Daily Archives: 12/29/2014

The GED is Empowerment Through Education- By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The GED is Empowerment Through Education

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

One of the greatest gifts you can give anyone is to help that person unlock the power of knowledge.

When the sun sets New York City buzzes with activity. Thousands of adults from across the City journey to centers of learning. Their mission is to get a second chance, the opportunity to improve their skills to qualify them for entry into college. These students are studying for their General Educational Development or GED and the task is to master five subjects that include reading, math, history, social studies and science.

Most of the adults are immigrants and the classes are free. One does not have to be a citizen or permanent resident to be admitted to class and no such questions are asked. In fact the GED classes are perhaps the best endowment that New York and indeed the United States can bestow to immigrants.  Continue reading

Caribbean Airlines adding more flights in early 2015


Caribbean Airlines adding more flights in early 2015
Published on December 29, 2014 – Trinidad Express

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinidad and Tobago flag carrier Caribbean Airlines has announced a revised schedule that will be implemented from January 15, 2015, through to February 4 because of increased travel demand.

“In addition to increased capacity and more non-stops, Caribbean Airlines is also expecting major cost savings from a more efficient schedule that will see better utilisation of its 737 and 767 fleets. Many of the changes will focus on its Port of Spain hub at Piarco Airport, where improved connection times will make it easier for our guests to connect to/from various points in our network,” the airline said in a statement last week.  Continue reading

Guyana: The Minister of Local Government and Georgetown

Georgetown Christmas flood – 2014 – Stabroek News video

The Minister of Local CGovernment and Georgetown