TIMEHRI – American R&B singer John Legend touched down this morning, January 3, 2014 at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) – a day ahead of the highly anticipated “Night of Love Concert”.  

He was accompanied by a five member entourage including his wife, Read more

KINGSTON - Stringent security measures will go into effect on January 6, 2014 for staff and visitors entering the Works Services Group (WSG) premises [a Ministry of Public Works department] following the brazen robbery committed by two armed men on December 19, 2013.

The duo, under the guise as Ministry’s workers, robbed a Ministry’s Clerk of nearly GUY$8M in the WSG’s compound. Over 100 temporary and low level staff employees were affected.

An emergency meeting was sub...

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KINGSTON - Amid allegations of victimisation, Public Works Minister Robeson Benn said BM Soat utilised an extra 7797 square feet of land beyond the lot given to the entity

“The land currently occupied by BM Soat exceeds the 57,934.80 square feet vested in him by the transport which he presented as evidence of ownership by 7797 square feet – specifically the northern boundary is exceeded by some 1306 square feet and the southern boundary by 6490 square feet,” Minister Benn explain...

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GEORGETOWN - Government would soon install cutting-edge surveillance technology at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in an ongoing programme to bring facilities of the air navigation systems and physical infrastructure at the airport in line with air transportation systems used worldwide.

The way was cleared for acquisition of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology at CJIA following Parliamentary approval of the $80M required for its i...

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COVERDEN - The speed and efficiency with which Zhanghao Shipyard has constructed a 63-metre long logging vessel, has impressed a high-level Government team which visited the shipyard in Coverden, East Bank Demerara on December 24, 2013.

The vessel, Zhango Hao No. 1 which is 183 metres in width and 4.3 meters in height is 95 percent completed after just over three months of construction.

 “I felt very heartened, and excited by what we saw here some months ago, the e...

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TIMEHRI - Gifts? Check. Candies? Check. Santa and his sleigh? Check. The key ingredients for a spectacular Santa parade and for over three and a half hours on Friday, December 20, 2013 children of all ages were treated by Santa and his many helpers courtesy of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).

It is the third year that the airport’s staff has pulled off the family oriented event.

The fun-filled parade kicked off from Kaylee’s Gas station, Coverden and made ...

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KINGSTON – She has been with the Ministry of Public Works for four decades and has been a tower of strength to four Ministers during her dedicated years of service.

On December 18, Hon. Robeson Benn and staff held a simple ceremony at the Ministry’s boardroom to express their gratitude to Phyllis Rahman, who worked her way up the chain of command from a Typist Clerk 1 to Confidential Secretary.

Her outstanding credentials included her adaptability, charisma, promptness ...

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TIMEHRI – Tenesha Trotman and Vanessa Narine represented the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) when they appeared on Channel 11 – one of the country’s premiere television stations – to promote the airport’s annual Christmas parade.

The duo captivated viewers’ with their wit and charm on the GUYANA TODAY programme on December 19, 2013.

The Santa parade commences from Kaylee’s gas station, Coverden to CJIA, after which a mini concert is planned.  

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TIMEHRI - Black cake is synonymous with Guyana’s culture during the Christmas holidays, and passengers arriving at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) this morning, December 16 were in for tasty treats.

A little after 9 a.m., two Caribbean Airlines aircraft touched down and were greeted by the CJIA’s Customer Service Representatives (CSRs); DDL ‘El Dorado ladies’; Edward Beharry ‘Chico man’ and his beautiful helpers, as well as, Windsor Estates and Guyana Tourism Author...

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KINGSTON - The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) has given approval for the small passenger boats operating between Georgetown and Vreed-En-Hoop to operate at nights until 20:00hrs, with effect from December 1, 2013.

All of the vessels that are operating during this period were re-inspected and are equipped with all the required navigation lights and the necessary equipment to operate at nights. Lights have also been installed at both termini to further enhance the safet...

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