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Pres. Granger reissues “The Rupununi Rebellion” book on 50-year old attempt to establish breakaway republic

President David Granger has reissued his book, The Rupununi Rebellion to mark the 50th anniversary of the quelling of the Rupununi rebellion which broke out on January 2, 1969, less than three years after Guyana achieved Independence. The President was serving as Adjutant of the 2nd Battalion of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) which had operational responsibility for restoring peace ...

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Local airlines’ caravan planes grounded for inspections after undercarriage collapses

All caravan planes being operated out of the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ Airport by domestic airlines have been ordered grounded for inspections after one of their undercarriages collapsed, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said Thursday. GCAA Director-General, Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field said the “cease-fly operation” order for the 16 planes based at Ogle was issued after the left ...

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PPP will review all gov’t contracts signed after no-confidence passage

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday warned that all contracts inked by government after December 21, 2018 – the date when the no-confidence motion was passed – would be reviewed if the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) wins the next general elections. Jagdeo contended that the David Granger administration is now in a caretaker mode and even the recent passage of the ...

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PPP presidential candidate pick within days but “I am not taking no back seat” – Jagdeo

General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday vowed to be in the forefront of the election campaign even after the party elects a presidential candidate in the coming days. “I am not taking no [sic] back seat until we win the elections,” Jagdeo told a news conference at his party office, Church Street, Georgetown. ...

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Gov’t clamps down on unlicensed day care facilities

The Childcare and Protection Agency (CPA) is urging day care service providers to get their facilities registered by March or face closure. Head of the CPA, Ann Greene said persons who are desirous of registering their day care facility must possess a valid Police Clearance and Food Handlers Certificate. She added that the facilities will be Inspected by the Fire ...

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Guyana needs to be ready for any emergency in mass gathering – Civil Defence Commission Dir. General

As the government moves to ensure the safety of all Guyanese, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) completed a national policy on Mass Casualty Management (MCM) and Incident Command Systems (ICS). the CDC will be taking steps to implement the policy countrywide. Acting Director General of the CDC, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig said that Guyana, like any other country, is vulnerable ...

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All AFC candidates had declared they weren’t dual citizens

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Wednesday said the party had asked expelled parliamentarian, Charrandas Persaud and other candidates whether they were foreign citizens, but Persaud never admitted to being a Canadian. “My predecessor and the other persons that were asked have confirmed that at a point in time the party did ask about citizenship and part of that is ...

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GDF frowns on report of general elections in June; says training document taken “out of context”

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) says someone misinterpreted a leaked training document that states that the army must be prepared for general and regional elections in June. “Someone has taken our training documents out of context,” the senior GDF officer told Demerara Waves Online News. Asked to respond to the timeframe of June 2019 that the GDF document, as quoted ...

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First Bauxite promises improved education facilities for Sand Hills students

A new school building with more modern facilities will be constructed in the Sand Hills community in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara). According to the Head of First Bauxite Corporation-Guyana Office, Ian Christie, the initiative is part of the company’s capital project for the community. “During this year as part of our capital project we will be doing three things ...

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