Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – December 09, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 09 December 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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

5 Reasons To Give Thanks All Year

Writings By Ender

   Thanksgiving is tomorrow and many of us will be gathering around a table with friends and family. Many of us too, will be giving thanks before or after we eat. It is a tradition that my parents used to do with me and my brothers. When I moved out of my parents house I forgot about it. For 4 years I didn’t give thanks during Thanksgiving. Looking back now, I realize that I miss giving thanks each year with my family.

  I’ve read a lot of self-help articles, especially about depression. One of the main pieces of advice is to write down things that you are thankful for. This sort of action changes the framework of someone’s brain and thoughts. So this Thanksgiving I’ve decided to look into the effects of gratitude if one were to practice it year long.

  1. Improved Mental Alertness
    Mental alertness is any function…

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COP 21: UN Climate Change Conference Paris 2015 – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Fighting for Survival - 350.ORG

Fighting for Survival: 0% Fossil Fuels 100% Renewables by 2050
Photo Credit: 350.ORG

COP21 Paris Agreement will Shape Future of World

Governments are hoping to sign a deal on greenhouse gas emissions and finance for developing countries that will kick in from 2020. It is seen as a last chance for the UN process, which has been carrying on since 1992…
~ France moves at ‘breakneck speed’ to get Paris deal done by end of week by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, December 7, 2015

Climate Finance a Major Issue at COP21 Paris

Climate finance is a major issue at the UN climate negotiations in Paris, with France’s top climate ambassador warning it is the biggest difficulty in reaching a deal. In 2009, developed countries promised to deliver $100bn of finance each year to developing countries by 2020, to help them cope with and tackle global warming.
~ Paris climate talks:…

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Guyana’s Villages: Ann’s Grove – bent on taking flight | Guyana Chronicle

Guyana’s Villages: Ann’s Grove – bent on taking flight 

Ann’s Grove Congregational Church

Ann’s Grove Congregational Church

December 7, 2015 –  Guyana Chronicle
 By Shauna Jemmott

“UNITED we stand, divided we fall!” Ann’s Grove has for long been a community drifting between standing and falling, maybe gone halfway down, but it’s bent on taking flight this time around with a highly productive citizenship and vibrant community developers ready to take control.  Continue reading

“Change your channel” – Mallence Bart Williams – TEDtalks Berlin

“Change your channel” – Mallence Bart Williams – TEDtalks Berlin

Published on May 25, 2015

See Mallence Bart Williams speak on the contradiction of charity sent to Africa, the need of Africa’s resources that supplies the world economy and how we change the way we view the way we “help” Africa and it’s people.

Government News Brief December 4, 2015

Government News Brief December 4, 2015

  1. Gina GuyanaRoad Expansion Projects planned: East Bank and East Coast roads expansion to be completed.
  2. University of Guyana upgrading planned.  Education Minister Dr. Rupert Roopnarine noted that the UG Council runs the University and not the Government.
  3. Bauxite workers tax-free overtime to be reinstated. It was taken away in 2007 by the previous government.
  4. Unami Yama foundation being laid for its rebuilding by the Amerindians. Previous building was destroyed by fire.. the new building will have automatic water sprinkler systems.
  5. Consumer protection rights being highlighted by the Ministry of Tourism. Consumer education regarding their rights to be stressed.