Daily Archives: November 29, 2015

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – November 29, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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

Walter Rodney and the 3rd Regime – By Eusi Kwayana

Walter Rodney and the 3rd Regime – By Eusi Kwayana

The time has come for direct challenges on the issue of Walter Rodney’s unnatural death which international as well as Guyanese police experts determined from material found at the crime scene was caused by an electronically triggered device.  Rodney was then 38 and his message of “People’s Power, no Dictator!” had become an article of faith among thousands upon thousands in the post-colonial world outside the corridors of power.

Earlier deaths of political figures like  Vincent Teekah, Ohene Koama and Edward Dublin, though suspected by many of being politically motivated, had been treated as unworthy of any investigation. In the case of Walter Rodney, after 12 years the regime presiding over his uninvestigated death gave way to another which after many  pressures  saw the passage in 2005 of a unanimous resolution of the National Assembly ordering an international inquiry into  the death.   Continue reading

Old Calypsos: B.G. Bhaji; Jimmy Black Pudding and Souse; The Weed Song – By Bill Rogers

Real Old Guyana Calypso – Bill Rogers

Here are three really vintage Guyanese calypso recordings by Bill Rogers (Real name Augustus Hinds), a very popular Guyanese singer from the 1930’s and 1940’s. This type of music was called “Shanto”. Have a listen and a laugh at the lyrics as they scrool down as the music is played.   Enjoy!!

B.G. BHAJI

B.G.(which stood for British Guiana in Bill Rogers’ time )was probably his most popular song. It was re-made by other artistes and was also used in commercial jingles.

JIMMY BLACK PUDDING AND SOUSE  Continue reading

Russia deals economic blow to Turkey over its downing of a Russian warplane

Russia just dealt a huge blow to Turkey over its downing of a Russian warplane

Business InsiderBy Natasha Bertrand  – November 27, 2015 11:49 AM
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Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin during the luncheon at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 28.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced on Friday that Russia would be suspending its visa-free travel agreement with Turkey, in light of Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane earlier this week.

The suspension, which will make it harder for Russians to travel to Turkey, is likely to have a significant negative impact on Turkey’s economy.

Russians account for a huge portion of Turkey’s tourism industry. About 3.3 million Russian tourists visited Turkey in 2014, the second-largest number of tourist arrivals after Germany and around 12% of total visitors, according to ReutersContinue reading

Business Expo opens in Guyana

Business Expo opens in Guyana

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Acting President, Moses Nagamootoo in the presence of other ministers, cuts the traditional ribbon to officially open Business Expo 2015

All Guyanese must tap into economic space-Gaskin

ACCESS to Guyana’s economic space, which facilitates an engine for development through commercial activities must be available and enjoyed by all Guyanese, says Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin.

He was at the time speaking at the opening of the inaugural Small Business Exposition which is being held at the Sophia Exhibition Centre, under the theme: “Guyanese Products and Services: Our gateway to the good life.”

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