Daily Archives: March 15, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – March 15, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 15 March 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Why do we still have daylight saving time?

Why do we still have daylight saving time?

In 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter published in the Journal of Paris, in which he claimed he was perplexed that the sunrise preceded his own waking time at 6 a.m. If he – and everyone else – rose alongside the sun and went to bed earlier, they would be able to conserve hours of expensive candle use.  [Read more]

Wanderlust: In quest of the greenest grass – Sharon Maas

Wanderlust: In quest of the greenest grass

Feb 07, 2016 – BORDER CROSSINGS – Sharon Maas

There are people who stay at home, content, and never travel.

There are others who seem always on the move, criss-crossing across the globe in search of—what? The perfect country, the perfect home? Or is it just curiosity? Do they simply seek adventure, new experiences? Whatever the cause, they are globetrotters, always on the move, never a whole year in the same country, the passport never out of date, always ready grab.

Their money spent not on new cars or new furniture or new clothes or new stereo equipment, but on flights and accommodation and all the related expenses. And spent without the least regret. And even when they are dirt poor, they still manage to travel. Somehow.   Continue reading

Barack Obama gives his assessment of the rise of Donald Trump + video

Barack Obama gives his brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Many have tried to explain Trump’s rise since he entered the race, and now President Obama can be counted among them

by Niraj Chokshi

Donald Trump’s ascendance is nothing if not surprising.

Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his statements are erratic and even sometimes contradictory. Yet, he remains the leading Republican presidential contender.

Many have tried to explain Trump’s rise in the nine months since he entered the race, and now President Obama can be counted among them: He offered up his analysis of Trump and the broader fight for the Republican presidential nomination during a speech Friday afternoon at a Democratic National Committee event at Texas’s Austin Music Hall.

Obama said he was NOT surprised by the billionaire businessman and reality TV star’s rise.

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Guyana Government News Brief – March 14, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – March 14, 2016