Daily Archives: 04/19/2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos: 17 April 2015

Guyana:  Capitol TV News Videos: 17 April 2015

  • Barry Dataram held in 100 kilo cocaine bust
  • Main parties complain of intimidation, destruction of campaign material
  • Dynamic Airways passengers face 24-hour delay
  • Opposition coalition to hold Women’s Rally in Georgetown Saturday
  • First Swiss Honorary Consul appointed
  • Guyanese man found guilty, sentenced in Canada’s Eaton Centre shooting
  • Essequibo businessman speaks out against PPP
  • Sports

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Barry Dataram held in 100 kilo cocaine bust

Posted: 17 Apr 2015 05:09 PM PDT   Continue reading

Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead

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Earth Day 2015 - It's Our Turn to Lead

Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead
Image Credit: Earth Day Network

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015. The theme this year is “It’s our turn to lead.” Our leaders worldwide are dragging their feet in addressing global poverty and climate change. While they debate and make pledges they don’t keep, the degradation of Earth’s ecosystems won’t take a timeout.

In December 2015, around 40,000 world leaders and other participants will meet in Paris at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21). [Their]aim is to reach, for the first time, a universal, legally binding agreement that will enable us to combat climate change effectively and boost the transition towards resilient, low-carbon societies and economies. The stakes are high. To make this happen, we have to lead the way by raising our voices as one.

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Guyana Elections: Machiavellian media machinations – By GHK Lall

Guyana Elections: Machiavellian media machinations – analysis

By GHK Lall – Saturday 18 April 2015

 “He who controls the present controls the past.  He who controls the past controls the future.”  That was George Orwell in his timeless masterpiece1984.

EU Media  picThe mighty can sift arbitrarily and select capriciously to manage minds to direct a specific outcome.  This is not about appearances, or speculation of what might be happening here in Guyana.  It is the cold, irrefutable reality.

State owned print media, state controlled television have been exemplary in dedicating resources of space, time, and agents to highlight selectively things hoary and hateful; and to infuse new life into the fearful, acrimonious, and divisive.   Continue reading

Paul Tudor Jones II: Why we need to rethink capitalism -TED video

Paul Tudor Jones II: Why we need to rethink capitalism

Published on Apr 16, 2015 – TEDTalks

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as he puts it, “threatening the very underpinnings of society.” In this thoughtful, passionate talk, he outlines his planned counter-offensive, which centers on the concept of “justness.”
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Guyana Elections: Dr. Yesu Persaud wants to see change urges Constitution reform

Dr. Yesu Persaud wants to see change urges Constitution reform

April 19, 2015 | By KNews | Filed Under News

Dr. Yesu Persaud

Dr. Yesu Persaud

One of the country’s most prominent businessmen, Dr. Yesu Persaud, believes that the time has come for a change and for the country’s Constitution to be reformed.

Dr. Yesu Persaud, who built the Demerara Distillers Limited into a powerhouse with its world renowned, award winning El Dorado rum line and soft drinks and created Demerara Bank and the Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED), has been critical for some time about the Constitution which he argued gives the Government too much power without accountability.

In return, he has also been scathingly criticized by the ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) for his comments.  Continue reading

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