Daily Archives: 01/29/2016

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 29, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter – January 2016

Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter – January 2016 

Dear Brother/Sister,

Happy New Year greetings to you!

We are pleased to share with you this month’s news and events from around the Buxton-Friendship community. You may download a copy of our January 2016 Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter from the attached file, or click on the following link to access it:


Enjoy the read!


Lorna Campbell. Editor,

Buxton-Friendship Express

Nigeria’s economy – Hope the naira falls – The Economist Magazine

 Nigeria’s economy – Hope the naira falls

President Muhammadu Buhari is repeating an economic error he made as dictator 30 years ago

Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

Jan 30, 2016 – The Economist Magazine

Now he is president again. (He won a fair election last year against a woeful opponent; The Economist endorsed him.) And once again, oil prices have slumped, from $64 a barrel on the day he was sworn in to $32 eight months later. Growth probably fell by half in 2015, from 6.3% to little more than 3% (see article).    Continue reading

Guyana – Government News Brief – January 28, 2016

GINA logoGuyana – Government News Brief – January 28, 2016

Episodes in the life of Rory Westmaas – Letter by Nigel Westmaas

Episodes in the life of Rory Westmaas

My Uncle Rory passed away on January 24, 2016. He meant a lot to his family, to his many friends and to Guyana. As we offer our solidarity with Rory’s children Peta, Blaise, Storm and Wilde, I thought I would compose some brief quotes on episodes and vignettes from his often larger than life political contribution and experiences.

He was an independence movement titan and a passionate shooter from the hip against colonialism, classism and race. But he was also a fun uncle to have, always engaged in his legerdemain bag of tricks. He often made one or more of his fingers disappear in front of our eyes. I recall one time when he made a marble “disappear” from his hand and end up in a shoe across the hall. To this day I can’t figure out how he accomplished that feat.   Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 January 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 January 2016

GRA celebrates enhanced tax collection

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 03:03 PM PST

Some miners want their benefits from unfair employer

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:08 PM PST

Minister Gaskin to look at concerns of businesses

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:06 PM PST

Banks Chairman calls for level playing field

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:05 PM PST

Petroleum Giant hopeful of increased world prices for some commodities

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:04 PM PST

Men remanded for Bank of Baroda robbery

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:09 PM PST


Posted: 27 Jan 2016 03:00 PM PST

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