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Monthly Archives: June 2016

City Councillors told to find new location for ‘Parliament View’ vendors ; Granger wants better accommodation for street vendors

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016, 21:46 by Denis Chabrol Moments after President David Granger said he wanted to see Georgetown vendors being properly housed, Town Clerk Royston King called on City Councillors to craft a policy on street vending and find a new location before November- the new deadline for the vendors to remove from a plot of ...

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BREXIT’s implications for the Caribbean, as Jamaica establishes Commission

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 June 2016, 18:19 by Denis Chabrol University of the West Indies (UWI) International Relations Professor, Mark Kirton said Jamaica, which is about to assess its place in the Caribbean regional integration  movement, would likely consider Britons’ vote to leave the European Union (EU). “This BREXIT (Britain’s exit) may have some impact on the assessment of ...

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One plane barred from leaving Anguilla

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 June 2016, 18:05 by Denis Chabrol One of the planes that was flown out of Guyana without genuine clearances  Sunday morning left  Anguilla for Puerto Rico, while the other was left behind on that tiny British dependency, according to usually reliable sources. The sources said the Cessna 206, bearing registration number 8R-GTP, was allowed to ...

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Ogle Airport denies security breach following unauthorized removal of aircraft

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 June 2016, 17:14 by Denis Chabrol In the wake of the unauthorized removal of two aircraft from the Eugene F. Correia International Airport and flying them overseas, Ogle Airport Inc. is downplaying concerns that there has been an apparent breach of airport security. OAI spokesman, Kit Nascimento said the operators of Oxford Airways, who are ...

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BREAKING: Planes removed from Ogle Airport in breach of court order

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2016, 18:04 by Denis Chabrol Two Cessna 206 aircraft, which are the subject of High Court litigation in Guyana, were flown out of the Eugene F. Correia (Ogle) International Airport during very early Saturday morning without authorization, Acting Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Chitranie Heeralall said. She confirmed that the ...

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Govt signs contract for ICT needs assessment project in rural, hinterland areas

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2016, 6:19 by Denis Chabrol An Information Communication Technology (ICT) needs assessment project will get underway in hinterland and rural communities in Guyana, following a US$524,00o contract which was signed by the Government of Guyana, Germany-based Detecon Consultancy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Present at the signing o Friday, was Resident UNDP Coordinator, ...

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UG Vice Chancellor will leave job if there’s political intereference

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2016, 6:03 by Denis Chabrol Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith on Friday vowed to pack  up and leave if there is political interference in the publicly funded tertiary institution. “I am not prepared to  be the Vice Chancellor of a university where politics is intruding into the university and ...

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No immediate impact of Britain’s exit from EU expected- Greenidge

Last Updated on Friday, 24 June 2016, 14:26 by Denis Chabrol Guyana does not forecast any immediate loss of European Union (EU) funds or market access for its products as a result of Britain’s exit from that free trade bloc, Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge said Friday. He reasoned that the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of which Guyana is ...

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