Daily Archives: August 15, 2015

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2015

  • Dynamic Airways has been forced into bankruptcy proceedings in NY
  • Marginal reduction in gun crimes
  • Bharrat Dindyal is off the job at GPL
  • Sugar industry is too big to fail
  • Female: PM’s bodyguard – Up close and professional
  • Union busting: 17 workers sacked
  • Sports

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THE 1939 HOPE BRIDGE OF UPPER DEMERARA – By Dmitri Allicock

THE 1939 HOPE BRIDGE OF UPPER DEMERARA

The 1938 Hope Bridge

THE FIRST BRIDGE ACROSS THE DEMERARA RIVER

By Dmitri Allicock

The days of trembling tracks

Of Upper Demerara, way back

Whistle and thunder that excite

Laden cars coming with bauxite   Continue reading

Eyeglasses: Price check. Are expensive glasses better? – CBC Marketplace video

Glasses: Price check. Are expensive glasses better? (CBC Marketplace)

The materials in them are downright cheap. Even crafting the lenses is hardly labour-intensive. So why are prescription eyeglasses so darned expensive?

Tom Harrington focuses in on the outrageously high price of spectacles. In this eye-opening report, we test recent changes in retail and regulation, to see if anyone’s offering a better deal.

Guyana: Growing Caricom competition for regional sugar markets – 2 articles

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo addressing the opening of the National Conference of Private Cane Farmers.

Guyana facing growing intra-Caricom competition for regional sugar markets

Friday, 14 August 2015- Demerara Waves

Photo: Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo addressing the opening of the National Conference of Private Cane Farmers.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuco), Professor Clive Thomas and the entity’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Paul Bhim on Friday differed about the viability of marketing sugar in the Caribbean due to increasing competition from sister producers.

Delivering a presentation at the inaugural National Cane Farmers Conference, Thomas said one option open to the loss-making entity is to sell more sugar to sister Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries by taking advantage of market protection through the 40 percent Common External Tariff (CET).   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 14 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

 GUYANA – Latest News – 14 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

  •  Govt scraps “sweetheart” fibre-optic cable deal; to proceed with E-Government Project – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1TCyQ0o
  • Timehri residents yet to get word on property regularization – Demerara Waves   http://bit.ly/1Pdxvqb
  • City’s grants amnesty to tax defaulters – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1HM8Svf
  • GPL’s Bharrat Dindyal fired immediately following video recording – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1MsKZRg
  • Rusal no show for labour meeting over dismissed workers, union says company should leave Guyana; legal action looms – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1J95yzJ
  • GRA chides media over “shakeup” report; relies on its tax collection record – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1Jf4Bru
  • 31 BOSAI workers at Linden to go home – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1NsT6dM

Godfrey Chin Prize – Heritage Journalism – 2015 winners

Godfrey Chin Prize - 2015 winners

Godfrey Chin Prize – 2015 winners  — Click to Enlarge

Godfrey Chin Prize – Heritage Journalism – 2015 winners

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