Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

Guyanese American attorney /Politician charged with Election Campaign Fraud

Guyanese American attorney and Politician charged with Election Campaign Fraud in Richmond Hill Queens New York.

October 24, 2012 – Capitol News –  A Guyanese American politician in the Richmond Hill section of Queens New York, has been charged in a scheme involving allegedly, the use of Straw Donors to funnel multiple illegal contributions to his 2010 New York City Council Campaign.

The well-known Guyanese American politician has over the years, sought to use the large Guyanese ethnic community to bolster his political ambitions in New York. This afternoon the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced the unsealing of fraud and obstruction of justice charges against Albert Baldeo, who is a Democratic District Leader in Queens, New York.  Continue reading

US hospital chain accuses EZjet boss of embezzlement – updates

US hospital chain accuses EZjet boss of embezzlement

Demerara Waves   Wednesday, 24 October 2012 18:57 –     COMMENTS

EZjet’s Sonny Ramdeo (left)

WEST PALM BEACH (Courthouse News Service) – A hospital chain claims in court that its payroll manager and his two companies embezzled $5.4 million from it.

Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Zulfikar Mohammed told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) said his agency would consider contacting Ramdeo after receiving more information about the court case. While noting that Ramdeo is not the only shareholder, Mohammed said attention would be paid to this development to ascertain what the litigation might mean for the survival of the airline.    Continue reading

The Future of Learning, Networked Society – video

The Future of Learning, Networked Society – Ericsson

Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society.   The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the potential to redefine how we learn and educate.      Continue reading

CHER – 100 videos – continuous play

CHER – 100 videos – continuous play

Cher (play /ˈʃɛər/;[3] born Cheryl Sarkisian in May 20, 1946) is an American singer, actress, television personality, director, record producer, and entrepreneur. Referred to as the Goddess of Pop,[4][5][6] she has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globes, and the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her work in film, music, and television. She is the only person in history to receive all of these awards. Considered to be the most significant female figure of pop culture since the 1960s,[7] she has been praised for the eclecticism of her work, her distinctive voice (classified as deep contralto),[8] her influence in many different areas of entertainment, and her ability to reinvent herself, ensuring the longevity of her career.  [Read more]

Guyanese Students continue to dominate CSEC Top Awards

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) News Release

Students from schools in Guyana continue to dominate the Regional Top Awards for outstanding performances at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC).

The awards were ratified at the meeting of the Sub-Committee of Schools Examinations Committee (SUBSEC) held on last Thursday 18th October 2012.

Sarah Hakh

Sarah Hakh of Abram’s Zuil Secondary School, Guyana is the winner of the award for Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region. Sarah wrote 16 subjects and achieved Grade I in all 16 subjects with all As on the Profile grades. The 16 subjects are: Agricultural Science (Single Award), Biology, Economics, English A, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics Management, Integrated Science, Mathematics, Office Administration, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Spanish, Electronic Document Preparation and Management, Physical Education and Sport and Human and Social Biology.  Continue reading

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