Daily Archives: August 24, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – August 24, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 24 August 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Profile: Verna Walcott-White- Dance is her Passion – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Verna Walcott-White- Dance is her Passion

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Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Verna Walcott-White has been involved in dance for most of her life. She is not only an accomplished artist but what is remarkable is that Verna has shared her talents and knowledge with others for many years. She runs a dance school in New York and the students there are lucky to have an accomplished teacher in their midst.

Verna’s journey has been long, exciting and rewarding. As she reflects on the road traveled she is pleased with her many achievements.

Verna was born in Charlestown in Georgetown, Guyana. She grew up in Crown Street in Queenstown, not too far away. Her mother was Miriam Agatha Patterson, a school teacher and later Principal of St. Gabriel’s School. Her dad was Joseph Arnold Emmanuel Patterson and he was proud of that name.   Continue reading

New York Tutorial Support Group – Dinner Dance – October 1, 2016

New York Tutorial Support Dinner NEW (1)

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President recommends establishment of National Indigenous People’s Authority

NTC Conference commences…President recommends establishment of Nat’l Indigenous People’s Authority

NTC1-300x196 Aug 23, 2016  Kaieteur News

During the opening of the 10th Annual National Toshaos Council (NTC) conference, which kicked off yesterday at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Liliendaal, President David Granger recommended the establishment of a National Indigenous People’s Authority (NIPA).

Photo: President Granger greets a participant of the National Toshaos Council Conference, as its Chairman, Joel Fredericks (third from right) and Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs, Sydney Allicock (left of the President) look on. (Ministry of the Presidency Photo)    Continue reading

CARICOM – THE DEBT TRAP – commentary


Opinion - commentary -analysisAug 21, 2016 Editorial, Kaieteur News

 Guyana’s small but encouraging success in its attempts to reduce the stranglehold of debt on the economy is proof that the country and its CARICOM counterparts continue to be among the most indebted countries in the world. And while none of these countries are very wealthy, based on North American and European standards, they are not overly poor either and there is hardly any starvation among their populations.

Guyana’s debt, which is approximately US$1.65billion continues to be a major impediment to economic growth and human and sustainable development. It has deprived the government of the ability to use monetary policy to promote growth and provide the path for improved lives. It has become obvious to the authorities that everything has to be done to reduce the debt, because it is economically unwise for the nation to be burdened by such a huge liability.

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Guyana Government News Brief – August 23, 2016 – GINA Video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – August 23, 2016

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