Daily Archives: 08/05/2014

General election looms as APNU decides to support AFC’s no-confidence motion

General election looms as APNU decides to support AFC’s no-confidence motion

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 – by   – Demerara Waves

Parliament Building where the opposition's no-confidence motion will be debated and more than likely passed. Parliament Building where the opposition’s no-confidence motion will be debated and more than likely passed.

Guyanese could return to the polls later this year in an early general election after Tuesday’s decision by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) to support the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) no-confidence motion against the Donald Ramotar administration.

The Constitution states that on the House’s approval of a no-confidence motion, the President and Cabinet have to resign and make way for general and regional elections within three months.   Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 04 August 2014

Guyana: Capitol News TV Videos – 04 August 2014

  • DeSouza, Ogunseye hold on to claims Burnham’s gov’t killed Walter Rodney
  • Dynamic Airways restart delayed
  • Mahdia residents protest for better roads
  • APNU roasts gov’t over drug supply contracts
  • Homeless men make spectator stand their refuge
  • Sports
DeSouza, Ogunseye hold on to claims Burnham’s gov’t killed Walter RodneyPosted: 04 Aug 2014 02:57 PM PDT

On the stand, Karen DeSouza, who described herself then as a foot soldier for the Working People’s Alliance, was put to defend her claim that she believed the then Burnhan government had killed historian and political activist Dr Walter Rodney, who ended up dead when a bomb exploded inside the car he was sitting in […] Continue reading

THE PRINCESS OF THE FOREST – By Peter Halder – E-Book #7 released

Princess of the ForestTHE PRINCESS OF THE FOREST

Peter Halder’s E-Book No.7 released

Two stunning Fairy Tales that will evoke feelings of sadness and then joy over the fate of two beautiful young girls. Neleta, a little girl is deliberately abandoned to die in a deep hole in the forest by her jealous stepmother. She is rescued by a Fairy and a menagerie of animals and birds. The little girl grows up and becomes THE PRINCESS OF THE FOREST. The tale ends on a happy note when she marries the Prince of the Kingdom.

In the other tale, young and beautiful ANGELICA is turned into a stone statue by an evil wizard when she refused to marry him. The Fairy of the Forest has to work her magic and wiles for the stone statue to be seized and then change it back into the beautiful Angelica. Like Neleta, Angelica also ends up marrying

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Pope Francis’ top 10 tips for happiness

Pope Francis’ top 10 tips for happiness


Pope Francis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Tuesday August 5, 2014 – Pope Francis’ reputation for being approachable and down-to-earth has earned him the soubriquet “The People’s Pope” and factored significantly into his choice by Time magazine as their Person of the Year 2013. “In a matter of months,” the Time profile said, “Francis has elevated the healing mission of the church — the church as servant and comforter of hurting people in an often harsh world — above the doctrinal police work so important to his recent predecessors.”

Now, Pope Francis has outlined a ten-point plan for happiness. The Top 10 list appeared in an interview for the Argentine magazine Viva, which was released to celebrate the Pope’s first 500 days in office.   Continue reading

Caribbean medal haul at Commonwealth Games – Thanks to Jamaica

Caribbean medal haul at Commonwealth Games – Thanks to Jamaica

Published on Aug 03 2014 //News Americas

jamaicans-win-at-Commonwealth Games

News Americas, GLASGOW, Scotland, Mon. Aug. 4, 2014: The Caribbean region completed a 36 medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this past weekend, thanks largely to Jamaica’s stellar athletes.

The island’s Independence Day celebration certainly got off to an early start as Jamaica’s black, green, and gold dominated the field events to end with a massive 22 medal haul, the highest for any Caribbean nation.  Continue reading

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