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Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

Dynamic Airways reducing flights to Guyana

Dynamic International Airways is about to drastically cut its number of flights to Guyana, officials said. Gerry Gouveia, Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways- Dynamic’s local handler, told Demerara Waves Online that he was “seeing two flights in the system” and the carrier would be “consolidating” already booked passengers to fly them on the reduced schedule. The Winston-Salem Journal reported ...

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Granger points way to job-creation in East Berbice-Corentyne

President David Granger has urged youths of Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) to lead the way in creating jobs for themselves and called on all stakeholders to make Rose Hall Town the commercial hub of that agriculture-dependent region. “From time to time when I visit this region, I am always asked about the creation of jobs for our youths and this ...

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Guyana to monitor medicine effectiveness

Guyana is moving to establish a system to monitor the effectiveness of medicines as part of efforts to ensure the best quality drugs are used in the health sector, officials said Monday. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud said there was no data to substantiate anecdotal reports that due to better quality drugs being supplied, fewer patients were waking up ...

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Police attempt to use “junkies” labour at fire scene; relatives object

Just weeks after a Commission of Inquiry into how well the police investigated an alleged presidential assassination plot, the Guyana Police Force’s judgement Monday appeared set to be called into question again after they rounded up several suspected drug addicts to assist them at an early morning fire scene. After a female relative of the Sankars, who occupied the building ...

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Drunken policeman arrested for latest reported road death

A Guyana Police Force Lance Corporal, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, on Monday remained under close arrest in connection with the death of a 20-year old woman. Investigators said the 39- year old man, who is based at Force Headquarters, was driving his personal vehicle bearing licence number PSS 3984. The policeman, who resides at Cummings Lodge, East ...

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Queensway guard charged with stealing cash from New Thriving Restaurant

A 29- year old security guard attached to Queensway Security Force was Monday morning placed on GYD$60,000 bail after being charged for break and entry and larceny. Travis Reynolds of 30 Graham’s Street Plasiance East Coast Demerara stood before City Magistrate Judy Latchman and denied the allegation that on September 9,2017 at Main Street Georgetown he broke and enter the ...

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One dead, another hospitalised after Corentyne hit and run

A Corentyne family has plunged into mourning after the sole breadwinner was killed in a hit and run accident on Sunday evening. Dead is 19-year-old Trishan “Sonno” Sahai  of Lot 11 ‘B’ No. 57 village, Corentyne. His friend, Mooneshwar Jairam, 28, is said to be in a serious but stable condition at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital. According to information ...

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City businessman believed dead in fire

A city businessman was Monday morning believed to have been burnt to death in his wooden property that also housed a photocopy and photography centre, The fire quickly destroyed the building located at Main and Lamaha Streets, Georgetown. After the blaze is brought under control, fire fighters will search for the body of 77-year old Mr. Yussuf Sankar. One of ...

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