Wings Aviation acquires 767 for Fly Jamaica

Fly Jamaica is gearing up to expand its reach and improve its service as the summer peak season approaches. According to Aviation News, Aircraft remarketing specialist Cabot Aviation has arranged the acquisition of a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft for Guyana’s Wings Aviation, the Lessor to Fly Jamaica Airways. The aircraft, msn 24876, was acquired from a […]

PPP wants U.S to back out of LEAD Project

The governing People’s Progressive Party wants the United States Embassy in Georgetown to back out of the Leadership and Democracy Project. In a statement on Sunday, the PPP said it has noted with “deep concern the position taken by United States Ambassador Brent Hart on the so-called LEAD Project.” “The US Embassy has been moving […]

PSC Chairman Ronald Webster Dies

The Chairman of the Private Sector Commission, Ronald Webster passed away early on Sunday morning at a private hospital where he was recovering after a surgery that was done in Trinidad recently. Webster was the Managing Director of Caribbean Container Incorporated and sat on a number of boards and organisations. Mr. Webster’s surgery in Trinidad […]

Patsan employee shot dead during robbery

Police investigators are hunting for at least two gunmen who shot a sales representative dead and escaped with a bag of cash. The Sales Representative attached to the distribution company, Patsan Trading was shot multiple times to his body on Thursday afternoon during a brazen robbery at the company’s John Street, Campbellville  location. He has […]

Waitress shot dead over disagreement with customers

A 46-year-old waitress was shot straight to the head and died on the spot on Wednesday night at the Country Club Restaurant and Bar at Chateau Margot, East Coast Demerara, during an argument with a group of customers. According to a police report, the woman whose name has been given as Selena was involved in […]

President calls out Police on handling of Randy Jagdeo and Cricketer cases

A tough talking President Donald Ramotar on Thursday morning urged the Guyana Police Force to do a better job investigating cases and presenting them to the courts to ensure justice is served. Speaking at the opening of the Annual Police Officer’s Conference at Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, the President highlighted two recent high-profile cases that […]

$200 Million to rehabilitate City Hall building

Head of the Presidential Secretariat and Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon has announced the administration’s intention to fund major rehabilitation works on the Georgetown City Hall building. According to Dr. Luncheon, the rehabilitation works on the building, which is considered a historical site, can run in excess of $200 million. “Cabinet also emphasised its resolve […]

Labourer killed as glass crashes down at Giftland construction site

A young labourer was killed on Wednesday morning while emptying a container of glass at the Giftland Mall construction site at Lilliendaal on the East Coast of Demerara. The 28-year-old man who has been identified as Jeremy Ames was reportedly among several workers removing imported glass from a container for the building under construction, when […]

GT&T calls out Rohee on 911 claims; blames police for problems

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company is firing back at the Minister of Home Affairs after he sought to lay blame with the problems with 911 at the doorsteps of the telephone company. GT&T in a statement on Tuesday expressed “grave concern and disappointment”over comments from the Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee that “the […]

Vandals attack GT&T cables, thousands affected

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company has once again been faced with major damage to its network as a result of vandalism and damage to its cables. According to the company, thousands of its customers had their telephone services affected as a result of vandalism of a 2400 pair feeder cable of which 15 meters […]