Daily Archives: 11/03/2015

GUYANA- Capitol TV News Videos – 03 November 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 03 November 2015

  • Merger coming for law enforcement agencies
  • Hero’s send-off for NYPD Detective Randolph Holder
  • Road safety drive
  • Start construction on Government awarded plots now
  • European Union support
  • Cancer fight continues
  • Sports

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The stutter has halted, things are happening : Kaieteur News commentary

The stutter has halted, things are happening

November 1, 2015 | By | Filed Under Features / Columnists, My Column

For the past two months I have been hearing about a slowing down of the economy. The comment by politicians is that people are skeptical of the new government and therefore they are cutting back on investment.
That is not the only Doomsday prediction. The politicians on the other side say that rice is going to take a beating and that the rice farmers will have to eat their rice. Once more the politicians in the People’s Progressive Party are crowing that the government is killing the rice industry.

The truth is that none of these things are true. When I spoke with some business people they said that indeed, with the elections in the air they did slow down their imports. This was due to the legacy of violent elections in the past. They have not come to grips that since 2006 elections have been peaceful.  Continue reading

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 03 November 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 03 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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Other flours- cassava, sweet potato and breadfruit- to fight diabetes etc – says top agricultural expert.

Other flours- cassava, sweet potato and breadfruit- are increasingly being regarded as major weapons in the fight against diabetes and other non-communicable diseases- says top agricultural expert.

[Demerara Waves – 2 November 2015] – International Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) Representative to Barbados, Ena Harvey said her organisation was pushing the use of high-fibre root crops in the Caribbean as part of a regional food and nutrition security.

“Root crops are very high in fibre, low glycemic content so that they are good for diabetes-based diets, and you know we have a tsunami of non-communicable diseases here in the Caribbean so we are looking to get persons to use more root crop-based foods,” she told Demerara Waves Online News ahead of the Pacific-Caribbean Agriculture-Food Forum on Agriculture which begins Monday in Barbados.  Continue reading