Daily Archives: July 28, 2015

Toronto Saints and Last Lap Lime August 1; and Saints Caribjam dance – 31 July 2015

Toronto Saints and Last Lap Lime August 1; and Saints Caribjam dance – 31 July 2015

It is a little known fact that the Toronto Saints Alumni Association was one of the two alumni groups which first jointly visualised the concept of an annual gathering of Toronto alumni from schools in Guyana, a concept from which the Last Lap Lime was created.

This year is the 20th anniversary of the Last Lap Lime and, to honour the occasion and Saints’ initiation of and participation in it, we are offering all purchasers of tickets to the Saints Caribjam dance on Friday 31 July, 2015, an opportunity to obtain tickets to the Last Lap Lime at HALF PRICE.  Instead of paying the advance charge of $10, the purchaser of a Caribjam ticket may obtain a Last Lap Lime ticket for only $5.  This applies also to all who may have already purchased their Caribjam tickets. Please contact your Saints ticket supplier at your earliest convenience.  [See advertising flyers below] Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

  • Former death squad member Sean Hinds turns himself in to Police
  • PPP deny relationship with Sean Hinds
  • Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking
  • President commits to rice industry
  • Lap top project in tatters, will be overhauled
  • Wanted bulletin for male sex worker killers
  • Sports

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

President Obama’s visit to Ethiopia – July 2015 [Pictures and articles]

Obama in Ethiopia [Pictures and articles]

US President Barack Obama receives flowers upon his arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, on July 26, 2015

President Obama visited Ethiopia after his visit to Kenya, his father’s homeland. Here is a collection of articles and pictures of the Ethiopia visit which began on July 26, 2015.  These links were compiled by the St. Stanislaus College Blog.

President Obama in Ethiopia links below:  Continue reading

Logging & Mining: BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review + video

BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review

JULY 24, 2015 | BY |By Kiana Wilburg

– Guyana is yet to know how it has benefitted –Presidential Advisor

wamara-300x183Presidential Advisor on Sustainable Development Dr. Clive Thomas will soon be making recommendations to the Granger administration for all concessions granted to major foreign investors to come under special review.

Dr. Thomas said that the concessions granted to one major company, BaiShanLin, need to be investigated thoroughly.
In a recent interview with this newspaper, the economist said that it is imperative for the new Government to have a “proper understanding” of how the nation is benefitting from the “hefty concessions” which were granted to these companies during the time of the past administration. He stressed that doing this will also help the government to manage how the country benefits in the long term from foreign companies.   Continue reading