Daily Archives: July 14, 2015

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 July 2015

  • More fires today keeps firemen busy
  • Fire leaves $$millions in damage to businesses
  • US to help find rice markets for Guyana
  • Crackdown coming in mining areas
  • More US dollars to fight crime
  • PPP says it is not connected to recent crimes
  • Judicial settlement in Venezuela claims needed
  • Sports

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The Homeless in New York – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Homelessin NYCThe Homeless in New York – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

It was the middle of winter. We wondered why they wanted us to walk the streets on the coldest night of the year. Who would want to be out in such frigid weather?

As we checked in at York College we soon found out the reason. The coordinator said that if anyone was found sleeping in the streets on such a night then that person desperately needed a place to stay. This was empirical data and was perhaps one of the best indicators of homelessness. Such cases, we were told, should be reported and steps would be taken to move the person to a shelter.

New York is a tale of two cities. Continue reading

Venezuela rice shipments to resume – shipping schedule problem

Venezuela rice shipments to resume 

Noel Holder meets Rice millersJULY 14, 2015 | BY | FILED UNDER NEWS

Photo: Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder meeting with members of the Guyana Rice Millers and Exporters Marketing Association

Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder, has come out to clear the air on the Guyana/Venezuela rice agreement imbroglio, revealing that a rice and paddy deal was actually not in jeopardy of being halted as was reported over the weekend.

Rather, it was all due to a misunderstanding between the wharf receiving the ships in Venezuela and the Guyana Rice Development Board.   Continue reading

New GPC, others face scrutiny as forensic audit into drugs procurement begins

New GPC, others face scrutiny as forensic audit into drugs procurement begins

JULY 13, 2015 | BY KNEWS |– says Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma

New GPC

New GPC

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma disclosed that his team of auditors is already one week into the forensic audit launched into the Ministry of Health and the Georgetown Public Hospital to once and for all settle the decade old controversy over the procurement of drugs and pharmaceuticals.

This has come as good news for some legal and financial minds, who believe that the move is long overdue.
Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo in a brief interview, noted that the forensic audit into the GPHC will see an investigation into past procurement, expired drugs and those companies that are part of the “procurement gravy train including New GPC.”
This company is owned by Dr. Bobby Ramroop, who has close ties to former President Bharrat Jagdeo.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Latest News – 12 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA: Latest News – 12 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

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