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Motorcycle rider hit by plane in Guyana dies

A man on a motorcycle who collided with a plane as it was landing on a rural airstrip in the South American country of Guyana has died.

Health Minister Leslie Ramsammy said yesterday that 46-year-old farmer Winston Francis had lost his left arm and received severe injuries to the head and face.

Francis was riding along a road that intersects the rural airstrip when the collision occurred late Wednesday.

Authorities urged residents to take extra precautions while on the road as government officials met to talk about improving safety at airstrips in remote jungle communities.

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Comment by CLB on November 25, 2011 at 10:58pm
Come on. I'm sorry to hear of his passing but he had to have seen and heard this plane. I feel he was trying to out run the plane thinking he could beat it. My condolences to the family
Comment by joshua martin on November 25, 2011 at 7:55pm

my boy.

Comment by joshua martin on November 25, 2011 at 7:19pm

good music.

Comment by Kiana on November 25, 2011 at 5:08pm
@ Stokes I <3 you too!!! Intelligent men always get a handclap from me :-)
Comment by One Love on November 25, 2011 at 10:00am
Dwayne I am the last person on these blogs to be a follower. Based on what I learn in school kiana is correct.
This site is call Caribbean fever and I am positive they include Guyana. These things don't happen by being misinformed.
Maybe they need to put up a blog to get people views including Guyanse people.
Comment by Kiana on November 25, 2011 at 8:35am
@Dwayne - its cool to disagree buy you don't have to malicious to get your point across. As previously stated Guyana has more in common culturally with the island Caribbean countries due to colonization, language, agricultural production. Think what you want "Mr Prime Minister of GT" but most Guyanese KNOW their place in the world as Caribbeans....you do see this site is called CARIBBEAN FEVER, right?
Comment by DWAYNE on November 24, 2011 at 9:24pm
@ kiana I'm not misinformed,maybe after you getting that masters you brain might be fried not to insult u in any way form or fashion..@MiLuvMigoodLife done believe everything people tell you always know and if you don't, like you stated to me before LOOK IT UP. Will I went ahead and look it up cause I don't have a Masters and I only studies American history yea right!!! Lol so i guess s*** had change since i was im primary school back in Guyana..this is what I have to say..... Read on.
Comment by DWAYNE on November 24, 2011 at 9:22pm
In 1965 what was the. Called British Guiana now proudly called GUYANA where I born,grow and lived for 16 years of my life. Guyana signed an agreement at Dickenson Bay, Antigua, to set up Caribbean free trade association.  Guyana is consider part of the Caribbean Community ( Caricom) Secretariat. Which provides dynamic leadership and service in partnership with community institutions and groups. Towards the attainment of a viable, internationally competitive and sustainable community, with improved quality of life for all.
Comment by DWAYNE on November 24, 2011 at 9:20pm
The caribbean consists of 24 different countries:- 
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas,Barbados, British Virgin Islands,Cayman islands,Cuba,Dominica,Dominican Republic, Grenada,Guadeloupe,Haiti,Jamaica,Martinique,Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos islands, and U.S Virgin Islands.
Comment by joshua martin on November 24, 2011 at 8:49pm

rihanna i love this song i have to buy your album.

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