Daily Archives: 06/11/2015

Guyana Govt. retrieves almost $10B from disused bank accounts

Govt. retrieves almost $10B from disused bank accounts

June 11, 2015 | By | Filed Under News
Finance Minister, Winston Jordan Photo: Finance Minister, Winston Jordan

The new Government has managed to retrieve almost $10B lying in “old” bank accounts, a senior Government official confirmed yesterday.
In the past weeks, the Ministry of Finance and its departments have been conducting exercises to determine the state of the country’s finances.

It is unclear why the previous People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) government kept that amount of money lying around in virtually unused accounts.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 09 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 09 June 2015

  • Venezuela demands end to ExxonMobil’s oil search
  • EU remains firm on support for sugar, sea defense sectors
  • Preparations in full gear for Wednesday’s opening of Parliament
  • Georgetown clean up continues
  • Two Bartica children rescued from the streets
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News videos:   Continue reading


GUYANA: LATEST NEWS – 10 JUNE 2015 – Demerara Waves


Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

G7 Summit Germany 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel with G7 Leaders and Invitees
G7 Summit – Germany – June 7-8, 2015
Photo Credit: The Guardian (Sven Hoppe)

G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuel use by end of century

[W]e emphasize that deep cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions are required with a decarbonisation of the global economy over the course of this century. [W]e support …the latest IPCC recommendation of 40 to 70% reductions by 2050 compared to 2010 recognizing that this challenge can only be met by a global response.
~ Leaders’ Declaration G7 Summit, Germany, 7-8 June 2015, pp. 12-13.

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