Daily Archives: Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 21:51

Implementation of public infrastructure projects hits stumbling blocks

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016, 13:57 by Denis Chabrol Slow implementation of multi-million dollar projects is dogging the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, partly because contractors are overburdened with projects and the unavailability of the required number of engineers. Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson said that up to August 31, 2016 GYD$11 billion of the GYD$24.28 billion set aside ...

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Illegal plane found in southern Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 21:51 by Denis Chabrol An illegal aircraft bearing what appears to be a United States (US) registration number was Wednesday discovered hidden in a clump of vegetation in southern Guyana. The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) said that on Tuesday September 13, 2016 it received information of an illegal aircraft at the Yupukari Airstrip, ...

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CAMS aircraft technicians stage sick-out

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 17:44 by Denis Chabrol Peeved at the paltry overtime being paid and other poor working conditions, aircraft maintenance personnel at Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Systems (CAMS) on Tuesday downed tools for one day to send a signal to management. Christopher “Kit” Nascimento, spokesman for the Correia Group of Companies, which includes CAMS, told Demerara ...

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“Operation Safeway” launched to bring traffic crisis under control

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 16:56 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force will be clamping down on driving under the influence of alcohol and other offences during Operation Safeway, but the traffic department is not readily equipped to test drivers for marijuana use. “From a scientific point of view, how do I know that this person is ...

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