Daily Archives: June 13, 2015

Guyana Berbice Association (Toronto) Inc.- Annual Caribana Dance – 01 August 2015

GUYANA BERBICE ASSOCIATION (Toronto) Inc.

ANNUAL CARIBANA DANCE

SATURDAY, August 1st, 2015

MILLIKEN MILLS COMMUNITY CENTRE

7600 KENNEDY ROAD (SOUTH OF 14TH AVE)

MARKHAM, ONT.  L3R 9S5   Continue reading

Georgetown today… What a transformation! –and people couldn’t help but notice

Georgetown today… What a transformation! –and people couldn’t help but notice

 AS widespread clean-up of the city of Georgetown continues, several stakeholders on Tuesday joined hearts and hands in a concerted effort to transform and beautify the landscape of the Public Buildings and its environs, preparing it for the first sitting of the National Assembly under the newly elected APNU+AFC Government.

The Guyana Chronicle sought comments from the proverbial man-in-the-street, and got the following reactions from citizens on how they feel about the initiative.   [See comments below]

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Hope Canal for testing as Conservancy reaches threatening levels

Hope Canal for testing as Conservancy reaches threatening levels

JUNE 13, 2015 | BY |
Government yesterday said it is forced to test the $3.6B Hope Canal this morning after heavy rains left the EDWC at critical levels.Government yesterday said it is forced to test the $3.6B Hope Canal this morning after heavy rains left the EDWC at critical levels.

A $3.6B project to create an alternative canal in Demerara is to get a rather unusual commissioning under worrying circumstances.

Authorities are set this morning to test how well the 10 km canal is working as levels of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) reach threatening levels from excessive rainfalls.   Continue reading

Int’l help for crack unit targeting stolen state assets/monies – Harmon

Int’l help for crack unit targeting stolen state assets/monies – Harmon

June 9, 2015 | Filed Under News

– Hundreds of billion$$$ siphoned off every year

The figures are alarming. More than double the country’s national budget was methodically being siphoned off in a well coordinated scheme using contractors and other means says Minister of State, Joseph Harmon

Now the new Government, under pressure to recover the monies, is going after those monies, or at the very least the assets tied to them.  It is estimated by the World Bank that almost $500B was being stolen annually.

On Saturday, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, speaking to state media, made it clear that the issue is not about witch-hunting as is being claimed by the Opposition- the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C).
“We call it cleaning up Government. It is about making people more accountable.”  Continue reading

GUYANA: Capitol TV news Videos – 11 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV news Videos – 11 June 2015

  • Petro Caribe Fund empty – Harmon
  • Clerk rebuffs PPP on swearing in of technocrat ministers
  • Sharma Solomon speaks on future at Region Ten RDC
  • Allicock meets with APA
  • City clean-up continues
  • Activists wants new administration to keep promise to investigate Crum-Ewing’s execution
  • Sports

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