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Fly Jamaica: Safety first as delays are compounded by strikes and customs at airports

Last Updated on Monday, 7 August 2017, 20:20 by Denis Chabrol KINGSTON, JAMAICA—7 August 2017. Fly Jamaica Airways on Monday sincerely apologised to all passengers affected by the irregular operations beginning August 3, 2017. Fly Jamaica Airways says it expects to be back on schedule by Thursday August 10, 2017. While these delays to the airline’s services are regrettable the ...

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Heavily armed bandits cart off over GYD$1.7 million in cash, gold jewelry after storming Corentyne boat owner’s home; five in custody

Last Updated on Monday, 7 August 2017, 19:58 by Denis Chabrol A Corentyne family are counting their lucky stars after heavily armed bandits invaded their home at Lot 179 No. 69 Village, Corentyne on Saturday last and carted off with over GYD$1.7 million in cash and gold jewellery. Twenty-seven year-old Satchin Ramrattan, his pregnant wife, 26-year-old Vidya Gopaul and their ...

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Corentyne laborer missing, feared dead after fishing trip

Last Updated on Monday, 7 August 2017, 19:28 by Denis Chabrol A Crabwood Creek, Corentyne labourer is feared dead at sea,  with family members receiving sketchy reports surrounding his disappearance. According to information received, the 52-year-old Karamchand Parbhudyal called “Dara” on Saturday last ventured out to the Corentyne River with three good friends to fish and return home. But the ...

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Teens arrested for suspected cocaine in gas cylinder

Last Updated on Monday, 7 August 2017, 15:17 by Denis Chabrol Two teenagers were Sunday arrested in connection with the alleged discovery of cocaine in a gas cylinder, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. The anti-drug agency said the operation was conducted at 25 Delph Avenue, Campbellville, Georgetown. The operation, CANU said,  “ resulted in the seizure of nine rectangular shape ...

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AFC unanimously supports Ramjattan as Security Minister; presses for softer marijuana penalties to ease prison overcrowding

Last Updated on Monday, 7 August 2017, 0:21 by Denis Chabrol Amid ongoing instability in Guyana’s prisons sparked off by the burning down of the Georgetown maximum security jail one month ago, the Alliance For Change (AFC) on Sunday backed Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan and called for a swift end to jail terms for possession of small amounts of ...

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