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Imran Khan Gov't Calls on GCAA to Ramp up Oversight of Operators GUYANA -- The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched an investigation into the circumstances of fatal plane crash on Sunday which has left an Air Services Limited (ASL) pilot dead. Captain Imran Khan, 41, who was on his second shuttle mission for the day was killed when the Cessna...
The three 35-seater buses which will now serve the schoolchildren of north and south Georgetown (Photos courtesy of the Ministry of the Presidency) Touts the Importance of an Educated Guyana GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Aug 28, 2017) – President David Granger says his administration is committed to providing access to education for every Guyanese warning that that it is important for Guyanese to command the...
Audley Shaw   KINGSTON, Jamaica (Aug. 27) – Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has been named Finance Minister of the year for the Caribbean by GlobalMarkets newspaper. The publication focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Asian Development Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank annual meetings Managing Editor of the...
Pres. David Granger President Concerned Hinterland Residents Not Noticing Illegal Planes GUYANA -- The Guyana Police Force said they have sought international help as the “wide-ranging” probe into the landing of an unauthorised aircraft at an illegal airstrip in Guyana’s jungle continues. This comes even as President David Granger on Monday expressed surprise that no one in the hinterland has been seeing...
From left: Mr. Robert Corbin, Legal Counsel, First Bauxite Corporation (FBX); Mr. Larry Washow, Chairman of the Board of Directors, FBX Corporation; Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon; Mr. Alan Roughead, President and Chief Executive Officer, FBX Corporation; Mr. Bill White, Chief Financial Officer; and Mr. Stanley Ming, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Geology and...
Kirstan Kallicharan   BASSETERRE, St Kitts (Aug 27, 2017) – Guyana enter Monday’s final round of the Regional Under-19 One-Day Championship in pole position to take the title, after trouncing the previously unbeaten Trinidad and Tobago by eight wickets on Saturday. Playing in the sixth round contest at Conaree, Guyana easily chased down the 111 set for victory to win their fifth...
The Cessna 206 plane which crashed. (Photo credit: Capt. Miles Williams’ Facebook page) GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (AUG 27, 2017) – The pilot of the Air Services Cessna aircraft that went missing early Sunday, is dead. On Sunday afternoon, shortly after locating the missing aircraft, members of the Guyana Defence Force discovered the lifeless body of the Captain Imran Khan. The pilot was the...
By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. Council Member Eric Ulrich is perhaps one of the most familiar local political faces in Queens. When in Richmond Hill, he starts off his speeches at the Phagwah Parade with an emphatic “Namaste” and proudly wears a kurta each year to the Diwali Motorcade. He even once told me he loves visiting Hibiscus Restaurant on...
By Mohamed Alim Hassim “I did not grow up saying I wanted to be a corrections officer, but in hindsight it is the best thing that has happened to me.” These were the words of encouragement from Trinidad-born Captain Ricky Jogie for youngsters who might want to consider joining the New York Corrections Department (NYCD). Captain Jogie, who is in his 29th...
Olivia “Babsy” Grange   Minister Appeals to Public for Information KINGSTON, Jamaica (Aug. 27) – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, has condemned the attacks in the central parish of Clarendon that led to the deaths of two children and two women. In a statement on Saturday, Grange said there could be “no justification for the cold, calculated...
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