Daily Archives: 11/14/2013

BC. Canada – Douglas Day honoured in the Fort 16 Nov 2013

A procession celebrating the proclamation of British Columbia as a colony will march from the Fort Langley Community Hall to the Fort Langley National Historic site at noon on Saturday November 16, 2013.  Photograph by: Langley Advance files –

Douglas Day honoured in the Fort 16 Nov 2013

Celebrate B.C.’s birth as a colony with the sound of steel drums and a reenactment of a historic occasion.

Sir James Douglas was the first governor of the Colony of British Columbia. He was also the son of a Scottish merchant and a Creole woman and spent his earliest years in what is now the country of Guyana.
What better reason to celebrate the birth of B.C. with the sights and sounds of the Caribbean?

Sacrificing skills at the altar of age – commentary

Sacrificing skills at the altar of age


Earlier this year, we published this editorial that examined the age of retirement. The situation has not changed, especially more recently when it was argued that Guyana was not developing the skills it needed fast enough.

Two groups of people, one group working with the former Guyana Telecommunications Corporation and the other with the Ministry of Education, found that their skills were needed but that the administration was not prepared to use them either through spite or because it felt that the people should not be paid the kind of money they actually deserve.
Today we revisit that editorial.          Continue reading

Guyana: US$30M Recycling Plant MoU signed – updated

Govt. inks MoU with ‘Ghost Company’ for US$30M plant

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 | BY  | By Latoya Giles

 …Owner says company cannot be found, because it does not put ads on internet

The Company, with which Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to set up a US$30 Million recycling plant here, could not be found on any Canadian business registration listings.   Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon announced the MoU, last week and said that it was a Canadian Company.

That Company was later identified as Natural Globe Inc headed by Mohamed Osman.
When Kaieteur News contacted Osman yesterday seeking clarifications about his company and the fact it could not be found registered in Canada, he claimed that it is in fact registered in Guyana.   Continue reading

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