Daily Archives: Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 23:27

Search for plane missing over Guyana’s jungle won’t be called off yet

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 23:27 by GxMedia Authorities on Wednesday shied away from saying when the search for the Britten-Norman Islander plane that went missing earlier this week would be called off, but noted that the operation was now in a critical period with the passage of 72 hours. Air Traffic Controllers around midday Sunday reported losing ...

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Soldiers deployed into Guyana’s jungle, but still no sign of plane

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 16:41 by GxMedia After more than two days of aerial searches, several Special Forces soldiers were Wednesday morning  rappelled into thick virgin forest but did not find the missing aircraft and two persons who were aboard, according to a well-placed source. The source said that the decision to put boots on the ground ...

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Dynamic Airways sued in US Federal Court by Guyana-New York passengers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 16:25 by GxMedia A United States-based Guyanese lawyer and his brother, who is a local businessman, are suing Dynamic Airways for inconvenience caused due to lengthy delays and flight cancellations in recent weeks. Moses Rambarran is also urging all passengers affected on the New York-Georgetown route to become parties to a class-action lawsuit ...

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Venezuela reaffirms willingness to settle border controversy with Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 4:00 by GxMedia (EL UIVERSAL).-The Venezuelan government has released a communiqué in response to the recent statements made by Guyanese Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy, where the Guyanese official noted her country was exploring options other than the Good Offices process, agreed upon by both countries to settle their ...

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Search area expanded for plane missing over Guyana’s jungle

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 0:16 by GxMedia With still no sign of the missing Britten Norman Islander aircraft, the search and rescue operation widened its areas close to the intended destination Karisparu – an Amerindian community in Region 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) today, December 30, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said Tuesday. Eyewitness reports indicate that the aircraft ...

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GUYANA: Amerindian votes at stake amid govt officials’ utterances

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 0:00 by GxMedia As Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) aims to regain its badly needed parliamentary majority in early elections, the government appears to have smudged its own image again in the eyes of the Amerindians. This time, President Donald Ramotar’s alleged utterance to a heckler at Aishalton, Rupununi has sent ...

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