Daily Archives: May 20, 2015

GUYANA – RECENT NEWS – 19 May 2015

 GUYANA – RECENT NEWS – 19 May 2015

  • Demerara WavesInvestigation to be launched into the alleged disappearance of NSC financial records – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1HfPSFM
  • Heavy rainfall washes away sections of Linden-Lethem road; traffic halted – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1cOck0J
  • Government set to “show off” at Independence Day activities – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1FxOeVd

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 May 2015

Capitol TV logoGuyana: Capitol TV News Videos –  19 May 2015

  • Relatives identify bodies in mines disaster
  • Poor mining practices caused mines disaster
  • Georgetown getting back to normal
  • Granger speaks of plans for inclusionary governance
  • “Ghost workers” at government agencies being identified
  • Outrage at Ramotar’s pardoning of child killer
  • Grand celebrations planned for Independence Day
  • Sports

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Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

Caribbean Climate Change Summit - Martinique - 8 May 2015

Caribbean Climate Change Summit – Martinique – 8 May 2015
Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie addressing Summit
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Caribbean Leaders Sign Off on Climate Change Declaration

“We remain convinced that the global goal of limiting average temperature increase to no more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels is inadequate for protecting fragile ecosystems in SIDS [Small Island Developing States] from the adverse impacts of climate change, and that a target rate lower than 1.5°C would be more appropriate…”
~ Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Chairman of the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Caribbean Climate Change Summit, Fort de France, Martinique, 8 May 2015.

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