Daily Archives: Sunday, 9 June 2024, 22:20

BREAKING: Failed Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport runway lights force diversion of several flights

Last Updated on Monday, 10 June 2024, 21:14 by Writer The runway lights at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Sunday night went out because bad weather earlier in the day damaged Guyana Power and Light (GPL) and airport transformers as well as affected the circuits, forcing the diversion of a number of international flights that were due to ...

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CCJ had noted High Court constraints in Guyana

Last Updated on Sunday, 9 June 2024, 21:36 by Writer The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) had taken note of the limited number of judges in Guyana’s High Court, despite the legal requirement to deliver decisions within 120 days. During the hearing of an appeal in the matter of Ramon Gaskin v Minister of Natural Resources and others, CCJ President ...

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Guyana records “medium” severe child food poverty

Last Updated on Sunday, 9 June 2024, 21:30 by Writer Twenty percent of children in Guyana are living in severe food poverty because they are being fed 0 to 2 food groups per day, according to a just released global report on the subject by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The report titled “Child Food Poverty: Addressing nutrition deprivation ...

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Man arrested with guns, ammo, drugs – police

Last Updated on Sunday, 9 June 2024, 21:20 by Writer A man, who was previously questioned in connection with the smuggling of cocaine to the United States, was arrested on Saturday after police allegedly found one AK-47 rifle, one handgun, one silencer, an assortment of ammunition and a quantity of drugs at his residence in Newtown, Georgetown. Police identified the ...

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