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Daily Archives: January 4, 2017

UPDATED: Three dead in collision on Linden Highway

Three men died Wednesday night in a head-on collision between two cars on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway, officials said ‘E’ Division Commander, Senior Superintendent F. Karimbaksh said the men succumbed to their injuries. Fire fighters, police and public-spirited citizens sawed and broke open the badly mangled vehicles at the Seweyo turn and removed the dead men. Two of the deceased have been ...

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Cornelia Ida elderly woman murder, rape case moved to Leonora Court

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan has transferred the murder/rape case of 46-year-old Jaipauk Jitlall of Anna Catherina to the Leonora Magistrates Court for January 10. Jitlall was accused of raping and murdering 80-year-old Cornelia Ida woman, who was believed to be mentally ill. Her body was found in a hammock October last in her zinc-sheet home with multiple stab wounds to ...

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Four-country probe of aircraft incident at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport

Authorities in several countries are probing a recent accident at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in which a Caribbean Airlines plane ripped off the tail cone of a Fly Jamaica plane. Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Egbert Field said the relevant authorities in Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and the United States (US) were probing ...

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Guyana checking report on Dynamic Airlines’ Christmas season cancellations; GYD$40 million bond available for refunds

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is verifying a report by Dynamic Airlines about the reasons for its recent prolonged flight delays and cancellations, even as it says a GYD$40 million bond is available for inconvenienced passengers to seek refunds. GCAA Director-General, Egbert Field also told a news conference that authorities here that after a report by Dynamic Airlines have ...

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Magistrate Daly recuses self from Carvil Duncan $27M case

City Magistrate Leron Daly has recused herself from presiding over the case of former GPL board director, Carvil Duncan which came before her this morning. Duncan was charged earlier last year with conspiring with another, former GPL deputy CEO Aeshwar Deonarine, to steal $27.7M from the Guyana Power and Light Incorporated. Both Duncan and Deonarine were charged in January 2016 ...

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Antigua-bound Guyanese woman held with cocaine

A 24-year old Guyanese woman, on her way to Antigua  was Wednesday morning arrested with more than four kilogrammes of cocaine in her possession. Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), James Singh said that was his agency’s  first drug seizure for the new year. She has been identified as Clarabel Thompson. At the time of her arrest, she was ...

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Eye On Issues: Making sense of the mini-reshuffle by GHK Lall

I think that President Granger had no choice in the matter of the former Minister of Health.  He gave it time, and resisted serious pressure to jettison the embattled minister.  It is why I commend him for taking the action he did recently.  Now for some more details as to how I read these developments. For starters, the former health ...

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