Daily Archives: June 1, 2015

GUYANA: LATEST NEWS – 31 MAY 2015

Floods – May-June 2015

Flood waters - May 31, 2015

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Update from Moray House Trust: May 2015 “Culture Matters” – 5 videos

Update from Moray House Trust: May 2015 – “Culture Matters”

Moray House TrustAbout Us

Moray House Trust was conceived and set up as the legacy of the late David de Caires by his children, Isabelle and Brendan and his widow, Doreen. It is based at Moray House, the de Caires family home in Guyana.

Our Mission

The Moray House Trust is a private, non-partisan, not-for-profit, cultural initiative to foster national pride in Guyana’s diverse heritage, to enable all forms of artistic expression, to promote conservation, civil liberties and sport in our society, and to stimulate the sharing of knowledge and ideas within a vibrant public sphere.  [Read more about Moray House Trust]

HERE IS THE MAY UPDATE – 5 VIDEOS:     

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Top Twelve Books of the Decade – selected by The Delanceyplace.com

Top Twelve Books of the Decade – selected by The Delanceyplace.com

The prizeThis is the tenth anniversary of delanceyplace.com, and to celebrate we are doing three things. First, we are announcing our top books of the decade–all listed below. Second, we have tabulated all the many votes we received from our readers for best selections of the decade, and will be emailing them one-by-one in a countdown over the next couple of weeks. Lastly, we’ve randomly drawn ten names from among all those who submitted their choices, and will be sending a copy of all of our top books to each of the winners.

I’ve read roughly 1500 books in the past decade, but since Google tells us there have been 129,864,880 books published in modern history, it seems like the smallest possible drop in the bucket. I tried over the last couple of months to narrow down these 1500 books into my own personal top ten.   Continue reading

USA, Guyana collaborate to ensure oil wealth does not land in private pockets

USA, Guyana collaborate to ensure oil wealth does not land in private pockets

United States Embassy Chargé d´ Affaires, Bryan Hunt

US Embassy’s Bryan Hunt

June 1, 2015 | By  By Abena Rockcliffe

With promising indications that Guyana will soon become an oil producing country, the newly inaugurated government has begun talks with the United States of America (USA) with an aim to adopt the most suitable measures to secure the wealth that will be derived.
This was made known by United States Embassy Chargé d´ Affaires, Bryan Hunt during a recent exclusive interview with Kaieteur News.

President David Granger

President David Granger

Hunt explained that the USA wants to ensure that Guyana, “as a matter of priority,” becomes a candidate country for the Extracted Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The EITI is intended to ensure that all oil deals are transparent and the public is kept up to date with the wealth generated from such deals.

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Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – May 2015

   Most Popular Entries – May 2015

     Total Views for May 2015 = 187,776 (Record)

  1. VITAL KOKER FOUND INOPERABLE IN GEORGETOWN – video
  2. Guyana Elections Results 2015 – Statements of Poll – Stabroek News
  3. Guyana Elections 2015: GECOM preliminary results #1 – Tuesday 12 May 2015
  4. Elections 2015 – GECOM Media Center Website – TV Channel streaming
  5. GUYANA and CARIBBEAN RECIPES
  6. GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – 20 May 2015 – Updated 23 May 2015
  7. Guyana Decides: 2015 Elections- UNOFFICIAL NATIONAL RESULTS
  8. CHINESE ADVICE TO 50-YEAR OLDS & OLDER
  9. Georgetown Guyana: City celebrates APNU+AFC coalition’s win
  10. Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards – updated   Continue reading
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