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Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

Illegal aircraft bears valid Brazil registration, operated by Brazilian company

The Beechcraft Kingair aircraft has been confirmed as having authentic Brazilian registration and is operated by a company believed to be involved in the gold industry. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Colonel Egbert Field said information, including the registration number-PR IMG-obtained from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority matches those on the plane. The Brazilian Authority said ...

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Bandits rob city cafe’s customers, staff

Bandits Tuesday morning apparently traced two men from a city bank to a cafe where they assaulted and robbed them of an estimated GYD$1 million, sources said. The incident occurred at Coffee Bean Cafe, Church Street, Georgetown. The two customers-a Guyanese and a Malaysian-were gun butted before the driver of the vehicle surrendered the keys. A source said the bandits ...

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Alleged teen wife killer arraigned

The man, who allegedly knifed his teenage common-law wife to death and fled to neighbouring Surinameay, was Tuesday arraigned for her murder. Thirty-year old Ryan Singh was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it was read to him by Magistrate Alex Moore at the Sister’s Village Court. He is accused of the murder of 16-year old Parbattie ...

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Brazilian aircraft found in Guyana possibly owned by Brazil’s third largest bank

The Brazilian-registered Beechcraft Kingair plane found in southern Guyana is bearing the registration number of a plane belonging to Brazil’s third largest bank, Banco Bradesco, sources said. Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Col. Egbert Field said he has received such information and would be factoring that into efforts to ascertain the origin of the plane. “I ...

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Guyana mulls expanding airspace coverage following another illegal aircraft, airstrip discovery

Guyana plans to expand its airspace coverage in the wake of the latest discovery of an illegal airstrip and an illegally-landed plane bearing a Brazilian registration number. “The Government is extremely concerned.  We are concerned that that these aircraft are utilising our large gaps in the security coverage in the hinterland areas, but we are looking carefully to see how ...

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