Monthly Archives: August 2016

Guyana Government News Brief – August 29, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – August 29, 2016


Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – August 2016

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – August 2016

Greetings to fellow Buxtonians and friends!

We are pleased to bring you the August issue of our newsletter, Buxton-Friendship Express. The top stories include CSEC results and the future of Buxton Primary School. You may download the attached file, or click on the following link to access a copy:

We would like to wish our subscribers in North America a wonderful Labor-Day weekend. Enjoy yourselves; be safe!

As Guyana gets ready for the reopening of school next week, we would like to wish students, teachers and administrators a successful year ahead.


Lorna Campbell   Editor,

Buxton-Friendship Express

Caribbean Life News Update – 29 August 2016

Caribbean Life



Persaud honors 5 at fundraisi­ng reception   BY NELSON A. KING

State Sen. Roxanne Persaud on Sunday honored five community figures at a fundraisi­ng reception at Trelawni Restauran­t on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn.

Independe­nt & Foreign Films   BY KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES

In Search of the American Dream (PG-13 for profanity­, violence and mature themes) Survival saga about six sibling’s attempt to elude the authoriti­es in a race across Texas after their undocumen­ted parents are arrested on the spot and carted away. Co-starri­ng Baldemar Rodriguez­, Shaina Sandoval, Kayla Valadez and Jeremy Becerra. (In English and Spanish with subtitles­)

Caribbean RoundUp      Continue reading

St. Joseph Alumni Association US Chapter – Labor Day Jam – September 3, 2016

Download Flyer:  FlyerSJaaLDW2016


2016 US Presidential Elections: Candidates on Global Trade – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision


Photo Credit: Maps of World

Here’s how our top four presidential candidates propose to address global trade.

Donald Trump – Republican Party

Trade reform—

  • Appoint trade negotiators whose goal will be to win for America: narrowing our trade deficit, increasing domestic production, and getting a fair deal for our workers.
  • Renegotiate NAFTA.
  • Withdraw from the TPP.
  • Bring trade relief cases to the world trade organization.
  • Label China a currency manipulator.
  • Apply tariffs and duties to countries that cheat.
  • Direct the Commerce Department to use all legal tools to respond to trade violations.

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Brexit Armageddon was a terrifying vision – it hasn’t happened yet – 2 articles

Brexit Armageddon was a terrifying vision – but it simply hasn’t happened

By Larry Elliott – The Guardian.

BREXIT - Britain and EuropeProject Fear predicted economic meltdown if Britain voted leave, so where are the devastated high streets, job losses and crashing markets?

Unemployment would rocket. Tumbleweed would billow through deserted high streets. Share prices would crash. The government would struggle to find buyers for UK bonds. Financial markets would be in meltdown. Britain would be plunged instantly into another deep recession.

Remember all that? It was hard to avoid the doom and gloom, not just in the weeks leading up to the referendum, but in those immediately after it. Many of those who voted remain comforted themselves with the certain knowledge that those who had voted for Brexit would suffer a bad case of buyer’s remorse.   Continue reading

Guyana 411 – August 27, 2016 – Focus on Social Cohesion – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana 411 – August 27, 2016 – Focus on Social Cohesion – GINA video

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – August 28, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 28 August 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Pullman Porters in the USA – From Service to Civil Rights + video

Pullman Porters in the USA

Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights, is at the nexus of three central historical narratives: railroads in United States History, and the labor and civil rights movements of the 20th century. Using the latest digital technology as well as the most current methods of museum exhibition, the exhibit, Museum staff have developed a compelling exhibit that tells the story of a group of men who worked America’s rail lines for nearly 100 years.

The next manufacturing revolution is here – Olivier Scalabre – TED Video

The next manufacturing revolution is here – Olivier Scalabre – TED Video

                      Click link above to view the video

Olivier Scalabre

Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years, but relief might come from an unexpected place — a new form of manufacturing that is neither what you thought it was nor where you thought it was. Industrial systems thinker Olivier Scalabre details how a fourth manufacturing revolution will produce a macroeconomic shift and boost employment, productivity and growth.

Olivier Scalabre Industrial systems thinker  – Full bio
BCG’s Olivier Scalabre analyzes the evolution of large industrial companies’ manufacturing footprint and operations.
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