Daily Archives: 12/09/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – December 8-9, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 08-09 December 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

Masquerade Jamboree – Festival of Guyana Masquerade – Dec 19-21, 2016

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Donald Trump’s Divided America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Donald Trump’s Divided America

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump

Democracy breaks down when there is a disconnect between people and their governments. When the voices of ordinary persons are drowned out by officialdom confidence weakens. The system becomes a fraud despite the rosy platitudes of the political elite.

According to Obama, ‘democracy breaks down when the average person feels their voice doesn’t matter.’ As Americans get ready to welcome a new President Obama’s legacy will be a divided America. He will leave a fractious society in which most people feel that the system is rigged in favor of the rich and the powerful.   Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update – December 8, 2016

Caribbean LifeCaribbean Life News Update  – December 8, 2016

Candle light vigil, $50,000 reward for Guyanese corre­ction officer’s murder

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | NEW YORK

Hundreds turned out last Monday night for a candle­light vigil, and called for justice for Guyanese-American Alas­asia Bryan, a 25-year-old corre­ctions officer of the Anna M. Kross Center on Rikers Island, who was brutally murder in her car at the corner of 73rd Street and Avenue L, in the Flatl­ands section of Brooklyn.

Guyanese group hosts first pre-Kwanzaa event

BY TANGERINE CLARKE

Dr. Molefi Asante, profe­ssor and chair of the Depar­tment of African-American Studies of Temple Unive­rsity will be the guest speaker at the first pre-Kwanzaa cultural celebr­ation hosted by members of the Queen­stown Esseq­uibo Guyana NY Associ­ation, on Sunday, Dec. 11.       Continue reading

Bank of Guyana suspends buying TT, Barbados currencies from cambios

Bank of Guyana suspends buying TT, Barbados currencies from cambios

us-dollarThe Bank of Guyana on Thursday announced that it has temporarily stopped buying Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago dollars from cambios as part of efforts to stem increased demand for United States (US) dollars.

He said there was evidence shows that persons have been coming from Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago to buy American dollars, resulting in a decision by the Bank of Guyana to stop buying those countries’ currencies from cambios. “We have temporarily stopped buying Trinidad and Tobago as well as Barbadian currency from cambios. However, individuals can still come to the Central Bank with legitimate transactions for these currencies,” he said.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – December 7, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – December 7, 2016