Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 20:37

GTT donates $300,000 worth of Pinktober bottles to NGOs

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 15:32 by Denis Chabrol As the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) wrapped up its annual Pinktober month observation, the company, over the weekend, distributed some 200 Pinktober bottles to several of its Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) partners. Receiving 50 bottles each were the Giving Hope Foundation, the Guyana Cancer Institute, the Georgetown Public ...

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Guyana yet to decide on helicopter purchases from the United States

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 15:19 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government is yet to decide on whether it would purchase all of the four helicopters that the United States (US) has approved to be sold to this oil-rich South American nation, Aviation Minister Juan Edghill said Wednesday. An American embassy spokeswoman has said the then A Partnership ...

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Emergency response activated to deal with severe flooding, more heavy rainfall

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 14:57 by Denis Chabrol Heavy rainfall overnight rainfall on Wednesday caused severe flooding in Region four Demerara Mahaica including  Guyana’s capital, Georgetown. The Hydrometeorological Department of the Ministry of Agriculture says in its extreme rainfall report and weather advisory that between 8 AM Tuesday and 8 AM Wednesday,  the highest rainfall reported was ...

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Virgin Atlantic, other airlines apply to fly to Guyana; two hotels near CJI Airport also on cards

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 11:06 by Denis Chabrol Aviation Minister Juan Edghill on Wednesday announced  that the United Kingdom-headquarterd airline, Virgin Atlantic, is among several carriers that have applied to fly to Guyana. Mr. Edghill hoped that the new Board of Directors of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) would eventually greenlight that application fir Virgin Atlantic ...

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Couple burnt in apparent murder suicide- police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 9:01 by Denis Chabrol A man and his reputed wife were Tuesday night burnt to death in their house at Eccles, East Bank Demerara; an incident that police said they are treating as a murder suicide. The Guyana Police Force said investigators were probing an “alleged murder-suicide committed on 35-year old Cindy Moses,  ...

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