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Daily Archives: February 9, 2014

US embassy warns citizens about flying on Caribbean Airlines

The United States (US) embassy in Guyana on Sunday warned American citizens not to fly on Caribbean Airlines flights from Monday to Wednesday because of “threat” information. “The Embassy has received unconfirmed threat information relating to Caribbean Airlines flights destined for the United States departing on Monday, February 10, 2014,” said the embassy on its Facebook Page and website. An ...

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Barbados finds drugs aboard Panama-registered ship that sailed from Guyana

A Panama-registered ship that last left Guyana was detained by Barbadian law enforcement authorities after a quantity of cocaine and marijuana was found aboard, a usually relaible source here said Sunday. The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) source said the MV Rudisa Global departed Guyana early last week for the sister Caricom member state of Barbados where it was detained and ...

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Sophia woman held for gun, ammo find

A woman was arrested Saturday evening in connection with the discovery of a handgun and bullets at a house on ‘C’Field, Sophia – widely regarded as a hotbed for gun-related robberies. Police said they found the 9 MM Browning pistol and 12 round about 6 PM Saturday during a search at the premises. Deputy Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud has recently ...

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Police denting Corentyne criminal gang

Berbice police appeared to have dented a criminal gang that they believed was responsible for several robberies on the Corentyne Coast for which lawmen had been accused of being involved in. Investigators said they almost arrested a suspected a suspected bandit at Number 65 Village Corentyne Saturday night about 8:30. However, he fled leaving behind a gun and ammunition. “The ...

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Falling gold price: Time for bigger agri push; more efficient gold production- Deputy Central Bank Governor

Deputy Governor of the Bank of Guyana, Dr. Gobin Ganga on Saturday recommended that the country further diversify its agriculture sector and lower the cost of gold production to cushion the impact of the sliding price for the yellow metal. Ganga made the recommendations against the background that gold exports accounted for 50 percent of Guyana’s foreign revenue in 2013. ...

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