Daily Archives: November 27, 2015

Dominica-born Baroness Patricia Scotland is the new Commonwealth Secretary General

Dominica-born Baroness Patricia Scotland is the new Commonwealth Secretary General

 NOVEMBER 27, 2015 

new commonweal secrety gen

COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GENERAL DESIGNATE BARONESS PATRICIA SCOTLAND (RIGHT) WITH HER PREDECESSOR KAMALESH SHARMA

VALLETTA, Malta, Friday November 27, 2015 – After Dominica resisted pressure to withdraw her name from the Commonwealth Secretary General race, Baroness Patricia Scotland has been voted into the position, becoming the first woman to hold the title.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – November 27, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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

GUYANA – Capitol TV News News Videos – 26 November 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News News Videos – 26 November 2015

  • Fatal accident left two dead
  • Guyana/Venezuela border controversy a priority issue
  • Bauxite firm Rusal given time to get its act together on Labour infractions
  • Extra lessons may not all be good say a regional teacher grouping
  • A man busted with cocaine said he was forced to swallow the pellets
  • Workers concerns to be finally addressed
  • Sports
  • Another cocaine swallower busted in Guyana
  • Alleged murderer turns himself in
  • Fire destroys buildings on UG campus

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

The New Great Game Between China and the US – commentary

Published on Monday, November 23, 2015 by TomDispatch – by Pepe Escobar

The New Great Game Between China and the US

Will chess, not battleship, be the game of the future in Eurasia?

China’s road map is illustrated in their ambitious, recently unveiled 13th Five-Year-Plan, translated into a pop-video version, the Shisanwu. (Image: Screenshot/Shisanwu)

The U.S. is transfixed by its multibillion-dollar electoral circus. The European Union is paralyzed by austerity, fear of refugees, and now all-out jihad in the streets of Paris. So the West might be excused if it’s barely caught the echoes of a Chinese version of Roy Orbison’s “All I Have to Do Is Dream.” And that new Chinese dream even comes with a road map.   Continue reading

Guyana wants Exxon-Mobil to front-load some oil profits for major projects

Guyana wants Exxon-Mobil to front-load some oil profits for major projects

Thursday, 26 November 2015 – Demerara Waves- Written by 

The area offshore Essequibo where Exxon-Mobil found a huge deposit of oil earlier this year.

The area offshore Essequibo where Exxon-Mobil found a huge deposit of oil earlier this year.

Guyana plans to ask American oil-giant, Exxon-Mobil, for a huge chunk of profits ahead of commercial production to fund several major projects including a road to Brazil, says Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman.    Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: