Daily Archives: September 28, 2015

UN: President Granger in talks with Venezuela’s President Maduro in New York

UN: President Granger in talks with Venezuela’s President Maduro in New York

Coming out of a meeting between the Presidents of Guyana and Venezuela, Venezuela has agreed to send back its ambassador to Guyana while accepting Guyana’s Ambassador Cheryl Miles. Venezuela’s Maduro has also agreed to have a United Nations investigative team visit that country. The team will report to the Secretary General in an effort to find a solution to the controversy. Guyana’s position continues to be that the 1899 arbitration award settled the borders between the two countries.

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Guyana’s new government and African allies renew historical ties

Guyana’s new government and African allies renew historical ties

Published on Monday September 28, 2015

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Granger meets Kikwete

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

NEW YORK, USA — On the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Guyana’s new president, David Granger, is holding a number of bilateral talks with other heads of states, especially from Africa. On Friday, Granger met with Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete. On Saturday, (September 26), he held bilateral talks with the vice president of Angola, Manuel Vicente, and on Sunday (September 27) he was due to meet Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, in an effort to renew ties with traditional African allies.  Continue reading

Pope Francis: For the Common Good – By Rosaliene Bacchus

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Pope Francis addresses United States Congress - Washington DC - 24 September 2015

Pope Francis addresses U.S. Congress – Washington DC – September 24, 2015
Photo Credit: Catholic News Agency (L’Osservatore Romano)

Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church headquartered in Vatican City, is the latest celebrity to hit the shores of America. When he arrived at Joint Base Andrews on September 22, President Obama received him with the honors due a Head of State. After his reception at the White House in Washington D.C. and engagements in New York City, the pope headed for Philadelphia on Saturday morning and will fly out on Sunday evening for Rome. For his seventy-eight years, he sure has a lot of stamina.

The Church’s first Latin American pope has brought much needed fresh air to an institution beset by internal political strife, sex abuse scandal, and rising secularism. Since taking over the leadership position, Pope Francis has called on all Catholics to focus on Jesus’…

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Gov’t. orders review of all companies in Mining, Forestry and Oil and Gas sectors

Gov’t. orders review of all companies in Mining, Forestry and Oil and Gas sectors

SEPTEMBER 27, 2015 | BY |By Kiana Wilburg

– Insists due diligence must be returned

Minister of Governance, Raphael TrotmanThe coalition Government has ordered a review of all companies in the major sectors. It was found that under the previous regime, several entities were allowed to enter certain divisions without any due diligence being exercised.
This is according to Minster of Governance, Raphael Trotman. He insists that the process of conducting “due diligence” must be returned to the manner in which the country’s resources are handled.

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Underlying Reasons for the Raging Syrian War: Competing Natural Gas Pipelines

Underlying Reasons for the Raging Syrian War: Competing Natural Gas Pipelines

September 27, 2015 | Authors: | NationofChange | Op-Ed

syriaassad92715President Obama says we must get involved with the conflict in Syria to help destroy ISIS, but what if that is not entirely the case? Could a pipeline issue in Syria be the true reason the U.S. has gotten involved? As this crisis deepens we will find out.

In every crisis situation such as the one taking place in Syria as we speak it’s often quite difficult to determine the main underlying cause(s) which triggered it. And that’s certainly true in this country in which at least 8 nations and numerous terrorist groups are, in one way or another, engaged in the proliferation of that country’s raging war.

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