Daily Archives: December 12, 2015

For Most People in the World, Retirement Is Not an Option – By Joseph Chamie- Op-Ed

For Most People in the World, Retirement Is Not an Option

Saturday, 12 December 2015 – By Joseph Chamie, Inter Press Service | Op-Ed

Pensionable retirement ages and government pension programs have been established for men and women in countries around the world. Nevertheless, retirement remains an unlikely option for most people.

Nearly half – 48 percent – of all people above pensionable age do not receive a pension, according to the International Labour Organization. And for many who do, the pension levels are inadequate. Consequently, the majority of world’s elderly, especially women who more often work outside the formal labor force, lack income security, have to work as long as they can and in many instances are obliged to rely on family for support and assistance.  Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 09 December 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 09 December 2015

  • Two men killed in shootout with Police in South Ruimveldt as two other escape
  • Robbery leads to shootout and standoff with Police
  • NYPD officer killer pleads not guilty
  • Justice Yonnette-Cummings to act as Chief Justice
  • Bee attack in Lamaha Park
  • Sports
  • Two killed in shootout with police

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

Government News Brief – December 9, 2015

Government News Brief – December 9, 2015

  1. GINA logoCARICOM countries sign an agreement for $6M Euros from Italy to aid in climate change effects and rising sea levels, Guyana represented by Minister Raphael Trotman.
  2. Tourism and its development – funding available for new product development. – Minister Cathy Hughes
  3. Agriculture – redevelopment of the dairy industry. Milk plant to be established.  More diverse agricultural products e,g. plantains, coconuts and citrus.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – December 12, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 12 December 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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