Guyana Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Westport News

    This November 1978 file photo shows the bodies of Peoples Temple mass suicide victims led by Jim Jones in Jonestown, Guyana. Dozens of Peoples Temple members in Guyana survived the mass suicides and murders of more than 900 because they had slipped out of Jonestown or happened to be away Nov. 18, 1978.

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  2. Reporter's dispatch after Jonestown mass murders, suicidesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | My Mother Lode

    Forty years ago this week, a California congressman and a group of journalists traveled to Guyana, South America, to see Jonestown, a remote settlement created by an American church, and investigate reports of abuses of members. As the visitors prepared to return to the U.S., Peoples Temple gunmen ambushed them on a remote jungle airstrip killing the congressman, Leo Ryan; three newsmen; and a church defector.

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  3. CCJ rules in favour of Guyanese transgender women - -says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Stabroek News

    The Caribbean Court of Justice this morning allowed an appeal by a group of Guyanese transgender women contending that the law prohibiting cross-dressing is among other things unconstitutionally vague and contravenes their right to freedom of expression. To this end, the court has ruled that Section 153 of the Summary Jurisdiction Act complained of by the appellants be struck from the laws of Guyana.

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  4. Experts to lobby against death penalty in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Stabroek News

    A delegation of international experts on the death penalty is in Guyana to address the use of capital punishment in the country and prospects for moving towards abolition. A release from the EU Delegation here said that the team has been organised with the support of the European Union and the British High Commission in Guyana.

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  5. Undated photo of Bob Brown working in the field. Connie Brown...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | SFGate

    TV cameraman Bob Brown was shot to death along with four others as they tried to leave Jonestown in Guyana in 1978. TV cameraman Bob Brown was shot to death along with four others as they tried to leave Jonestown in Guyana in 1978.

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  6. Slain congressman to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... Holsinger and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, spoke this week about Ryan's assassination at Jonestown in Guyana. "I have just a sense of wonder when I think what would have happened if he wouldn't have gone down to Guyana," Holsinger said. ...

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  7. Pickering man recounts 'near-death experience' on Toronto-bound Fly Jamaica flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | CBC News

    Invor Bedessee of Pickering was one of eight passengers on the Fly Jamaica flight who made it back to Pearson International Airport by Sunday. A man that was on a Toronto-bound flight that crash landed Friday in Guyana says he is still feeling the effects of his "near-death experience."

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  8. US Congresswoman Jackie Speier recalls being shot five times by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Daily Mail

    'Screams filled the air, the onslaught of bullets thumped above me and I played dead': US Congresswoman Jackie Speier recalls being shot five times by followers of cult leader Jim Jones in the 1978 Jonestown massacre which killed her colleagues Jackie Speier was a legislative aid when she travelled with California Congressman Leo Ryan to help members of the notorious People's Temple cult Speier tried to help 60 defectors escape when they were set upon at Port Kaituma Airstrip in Guyana by armed followers of Jim Jones' cult A US congresswoman spoke of the terrifying moment she was shot five times by followers of the notorious cult leader Jim Jones during the Jonestown massacre.

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  9. People's Temple: The Long GoodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | American Thinker

    ... to the most peculiar story in American history. The logistical problems inherent in transporting 918 bodies from Guyana for interment in the United States served as one issue complicating the proper burial of the dead. The poverty of so many of the ...

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  10. 6 injured as Toronto-bound aircraft crash lands in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Newkerala.com

    Georgetown [Guyana], Nov 9 : A Toronto-bound Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 118 passengers and eight crew members crash landed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Friday, leaving six people injured. The incident took place just a few moments after the flight OJ256 took off from the very same airport in Guyana after a 45-minute delay, according to CBC.

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  11. South Korea opens consulate in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge , Honorary Consul Ramesh Dookhoo and South Korea's ChargA d' Affaires Dong-il Oh toast the opening of the South Korean Consulate. Guyana and South Korea have strengthened diplomatic relations with the official opening of a Consulate in Georgetown, according to the Department of Public Information .

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  12. Fly Jamaica jet crash-landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Jamaica Observer

    Ten people were injured in scenes described as "chaos" as a Boeing airliner carrying 118 passengers and eight crew members crash-landed in Guyana's capital, Georgetown yesterday, skidding to a halt just before a steep drop. The Fly Jamaica Airways plane was bound for Toronto, when it suffered a hydraulic problem shortly after takeoff and returned to the airport, crashing and careening off the runway, Transportation Minister David Patterson said.

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  13. Mendocino County history: Tim Stoen authors book about his role in the Peoplea s TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... a powerhouse in the 1970s and then turned against him just before Jones killed more than 900 people in Jonestown, Guyana, has now written his version of the story. “Marked for Death” is the title of the new book out this week by Tim ...

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  14. .com | WATCH: Fly Jamaica plane makes emergency landing, skids...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | News24

    ... flight were injured after a Fly Jamaica plane made an emergency landing and skidded off the runway in Georgetown, Guyana. FlyJamaica Boeing 757-200 (N524AT) overran runway 06 at Georgetown Intl Airport (SYCJ) with 120 on board. Acft. came to a stop ...

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  15. Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, six injured: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Nation

    A Boeing jetliner carrying 126 people crash-landed at the airport in Guyana's capital Georgetown on Friday, injuring six people, the transport minister said. The Fly Jamaica Airways plane was bound for Toronto when it suffered a hydraulic problem shortly after takeoff and returned to the airport, crashing and skidding off the runway, Transportation Minister David Patterson said.

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  16. Toronto-bound Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 10 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Fly Jamaica plane, which had been carrying 126 people on its way to Toronto, seen after crash-landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana on Nov 9, 2018. GEORGETOWN: Ten people were injured in scenes described as "chaos" as a Boeing airliner carrying 126 people, most of them Canadians, crash-landed in Guyana's capital Georgetown on Friday , skidding to a halt just before a steep drop.

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  17. Fly Jamaica plane overshoots the runway during emergency landing, injuring 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | USA Today

    A Fly Jamaica flight carrying 126 people missed the runway upon landing at a Guyana airport Friday, injuring six people. Fly Jamaica plane overshoots the runway during emergency landing, injuring 6 A Fly Jamaica flight carrying 126 people missed the runway upon landing at a Guyana airport Friday, injuring six people.

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  18. Trini aboard crashed aircraft in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Trinadad Express

    ... pilot had radioed air traffic controllers that there were hydraulic issues and that the flight would be returning to Guyana. The passengers included a crew of eight, two infants, two Jamaicans nationals, an American, 82 Canadians, 35 Guyanese, a ...

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  19. Fly Jamaica flight makes emergency landing in Guyana, six hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Reuters

    A Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 airliner heading for Toronto made an emergency landing at the Georgetown, Guyana international airport after the pilot reported problems with the plane's hydraulic system. Six passengers were injured.

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  20. Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Fox 23

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) - Officials say a Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 aircraft has overshot the runway at Guyana's main international airport, ...

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