Daily Archives: January 18, 2016

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 18, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 18 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

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

Henry Giroux on America’s Nightmare of Violence – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Gun owners at gun-rights rally - Washington State - 15 January 2015

Gun owners at gun-rights rally
Capital, State of Washington – January 15, 2015
Photo Credit: The Washington Times/Associated Press
[See The White House Press Release, January 4, 2016, for
New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence]

Violence sells. Violence wins book and movie awards. When Jamaican author, Marlon James, won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015 for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, I was elated. I had to read it. Set in Jamaica and New York (1976-1991), it’s a literary masterpiece on the nature of human violence and the forces that fuel it. It’s not reading for the faint of heart.

In his article, “Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence,” Henry A. Giroux notes: “Popular culture not only trades in violence as entertainment, but also it delivers violence to a society addicted to a pleasure principle steeped in graphic and extreme…

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Canada-based Guyanese likely to plug solar power into homeland

Canada-based Guyanese likely to plug solar power into homeland

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson; Minister within the Ministry, Annette Ferguson; and Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment,Raphael Trotman during their engagement with Canada-based company, Greenheart Tree Energy.

A newly-formed Canada-headquartered solar energy company has signed a Letter of Intent with the Guyana government to supply clean electricity, the Chief Executive Officer of Greenheart Tree Energy, Esmonde Klass. 

“We were given a letter of interest from Minister (of Public Works David) Patterson and now we are waiting for the bidding process,” he told Demerara Waves Online News.  Continue reading

Guyana: Liana Cane Furniture – a factory promoting Micro-Economic Development

LIANA CANE FURNITURE FACTORY GOES UP IN FLAMES

HGPTV (Channel16 Cable67) – January 13, 2016

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Now here is a story about Liana Cane Furniture that was published in 2008.

One Factory, One Forest: Design, Ecology and Micro-Economic Development in Guyana …  by William Gordon

BY CORE JRDEC 02, 2008

Images for Liana Cane factory  < click here

For the past year I have been developing furniture with a factory named Liana Cane in Georgetown, Guyana. As I write this, a chair I designed there a year ago is sitting in a container on a dock in New Jersey waiting to get through customs. I have been waiting a long time to see this chair and for this project to be completed. My excitement is combined with the anticipation of returning to Guyana in January to work on a new project in the rainforest, and is checked by the long road ahead to get the products I have already designed to market.    Continue reading

St. Stanislaus College, Guyana Reunion 2016 – March 26th – April 3rd, 2016

St. Stanislaus College, Guyana Reunion 2016 – March 26th – April 3rd, 2016

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Registration Fee

There are two types for the Easter Reunion Registration

Gold – US$100.00

Silver – US$75.00

A special rate will be offered to staff and alumni who have left the school within the last 5 years. Please use the conversion rate of CDN$1.45 to US$1.00.

All registrants will be entitled to receiving keepsake memorabilia, inclusive of one One50@50 Commemorative Magazine. Additional Magazines may be obtained.  Continue reading

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