Daily Archives: December 29, 2013

Gold price collapse – worst for 30 years…now $US1,200/ oz

Gold price collapse is the worst for 30 years…now $US1,200 per oz

DECEMBER 29, 2013 | (http://www.telegraph.co.uk)gold bar

Gold will   finish the year as one of the worst-performing asset classes of 2013, bringing to an end a decade-long rally in the precious metal.Gold has suffered its sharpest fall in 30 years, down alm

That compares badly against other assets, with the S&P 500 up 28%, the FTSE 100 gaining around 13pc and Brent crude oil futures up about 2.5% in the same period.ost 28% over the past 12 months to close 2013 at about $1,200 (£725) an ounce.   Continue reading

How can G$56M restore Georgetown? asks Mayor Hamilton Green

How can G$56M restore Georgetown? asks Mayor Hamilton Green

Mayor Hamilton Greene

Mayor Hamilton Greene

December 29, 2013 · Stabroek News – Letters 

Dear Editor,

The statements made by ministers and the General Secretary of the PPP in relation to the Georgetown City Council are clearly unworthy of these high offices. The latest salvo is from Mr Clement Rohee who blames the state of the cemetery on the Mayor.

I have earlier dealt with these completely dishonest statements by the ruling elite, blaming the Mayor and City Councillors for the ills of Georgetown, knowing full well that the three vital ingredients needed for the success of any venture or institution such as a city, are money, manpower and management. None are available to the elected Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown – compliments of the government.   Continue reading

A project for 2014 – Save Georgetown’s City Hall

City Hall - Georgetown-Guyana

City Hall – Georgetown-Guyana

DECEMBER 29, 2013 · Stabroek News – Editorial

A project for 2014 – Save Georgetown’s City Hall

There can be few places on the planet where it is more frustrating to live than Guyana. Of course, everyone hopes that 2014 will usher in a new spirit of co-operation and amity in the political firmament; that miracles will be performed with the city’s drains and trenches; that the garbage crisis in all parts of the country will be miraculously confronted; that there will be a dramatic reduction in the crime rate; and that a commendable impact will be made on any number of social perversions, anomalies and pathologies – but we all know it is not going to happen, or at least, not much of it.              

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Year 2013: Reflections – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Great article Rosaliene… covers all the major points that concern us all. You forgot to mention the Fukushima Radiation that is now hitting the US and Canada west coast. See article: http://guardianlv.com/2013/12/fukushima-radiation-hits-us-west-coast/

Three Worlds One Vision

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As Year 2013 comes to an end, I would like to thank all of you who have signed up to follow my blog, other visitors who read my posts, and those who take the time to share their thoughts and experiences. Special thanks go to Cyril Bryan of the Guyanese Online Blog for sharing my posts with his readers. My wish for each one of you in the coming year is that you realize at least one of your goals for 2014. Our plans don’t always work out as envisaged.

While I achieved my goals of completing the revision process of my first novel and having it edited by a professional, I failed to find a literary agent to assist with publication. This goal remains on my list for the coming year.

I began working on my second novel, exploring betrayal…

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