Accused drug trafficker also charged with attempting to bribe CANU officer

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Rajesh “Paddle” Kissoondyal A man, who allegedly attempted to bribe a Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) to release him from custody, has been charged with bribery and conspiracy to smuggle almost 50 kilogrammes of cocaine in plywood out of Guyana. Another man, who was part of the offer to the anti-drug agent, has been also charged Read More

Stop relying on ‘bush medicine’ to treat cancers- Guyana Cancer Institute says as it boasts new cancer-destroying technology

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The Director of Outreach at The Cancer Institute of Guyana, Dr. Syed Mujahid Ghazi and Medical Director and Consultant Oncologist of the Cancer Institute of Guyana, Dr. Sayan Chakraborty stand next to the recently acquired brachytherapy machine. Cancer patients were Tuesday warned against relying on herbal medicine to cure the dreaded disease, even as the Read More

Sloth in investigating financial crimes totalling almost GY$300 billion- UK advisor to SOCU

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United Kingdom High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn (left) and Financial Investigations Mentor/Advisor to SOCU, Sam Sittlington. A British Financial Investigations Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) on Tuesday expressed grave concern that there has been little movement in investigations and cases of financial crimes totalling almost GY$300 billion. “Unfortunately for SOCU, they Read More

UK not bothered that SOCU’s advisor can be politicized

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Dr. Sam Sittlington outside the Guyana Rice Development Board. United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn and advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), Sam Sittlington on Tuesday brushed off concerns that the unit’s work might be seen as politically motivated. Asked what he thought could be done to avoid his work Read More

Fly Jamaica to take steps to ease passenger woes following meeting with GCAA

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The GCAA and Fly Jamaica teams. (GCAA photo) Facing problems with its planes and hundreds of stranded, irate passengers, Fly Jamaica today pledged to take immediate steps to ease the situation following  a meeting with the civil aviation body, GCAA. A statement from the GCAA follows: The Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority Read More

Special visitors get royal welcome

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What are the odds that a normal tourist travelling from Wisconsin in the United Stated to Negril, Jamaica, for the first time in 2017 would land on the island to much fanfare and the words “you are our four millionth visitor for 2017”? Sheer luck or maybe coincidence some may say. But for Jill Bell, Read More

Global Travel Bag Market is Expected to Grow at CAGR of 5.8% Over the Forecast period, According to Research Nester

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Global Travel Bag Market Global Travel Bag Market is Expected to Grow at CAGR of 5.8% Over the Forecast period, According to Research Nester BROOKYLN, 11230, UNITED STATES, January 9, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — “Global Travel Bag Market Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2021” The global travel bag market is segmented into product type such as backpack, Read More

Dominica’s global passport ranking improves in 2018 – report

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A passport from Dominica A report by Henley Passport Index has shown that Dominica’s passport ranking has improved in 2018 as compared to 2017. The report released on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 show’s the island’s passport ranking moving from 40th worldwide in 2017 to 38th in 2018. Based on the report, Dominica’s passport ranked 9th Read More

Asou Square Ends With Many Successes

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Share This PRESS RELEASE – EARLY indicators are telling a story of a number of successes achieved from the staging of Asou Square 2018. Among these are high attendance and participation, no unsavoury incidents recorded, sales attracted by vendors, inclusion of the William Peter Boulevard as part of festivity and the infusion of cultural groups Read More