Daily Archives: 01/18/2020

Guyana Association of Montreal: Inter Faith Service – Guyana’s 50th: February 15. 2020

UPDATE: Harry and Meghan: Queen and Buckingham Palace statements in full

The Duke And Duchess of Sussex in Johannesburg

Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Harry and Meghan to drop royal titles

Prince Harry and his wife will not use their “royal highness” titles and will no longer represent the Queen.

The Queen and Buckingham Palace have issued statements following talks between senior members of the Royal Family to discuss new roles for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Here is the Queen’s statement in full:

“Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family.        Continue reading

Guyana: Airport Expansion: Quality checks delay CJIA handover

Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA)

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) project is on its way to be finally handed over. According to Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MOPI), Jaipaul Sharma, the project is 93% completed and is expected to be handed over to the airport authorities by the first quarter of this year.

The sod was turned for the airport in early 2013 but the US$150M project has been dogged by one problem after the next. It was first scheduled to be handed over in late 2015.
The completion date has been pushed back several times since then.          Continue reading

Guyana: G$2B feasibility study, designs for Linden highway rehab complete

Section of the Linden-Soesdyke highway

According to the Public Infrastructure Ministry, the G$2 Billion report was recently received and will ensure the 72km highway is fully rehabilitated after decades of neglect.            Continue reading

Guyana: Intense police presence needed to stomp out Georgetown’s minibus park chaos

Picture of the bus parks in the city

Kaieteur News understands that the pleading comes after the issue of overloading minibuses has increased drastically.    Continue reading

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