Daily Archives: Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 18:42

New Demerara Harbour Bridge location identified; land to be acquired

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 18:42 by Denis Chabrol           Government on Wednesday announced that the location for the new Demerara Harbour Bridge will be located at Houston-Versailles, and that lands would have to be acquired. The Feasibility Study and Design for the new Demerara River Bridge has successfully been completed, and a copy ...

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Interior shuttle flights temporarily banned following recent plane crashes-Civil Aviation Authority

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 15:04 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Wednesday announced that shuttle flights between interior locations have been suspended with immediate effect until domestic airlines submit policies and procedures on such operations for approval. “As a result of the accidents and the authority’s preliminary analysis, the authority has now taken ...

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Corentyne mason slapped with murder charge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:23 by Denis Chabrol   A Williamsburg, Corentyne mason added murder to his rap-sheet after he was slapped with the charged today at the Reliance Magistrate Court. Forty four-year-old Ivor Thom of Lot 16A’ Williamsburg was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it read to him by Magistrate Renita Singh. ...

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Restaurants will have to display energy content of foods, says top Health Ministry official

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:09 by Denis Chabrol Restaurants and other eateries across Guyana will soon be required to state the amount of energy each food item provides to consumers, as part of efforts to ensure that people do not fall prey to non-communicable diseases, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Karen Boyle said Wednesday. Addressing ...

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Teens among several charged with armed robbery at New Amsterdam gas station

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 8:43 by Denis Chabrol Five persons, including three teenagers, on Tuesday stood before a New Amsterdam magistrate and were  slapped with the charge of robbery under arms. The matter was held in camera. Twenty two-year-old Parmanand Samaroo and twenty four-year-old Delon Johnson were the lone adults among the three teenagers- aged 15, 16 and ...

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