Daily Archives: July 1, 2015

GUYANA: Latest News – 30 June 2015

    GUYANA: Latest News – 30 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 30 Jun 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 30 Jun 2015

  • Mid-morning fire at Enterprise, ECD leaves five homeless
  • Miners lodge proposals for relief with government
  • Commonwealth SG: PPP may soon take up Parliamentary seats
  • Granger wants reform of the NIS
  • Ministry of Communities moves on with Housing Drive
  • Surgery time at Burns Care Unit to be cut by half with new equipment
  • St Roses Alumni in mentoring scheme
  • Sports
  • Commonwealth backs Guyana in border controversy with Venezuela
  • Government asks UK to re-consider security reform project

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

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

Map of Western Pacific Ocean

Western Pacific Ocean showing location of Philippines, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Fiji
Source: Wikipedia

Six Tiny Island Countries to Sue Big Oil for Disrupting the Climate

We, the people of Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Fiji, Solomon Islands and the Philippines continue to experience the impacts of climate change… We commit to bring a case that would investigate the human rights implications of climate change and hold the big carbon polluters accountable to appropriate international bodies or processes.
~ People’s Declaration for Climate Justice, Port Vila, Vanuatu, 8 June 2015, published by TruthOut.

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Guyanese Online Entries – June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Online Entries for June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Associations events and Magazines are in bold

Click entries to view on the Blog Website 

  1.  June 2015: The month that changed America?
  2. Nostalgia Machine – Popular music from 1960-2013
  3. Buxton-Friendship Express for June 2015
  4. US Supreme Court and Gay Marriage – various links
  5. GUYANA: Latest News – 28 June 2015 – Demerara Waves
  6. REVISING THE CUMMINGSBURG ACCORD – By Ralph Ramkarran
  7. FOR THE LAST TIME – by Dave Martins + music videos
  8. Is the Dominican Haitians Humanitarian Crisis a sign of things to come in the Caribbean Region?
  9. Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney
  10. GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 June 2015   Continue reading

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

From Book: Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep 

Night by Jan Saenredam

For most of history people have had two periods of sleep each night, with the time in between being perhaps the most calm and relaxing part of their lives. Then came the light bulb.

This unexpected “two sleep” phenomenon was uncovered by historian Roger Ekirch when he began to do research for a history of the night:

“Something puzzled [Roger] Ekirch as he leafed through parch­ments ranging from property records to primers on how to spot a ghost. He kept noticing strange references to sleep. In the Canterbury Tales, for instance, one of the characters in ‘The Squire’s Tale’ wakes up in the early morning following her ‘first sleep’ and then goes back to bed.  Continue reading

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – June 2015

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – June 2015 – TOP 20

Full list of 498 entries below – Click entries to view on the Blog Website   

  1. Letter: Cheddi (Joey) Jagan (Jr.) on Guyana’s new government
  2. GUYANA and CARIBBEAN RECIPES
  3. Dave Martins – the story behind “Not A Blade of Grass”
  4. VITAL KOKER FOUND INOPERABLE IN GEORGETOWN – video
  5. GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – 20 May 2015 – Updated 23 May 2015
  6. Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards – updated
  7. The problem with Caribbean governments – By By Felicia J. Persaud
  8. CHINESE ADVICE TO 50-YEAR OLDS & OLDER
  9. Fruits of Trinidad and Tobago – and Guyana
  10. How the PPP Rigged the 2011 Elections – by Malcolm Harripaul   Continue reading