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The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) new guidelines for air travel in the USA

On January 8, 2016, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced the following timetable for the implementation of the REAL ID Act for air travel:

Latin American and Caribbean Economies Face Slower Growth This Year

Dr. Odeen Ishmael

Latin American and Caribbean economies will grow just 0.2 percent in 2016, according to new projections made in early January by the Chile-based Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Guyanese Born N.Y. Police Officer Slain in Pursuit of a Suspect

New York Police Officer Randolph Holder

A New York Police Officer died after he was shot in the head on Tuesday night while chasing a robbery suspect, authorities reported.

Guyanese born Officer Randolph Holder was shot while responding to reports of a gunman in East Harlem, and he died a few hours later, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said.

Today is the 39th Anniversary of the Murder of 73 Persons by the Terrorist Attack on Cubana CU-455

 Cubana Flight 455 - Douglas DC-8 - CU-TI201 (similar to photo)

On October 6, 1976, Flight CU-455 was scheduled to fly from Guyana to Havana, Cuba via Trinidad, Barbados, and Kingston.

Worldwide Picketing of Venezuelan Embassies and Consulates Planned

Guyanese United

Guyanese around the world have been asked by Guyanese United to stage picketing outside their local Venezuelan embassies and consulates on the116th anniversary of the 1899 award that settled all borders between Guyana and Venezuela.

Guyanese born Cardiologist Convicted of Overbilling Medicare and Others of $7.2 Million for Unnecessary Procedures

Harold Persaud

A Guyanese born Ohio, USA cardiologist was convicted of performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery bypass surgeries as part of a scheme to overbill Medicare and other insurers by $7.2 million, law enforcement officials said.

Planned Worldwide Protest Outside Venezuelan Embassies and Consulates

Worldwide Protest Outside Venezuelan Embassies and Counsulates

On October 3, 2015, all Guyanese, Guyanese organizations and friends of Guyana are asked to support the Government of Guyana in defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Guyana.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

Donald Trump’s Real Impact on America

Donald Trump has been making his mark in the field of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls by being consistently at the head of the polls. His divisive rhetoric seems to have struck a chord among some voters leaving his opponents struggling to keep up. Trump’s statements about deporting illegal immigrants, going to war with Iran and seizing the oil from some of the middle eastern governments is apparently what some of my fellow Americans want to hear from the leader of the “free world.”

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Announces that he has been Diagnosed with Cancer

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. Pesident Jimmy Carter released a statement on Wednesday August 12, 2015 announcing that he has been diagnosed with cancer.

His statement reads:

Guyanese Native Indicted on Cocaine Charges

Kemraj Lall, CEO, Head of Operations of Exec Jet Club

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today a federal grand jury has returned a two count indictment charging Khamraj Lall, of New Jersey, with possession with intent to distribute, and to distribute, five kilograms or more of cocaine and importation of five kilograms or more of cocaine into the United States.

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