Daily Archives: May 12, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – May 12, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 12 May 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Guyana- Capitol TV News videos – 10 May 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana- Capitol TV News videos – 10 May 2016

Gafoor’s Limited begins relocating workers as Executive Chairman promises to pay staff 50% of salary during down time

Posted: 10 May 2016 06:16 PM PDT

Patrons can expect lot of bargains at GuyExpo 2016

Posted: 10 May 2016 05:56 PM PDT

Fixing of street lights continues to be an expensive investment

Posted: 10 May 2016 05:52 PM PDT

Two charged with cocaine in fish linked to Guyana

Posted: 10 May 2016 05:25 PM PDT

Sports Roundup

Posted: 10 May 2016 05:22 PM PDT               Continue reading

Facts About Guyanese Immigrants In The US You Should Know – NewsAmericas

10 Fast Facts About Guyanese Immigrants In The US You Should Know

Guyanese in the usa

Guyanese in the USA

By NAN Staff Writer – Published on May 09 2016 – News Americas

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 10, 2016: Come May 26th, the CARICOM South America-based nation of Guyana will mark its 50th year of independence from Britain. Thousands of Guyanese call the U.S. home, and in New York, Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee will mark the anniversary with a week-long series of events between Saturday, June 4th and Sunday June 12, 2016. Here are ten fast facts about Guyanese in the U.S. you may not know:

1: The United States has the highest number of Guyanese outside of Guyana. An average of 6,080 people a year emigrated from Guyana between 1969 and 1976, increasing to an average of 14,400 between 1976 and 1981. As of 1990, 80 percent of Guyanese-Americans lived in the Northeast United States.    Continue reading

Cricket commentary legend Tony Cozier dead at age 75

Cricket commentary legend Tony Cozier dead

Tony Cozier

Tony Cozier

BBC – Legendary West Indian commentator Tony Cozier has died at the age of 75. A familiar and respected voice around the world, the Barbadian will be remembered for a career in TV, radio and journalism spanning 58 years.

Born in Bridgetown in 1940, he made his BBC Test Match Special debut in 1966 and also wrote several books.

“Tony was the master of going between TV and radio ball-by-ball commentary. He was the master of both,” said BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

“He’s easily the best I’ve come across in 25 years at being able to do both disciplines.”     Continue reading

Donald Trump Has Already Destroyed the GOP

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Has Already Destroyed the GOP

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 – By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed

When I was a boy, we had a small cocker spaniel. Though she was dumber than a can of paint — she would run headlong into walls on a regular basis — the pup had moves like Barry Sanders coming out of the backfield.

At the sound of a door to the outside being opened she’d come charging, claws raking the hardwood floor. A feint to the left, a jink to the right, a hesitation followed by a surge and she was gone down the front steps and into the world like a blur. Stopping her was like trying to catch smoke.  [Read more]

An outbreak of yellow fever in Angola could go global – The Economist

An outbreak of yellow fever in Angola could go global

May 10, 2016 – The Economist Magazine

Yellow Fever map

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Since December, nearly 300 deaths from yellow fever have been reported in Angola. It might get worse: outside the capital, vaccination rates are low. The disease, spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, has crossed to Congo and Kenya. Trade and migration mean that its chances of going to Asia are higher than ever before. Once yellow fever is established in a tropical country, it is nearly impossible to eradicate.

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Guyana Government News Brief – May 11, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – May 11, 2016

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