Daily Archives: May 27, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 May 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 May 2015 – Demerara Waves

Demerara WavesGuyana govt names National AwardeesHamilton Green heads list – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1HuZdtv

 Land grabbers will be charged; urged to apply for house lots- Ministry of Communities – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1J2hFzl

Govt mulling GuySuco bailout to avoid sugar industry’s shutdown – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1JVxPtx

 Health Ministry commences drug sourcing and distribution review – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1Bpm7An   Continue reading

VITAL KOKER FOUND INOPERABLE IN GEORGETOWN – video

VITAL KOKER FOUND INOPERABLE IN GEORGETOWN – Repairs underway

Shaheed “Roger” Khan and Ed Ahmad likely to testify against NY State Senator

Shaheed “Roger” Khan and Ed Ahmad likely to testify against New York State Senator

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Sen. John Sampson

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:04 – Written by  Demerara Waves

 Reproduced from New York Post

Guyanese death squad drug lord ; Jagdeo’s friend Ed Ahmad likely to testify against New York State Senator

One was the drug-trafficking leader of a South American death squad. The other is a former airline baggage handler now serving a life sentence for drug running.

Shaheed “Roger” Khan and Victor Bourne are just a few in a rogue’s gallery of possible witnesses whose stories or testimony will figure into the upcoming trial of Brooklyn state Sen. John Sampson. Continue reading

Five Major Banks Agree to Parent-Level Guilty Pleas for currency manipulation


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Five Major Banks Agree to Parent-Level Guilty Pleas

Five major banksCiticorp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and UBS AGhave agreed to plead guilty to felony charges.

Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to manipulate the price of U.S. dollars and euros exchanged in the foreign currency exchange (FX) spot market and the banks have agreed to pay criminal fines totaling more than $2.5 billion.  A fifth bank, UBS AG, has agreed to plead guilty to manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other benchmark interest rates and pay a $203 million criminal penalty, after breaching its December 2012 non-prosecution agreement resolving the LIBOR investigation.  Continue reading

Dear Mr. President – Uncle David – let me tell you about my life

Guyana Stories #WithoutWax

Dear Uncle David,

I will only address you as Mr. President when we are in those overly formal situations which demand it. Outside of that formality, you will be Uncle David to me because you are family and I hope that by holding you so close to my heart; it will encourage you to keep me close to yours.

I know for certain that I have faith in you and one or two of your soldiers. I recognize that at this point in Guyana’s history a government led by you is the best choice for our nation moving forward. But I don’t think many Guyanese realize just why this was so necessary. It is necessary because it is the first step in changing the political tradition which has ripped our nation limb from limb.

Tonight, I expected to be happy now that you’ve been sworn in but instead I find…

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