Daily Archives: July 21, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 21, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 21 July 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Profile: Dr. Carl Niamatali – Founder Guyana Cares – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Dr. Carl Niamatali – Founder Guyana Cares

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Carl Niamatali

Dr. Carl Niamatali

Dr. Carl Niamatali comes from a family of doctors. They have dedicated themselves to serving the community and these doctors can be found all over the world making a difference in the lives of others. Carl is no exception. He currently plays a leading role in the Guyana Cancer Society and through his vision an organization ‘Guyana Cares’ was set up in New York recently.

Carl was born in the New Amsterdam area of Berbice. His mom’s name is Alice and his dad is Isaac. There are ten brothers and three sisters in the family and five of them are doctors and if one includes members of the extended family there are about twenty family members in medicine.

Read more: PROFILE – Dr Carl Niamatali – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Ten Reasons Why Melania Trump’s Speech Will Have a Lasting Impact – By David Frum

Ten Reasons Why Melania Trump’s Speech Will Have a Lasting Impact

The blunder by the Republican nominee’s wife underscores a campaign rife with problems.

Donald TRump introduces wife, Melissa

Donald TRump introduces wife, Melissa

David Frum – The Atlantic Senior Editor and a former Speechwriter for George W. Bush

On Tuesday night, Melania Trump delivered a speech that included passages lifted from Michelle Obama’s 2008 address to the Democratic National Convention. Here are ten reasons why Melania Trump’s speech matters and will continue to matter.

1) Melania Trump’s speech was the first and best opportunity to humanize Donald Trump. That opportunity was not only wasted, but the whole project of humanizing Trump has become a farce that will haunt the later attempts by Trump’s children to undo Monday night’s debacle.   Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 July 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 July 2016

VIDEO: PPP pickets GECOM

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 04:57 PM PDT – BY TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES

VIDEO: Container trucks prevented from leaving city wharft unless $25K fee is paid to Council

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 04:33 PM PDT – BY ROYSTON DRAKES

IMF team to assess VAT to determine feasibility of reduction

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 03:48 PM PDT – A team comprising experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is due in Guyana next month to assess the Value Added Tax (VAT) and recommendations made by the Tax Reform Committee set up by the APNU + AFC government. According to the Government Information Agency (GINA), Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan said, “notwithstanding what the […]       Continue reading

Try these three Ridiculously Good Caribbean Rums

Try these three Ridiculously Good Caribbean Rums

 – JULY 19, 2016

rums

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday July 19, 2016 – The origin of the word “rum” is uncertain.  Some say it’s derived from rumbullion said to mean “mutinous or insurrectionary”.  Some say it’s named after the oversized drinking glasses used by the crusaders of the time.

What is for certain is that rum is no longer the hot, hellish spirit it was once cast as. But it’s on every connoisseur’s bucket list of spirits to conquer.  And some Caribbean rums should be high on that list.       Continue reading

Council of Caribbean Associations Canada – Scholarship Program

Council of Caribbean Associations Canada

P.O. Box 62518, 85 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1R 5G8 Website: caribbeancouncilcanada.org ~ Email: admin@caribbeancouncilcanada.org ~ Tel: 647-692-2724

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Purpose: • To encourage and assist youth from Caribbean countries who are currently resident in Ontario to pursue their educational goals at the university or college level.

• To recognize academic efforts, community involvement and contribution in the Caribbean community in Ontario.

Number and Value of Awards: In 2016, 2 bursaries will be awarded. The value of each bursary to be awarded is CDN $1,000.00, to one recipient. The bursary is non-renewable and non-transferable. The bursary is to be used towards full course of study, leading to a first diploma or first degree.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – July 20, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 20, 2016