In-transit passengers from Guyana travelling to the US must now be screened at Piarco

Passengers from Guyana who are in-transit to the United States will have to be screened by security officers at Piarco, with immediate effect.

This comes after an Emergency Amendment to aviation security measures issued by the United States.

The following is a statement by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Unexplained illness killing chickens in Guyana

The Guyana livestock development authority has sent samples from broiler farms to the University of Georgia.

This after farmers reported hundreds of sudden poultry deaths.

Farmers reported that the affected animals are not dying immediately.

They explained that the birds stop moving, and their heads fall to the ground with their eyes closed.

Deputy chief executive officer of the Guyana Livestock Development Authority Dr. Dwight Walrond, said that no particular disease had been linked to the deaths, and this is why they sent it to the US for further testing. 

Guyana's main airport threatens to ban CAL flights over duty-free issue

A report in the Demerara Waves Online News says that Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) is threatening to ban Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) from flying to and from that airport, unless it sticks to an agreement that allows Guyanese travelling to other destinations to take their duty-free purchases with them.

CPL T20 CEO denies Guyana officials' reports that T&T selected for CPL Final

Chief Executive Officer of the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Damien O’Donohoe has denied that a decision has been made about the venue of the CPL finals.

Several newspapers in Guyana and Cana News Online reported on Wednesday and Thursday that authorities announced in Guyana, that the semi-finals and finals of this year’s CPL will be played in Trinidad and Tobago after Guyana lost its bid to host.

However, O’Donohoe said in a statement Thursday that negotiations are ongoing.