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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Another storm damage several houses in Region 7

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 September 2017, 6:32 by Denis Chabrol A violent storm struck Kako Village, Region 7 Saturday evening, resulting in severe damage to many houses but no was seriously injured, Region 7 Chairman, Gordon Bradford said. Deputy Director General of the CDC, Major Kester Craig confirmed that there   no reports of deaths or serious injury. Major ...

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GCAA working with operators to lift shuttle suspension

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 September 2017, 20:16 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Saturday says domestic airlines have begun submitting their policies and procedures for operating shuttle flights in the interior, already resulting in the regulator conducting inspections. The GCAA says it is aware of the socio-economic impact of the suspension especially on hinterland residents ...

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Former NCN boss Fuzzy Sattaur dies

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 September 2017, 17:13 by Denis Chabrol Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the state-owned National Communications Network, Mohamed ‘Fuzzy’ Sattaur died on Saturday as a result of illness at a city hospital. Former President, Donald Ramotar, in paying tribute to his long-time party comrade and co-worker at the Mirror newspaper, recalled that he was one ...

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Guyana to soften immigration rules; no need for special registration of Venezuelans- Greenidge

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 September 2017, 8:18 by Denis Chabrol Guyana will soon put in place a more lenient immigration policy to avoid persons fleeing harsh economic and political conditions in their homeland from being deported for illegal entry, Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge said. “At the policy level, the government may want to see what can be done. ...

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Colombia teaches more Guyanese public officials Spanish

Last Updated on Friday, 1 September 2017, 8:18 by Denis Chabrol Colombia continues to train more Guyanese public officials to use Spanish, as part of an ongoing cooperation programme between the two countries. Sixty participants in the 4th edition of Spanish as a Foreign Language Course for Public Officials completed the latest course that was conducted by Professor Nelson Giraldo through ...

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Prison escapee ex-cop Varswyck shot dead

Last Updated on Friday, 1 September 2017, 6:35 by Denis Chabrol Ex policeman, Urie Varswyck who escaped from the burning Georgetown Prison almost two months ago was shot dead early Friday morning in Linden, police said. Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said Varswyck was shor dead during a confrontation with security forces. Varswyck, ...

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