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Attractive pay required for key civil aviation personnel

The Director General-designate of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Col. Egbert Field on Tuesday said creative ways would have to be found to attract highly qualified and experienced persons as part of a plan to improve the country’s international civil aviation rating.  “The attraction of personnel for the industry is a problem because the Civil Aviation Authority has ...

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Guyana conducting study on economic impact of aviation industry

Junior Minister of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguso says a study is underway to determine the economic impact of the airline industry on Guyana.  She made the announcement at: a ceremony to mark the inaugural flight of the Suriname-headquartered Fly Allways airline that will initially serve the Paramaribo- Guyana- Barbados route.  Ferguson said the study began two months ago and is ...

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Policeman arrested after shooting suspected wife beater

The Guyana Police Force says that at about 8 O’clock Friday night a mother reported to the police at Itaballi Check Point, that her daughter was being assaulted by her reputed husband(daughter). The subordinate officer in-charge sent a constable with a Service firearm, along with the reporter. On arrival, the assailant (reputed husband) was contacted and in the intervening process ...

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Border think tank to be established

The Guyana government has decided to establish a broad-based think tank on border maters, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said Thursday. He said the National Border Institute would conduct research on the maintenance and preservation of the integrity of Guyana's land, air space and continental shelf. "The Border Institute is the repository of all documents, maps and charts that has ...

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Shady character gunned down during argument over bail money; police hunting five suspects

A man previously known to the police was gunned down outside his Laing Avenue, Georgetown home on Monday, August 1, 2016 during an argument over bail money, a senior police officer said.  Dead is 32 year old Orin David.  Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said police have since begun searching for several ...

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‘Let bygones be bygones’ for the good of Region 5 -President Granger initiates RDC reconciliation at Ithaca Emancipation Celebrations

President David Granger, today, called on the members of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Mahaica-Berbice (Region 5) to end the months long impasse, which had been sparked after the Regional Chairman, Mr. Vickchand Ramphal had been absent, during several visits to the Region by the Head of State.  However, President Granger called for an end to the standoff, which ...

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Police Force announces promotions

  On the occasion of the Guyana Police Force 177th Anniversary, the Commissioner of Police Mr. Seelall Persaud, D.S.M, has promoted ranks of the Regular Force, Special Constabulary, Guystac and Rural Constabulary because of their hard work and dedication to the job.   The following  are the ranks who have been promoted with effect from July 16, 2016.   TO ...

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Bandits caught after robbing Bourda Market vendors of GYD$500,000

The police in ‘A’ Division are investigating a robbery under arms committed on Wayne Miller, 51 years and Darmenna Wong, 43 years, vendors of Bourda Market, both of whom resides at Block ‘Y’, Section ‘C’, Grove, EBD, which occurred  2300h. on Monday July 11, 2016, of $500,000.00 cash.   Investigations have so far revealed that Wayne Miller and Darmenna Wong ...

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CONFIRMED: Veteran engineer Walter Willis dies- St. Joseph Hospital

St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital Monday night confirmed that veteran Guyanese engineer, Walter Willis died and at the same time announced that a probe has been launched to ensure that all the rules were followed in treating him. “His condition deteriorated and he was treated for multi-organ dysfunction. Regrettably, Mr. Willis passed on the evening of Monday July 11, 2016,” the ...

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Inquest into allegations made by Barry Dataram completed-Report handed over to Minister of State 

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this morning, received the report of the inquiry made into the allegations made against officials of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) by self-confessed drug lord, Mr. Barry Dataram. The Ministry of the Presidency said the probe was conducted by Brigadier Bruce Lovell, who was appointed by President David Granger, shortly after the allegations were ...

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