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Insel
By Edition On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Insel Air becomes first airline to reconnect Guyana and Brazil

WILLEMSTAD - As of July 4, 2016, Insel Air of Curacao will connect Guyana and Brazil by air after a five-year void of no direct air services between the two countries that share a vast frontier. This long awaited More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Guyana and Suriname should renegotiate restrictive air agreements with Brazil and Colombia, says IDB report

WASHINGTON - An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report calls for Guyana and Suriname to renegotiate their respective air services agreements (ASA) with Brazil and Colombia because they are very restrictive More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Former diplomat promotes juridical resolution of Venezuela’s claims to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The signing of the Geneva Agreement was the only available option of resolving peacefully the conflict of Venezuela’s outrageous claims to Guyana, according to former Guyanese diplomat Sir More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Thousands of Guyanese to stop paying income tax as threshold increases

GEORGETOWN - Over 68,000 workers will be removed from the income tax roll, as a result of an amendment to the Income Tax Act that will see the income tax threshold increased to GUY$660,000 (US$3,248) from GUY$600,000 More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Guyana-born cardiologist sentenced to 20 years in US prison for overbilling Medicare

CLEVELAND, USA -- A Guyana-born cardiologist was sentenced to 20 years in prison on December 18, 2015, for performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Guyana and US discuss Venezuelan trade embargo, aggression

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - A recent visit to the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Mexico City, Mexico, by Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Governance Minister Raphael Trotman afforded the opportunity More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Guyana President outlines new national defence policy amid disputes with Venezuela and Suriname

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Against the background of what he said were continued territorial threats from both Venezuela and Suriname, President David Granger has announced a Total National Defence Policy. “All the More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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CARICOM foreign ministers reaffirm support for Guyana’s territorial integrity

NEW YORK, USA -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers have welcomed Venezuela’s decision to receive a United Nations technical team that will provide recommendations to the UN secretary general on the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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Guyana accuses Venezuela of military buildup in border area

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana's President David Granger said on Tuesday that Venezuela had launched an "extraordinary military deployment" in the border area between the two countries. "We have noticed during the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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Venezuela says it’s conducting military exercise; Guyana puts citizens on alert

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela says the deployment of its troops near the border it shares with Guyana – which triggered serious concern in Georgetown – is “an operational deployment exercise”. Defense More...