Key Cubana bombing suspect dies at 90

Luis Posada Carriles

HAVANA, (Reuters) – Militant anti-Castro Cuban exile and former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles, accused of masterminding the explosion of a Cuban airliner 40 years ago, died early today in the United States at the age of 90, his attorney’s office said.

PNCR retracts statement on media

The PNCR today retracted the statement it issued on Sunday where it said that President David Granger had referred to challenges faced by the governing APNU+AFC coalition from sections of the media.

Marx, money and freedom

Deciding what aspect of Marxism to consider in the 200th year after Karl Marx’s  birth (5th May 1818) was made considerably easier when some comments, purportedly by a ‘Jewish leader’ about ‘why black people are economically behind’ and what can be done to make them rich, arrived in my inbox.

AG’s Chambers, miner for trial over missing diamonds

Unable to locate what it describes as “stones” that are purported to be diamonds, which were recovered by police from a robbery in 1994, the Attorney-General’s Chambers has said it is prepared to go to trial against owner Ronald Khan.

American Airlines submits application for Guyana flights

US carrier American Airlines has formally submitted its application to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to enter the local market, Director of Air Transport Management Shaheed Sulaman confirmed yesterday.

Whim fisherman remanded over murder of workmate

A Whim Village, Corentyne fisherman was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly murdering his workmate on a fishing vessel docked at the Number 65 Village Koker.

Venezuelan cleared of cocaine trafficking charge

Venezuelan national Angelica Malave, who was charged earlier this year with aiding in the trafficking of 11 kilogrammes of cocaine uncovered during a bust in January, was yesterday cleared of the crime.

Cooper St attempted murder accused remanded

A 27-year-old man was yesterday remanded to prison on an attempted murder charge.

US group to fund UG’s business school innovation prize

The US-based philanthropic organization, the Guy-ana Economic Development Trust is partnering with the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI) of the University of Guyana (UG) to provide funding for an annual Guyana Innovation Prize to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.

Gold Board asks for patience as it finalises new amalgam burning arrangements

One month after the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) ceased burning raw gold in the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Brickdam Complex due to health and safety concerns, the agency is asking for patience as it works to streamline its operations.

Private sector breakfast seminar to focus on corporate governance

In an attempt to inspire directors and senior executives to lead their organisations with a progressive approach to corporate governance, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) and the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, will be hosting a breakfast seminar today.

Bids submitted for rehab of Bemichi, Kamana strips

Multi-million dollar bids were submitted yesterday for the construction of airstrips in the hinterland and sea defences along Regions 3 and 4.

Survivors of horrific Kuru Kururu accident recuperating slowly

Four survivors, including two children from the horrific two-vehicle collision on the Kuru Kururu Public Road, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, are still hospitalised and are slowly recuperating.

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