Daily Archives: Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 20:45

Pilot, who voiced concern about unsafe helicopter, dismissed; GCAA confirms chopper grounded

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 20:45 by Denis Chabrol An Air Services Limited (ASL) pilot said he was dismissed because he raised concerns that the main rotor blades on the company’s helicopter was unsafe as they had caused the aircraft to vibrate heavily while airborne, forcing him to make an emergency landing. While Captain Akeem Stoll said he ...

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Rural TeleMedicine Clinic launched in Rupununi

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 19:03 by Denis Chabrol Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony on Wednesday officially launched the Rural TeleMedicine Clinic in Masakenari (Gunns Village), South Rupununi, Region Nine, government’s Department of Public Information said. Through this initiative, community health workers will gain access to expertise from doctors and specialists in Georgetown via tablets and other electronic ...

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Iwokrama hails Guyana’s carbon credit deal

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 18:54 by Denis Chabrol The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development  on Wednesday welcomed Guyana’s securing of an innovative carbon credit agreement with Hess Corporation. The new agreement is the world’s first under the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART) initiative, and The REDD+ Environmental Excellence Standard (TREES) system. “It is ...

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GECOM official instructed to call 2020 election results from spreadsheet

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 18:25 by Denis Chabrol Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Assistant Registration Officer, Alexandra Bowman on Wednesday told a Commission of Inquiry that she had been instructed to read 2020 election results from a spreadsheet but the numbers had triggered objections from People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) party representatives. “When it was my turn to ...

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Bandit shoots money changer in busy Water Street, Georgetown

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 7:23 by Denis Chabrol A money changer has been shot and robbed in the busy Stabroek Market area, after his colleague attempted to defend himself with a knife, police said.  “During the confrontation, the suspect who was armed with a firearm, relieved one of the victims of his money. While attempting to rob ...

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