Daily Archives: 04/25/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 25, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 25 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Film Review: ‘Dear President Obama’ slaps America’s Establishment on Fracking

Film Review: ‘Dear President Obama’ slaps America’s Establishment over the harm caused by Fracking  – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Reblogged from The Secular Jurist:   By Robert A. Vella

Last night, Viceland aired the anti-fracking documentary Dear President Obama – written and directed by Jon Bowermaster and narrated by Mark Ruffalo.  Although I’ve been closely following the use of hydraulic fracturing technology to produce oil and natural gas domestically in the U.S., the revelations presented in this extraordinary film were nevertheless quite shocking.  Continue reading

Advice to Diaspora returning for the Jubilee Year Celebrations – By Francis Quamina Farrier

To those in the Diaspora returning for the Jubilee Year Celebrations

By Francis Quamina Farrier

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This is the steering wheel of a Guyana mini bus. Please observe the two LARGE indents on the horn caused by continuous honking.

My Fellow Guyanese: If you are one of the hundreds of overseas-based Guyanese, who is returning for the Jubilee Celebrations around May 10 to 30, 2016, then I say a big “WELCOME”, and wish you a great stay. However, I feel duty bound to give you a few tips, if you have not visited the Land of your birth in fifteen, twenty, thirty, or more years. Some of these tips may have already been given to you by concerned relatives and friends.

The very first thing that I will let you know, is that the country has changed; in the same way that almost all other countries around the world, have changed, during the past fifteen to thirty years. But not only has Guyana changed with many of the physical infrastructure; the People, by-and-large, have also changed; and not necessarily for the better.  Continue reading

Ten Caribbean Nations More Dangerous Than The U.S.

Ten Caribbean Nations More Dangerous Than The U.S.

Published on Apr 21 2016, News Americas Now

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 22, 2016: When it comes to murders worldwide, there is no denying that the Caribbean has been blighted by a rise in homicides in recent years. NAN compared murder rates from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for every 100,000 people in top Caribbean nations to the U.S. and found that in several nations, a U.S. national’s chance of being murdered is higher than in the U.S. Here are the top 10:

1: Belize

You are 11.9 times more likely to be murdered in Belize than in the U.S. Forty-five in every 100,000 people are murdered annually in Belize compared to about 4 in The United States according to the UN data. Continue reading

Guyana 411 – April 22, 2016 – featuring Black Bush Polder

GINA logoGuyana 411 – April 22, 2016 – featuring Black Bush Polder