Daily Archives: June 30, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – June 30, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 30 June 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Exxon Mobil Contract Review… We have a right to review any contract — Trotman tells Jagdeo

Exxon Mobil Contract Review… We have a right to review any contract — Trotman tells Jagdeo

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman.

Raphael Trotman.

Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo.

Bharrat Jagdeo.

Moments after being criticised by the main Parliamentary Opposition’s Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, the Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, fired back. He described Jagdeo’s comments as nothing but “trash”.

Earlier yesterday during a Press Conference hosted by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) at the party’s Headquarters in Robb Street Georgetown, Jagdeo heavily criticized the move made by Trotman to review the 1999 Exxon Mobil contract.    Continue reading

PRIDE – This week in Pride News – Toronto Newspaper


Austin Clarke

Austin Clarke

Wednesday June 29, 2016 – view newspaper here

“Membering” Austin Clarke: Multifaceted Trailblazer, Who Mentored And Paved The Way For Generations Of Writers (Read more)


Sir Hilary Beckles

Sir Hilary Beckles

UWI Vice-chancellor Urges Closer Caribbean Unity In Light Of Brexit

The Vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, says the Caribbean… READ MORE

Wednesday June 29, 2016 – view newspaper here

Profile: Rkhty Aaron: The Lady With an Amazing Voice – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Rkhty Aaron: The Lady With an Amazing Voice

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Rkhty Aaron

Rkhty Aaron

If you think the spelling of her name is unusual wait until you hear her voice. It has depth and range and it can hit the high notes to stand alongside the best in the business.

Rkhty, pronounced (Ruh-keh-ti) recently performed at two venues in New York and she received wonderful reviews in both places.

The first was at City Hall in New York in which she paid tribute to Guyana at its Jubilee Celebrations. Rkhty’s performance was one of the most poignant of the evening. She followed this by serenading the audience at the Symposium on Guyana at York College and here again the audience was left wanting more.   Continue reading

Effects of BREXIT: 2008 All Over Again- By Chris Hedges

2008 All Over Again – By Chris Hedges – June 26, 2016 – Nation of Change

“Britain’s withdrawal from the eurozone will damage not only the international banking system, but hamper Washington’s aggressive policies toward Russia and the Ukraine.”

Brexit logoGreat Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has wiped out many bankers and global speculators. They will turn, as they did in 2008, to governments to rescue them from default. Most governments, including ours, will probably comply.

Will the American public passively permit another massive bailout of the banks? Will it accept more punishing programs of austerity to pay for this bailout? Will a viable socialism rise out of the economic chaos to halt further looting of the U.S. Treasury and the continued reconfiguration of the economy into neofeudalism? Or will a right-wing populism, with heavy undertones of fascism, ascend to power because of a failure on the part of the left to defend a population once again betrayed?   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – June 29, 2016 – GINA Video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – June 29, 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 28 June 2016 – videos

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 28 June 2016 – Reports and Videos

Guyana could benefit from Gold price increase on World Market  –  Posted: 28 Jun 2016. – The increase in gold prices on the international market could help Guyana surpass its targeted production. The increase follows the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) last Friday. Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, told the Government Information Agency (GINA) in an invited comment that, “we’re happy that our (gold) prices have increased.” […]

Popular Kitty businessman arrested over alleged involvement in Kaieteur News grenade attack   Posted: 28 Jun 2016 –  A popular Kitty businessman is in police custody assisting with investigation into the grenade attack on Kaieteur News which occurred on June 4, at the Newspaper’s Saffon Street, Charlestown, Georgetown office. The businessman was arrested on Monday (June 27) as the investigation continues into the incident which left the management and staff […]      ( SEE NEWS VIDEOS BELOW)    Continue reading

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