Daily Archives: September 29, 2015

GUYANA- Capitol News TV Videos – 28 September 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA- Capitol News TV Videos – 28 September 2015

  • Granger meets Maduro
  • Bring him back
  • Granger’s maiden UN address
  • Peace not war
  • Millions invested
  • Mysterious fire close to Sol
  • Sports

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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 September 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 September 2015 – Kaieteur News

Work permits missing for Chinese workers on CJIA Expansion – Broomes

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC), the foreign contractor for the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Expansion Project, has been asked to submit a plethora of documentation to the Ministry of Social Protection. This follows the discovery that one of its employees recently killed in a work related accident was in fact working in Guyana without […]

Venezuela border controversy… Maduro stands by claims but welcomes UN’s intervention

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | By Leonard Gildarie in New York –The Guyana administration has no immediate intention to spend monies to buy military weapons or increase its strength anytime soon, despite the aggression from neighbouring Venezuela. Rather, President David Granger insisted Sunday night, that Guyana will continue to seek solutions through the diplomatic route. Granger was speaking to reporters shortly […]

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The Merrymen of Barbados – LP Discography … in memory of Robin Hunte + various videos

The Merrymen of Barbados – LP Discography … in memory of the Robin Hunte + various videos

The Merrymen of Barbados – LP Discography

This entry is in memory of ROBIN HUNTE, a member of the internationally acclaimed Merrymen who stood out for his unique stylings on the tenor guitar and banjo, who passed away on 24 August 2015.
In 2012 the Merrymen (who started in 1962) had their 50th anniversary. This movie a (complete?) compilation of their LP’s

Five Previous videos on The Merrymen in Guyanese Online are below :

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How the PPP lost the west for the second time – By Ralph Ramkarran

Written by Ralph Ramkarran

It was President George H. W. Bush’s February 1990 Republic Day message to President Desmond Hoyte, expressing the hope that the upcoming elections will be free and fair, that signaled the end of the West’s four decade hostility to the PPP, starting in 1953. Dr. Jagan had written to the US President in December 1989 seeking US support for free and fair elections in Guyana.

Earlier in 1989 Dr. Jagan wrote to President Gorbachev, President of the USSR, also seeking his support. Dr. Jagan had reminded President Gorbachev of the latter’s earlier support of President Bush’s demand for free and fair elections in Nicaragua, which was a friend of the USSR.  Continue reading

The Politics of West Indies Cricket – by Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Politics of West Indies Cricket – by Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Kevin Pietersen’s book is a good place to start. His views are less about cricket and more about the politics of pettiness in English cricket.

After criticizing the state of English cricket Pietersen says, ‘you need stars if you want to grow your game.’ There is word that another star Shivnarine Chanderpaul is writing a book about his treatment by the cricket administration in the West Indies. When this book is published will we read about the politics of West Indies manipulative tactics?

Here is one for the purists: In November 2013 Dave Cameron, President of the West Indies Cricket Board, paid tribute to Shivnarine Chanderpaul for becoming the first West Indian to play in 150 Tests.  Continue reading

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