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Fly Allways plane returns to Cheddi Jagan Airport after engine failure

A Fly Allways flight from Guyana to neighbouring Suriname was forced to return to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Monday morning after one of the plane’s engines failed, the Guyana Fire Service said. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field said an aviation engineer aboard the aircraft checked the plane and, along with ...

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Guyana issues tough warning to InterCaribbean Airways

Aviation Minister, Juan Edghill on Monday said top officials of the Guyana government have warned InterCaribbean Airways that it could face sanctions if the carrier does not avoid prolonged flight delays and cancellations. Mr Edghill said officials, including representatives of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), met with representatives of the Turks and Caicos Islands-headquartered airline last Thursday to address repeated ...

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New North-West District ferry encountered difficulties on maiden voyage

Public Works Minister Juan Edghill on Monday said the engines of the new North-West District (NWD) vessel, MV Ma Lisha, sucked in silt while departing Georgetown on Thursday at low tide resulting in a delayed arrival at Kumaka, in response to claims that the vessel encountered engine trouble during its maiden voyage. “There was no engine failure. All that happened- ...

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Afro-Guyanese must get into business; don’t depend on handouts- Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Saturday advised Afro-Guyanese to get involved in business and urged communities to support them so that they can continue to thrive. He stressed the critical importance of creating a business class in each village in which villagers buy and sell from each other to generate wealth within. “The African Guyanese needs to focus on business. ...

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Ghanaian-Guyanese joint venture positioned to monitor Guyana’s oil production independently

High-tech Ghanaian and Guyanese companies have laid the groundwork through a joint venture to provide the Guyana government with the capacity to provide real-time monitoring of oil production and air and sea pollution among other aspects of operations, a senior official said Saturday. West Coast Gas Ghana, a leading technologies player in the monitoring and nomination services in the oil ...

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No more extension for oil block bids- Jagdeo

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Friday ruled out a further extension beyond the September 12, 2023 deadline for bidding for 14 oil blocks offshore Guyana, saying that the regulatory framework was now in place to facilitate the process. In an interaction with participants at a Ghana Chamber of Commerce Guyana conference on local content, he said now that government has ...

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Govt renegotiated deal with ExxonMobil- Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall has said his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration has renegotiated aspects of the oil production deal with ExxonMobil through changes in licenses for the development of other wells, despite iron-clad provisions of the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) for the entire Stabroek Block. “We have reformed the entire licensing regime,” he said during a debate on ...

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Slump in gold declarations due to labour shortage, bad weather, illegal mining, poor enforcement, says GGDMA

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Thursday said there has been a drop in gold declarations from small and medium scale miners due to a shift of workers from mining to construction and oil and gas, depletion of reserves near roads and raiding of lands worsened by poor enforcement. “Workers have been opting out of the sector ...

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New York-based Guyanese lawyer and professor listed in US’ Who’s Who

Former well-known Guyanese journalist, now a New York-based Attorney-at-Law Dr Vivian M. Williams, Esq. and Adjunct Professor, has been included in Marquis Who’s Who, the entity said in a statement. Dr Williams can also practice in Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago, As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. ...

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Dominican Republic, Guyanese private sector umbrella organisations ink agreement to boost trade, investment

The apex private sector organisations in Guyana and the Dominican Republic (DR) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding in Santo Domingo, the capital of that Spanish-speaking Caribbean nation  According to the document signed by the President of the DR’s  non-governmental National Council of Private Enterprise, Inc; (CONEP), Celso J. Marranzini and the President of the Private Sector Commissi0n (PSC), ...

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