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OPINION: Guyana’s oil paying for those American warplanes overhead

by GHK Lall It was rolling thunder overhead just after noon on Thursday May 9. Schoolchildren caught unawares screamed in fright. I am sure a building or two shook. Some public buildings nearby went into a wintry hush. Dead silence reigned. Guyanese were left in a state of awe. American warplanes overhead in an earsplitting, teeth rattling, mind blasting volley ...

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Venezuela objects to US fighter jets flyover of Guyana

Venezuela on Thursday reacted sharply to two United States (US) fighter jets overflying Georgetown and surrounding areas as part of defence cooperation, accusing Washington and Georgetown of conspiring to provoke regional peace. “The Bolivarian National Armed Forces strongly reject these repeated provocations by the Southern Command, sponsored by the government of Guyana, which has assumed the role of a new ...

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US fighter jets to fly over Georgetown today

The United States (US) embassy said two military fighter jets, F/A-18/F Super Hornets, would fly over Georgetown on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. “Today, at 2:00 pm, with collaboration and approval from the Government of Guyana, two U.S. Navy aircraft, F/A-18F Super Hornets, embarked on the USS George Washington, will conduct a Guyana Defence Force-coordinated and approved flyover of Georgetown ...

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