Daily Archives: December 10, 2015

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – December 10, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 10 December 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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Guyana: Mental Health of a Nation: Concerns and Possible Solutions – By Lear Matthews

Guyana: Mental Health of a Nation: Concerns and Possible Solutions

By Lear Matthews

There may be some validity to the belief that a correlation exists between a nation’s mental health and its economic growth. While political and economic change is generally in the forefront of the national development discussion, until recently, very little attention has been paid to psychological well-being or mental health in Guyana. This commentary recognizes the urgency of addressing this dimension of wellness, as it becomes a part of the national conversation.

The Dilemma        Continue reading

Finland wants to give all citizens, rich or poor, a monthly payment

Finland wants to give all citizens, rich or poor, a monthly payment

Photo: Finns protest against government cutbacks at the Central Railway Station in Helsinki, September 18, 2015.

As it struggles with unabated unemployment and zero economic growth, Finland wants to try replacing its bureaucratic welfare system with a much more simple one: a monthly payment of €800, or $870, to every citizen, with no strings attached.

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 08 December 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 08 December 2015

  • Army Rank and 3 others charged with weapons possession
  • Police searching for links to other crimes
  • Senior female Judge in the running for Chief justice position
  • Bail for Cubans charged with forgery
  • Eleven year old neglected by relatives at New Amsterdam hospital
  • Christmas shopping starts to pick up
  • Sports

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Government News Brief – December 8, 2015

Government News Brief – December 8, 2015

  1. GINA logoEssequibo Outreach by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and various Government ministers. Focus on agriculture and small businesses. In agriculture: vandalized pumps to be repaired. Rice industry is important.  Rice Producers Association should be getting fertilizers and other products from aid organization.
  2. Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder stresses need for agriculture to satisfy actual markets to avoid overproduction and waste. Guyana Marketing Corporation to help.  Continue reading