Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

ExxonMobil to continue exploring in Guyana waters despite Venezuela’s claim

ExxonMobil to continue exploring in Guyana waters despite Venezuela’s claim

Deep-Water-Champion1CARIBBEAN360  – JUNE 24, 2015

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Wednesday June 24, 2015 – Don’t expect Guyana to stop its offshore oil exploration because Venezuela is claiming territorial waters where the “black gold” was recently discovered.

President David Granger has made it clear that his government will continue to back oil giant ExxonMobil in its work because the exploration is taking place in Guyana’s exclusive economic zone.  He said he had met with officials from the company and assured them that they had nothing to fear as far as their operations in Guyana’s waters were concerned.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 23 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 23 June 2015

  • PPP moves to file elections petition
  • Gov’t trying to weed out “ghost” employees in public service
  • Granger outlines development agenda for Region 7
  • M&CC – Georgetown to demolish city’s dilapidated buildings
  • Citizens often fail to give evidence against rogue cops
  • Inquiry launched into collapse of mining pits
  • Sports

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

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

Pope Francis - Care for Our Common Home
Photo Credit: Catholic Church of Montreal

On Care for Our Common Home

[W]e need only take a frank look at the facts to see that our common home is falling into serious disrepair… The natural environment is a collective good, the patrimony of all humanity and the responsibility of everyone… Unless citizens control political power – national, regional and municipal – it will not be possible to control damage to the environment.
~ Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis dated 24 May 2015, published 18 June 2015 (excerpts from pages 44, 70 & 132).

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National Caribbean American History Month Factoid

National Caribbean American History Month Factoid

Kiddies Parade - Caribbean American Parade - Labor Day

Photo:  Chyna Cambridge, 13, a Caribbean-American parading on Franklin Avenue with the D’Midas International costume band in the Children’s Carnival, part of the West Indian Labor Day celebrations in Brooklyn, NY. (William Farrington/WIADCA Photo)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 2015: Did you know the first significant wave of  post-slavery Caribbean immigration occurred during the first three decades of the 20th century, particularly during World War I and throughout the 1920s? Before then, Caribbean migration was primarily internal as migrants sought economic opportunities in other islands and nations throughout the Caribbean basin including in Panama.   Continue reading

GUYANA: Latest News – 23 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA: Latest News – 23 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

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