Daily Archives: October 26, 2014

Guyana: Capitol News TV Videos – 24 October 2014

Guyana: Capitol News TV Videos – 24 October 2014

  • Investigation: Pilots to blame in july, 2011 Caribbean Airlines crash
  • Indian Nurse stabbed to death on seawall
  • APNU to back Govt’s Ebola watch
  • Seafield farmers black land takeover by MMA/ADA
  • Reform of CANU underway
  • Diwali night fire destroys two houses
  • Sport

Investigation: Pilots to blame in july, 2011 Caribbean Airlines crash  Posted: 24 Oct 2014 03:09 PM PDT

 Indian Nurse stabbed to death on seawall    Posted: 24 Oct 2014 03:08 PM PDT   Continue reading

Guyana: Sliding further downhill – commentary

Sliding further downhill

OCTOBER 25, 2014 | BY EDITORIAL

The majority of our skilled people is migrating, and not only does this not augur well for the future, it means that the country is getting less for its investment in human development; training people is a very costly exercise. The country is gradually sliding downhill and those with alternatives are quickly taking their leave. In other words, not taking chances with their chances.

For as long as we could remember we have been producing our own teachers, nurses, skilled artisans and the like. Such was our training regimen that all those who graduated were good enough to work in any part of the world.

There was a time when the cost of living was such that we were content to stay and serve. But there was always the lure of life overseas. That lure now has so many of us leaving that we cannot train people fast enough and even those we train are never good enough because their foundation was rather weak. Things had even reached the stage where we were forced to lower the entrance qualifications to our top learning institutions.  Continue reading

After a steaming September, 2014 set to be hottest year ever – NOAA

After a steaming September, 2014 set to be hottest year ever

OCTOBER 23, 2014  –  http://www.caribbean360.com

hot weather pixFLORIDA, United States, Thursday October 23, 2014 – With global land and sea temperatures for September the highest ever recorded for the month, the world is on track for this to be the hottest year ever, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said in a statement this week.

The confirmation that sweltering September was indeed the hottest such month on record continues a succession of record-beating months for global temperature.

According to NOAA scientists, the year-to-date for 2014 is already tied with 1998 as the warmest such period since 1880 when record keeping began. Continue reading

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