Daily Archives: October 8, 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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Audit on Frequency Management Unit reveals …Previous Govt. gave PPP boys $$$$ waivers

OCTOBER 8, 2015 |…entity foregoes millions in fees   The forensic audit into the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) has unearthed some of the “most appalling acts of corruption”, said Junior Finance Minister, Jaipaul Sharma, yesterday. The Head of the Unit is Valmiki Singh. According to the agency website, the mission of the NFMU which was established in December […]

State audit finds major fuel racket at NCN

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | – One vehicle visited GuyOil station 28 times in July 2014     A state audit on the 2014 financial statements of the National Communications Network (NCN) has confirmed serious breaches of systems. According to a draft report prepared by the Audit Office of Guyana and sent last month to Chief Executive Officer, Molly Hassan, NCN during […]   Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 07 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 07 October 2015

  • Murder suicide
  • Illegal drugs continue to pass
  • New Chief Justice sought
  • Murder accused
  • Answers sought
  • Help for Health sector
  • Sports

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Education: Bring on the Learning Revolution! | Ken Robinson | 2 TED Talks

Bring on the Learning Revolution! | Ken Robinson | TED Talks

Published on Sep 15, 2015 –  In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
 
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IS VENEZUELA THE BIG BAD WOLF? – By Hubert Williams

IS  VENEZUELA  THE  BIG  BAD  WOLF?

By  Hubert  Williams

Boston, Massachusetts, September 23,  2015  —  At every stage of its spurious claim to nearly two-thirds of Guyana’s territory – i.e. all land west of the Essequibo River – the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has flexed its muscles and sought to intimidate the government and people of what it considers a weak, defenceless and irritating little neighbour.

Venezuela scored a bulls-eye in London in February 1966 when the British Guiana representatives, concerned that nothing should block the country’s path to independence, allowed themselves to be beguiled by the British in the resurrection (to the delight of the Venezuelans) of a boundary dispute that in 1899 had been determined by an international tribunal to have been fully, perfectly and finally settled.   Continue reading

THE HOATZIN – A bird without rules – By Dmitri Allicock

 Hoatzin bird

 THE HOATZIN

A bird without rules

By Dmitri Allicock

The National Bird of Guyana, and a story to tell

An evolutionary mystery with that strange smell

Redolent of cow manure, the Canje Pheasants are

A clumsy bird in flight, shape and origin, bizarre

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Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Exxon Climate Science Timeline 1964-1985

For Decades, Exxon Mingled with the Climate Science Elite
Photo Credit: Paul Horn / InsideClimate News

EXXON: The Road Not Taken

After eight months of investigation, InsideClimate News presents this multi-part history of Exxon’s engagement with the emerging science of climate change… It describes how Exxon conducted cutting-edge climate research decades ago and then, without revealing all that it had learned, worked at the forefront of climate denial, manufacturing doubt about the scientific consensus that its own scientists had confirmed.
~ EXXON: The Road Not Taken by Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News, September 21, 2015.

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