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Daily Archives: January 17, 2019

Guyana, other Caribbean countries put on alert for dengue outbreak

Guyana and other Caribbean countries were Thursday urged to push back against a possible major outbreak of dengue across the region in view of disease forecasts and a recent upsurge of the mosquito-borne illness. “Disease modelling, however, predicts that another regional outbreak of Dengue may occur in the near future,” the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) said in a statement. The ...

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Pres. Granger reissues “The Rupununi Rebellion” book on 50-year old attempt to establish breakaway republic

President David Granger has reissued his book, The Rupununi Rebellion to mark the 50th anniversary of the quelling of the Rupununi rebellion which broke out on January 2, 1969, less than three years after Guyana achieved Independence. The President was serving as Adjutant of the 2nd Battalion of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) which had operational responsibility for restoring peace ...

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Local airlines’ caravan planes grounded for inspections after undercarriage collapses

All caravan planes being operated out of the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ Airport by domestic airlines have been ordered grounded for inspections after one of their undercarriages collapsed, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said Thursday. GCAA Director-General, Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field said the “cease-fly operation” order for the 16 planes based at Ogle was issued after the left ...

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PPP will review all gov’t contracts signed after no-confidence passage

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday warned that all contracts inked by government after December 21, 2018 – the date when the no-confidence motion was passed – would be reviewed if the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) wins the next general elections. Jagdeo contended that the David Granger administration is now in a caretaker mode and even the recent passage of the ...

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PPP presidential candidate pick within days but “I am not taking no back seat” – Jagdeo

General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday vowed to be in the forefront of the election campaign even after the party elects a presidential candidate in the coming days. “I am not taking no [sic] back seat until we win the elections,” Jagdeo told a news conference at his party office, Church Street, Georgetown. ...

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