Daily Archives: July 16, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 16, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 16 July 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Turkey coup attempt – Reports from The Guardian

Turkey coup attempt – Reports from The Guardian

Action taken to ‘reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms’, say armed forces

Terror in France, again: Why Nice? – The Economist

Terror in France, again: Why Nice?

Why Nice was an unsurprising location for a terrorist attack

Nice is best known for ornate churches and palm-tree-fringed beaches. Less well known is its intractable problem with Islamic radicalisation, which is among the most severe in France. Yesterday’s terrorist horror, in which a truck mowed through Bastille Day revellers, killing 84 people, was reportedly carried out by a Tunisian-French resident of the city.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – July 15, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 15, 2016

“Jubilee Main Street, Georgetown” – by Francis Quamina Farrier + photos

“Jubilee Main Street, Georgetown” – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

Back in the 1970s, when on a visit to Guyana, the late President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania in East Africa, while addressing a gathering at a Welcome Reception in the Promenade Gardens in Georgetown, said that he planned to visit Main Street. That statement by the visiting president drew loud laughter from the gathering. The Honoured Guest responded with some anxiety, “It looks like I will have to go there in a hurry.” The laughter was even louder. Where-upon, someone whispered to President Nyerere the real reason why there was that uproar of laughter.

Back in those ‘innocent’ years of Guyana, there was the popular “Cambridge Hotel” on Main Street, in Georgetown, which had a very sordid and well-known reputation of being a high-class brothel. Those present at that august gathering, were allowing their naughty minds to imagine the Tanzanian President, desiring to be a client.   Continue reading

Donald Trump’s Anti-Establishment Scam – by Nomi Prins with Craig Wilson

Donald Trump’s Anti-Establishment Scam
The Insider Posing as an Outsider Trying to Get Back on the Inside
by Nomi Prins with Craig Wilson for TomDispatch

GOP logo“Establishment: A group in a society exercising power and influence over matters of policy, opinion, or taste, and seen as resisting change.” — Oxford Dictionary

Early on in his presidential bid, Donald Trump began touting his anti-establishment credentials. When it worked, he ran with it. It was a posture that proved pure gold in the Republican primaries, and was even, in one sense, true. After all, he’d never been part of the political establishment nor held public office, nor had any of his family members or wives.   Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News – 14 July 2016 – videos

Guyana – Capitol TV News – 14 July 2016 – videos

Jagdeo vs Harmon

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 06:12 PM PDT – BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

President Granger opens Hague Convention Conference in Guyana

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 06:05 PM PDT – BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

Inquiry ordered to probe drop-in center deaths

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 05:39 PM PDT – BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

Stabroek market vendor robbed

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 05:20 PM PDT – BY ROYSTON DRAKES

VIDEO: Newly constructed Umana Yana opens

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 04:25 PM PDT

Cross Dressing Appeal Case postponed until October

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 10:37 AM PDT 

Sports Roundup – July 13

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 10:05 AM PDT – BY ESAN GRIFFITH  

Parents of the boys who perished in the drop in center fire are pointing fingers at the child care and protection agency

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 09:26 AM PDT BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

CARICOM arrest warrant good for Guyana’s law enforcement

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 08:34 AM PDT – BY ROYSTON DRAKES

Increase in fatal accidents a major concern to the Guyana police force

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 08:14 AM PDT -BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

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