Daily Archives: July 8, 2015

GUYANA: Latest News – 06 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA: Latest News – 06 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

Venezuela begins cutting ties with Guyana; warns it won’t back down in border dispute

Venezuela begins cutting ties with Guyana; warns it won’t back down in border dispute

Nicolas Maduro

VENEZUELA’S PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO SPEAKS AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN CARACAS

CARACAS, Venezuela, Wednesday July 8, 2015 – “We are victims of dispossession. I say this to our friends and also to our enemies: No one will ever get Venezuela to renounce her historical rights to the Essequibo.”

With those words, and the announcement that Venezuela is recalling its ambassador in Guyana Reyna Margarita Arratia, reviewing relations with that CARICOM nation, and scaling down embassy staff in Georgetown, President Nicolás Maduro sent a strong message to his neighbour that his country would not be backing down from its claims of maritime territory.   Continue reading

Success Elementary School – star school at 2015 NGSA Exams

Success Elementary School, Guyana   Posted: 08 Jul 2015 05:16 AM PDT – St. Stanislaus College Blog- Guyana

 First Lady urges Success Elementary grads to help develop Guyana

July 8, 2015 – By GuyanaTimes

Success Elementary, the private institution that came out as the star school at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) examinations, securing the first and second spots, held a grand graduation ceremony at the National Cultural Centre   …  read more … 

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

Risky Business: In the Living Room with Sol Hsiang and Henry Brady
September 12, 2014
Source: University of California Television (UCTV)

Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States

“Damages from storms, flooding, and heat waves are already costing local economies billions of dollars—we saw firsthand in New York City with Hurricane Sandy. With the oceans rising and the climate changing, the Risky Business report details the costs of inaction in ways that are easy to understand in dollars and cents—and impossible to ignore.”
~ Risky Business Project Co-Chair Michael R. Bloomberg, Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States, released June 24, 2014.

[Research team included climate scientist Dr. Robert Kopp of Rutgers University, economist Dr. Solomon Hsiang of the University of California, Berkeley, and Risk Management Solutions (RMS).]

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Comenius Moravian Alumni – Family Day Picnic – Brooklyn NY – July 11, 2015

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Comenius Moravian Alumni Association   – Click to enlarge

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