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Guyana’s drug trafficking worries new airline

Guyana’s drug trafficking problem and the constant efforts by drug pushers to use the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and airlines plying the Guyana route to ferry drugs out is of concern to Fly Jamaica as the carrier prepares to enter the Guyana market. Director of Fly Jamaica, Roxanne Reece on Saturday said the airline is […]

Police Force needs motivation -Former Top Cop

Member of Parliament for the Opposition, A Partnership for National Unity and Former Commissioner of Police Winston Felix believes that there is a need for members of the Guyana Police Force to be motivated and the Government ought to start that motivation process by confirming the Acting Police Commissioner and ensuring the Police Service Commission […]

Fly Jamaica set to promote Destination Guyana

When Fly Jamaica begins its service into the Guyana market from September 26, the airline intends to offer more than just a friendly service in the sky. The airline which is co-owned by Guyanese pilot, Captain Ronald Reece is looking to promote Guyana’s tourism product especially on the Jamaican and North American markets. From September […]

Six men, One woman charged for West Coast murder and robberies

Seven persons including one woman appeared in Court on Friday before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry charged in connection with the murder of West Coast businessman Zulficar Namdar who was gunned down in his Meten-meer-zorg shop two weeks ago during a robbery. While complaining about police brutality, abuse, torture and forced confessions, the seven persons, Esan […]

Politician’s son shot during robbery outside High Court

The son of PPP Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Health Joe Hamilton, was shot on Friday midday during a robbery outside the High Court in the heart of Georgetown. 29-year-old Abdalla Hamilton had just arrived at the court to transact some business with the Registry department when he was accosted […]

APNU to lobby civil society for Rohee’s removal

The Opposition political group, A Partnership for National Unity continues its call for Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee to be removed from office. The APNU has been making the call since last year when the National Assembly passed a no confidence motion in the Minister. Rohee has refused to resign and the President continues […]

Guyana and Barbados Economic Commission to meet

Guyana and Barbados are once again looking to strengthen cooperation between the two Caribbean states. After a 5 year lapse, the Guyana-Barbados Joint Economic, Technical and Cultural Commission will meet in Georgetown from October 4 to 6. The Barbadian delegation will be led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxine McLean. The Barbadian delegation will include […]

Pilot error caused Caribbean Airlines crash

The Government of Guyana on Thursday released the findings of the investigations into the 2011 crash of Caribbean Airlines, Flight 523 at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. The report confirmed pilot error as the cause for the accident which saw the aircraft breaking into two after slamming through the fence at the airport on arrival. […]

Marriott Hotel still awaiting full financing

The Head of the National Industrial Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) and Chairman of Atlantic Hotels Inc. Winston Brassington maintains that the Marriott Hotel project is a good one for Guyana and all issues surrounding the investment and construction have been open and transparent. His statement comes even as he admits that the hotel is still awaiting […]

Alphonso Group rolls out US$3 Million investment

For years the Alphonso family of Pomeroon has been been associated with manufacturing oil and oil products and mining. Now the family is branching out into the food, beverage and entertainment industries. On Friday, the Pomeroon Food and Beverage Company which is owned and operated by the Alphonso group will open the doors to the […]