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Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Fly Jamaica begins “Operations Recovery Plan”

Fly Jamaica Airways will commence its Operations Recovery Plan tomorrow, Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The airline will be operating a leased aircraft on a limited schedule, the company said. Passengers will be notified of their flight departure. Fly Jamaica Airways requests that passengers desist from going to their local airport for departure unless notified by an airline representative. Fly Jamaica ...

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Guyana mounts high-tech early animal disease detection operations

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) says it is about to mount operations to detect early a range of diseases in animals with the use of high-tech equipment, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. “The Authority will soon commence its early disease detection operations in several areas for diseases such as Foot and Mouth disease (FMD), Avian influenza (AI) and ...

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Attorney General justifies hiring Caribbean lawyers for GECOM Chairmanship case; mum on payment

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams on Monday justified government’s decision to hire two top Caribbean lawyers to fight a case challenging the constitutionality of President David Granger’s appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Williams said it was partly a politically motivated decision because the locally available Senior Counsel were not in the ...

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Review committee recommended Justice Benjamin for Judiciary Chancellorship; AG shrugs off backlog concerns

Belize Chief Justice, Kenneth Benjamin was recommended by a presidential review committee to become the next Chancellor of the Judiciary of his native Guyana, Attorney General Basil Williams said Monday. “I know that the person that was identified was Mr Kenneth Benjamin- that’s what I know” he said, adding “yes” when asked if it was on the basis of a ...

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All Georgetown businesses must have sanitation certificates- Town Clerk

Town Clerk of Georgetown Royston King said that as of January 1, all businesses in Georgetown are required to have a sanitation certificate issued by the Mayor and City Council. King explained that “this is necessary to confirm that our public health and environmental health inspectors have visited and inspected their premises and that they are complying with public health ...

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Bar manager found shot dead with gun next to him

The Guyana Police Force is working to ascertain whether the Manager of Korner Kick bar committed suicide or was shot dead by someone else. “Crime scene ranks have processed the scene and also swabbed both hands of the deceased for gunpowder residue,” police said. Dead is 21-year old Tevin Parris, a former student of Tutorial High School. Homicide detectives said ...

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