Daily Archives: October 4, 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 04 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 04 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

      (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Proposals pour in for “Project Restore Guyana” + video

Proposals pour in for “Project Restore Guyana”

MG Joseph Singh

OCTOBER 4, 2015 | BY KNEWS |

THE David Granger-led Administration during the next five years will place significant attention on shoring up the country’s physical infrastructure and improving the welfare of the poor and the homeless.The National Task Force Commission headed by Major General (ret’d) Joseph Singh is the oversight body for this transformation under Project Restore Guyana, which is expected to completed by 2020.

Even as the multi-disciplinary Task Force to restore Guyana as a land of great attractiveness and prosperity is set to complete its regional outreaches, it has already begun receiving proposals from several municipalities and regions for enhancement projects.   Continue reading

Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local – Taiye Selasi – TED video

Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local – Taiye Selasi – TED video

Taiye SelasiFilmed October 2014 at TEDGlobal 2014

When someone asks you where you’re from … do you sometimes not know how to answer?

Writer Taiye Selasi speaks on behalf of “multi-local” people, who feel at home in the town where they grew up, the city they live now and maybe another place or two. “How can I come from a country?” she asks. “How can a human being come from a concept?”   [see video link below] Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons Why Bernie Sanders May Actually Become President

Top 10 Reasons Why Bernie Sanders May Actually Become President

Published on Aug 4, 2015

He’s progressive, independent and maybe the next President of the United States.

Suriname resurrects New River triangle border controversy

Suriname resurrects New River triangle border controversy

October 3, 2015 | By | By Kiana Wilburg
President Granger says the claim is “spurious”, “does not change the price of rice.”

It appears that Suriname, Guyana’s continental neighbour to the east, will follow in Venezuela’s footsteps as it is now resurrecting its claim on the New River Triangle. This area is said to be one of Guyana’s prime locations with pristine fauna and rich mineral resources. This area is referred to as  Tigri-Guyana  by the Suriname.

According to de Ware Tijd, a local news outlet of the Dutch speaking nation, the Suriname President Desi Bouterse during his annual address to the Parliament, told his National Assembly that the New River Triangle (Tigri) issue will be “back on the agenda.”   Continue reading

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