Daily Archives: Friday, 5 April 2019, 20:18

Dirty cash being laundered through money transfer agencies

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2019, 22:40 by Denis Chabrol Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Guyana, Matthew Langevine says there are increasing suspicious reports of money launderers and drug traffickers piping their dirty monies through money transfer agencies. The FIU head said it has also been discovered that individuals involved in predicate offences tied to drug ...

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Digicel gears up Essequibo Coast students

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2019, 15:21 by Writer More than 160 nursery, primary and secondary students from 13 classes at a privately-owned school on the Essequibo Coast are now better geared to go to school, with assistance from Digicel (Guyana), the telecoms company said Friday. Digicel said during the hosting of its 4th annual Triple Treat event in ...

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OPINION: Indian or Black first, Guyanese second or last

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2019, 15:51 by Writer By GHK Lall I came across something that I just had to share with any section of Guyana that cares enough to desire fervently something different, and then to be willing to work tirelessly to contribute to making that difference a reality. In view of the stormy history and even ...

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Oil and gas sector can boost agriculture; fishing will face greatest competition – FAO

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2019, 14:09 by Denis Chabrol The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) does not believe that Guyana’s emerging oil and gas sector will pose a risk to the country’s valuable agricultural sector once systems are put in place to ensure the two sectors co-exist. The FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Latin America and the Caribbean, Dr. ...

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Update: Suriname Airways flight makes “precautionary” return landing; in-transit passengers to be assisted

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2019, 13:33 by Writer — “We don’t mess with safety”- airline official A Suriname Airways flight, bound for Aruba, Friday morning returned to Paramaribo for a “precautionary” landing, and the carrier assured that many of its 100-odd passengers, who are in-transit, would be looked after. The airline’s Guyana representative, Rudi Westerborg, told Demerara Waves ...

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