Daily Archives: 10/12/2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 12 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 12 October 2015

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Latest News Headlines – Kaieteur News – 12 October 2015

Georgetown eyesore to be torn down – Mall-like facility with boardwalk to replace dilapidated stelling

The section of the Stabroek Market stelling that will be torn down by the end of this month. (Delano Williams photo)

The section of the Stabroek Market stelling that will be torn down by the end of this month. (Delano Williams photo)

Georgetown eyesore to be torn down soon – Mall-like facility with boardwalk to replace dilapidated stelling

THE dilapidated stelling of the Stabroek Market is to be torn down soon, Town Clerk Royston King said yesterday, and it is to be replaced with a mall-like facility, complete with a boardwalk and entertainment area. The portion of the stelling which faces the Demerara waterfront, has been an eyesore for years for the thousands who use the speedboat service every day. The sight of the ramshackle stelling, with zinc sheets dangling dangerously since a section of the roof caved in a year ago, is also what greets those coming in on cruise and other ships which use the Georgetown docks.   Continue reading

Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors : Kaieteur News

Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors

October 12, 2015 | By | Filed Under News

From left John Baird from Bennett Jones Law Firm, Minister Dominic Gaskin, Minister David Patterson, Abraham Drost President and CEO of Carlisle Goldfields, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan, Andrew Ramcharran Executive Vice President of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and Abbas Khan of Bennett Jones Law Firm.

Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors : Kaieteur News

From left John Baird from Bennett Jones Law Firm, Minister Dominic Gaskin, Minister David Patterson, Abraham Drost President and CEO of Carlisle Goldfields, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan, Andrew Ramcharran Executive Vice President of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and Abbas Khan of Bennett Jones Law Firm.   Continue reading

Guyana’s Itiribisi Lake and the Amerindian reservation community called Mashabo

Guyana’s Itiribisi Lake and the Amerindian reservation community called Mashabo

By realadmin / Published on Monday, 14 Sep 2015 – Photos by Alva Solomon.
Itiribisi Lake, one of Guyana’s aquatic gems, located on the Essequibo Coast. The lake is said to be the largest of the few which are located in Region 2. We travelled across the lake and spent a quiet day at the Amerindian reservation community called Mashabo. The view here is absolutely spectacular.
A view of the lake as soon as one enters the area from the Huis t'Dieren Public Road on the Essequibo Coast. The road which connects the lake to Huis t'Dieren takes about 10 minutes by car
A view of the lake as soon as one enters the area from the Huis t’Dieren Public Road on the Essequibo Coast. The road which connects the lake to Huis t’Dieren takes about 10 minutes by car  

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Brazil bans corporate donations to parties and election campaigns – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Supreme Federal Court - Brasilia - Brazil

Sculpture “Justice” by Alfredo Ceschiatti
Supreme Federal Court – Brasília – Federal District – Brazil
Photo Credit: Valter Campanato/Agência Brasil

Sparked by national outcry for change, on September 17, 2015, Brazil took a giant leap forward. Amidst the fallout of the kickback scheme at the state-own oil company Petrobras, the Supreme Federal Court (STF) finally ruled in the case for “clean campaign finance” filed in 2013 by the Brazilian Bar Association. With a favorable verdict of eight to three, they declared legislation allowing businesses to finance election campaigns as unconstitutional. Considering that in Brazil’s 2014 general elections almost 95 percent of donations came from large corporations, this is a blow to the political power elite.

Justice Luiz Fuz, voting in favor of the ban on corporate donations, said: “I know that the verdict is important for democracy, because the inherent values to democracy presupposes a free participation, an ideological participation…

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