Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week – Zika Virus – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Video: Zika Virus: What you need to know

Zika Virus: Our Dystopian Climate Future

I’ve spent much of my life chronicling the ongoing tragedies stemming from global warming: the floods and droughts and storms, the failed harvests and forced migrations. But no single item on the list seems any more horrible than the emerging news from South America about the newly prominent Zika disease.
~ Bill McKibben, “The Zika virus foreshadows our dystopian climate future,” The Guardian, January 25, 2016

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GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 27, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 January 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 January 2016

Carvill Duncan in Court over increase

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:09 PM PST

Groups put up their lists for Local Government elections

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:08 PM PST

East Coast groups in the elections fray

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:07 PM PST

Standoff over teacher promotion

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:06 PM PST

City workers feeling the squeeze from late salaries this month

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:05 PM PST

Another mother says her son is innocent of murder allegations

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:04 PM PST

Sports

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:00 PM PST

The last Defender: Is Land Rover’s off-road heyday over? – BBC News

The last Defender: Is Land Rover’s off-road heyday over?

  • Land Rover Series vehiclePhoto: Jaguar Land Rover’s classic vehicle is perhaps the most recognisable off-road car of them all

The last of Jaguar Land Rover’s classic Defenders will roll off the production line this week, ending 68 years of production – does this mean the carmaker’s best off-road days are behind it?

Picture a Land Rover and you might imagine a box-shaped green vehicle etching desert sand or surging through floodwater.   Continue reading

A Guyanese Christmas – By Cheryl Springer

A Guyanese Christmas

By Cheryl Springer – On December 11, 2015 – Stabroek News – Lifestyle

Black cake at Christmas

Every year, hundreds of Guyanese living in the Diaspora begin packing barrels and boxes to post ‘home’, some as early as June/July. In many cases it’s because they’re spending Christmas in Guyana and want to share more than they can carry in the token one or two suitcases they’re allowed on most flights.

But every year, hundreds more can only reminisce on the Guyanese Christmases of their childhoods or recent pasts. Four Guyanese living in Bristol, United Kingdom; Houston, Texas and Kentucky in the US and Tortola, BVI tell Lifestyle what they miss about Christmas ‘back home’. A recurring theme is ‘I’ve been away too long.’ Perhaps this reliving of the memories will turn their feet toward these shores.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – January 26, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – January 26, 2016

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