy, where the Guyanese official noted her country was exploring options other than the Good Offices process, agreed upon by both countries to settle their dispute. In the communiqué, Venezuela underlines “it is willing and ...

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Search area expanded for plane missing over Guyana’s jungle

With still no sign of the missing Britten Norman Islander aircraft, the search and rescue operation widened its areas close to the intended destination Karisparu – an Amerindian community in Region 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) today, December 30, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said Tuesday. Eyewitness reports indicate that the aircraft was spotted closer to Karisparu, which prompted the decision to ...

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GUYANA: Amerindian votes at stake amid govt officials’ utterances

As Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) aims to regain its badly needed parliamentary majority in early elections, the government appears to have smudged its own image again in the eyes of the Amerindians. This time, President Donald Ramotar’s alleged utterance to a heckler at Aishalton, Rupununi has sent the administration scurrying to explain the circumstances of what might ...

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GUYANA: Search and rescue mission for missing plane comes up empty handed

Search and rescue teams triangulated a search area approximately 20 miles west and south of Mahdia Tuesday, December 29 for the missing Britten Norman Islander aircraft 8R-GHE which disappeared on Sunday, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said. The authority said that the expanse of dense jungle is within the area of interest as determined by map terrain information and aircraft ...

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GUYANA: Search for missing plane narrowed to “area of high probability”

Rescuers Monday narrowed their search for a missing light aircraft to “an area of high probability” in Guyana’s jungle, well-placed sources said. The area was identified after members of the search and rescue mission interviewed miners and other persons in the area. A number of them were taken aboard aircraft to help the search and rescue mission pin-point the area ...

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MOROCCO-GUYANA: Guyanese held in North African country with cocaine

(MOROCCO WORLD NEWS).-Morocco Customs has seized 2.4 kg cocaine and arrested a Guyanese national at the Casablanca Mohammed V airport in that North African country on Saturday, an official told Customs Today. The illegal substance was hidden inside the luggage of the Guyanese drug trafficker who was traveling from Sao Paulo to Cotonou (Benin), said the airport’s judiciary police Chief ...

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No sighting of missing plane in Guyana

After a more than six hour search for a missing plane, with two persons aboard, a search and rescue mission came up empty-handed and called off their operation at sunset Sunday until day-break Monday, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said in a statement. The GCAA said the Britten Norman Islander, bearing registration number 8R-GHE, went missing while on a ...

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