Daily Archives: 12/02/2013

The Finance Minister will answer for “unapproved spending” – Granger

The Finance Minister will answer to us for the money he spent – Granger

DECEMBER 2, 2013 | BY  |

The joint parliamentary opposition—A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC)—is currently in the process of reviewing a united approach in dealing with three financial papers that were laid in Parliament.

The documents were laid at the first official sitting of the National Assembly since parliament came out of recess—two sittings ago.
The three papers were then placed on the Order Paper for the House’s attention at the last sitting, but the absence of the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh caused a delay in scrutiny during that sitting.  Continue reading

Barbados National honours for two Guyanese

Barbados National honours for two Guyanese


Guyanese, Professor Bishnodat Persaud and Dr Shirley Sookrie Hanoman-Jhagroo have been conferred with national awards by Barbados on the occasion of that country’s 47th anniversary of independence on November 30.

The announcement was made on November 29. Persaud has been awarded Barbados’ second highest honour – the Companion of Honour of Barbados  “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Public Service both regionally and internationally”.  Hanoman-Jhagroo has been awarded the Gold Crown of Merit “for her dedicated service to medicine particularly breast cancer awareness in Barbados”.   Continue reading

Amerindians accuse mining company of exploitation

Amerindians accuse mining company of exploitation

DECEMBER 2, 2013 | BY  |

Recent exposures of tyrannical tactics employed by foreign investors to control locals have become a cause for worry, especially in the Amerindian communities, such as Lethem.
News reaching this publication has established that on a mining site in Kurubrong, Region Eight, there are at present, several hundred Amerindians being held against their free will to work under poor conditions for menial pay.

According to information received, the company recruits its employees to work at the mining site deceitfully informing that they pay attractive wages with good benefits.
One of the ill-fated employees who happened to be caught in the trap but managed to get out, related to Kaieteur News that a “bus driver” would normally make rounds, particularly into the Region Nine communities, advertising that “his boss man” pays workers $5000 per ounce of gold retrieved. Continue reading

Gold trade in Thailand … satisfying the Indian market

Gold trade in Thailand

Gold trader in Thailand

Gold trader in Thailand

Bullion backwash

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