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GDF Coast Guardsman feared drowned

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 December 2021, 6:18 by Denis Chabrol A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guardsman was Friday feared drowned in the Essequibo River, sources said. He has been identified as Junior Sooklall of Hopetown, West Coast Berbice. A high-ranking GDF officer told Demerara Waves Online News that up to late Friday night the man was not found. ...

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Outstanding Cheddi Jagan International Airport works completed; new areas to be finished next June

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 22:19 by Denis Chabrol China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC) has completed all outstanding works on the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in keeping with its initial contract, but construction of three other areas would not be finished until next year due to global shipping delays of materials, officials said Friday. “Based upon their ...

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OPINION: PNC Congress is here -how will it be, where will it lead?

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 20:49 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall The People’s National Congress (PNC) gathering is almost here.  Because this Congress is so crucial, matters come down to one bus stop on Saturday: where will this fateful Congress lead?  Because the PNC means so much to many Guyanese, it is not merely a party affair, ...

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InterCaribbean Airways to hire Guyanese cabin attendants, pilots

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 19:33 by Denis Chabrol InterCaribbean Airways plans to train Guyanese to become cabin attendants, the carrier’s Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Trevor Sadler announcement on Friday minutes after the inaugural flight arrived from Guyana from Barbados. “On Monday, we start a new class of flight attendants here in Georgetown so we don’t ...

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GTT throws its support behind the HerVenture app

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 8:34 by Denis Chabrol Company commits to strengthening the community by embracing women entrepreneurship The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) announced its support towards the HerVenture app’s efforts to reach and develop women-led businesses.  The technology giant’s decision to collaborate with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, based in the UK, and ActionINVEST ...

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Floods forced GUYSUCO to spend 2021 budgeted money; Parliament approves replenishment

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 8:12 by Denis Chabrol Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha says the severe floods earlier this year resulted in the State-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO) spending GY$2.3 billions of dollars that had been originally allocated in the 2021 National Budget for out-of-crop maintenance, pensions, union dues and other expenses. He told the House Committee of ...

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Govt hires more security personnel for govt buildings, cites APNU+AFC threats

Last Updated on Friday, 17 December 2021, 7:20 by Denis Chabrol Local Government Minister Nigel Dharamlall says security has been beefed up at all government buildings in Guyana’s 10 administrative regions because of political threats by the opposition. In clear reference to the severe damage by fire of the Mabaruma Secondary School earlier this year due to reported arson, he ...

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