Daily Archives: 12/03/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – December 3, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 03 December 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

Prince Harry begins state visit to Guyana

Prince Harry begins state visit to Guyana

 …visits President, lays wreaths

Prince Harry of Wales arrived at the Eugene F. Correia airport (at Ogle, near Georgetown), yesterday afternoon to a red carpet welcome.

His first engagement in the country saw him paying a courtesy call on President David Granger. Later, he laid a wreath at the National Independence Monument at Brickdam more commonly known as the Independence Arch.

The Independence Arch, one of the nation’s most important national symbols was presented to Guyana, by the Demerara Bauxite Company (DEMBA) as an Independence gift, in 1966 to symbolise the end of the colonial era, while ushering in a new phase of Guyana’s history.      Continue reading

The Future: The Extrapolations of Udo Gollub at Messe Berlin, Germany

The Future: The Extrapolations of Udo Gollub at Messe Berlin, Germany

I just went to the Singularity University summit and here are the key learnings:

Opinion - commentary -analysisIn 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt.

What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years – and most people don’t see it coming. Did you think in 1998 that 3 years later you would never take pictures on paper film again? Yet digital cameras were invented in 1975.

The first ones only had 10,000 pixels, but followed Moore’s law. So as with all exponential technologies, it was a disappointment for a long time, before it became way superior and got main-stream in only a few short years.

It will now happen with Artificial Intelligence, health, autonomous and electric cars, education, 3D printing, agriculture and jobs.  Continue reading

GUYANA – A Time To Remember- 20 poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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Read more:  Go to Dmitri Allicock’s Blog – Oh Beautiful Guyana

GIHR NEWS Christmas Edition 2016 – newsletter

Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR)

GIHR NEWS Christmas Edition 2016 – newsletter

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  1. Quotes of President David Granger. 2
  2. Headliners. 3
  3. Francis Quamina Farrier Jubilating under a watchful moon. 7
  4. Keith A. P. Sandiford Celebrating Fifty Years of Independence in Barbados 1966-2016. 11
  5. Second family of Guyana, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Second Lady and family. 19
  6. President and First Lady attended Barbados Jubilee Independence celebrations. 23

Editorial team Deon Abrams, Tota Mangar, Nigel Westmaas, Timothy Crichlow, Fitz Gladstone Alert, David Hinds, Hazel Woolford.   Videographer/Photographer Lawrence Gaskin, Natasha Azeez.

Guyana Government News Brief – December 1, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – December 1, 2016