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One plane barred from leaving Anguilla

One of the planes that was flown out of Guyana without genuine clearances  Sunday morning left  Anguilla for Puerto Rico, while the other was left behind on that tiny British dependency, according to usually reliable sources. The sources said the Cessna 206, bearing registration number 8R-GTP, was allowed to leave Anguilla’s Clayton Lloyd International Airport after receiving clearance from the civil ...

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Ogle Airport denies security breach following unauthorized removal of aircraft

In the wake of the unauthorized removal of two aircraft from the Eugene F. Correia International Airport and flying them overseas, Ogle Airport Inc. is downplaying concerns that there has been an apparent breach of airport security. OAI spokesman, Kit Nascimento said the operators of Oxford Airways, who are eligible to enter airside with their airside passes, entered the airport, ...

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BREAKING: Planes removed from Ogle Airport in breach of court order

Two Cessna 206 aircraft, which are the subject of High Court litigation in Guyana, were flown out of the Eugene F. Correia (Ogle) International Airport during very early Saturday morning without authorization, Acting Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Chitranie Heeralall said. She confirmed that the planes have since been detained in Anguilla, and the matter was ...

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Woman pleads guilty to cocaine trafficking; husband refused bail

A 21-year old mother of two young children on Monday pleaded guilty to trafficking in cocaine, while seeking to shield her husband from blame. He was remanded to prison until July 25, 2016, despite a strong request for bail by their lawyer. Angelica Forde has to return to court on Tuesday for sentencing after a certificate of value of the ...

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15-year old mechanic shop employee shot during armed robbery

A 15-year old boy, who was employed at a mechanic shop, was  Sunday shot in his face during an armed robbery in South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Police sad Jamal Lewis of Wren Avenue, South Ruimveldt was shot while one of the employees scuffled with one of three armed bandits who stormed the mechanic shop. His condition was listed as “serious” and ...

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Brother kills brother during argument about entry to family shop

A man stabbed his younger brother to death during an argument at Sophia, East Coast Demerara. The Guyana Police Force identified the dead man as 23-year old Dexter Jules of ‘B’ Field, Sophia. Police said that after the assailant rushed Jules to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, he attempted to flee but was arrested by civilians. ...

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Charge state resource thieves; tighten anti-corruption loopholes- top US diplomat

A senior American diplomat Friday night called for those stealing state resources and engaging in violence against women and children to be charged. “Anyone who has stolen, is stealing or in the future attempts to steal State resources must be criminally charged and held accountable before  a court of law,” Outgoing Deputy Chief of the American Embassy in Guyana, Bryan ...

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East Coast Demerara gas station robbed; employees beaten

A pump attendant and a security guard at a filling station were Thursday night robbed, beaten and locked in a washroom by five bandits who later fled with several cylinders of cooking gas, police said. The incident occurred at R.P. Service Station, Triumph Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara at about 11:30 Thursday night, July 16, 2016. Injured are  pump attendant ...

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Alleged fraudster dies after drinking poison at court

Police sources have confirmed that 43-year old Michael Persaud who attempted suicide on Wednesday after he was remanded to prison at the Georgetown Magistrate’s court, succumbed hours after the incident. Persaud, a father of two was remanded to prison for several counts of fraud, by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. According to Police the man who lived at lot 15 Public ...

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