Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – October 25, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 25 October 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Why Netanyahu Is a Slick Version of Donald Trump – By Chemi Shalev – Haaretz

Analysis: Why Benjamin Netanyahu Is a Slick Version of Donald Trump

Nonetheless, the GOP candidate’s harshest conservative critics remain starry-eyed groupies of Israel’s prime minister.

– Chemi Shalev – Haaretz

While you were watching Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton duke it out at their third and thankfully final presidential debate in Las Vegas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was busy waging war against the greatest of Israel’s sworn enemies. Who do you think that might be? Iran? Hamas? Abbas? God forbid.

It’s not even U.S.A. President Barack Obama, though Netanyahu has reportedly just described the remaining few months of the U.S.A. president who just gave Israel $38 billion as an existential threat to Jewish settlements, if not to Israel as a whole.     Continue reading

Made in Guyana – Virgin Coconut Oil – video

Made in Guyana – Virgin Coconut Oil – video

So many uses for the Coconut – by Francis Quamina Farrier

So many uses for the Coconut – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

It is safe to say that the just concluded Coconut Festival here in Guyana, was a great success. I will not be telling you about what the Powers-that-be had to say at the opening ceremony, as they made their official verbal presentations. Instead, I will tell you what I saw as an ordinary person, speaking with other ordinary citizens who attended the festival, and what was on display.

First, let me tell you of one of the banners promoting the Coconut Festival, which was hung on the fence of the National Library, at the corner of Main and Church Streets in downtown Georgetown, just opposite the Cenotaph. It was an attractive and eye-catching piece of graphic art-work, and I am sure that it did the job for which it was placed there; and that was to inform and induce passers-by, to go to the Arthur Chung Convention Center on the Lower East Coast of Demerara, where the Coconut Festival was being held.     Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update – 23 October 2016

Caribbean Life News Update – 23 October 2016   Caribbean Life

Williams intro­duces Credit Nondis­crimin­ation Act

BY NELSON A. KING  – Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader of the City Council, has intro­duced the Credit Nondis­crimin­ation Act, which would outlaw the practice of credi­tors discrim­inating in the issuance of credit on the basis of race, gender, sexual orient­ation, or any of the prote­cted classes.

Privati­zation the problem, rarely the solution

BY JOMO KWAME SUNDARAM – KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 20, 2016 (IPS) – Privati­zation has been one of the pillars of the counter-revol­ution against develo­pment econo­mics and gover­nment activism from the 1980s.    Continue reading

‘New Era of Climate Change Reality,’ WMO Warns – by Rosaliene Bacchus

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Three Worlds One Vision

With atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations having reached a “symbolic and significant milestone” in 2015—and with no signs of them abating this year—the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Monday that “a new era of climate change reality” is upon us.

Source: ‘New Era of Climate Change Reality,’ WMO Warns

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Guyana Government News Brief – October 24, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – October 24, 2016

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