Daily Archives: September 5, 2015

News Reader: GUYANA: Newspapers and online news – Latest Entries

GUYANA:  Newspapers and online news – Latest Entries

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 04 September 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 04 September 2015

  • Government Appointments 
  • Water taxis for the Berbice River
  • Caribbean Airlines – London route stays
  • Georgetown Council – Remove old vehicles
  • East Ruimveldt man shot dead
  • Sports

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Guyana Christian Charities Fall Dance – Toronto – September 19, 2015

GCC Fall Dance- Sept 19

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Guyana Christian Charities Fall Dance – Toronto – September 19, 2015

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  • provide aid and assistance to the poor and needy, sometimes through organisations/ hospitals
  • raise funds in our community through our Annual Food and Bake Sale, our Dances, cash and memorial donations
  • collect and ship donated articles such as books, computers, toys etc to various organisations in Guyana  
  • provide long term support to the orphanages, the Burn Care Unit of the Georgetown Hospital
Groups, communties and individuals throughout Guyana – from the coastlands to the Rupununi. To date, the list of organisations supported totals over 60. These include:

  • Hospitals –  Missions –  Schools -Orphanages

Guyana: Patience needed regarding Corruption in previous Government – By Dr. David Hinds

Guyana: Patience needed on the issue of Corruption in previous Government

Dr. David Hinds

Dr. David Hinds

By Dr. David Hinds

Many supporters of Guyana’s governing coalition have been calling on the government to move more quickly against alleged instances of corruption in the previous government. Some are also dismayed that many operatives of the PPP still hold top positions in the government. This is understandable. The instances of corruption, which have thus far been made public by the government has confirmed in the minds of many that there is more in the mortar.

The logic of party politics invariably takes us to this place. The coalition made rooting out and prosecuting corruption a centerpiece of its campaign platform.  Many of their supporters have individually and collectively felt the wrath of the PPP when in government. When one combines the two, the government has to appear to be aggressively going after those suspected of corruption.  Continue reading

Airfares to Guyana at an all time high again – By Ray Chickrie

Airfares to Guyana at an all time high again
September 4, 2015 – By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor
Caribbean_Airlines_logo-600x270NEW YORK, USA — Airfares to Guyana are again at an all-time high, despite promises by Caribbean Airlines (CAL), which controls over 75 percent of the Guyana market. For at least a year, advance booking summer and Christmas season airfares from New York to Guyana have remained above US$900, notwithstanding promises from CAL that it wouldn’t exploit the monopoly it holds over the Guyana skies.

CAL is the only scheduled airline operating from New York to Georgetown, Guyana. After Trinidad and Tobago, Georgetown is CAL’s second busiest route.   Continue reading

Guyana – Latest News – 04 September 2015

 Guyana – Latest News – 04 September 2015

  • Mixed reaction to planned introduction of Berbice River water-taxis – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1M0GDkz
  • PPP, Govt bicker over ministers on Public Accounts, other parliamentary oversight committees – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1M0DvVY
  • Govt to rush through legislation to allow GECOM to prepare Local Govt elections voters list – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1KQcxPk
  • Digicel commits more than US$500,000 to Dominica’s storm relief efforts – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1O2KMUu
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