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Passenger from Guyana held at JFK with 70 live birds in hair curlers

(ABC) A passenger was arrested last weekend at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens after authorities say he attempted to smuggle live birds concealed within hair rollers. U. S. Customs and Border Protection agents stopped the arriving passenger on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana. During the course of the inspection, they discovered 70 live […]

Guyana has to move away from supply driven approach to tourism development – Tourism Director

Moving into the new year, Guyana will continue to market its tourism product to the international community.  The country has seen an increased number of arrivals over the past year and that number is expected to significantly rise as more airlines sign on to serve the Guyana market. The Tourism Authority is expected to tie […]

President back in Guyana after second round of cancer treatment in Cuba

President David Granger returned to Guyana last evening after completing the second round of medical treatment and evaluation in Cuba for his non Hodgkin lymphoma. According to a statement from his office, the Cuban Team of Specialists treating the President, have reiterated their complete satisfaction with his response to medical treatment and have explained that […]

President returns from Cuba tonight after second round of Chemotherapy treatment

President David Granger will be returning to Guyana this evening, having completed the second round of medical treatment and evaluation at the Centro de Investigaciones Médicas Quirúrgicas (CIMEQ) in Havana . According to a statement from his office, the Cuban Team of Specialists on Monday reiterated their complete satisfaction with the President’s response to medical […]

Exxon donates over $8 Million in Equipment to UG’s Faculty of Natural Sciences

The ExxonMobil company  today donated over $8.3 million worth of specialized equipment to the University of Guyana’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. UG Vice Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith welcomed the gesture by the company and said the initiative of the company will fall into the University’s efforts to reinvent itself. “It matters; the investment that Exxon Mobil […]

SARA Director and Deputy not earning $4.7 M and $3.3 M monthly -Deputy Director

The Deputy Director of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA), Aubrey Retmyer in a statement through the Department of Public Information has dispelled as “nonsense”, a Guyana Times article published today headlined ‘SARA Director takes home $4.7M, assistant $3.3M monthly’. According to the article,  the Director and Deputy Director of the agency receive monthly salaries […]