Daily Archives: March 30, 2013

US$200M Skeldon Sugar Factory seen as a letdown – Luncheon

US$200M Skeldon Sugar Factory seen as a letdown – Dr Roger Luncheon

MARCH 29, 2013 | BY KNEWS |

Skeldon Factory

Skeldon Factory

The beleaguered Skeldon factory “hasn’t realised its promise within the expected time” – Dr. Roger Luncheon

The US$200M Skeldon Sugar Factory built as part of Government’s plan to reverse the sorrowful state of the country’s sugar industry is a letdown, says Dr. Roger Luncheon, Head of the Presidential Secretariat.

Financing for the factory is derived from a mixture of state funds, grants from the European Union (EU) and loans from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and World Bank. Dr. Luncheon is doubtful whether Guyana has begun repaying the loans to the International Financial Institutions.    Continue reading

Guyana Medical Relief Association in Los Angeles – Independence Dance – May 25, 2013

Guyana flag

 Family & Friends of Guyana  bring your flags and celebrate Guyana’s

Independence Day with us (in Los Angeles)

 on Saturday May 25th, 2013

Caribbean Show & Dance

 Sponsored by GB Entertainment & Big J Promotions

Portion of your tickets to benefit Northern California

  Guyanese American Association & Guyana Medical Relief Association in Los Angeles

Local Contact: DJ Miller 209-627-8128 / Monty Archer 408-417-0144

See attached flyer for further information……

Recommended Hotel:  Crowne Plaza, Los Angeles

 985 W. Century Blvd, LA….877-320-8454….crowneplaza.com 

CGX releases new estimate for gas, oil in Corentyne licence

CGX releases new estimate for gas, oil in Corentyne licence

Stabroek News – March 30, 2013 

CGX Energy Inc. reported on March 21, 2013 that an independent resources evaluation has been completed by DeGolyer and MacNaughton of Dallas, Texas, USA (D&M) for six prospects on CGX’s Corentyne Petroleum Prospecting Licence (PPL) located offshore Guyana.
A release from CGX said that using probabilistic analysis, D&M has estimated a total best estimate Prospective Resources, as of December 31, 2012, for six oil and gas prospects of 779 million barrels of oil, 743 million barrels of condensate, and 6,943 billion cubic feet of sales gas plus 696 billion cubic feet of associated solution gas.   Continue reading

COFONA – Friends of New Amsterdam – Sunday Brunch – May 5, 2013 – Brooklyn NY

Brunch2013JUNEA-com

School Answering Machine in Australia – video – funny!

School Answering Machine in Australia – funny!

This is the message that the Maroochydore High School, Queensland, Australia staff voted unanimously to record on their school’s telephone answering machine.  This is an actual telephone message for the school. Surprising but true …

This came about because they implemented a policy requiring students as well as their parents to be responsible for their absences and missing homework.   The school and teachers were being sued by parents who wanted their children’s failing grades changed to passing grades, even though their children were absent 15-30 times during the semester and did not complete enough school work to pass their classes.

Nascar Driver Jeff Gordon drives car salesman berserk – Funny!

Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon Present: “Test Drive”

Published on Mar 12, 2013

NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon, gets made up to look like an average car shopper, then proceeds to take a V8 Camaro on a test drive that immediately turns into a donut turning, full bore display of his driving talents….and the unsuspecting used-car salesman goes totally berserk. This video is hysterically funny.

How to make work-life balance work – 2 Videos

How to make work-life balance work – Nigel Marsh

Sell your crap. Pay your debt. Do what you love – Adam Baker

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