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Caribbean Airlines’ air fare hike “arbitrary”- Tourism Minister

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce on Wednesday opposed the “arbitrary” increases in airfare ticket prices by Caribbean Airlines (CAL), accusing the regional carrier of attempting to rake in profits from high demands in the Guyana markets. Minister of Tourism Industry and Commerce (ag) Irfaan Ali who lamented the ...

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Policeman in Globe Yard shooting charged

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A policeman, who allegedly concocted an account about how his shooting of a bicycle repairman earlier this year, had his story back fire on him and he is now facing three charges. 27-year old Constable Ocquana Dawson was Wednesday arraigned for discharging a loaded firearm with intent to injure, illegal ...

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Opposition divided over Private Sector’s mediation offer in GPL issue

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Fearing a harsh economic backlash if there is a 26.7 percent hike in electricity rates, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Wednesday offered to mediate in the standoff between government and the opposition to have the GUY$5.2 billion subsidy restored. “The PSC offers it’s availability to work with the government, ...

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Govt must pre-pay its ‘light bill’, seek tax-break- AFC

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The Alliance For Change (AFC), saying it wouldn’t take responsibility for unrest, on Wednesday called on government to pay up its electricity bills and ask for tax-forgiveness rather than impose a 26.7 percent increase in tariffs. At the same time, a group of activists from the governing Peoples Progressive Party ...

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Key suspect in Brazilian woman’s killing arrested

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A key suspect has been arrested in connection with the killing of a Brazilian woman near a mining pit in Mahdia, police said Wednesday. The woman has been identified as 47-year old Maria Jose Assis Bazerra. Her body bearing four stab wounds to the left temple was discovered midday Tuesday ...

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New GPC is franchise holder for Caribbean Premier League cricket

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Georgetown, Guyana – With just over seven weeks to go until the inaugural Caribbean Premier League kicks off, CPL Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of its first franchise agreement on behalf of Guyana, CPL said in a statement. The franchisee is well known Guyanese businessman Dr. Ranjisingh ’Bobby’ ...

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Policeman allegedly beats two at Lethem

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A St Ignatius , Region 9 family  is calling on the Guyana Police  Force to investigate the savage beating which was meted out to two members of the family allegedly by a policeman at Lethem on Saturday night. Reports are that on Saturday evening, a young man from the community ...

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