Daily Archives: March 5, 2013

Blairmont Estate sugar workers say they have lost confidence in their Union – video

Blairmont Estate sugar workers say they have lost confidence in their Union

Sugar workers attached to the Blairmont Estate say, they have lost confidence in their union GAWU, who according to them, are not giving the workers proper representation.

The workers have been on a strike for the past two weeks and told this newscast that their best efforts to have the management of the estate look into their concerns have failed.   Continue reading

President Ramotar lashes out at the opposition – Nagamootoo responds – 2 videos

President Donald Ramotar lashes out at the opposition at Babu John

President Donald Romator used one of the stronghold areas of the ruling party, to lash out at the opposition for what he described as a plot against his party.

He was speaking at the wreath laying ceremony of that party’s founder leader, Cheddi Jagan, at Babu John, Port Mourant .

AFC executive member Moses Nagamootoo responds to PPP – video     Continue reading

Mash 2013 video – featuring Bryan Max photos and calypsos

Mash 2013 video –  Bryan Max photos and calypsos

Photography by Bryan Max. 

Calypsos – De Professor – God Na Sleep and Let God be the Judge – Mighty Voter.  Video by icmbc.com

How the Food Giants Hooked Americans on Junk Food – Michael Moss

Salt Sugar Fat: NY Times Reporter Michael Moss on How the Food Giants Hooked Americans on Junk Food

Published on Mar 1, 2013

http://www.democracynow.org – Food companies have known for decades that salt, sugar and fat are not good for us in the quantities Americans consume them. But every year, people are swayed to ingest about twice the recommended amount of salt and fat — and an estimated 70 pounds of sugar. We speak with New York Times reporter Michael Moss about how in his new book, “Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.”    Continue reading

Jumo Primo- “Nosey People” – “One People One Nation One Destiny” – 2 videos

Jumo Primo- “Nosey People”

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Chinese businesses must employ, teach Guyanese – private sector arm

Chinese businesses must employ, teach Guyanese – GCBC -private sector arm

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The Guyana-China Business Council (GCBC) on Monday March 4, 2013 urged that efforts be made to employ Guyanese and transfer skills and expertise to them, in the wake of an outcry against a majority Chinese construction team at the Marriott Hotel.

“The GCBC reiterates its original position that such investments must be continually implemented in accordance with exigent social and economic requirements and within the confines of international best practice for technological transfer, training and other mandates,” said the council in a statement.

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