Daily Archives: June 25, 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 June 2015

  • “Sold” state vehicles returned with Westford’s help”
  • Suspected bandit shot dead at city entertainment spot
  • Ed Ahmad begins testimony in trail of US congressman
  • Rice board head quits  
  • PPP balks at amendments to anti-money laundering bill
  • Head of State Asset Recovery Unit speaks about his role
  • Sports

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CJIA expansion project to go ahead

CJIA expansion project to go ahead

Thursday, 25 June 2015 06:51 –  Written by 

An artist's impression of the expanded CJIA.

An artist’s impression of the expanded CJIA.

.The Guyana government has signaled that it would be going ahead with the expansion of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), although much more funds are needed to complete the project to international standards.

“It is a clear intention that the relationship with Government will continue and the project will not suffer because of lagging projects (with the previous government),” Minister of State in the Office of the President, Joseph Harmon was quoted as saying by the Government Information Agency (GINA).  Continue reading

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen – TED video

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TED – (transcript below)

0:07    In this talk, I’m going to give you the single most important lesson
0:13    my colleagues and I have learned from looking at 83,000 brain scans.
0:19    But first, let me put the lesson into context.
0:23   I am in the middle of seven children.
0:25   Growing up, my father called me a maverick

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GESAC – Annual Family Fun Day – Toronto – Sunday July 12, 2015

GESAC Fun Day - July 12, 2015

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GESAC – Annual Family Fun Day – Toronto – Sunday July 12, 2015

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS – by Dave Martins + music video

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

– by Dave Martins.    (Hear song “Guyana Coming Back” By Dave martins and the Tradewinds at end)

From I was a youth, as my Jamaican friends would phrase it, I have always been one of those “let me see for myself” guys. Sure, I read the news releases and listen to the social comments, but I’ve learned you can also get a pretty useful grasp of something in your society, almost instantly, from simply observing it in its various aspects, and, most of the time, it’s not a complicated exercise: you can do it casually, just driving the street, or walking the neighbourhood, or flying over the territory.

You spot the change; you see what’s added or what’s absent. In the same half-hour drive, for example, you notice the repaired bridge work on the Embankment Road, as well as the neglected City Hall wooden structure in town. Information sinks in.  So, as I’ve said before, I’m an observer. (Incidentally, that is also the genesis of many of the songs I write; I’m delving into something I’ve noticed.)  Continue reading

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