Daily Archives: 10/29/2015

A Tribute to Old Soldiers – 50th Anniversary of the Guyana Defence Force – By Major General (retd) Joseph G Singh

A Tribute to Old Soldiers on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Guyana Defence Force

By Major General (retd) Joseph G Singh

(Former Chief of Staff 1990-2000)

On Sunday, November 1st, 2015 the Guyana Defence Force will be observing its 50th Anniversary. It will be a time for giving thanks, for reminiscing among old soldiers about their experiences in the bases, barracks, bashas, bunkers and bars. It will be a time of celebration and exhortation by the leadership of the Force and the Commander in Chief, himself an old soldier.

It will also be a suitable occasion to remember those comrades-in-arms who, if they have not already transitioned, are generally out of the limelight- either overseas or at home, unmindful of the glitz and military pomp and ceremony, when all focus of attention understandably, will be on the podium, the speeches, the saluting dais and the displays.    Continue reading

Queens College Guyana Alumni Meet President Granger in Guyana


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Pictured, here (from left): Nathilee Caldera, Michelle Foster, Karen Wharton, President His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, John Campbell, Dr. Terrence Blackman, Dr. Terrence Ramoen, Mark Dalgety and Saran Nurse all of the Queens College Alumni Association of New York, during the courtesy call at Ministry of the Presidency… October 28, 2015.

From posting by Dale Andrews –   Queens College Guyana Alumni 1980-1987 Group

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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

2014 Auditor General Report …Over $100M remains unaccounted for on certain eco-tourism projects

OCTOBER 29, 2015 | FILED UNDER NEWS  – Guyana’s Audit Office and even the former Ministry of Amerindian Affairs (renamed the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs) are yet to see a single piece of evidence to support the proper spending of over $100M on certain eco-tourism projects. According to the Auditor General’s report for expenditure incurred last year, amounts totaling $119.505M were expended […]

NY says farewell to Guyanese-born cop

OCTOBER 29, 2015 | FILED UNDER NEWS — (New York Times) For the fourth time in less than a year, they gathered, rank-and-file New York City officers in their dress blue uniforms, colleagues from distant police departments, ordinary New Yorkers thrust into mourning by the killing of yet another officer. Some outside Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Queens on Wednesday wore colorful necklaces […]

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Mexico keen on Guyana’s rice … PM secures commitment

Mexico keen on Guyana’s rice … PM secures commitment 

rice1October 28, 2015 Guyana Chronicle

Photo: P.M. Moses Nagamootoo and Mexico’s Minister of Agriculture, Jose Calzada.

Amid concerns by farmers over the loss of the Venezuelan rice market, the Guyana Government on Tuesday made some headway in securing commitments by the Mexican government to buy some of this country’s rice.

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who is attending the Open Governance Global Summit in Mexico City met with Mexico’s Agriculture Minister Jose Calzada during which the commitment was made, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office has said. Calzada advised PM Nagamootoo after representation was made that Mexico is keen on buying Guyana’s rice. During the meeting late Tuesday tonight, Minister Caldaza assured that steps will be fast tracked to open market for Guyana’s rice in Mexico.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 27 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 27 October 2015

  • No deal to cede Guyana’s territory
  • More cocaine passes at CJIA
  • Pradoville land deal under review
  • Remittances may be affected
  • Diplomatic heads still unnamed
  • Do not privatize sugar
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News Videos:-     Continue reading

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