Daily Archives: July 18, 2016

Nigel Farage On Theresa May, Brexit, The EU and Donald Trump – video

Nigel Farage On Theresa May, Brexit, The EU and Donald Trump

Interviewed and Published on Jul 15, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 18, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 18 July 2016 – Kaieteur News and Demerara Waves

One of Slain Officers Shared a Facebook Post About Getting “Hateful Looks” In Baton Rouge

Climate Disruption: Is ExxonMobil victim of its own deception? – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

ExxonMobil Web of Climate Denial

ExxonMobil Web of Climate Science Denial
Photo Credit: DeSmogBlog

In spite of scientific consensus worldwide that we must transition to cleaner forms of energy and to keep fossil fuel reserves in the ground, ExxonMobil shows no sign of winding down its oil and gas explorations. In May 2015, they announced a significant oil discovery in the Stabroek (Guyana) block about 120 miles (193 kms) offshore. What elation for the newly-elected Guyana government! For a poor developing country, the prospect of oil riches seems a lifeline.

This month, the great news circulated across the fossil fuel industry. “The United States Geological Survey ranks Guyana-Suriname as the world’s second-most prospective, underexplored offshore basin, with an estimated 13.6 Bbbl of oil and 32 tcf of natural gas yet to be discovered,” declared the Offshore Magazine on July 7, 2016.

The article further stated that: “ExxonMobil is reportedly moving Liza [exploration well…

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Watch and learn: the hidden messages in children’s movies

Watch and learn: the hidden messages in children’s movie

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Allegorical? … Frozen.

Ever suspected Frozen was more than a simple singalong? Have the false promises of Emerald City ever rung alarm bells? Here are nine family flicks that have been mined for underlying meaning.

The Secret Life of Pets: black lives matter

Thought the current box office smash was just Toy Story with poodles and hamsters? Think again. A prominent political science professor suggests Chris Renaud’s movie is in fact a hamfisted metaphor for racial oppression.     Continue reading

Guyana is now a upper middle-income economy – World Bank

By NAN Business Editor

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 15, 2016: Guyana, a Caribbean nation was recently placed into a new economic classification by the World Bank.

As of July 1, 2016, the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana no longer is classified as a low income economy. Instead, using the World Bank Atlas method, Guyana is now classified as an upper middle-income economy with a gross national income (GNI) per capita of between US$4,036 and $12,475.   Continue reading

Millennials turning away from cruises and casinos – By David Jessop

Millennials turning away from cruises and casinos
Published on July 16, 2016 – By David Jessop
Although the definition is quite loose, the expression millennial is usually used to mean those who were born between 1980 and the mid-2000s.

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David Jessop

In many parts of the western hemisphere this group now proportionately makes up the largest generation, accounting for instance in the US for around one third of the country’s spending power, far exceeding the other much sought after visitor category, the now aging baby boomers.

 

For the Caribbean, millennials are a crucial must-reach tourist segment if the industry is to have a sustainable economic future. As a consequence, many tourist boards and properties have been adapting their marketing to reflect more closely the lifestyle and aspirations of this valuable group.
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Guyana: The Public Interest – July 14, 2016 – Interview with President David Granger

Guyana: The Public Interest – July 14, 2016 – Interview with President David Granger

Published on Jul 15, 2016 –  Ministry of the PresidencyMinistry of the Presidency, Guyana

President Granger sits down in his weekly interview with two journalists, Handel Duncan – Reporter (HGPTV Nightly News) and Tracy Romalho – Senior Reporter (NCN).

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