Daily Archives: February 11, 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 10 February 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 10 February 2016

Local DEA Office opens but us ambassador says results will not be produced overnight    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:09 PM PST
Sophia bus operators feeling the heat because of breakdown in communication between police and city constabularies   Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:08 PM PST
DEA office to make a huge difference in drug fight    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:07 PM PST
Disabilities commission happy with steps to protect persons with disabilities     Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:06 PM PST
SOCU is ready, should the US request information on Dr. Noel Blackman    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:05 PM PST
Durban park development taken to residents of Lodge for support   Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:03 PM PST
Sports    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 11, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS –11 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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

Aquaculture, livestock farms among plans for Wales – Agri Minister, Noel Holde

Aquaculture, livestock farms among plans for Wales
Noel Holder

Noel Holder

 Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder has unveiled that among other things there are plans in place to study the possibility of opening an aquaculture and livestock farm among others at the Wales Sugar Estate.

This is after Government had announced that it plans to close the Wales Sugar Factory at the end of 2016 since it would be unable to upkeep operations at the plant.

Before laying the plans for the estate, Holder stated that the present attack from the Opposition on the proposed closure of the Wales estate factory is political rhetoric.    Continue reading

Slavery – The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics – Robert M. Levine and John J. Crocitti, editors

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month 

The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics – (The Latin America Readers)

Author: Robert M. Levine and John J. Crocitti, editors (featured in www.delanceyplace.com) 

brazilThe Root – by Henry Louis Gates states that:

Between 1525 and 1866, in the entire history of the slave trade to the New World, according to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, 12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World. 

10.7 million survived the dreaded Middle Passage, disembarking in North America, the Caribbean and South America. And how many of these 10.7 million Africans were shipped directly to North America? Only about 388,000. That’s right: a tiny percentage. In fact, the overwhelming percentage of the African slaves were shipped directly to the Caribbean and South America; Brazil received 4.86 million Africans alone! Some scholars estimate that another 60,000 to 70,000 Africans ended up in the United States after touching down in the Caribbean first, so that would bring the total to approximately 450,000 Africans who arrived in the United States over the course of the slave trade.”

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DEA pledges to “dismantle and destroy” crime organisations

DEA pledges to “dismantle and destroy” crime organisations

The-unveiling-of-the-DEA-plaque

The unveiling of the DEA plaque

Posted by: Jomo Paul – Demerara Waves-  February 10, 2016

Regional Director for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Matthew Donahue has made it clear that while the small drug traffickers will not be ignored, the DEA is mostly interested in pursuing the huge organizations behind international crime – which more times than often have a multinational presence.

Donahue made the statement as the US Government officially commissioned the local DEA office today, which will operate out of the Kingston in Georgetown.

According to the career law enforcement official, the DEA look at things “internationally.” Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – February 10, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – February 10, 2016- video

  1. Funding fro Youth programs – training and business opportunities in Budget.
  2. Housing:Turnkey Housing: Private companies to build housing. Focus on value for money and quality in construction.
  3. Agricultural (organic products) and mining opportunities for hinterland’s indigenous peoples.
  4. Health: Improved care in all hospitals….  upgrading of Regional Hospitals. Better equipment and staffing and availability of drugs in all hospitals.
  5. Business opportunities in Budget. Decreased cost of  importing cars etc.
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