Daily Archives: August 28, 2015

Georgetown to become ‘green city’ – set for grand return to glory as the famed ‘garden city’

Georgetown has been known as the Caribbean’s “Garden City” since the 19th century (Ian Brierley/caribbeanbeat photo)

Georgetown has been known as the Caribbean’s “Garden City” since the 19th century (Ian Brierley/caribbeanbeat photo)

Georgetown to become ‘green city’ – set for grand return to glory as the famed ‘garden city’

The patriotic passion of President David Granger has kick-started a ‘clean up the city’ drive, a day after he took office in May, and that ‘clean up’ drive has spread throughout Guyana

The patriotic passion of President David Granger has kick-started a ‘clean up the city’ drive, a day after he took office in May, and that ‘clean up’ drive has spread throughout Guyana.

Following a meeting with President David Granger this past week over his ‘Green’ vision for Guyana, the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has not only embarked on the restoration of the renowned “Garden City,” but is doing this within an eco-friendly, green-environment framework.   Continue reading

DIASPORA TIMES NEWSLETTER – August 24, 2015 – An APNU-AFC Publication

DIASPORA TIMES NEWSLETTER – August 24, 2015 – An APNU-AFC Publication

Diaspora Times - August 2015Download: DIASPORA Times AUG. ISSUE-Circulate

Contents:  PAGE 3: The Chinese also came     PAGE 4-5: Approaching Venezuela implosion     PAGE 6-13: Budget 2015    PAGE 14: Cricket and the 50th anniversary    PAGE 15: Learning and Diaspora    PAGE 16: The Search for a better life.    PAGE 17: The Law: Govt. must tread carefully    PAGE 18-19: Racial harmony possible?    PAGE 20: The change that is unity.    PAGE 21: The Legacy    PAGE 22-23: Green City Winds of change    PAGE 24: Where are you from?    PAGE 25: Promised land.    PAGE 26: Why worry?    PAGE 27-28: News Flash.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 27 August 2015

 GUYANA – Latest News – 27 August 2015

  • GRA denies Customs Officers’ involvement in gold smuggling; vows crackdown on smugglers – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1NKwkR4
  • PPP leaves government to own devices over budgetary “deceit” – Demerara Waveshttp://bit.ly/1hISAPl
  • Caribbean fishing industry ends meeting on upgrading food safety systems – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1JzMEhf
  • UWI plants first legal marijuana plant for medical research – Demerara Waveshttp://bit.ly/1fJ9DPg

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JetBlue eyes future Guyana market

JetBlueJetBlue eyes future Guyana market

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor – August 26, 2015

NEW YORK, USA — The Guyanese public has been using Facebook and other social media outlets to lobby JetBlue to enter the Guyana market especially, since JetBlue commenced services to Trinidad, airfares from New York and Florida to that Caribbean island are as low as US$300 round trip from New York City.

A very large Guyanese community exists in the East Coast of the United States, who have faced “fly-by- night” airlines and exorbitant airfares to their native country for the past three decades. However, if JetBlue adds Guyana to its extensive Caribbean network, it could be a game changer. Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 August 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 August 2015

  • Security strategy for Cabinet Thursday
  • Tax Review Committee considering VAT
  • Gov’t says pension increase secured
  • Friendship land dispute continues
  • Accused in Enmore businessman’s murder hospitalized
  • US-funded project provides training for youths
  • Sports

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