Daily Archives: 01/13/2017

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – January 11-12, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –11-12 January 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below) 

Exxon-Mobil discovers more oil in offshore Guyana

Photo: ExxonMobil at work in the Liz-1 well in the Stabroek Block  exxon-well

— ExxonMobil announces positive results from Payara-1 well

Guyana Chronicle – January 13, 2017

EXXONMOBIL has announced positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara-1 well targeted similar aged reservoirs that were proven successful at the company’s Liza discovery.“This important discovery further establishes the area as a significant exploration province,” said Steve Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company.
“We look forward to working with the Government and our co-venturers to continue evaluating broader exploration potential on the block and the greater Liza area.”    Continue reading

Open Secret: Washington Is Behind India’s Brutal Demonetization Project

A Well-Kept Open Secret: Washington Is Behind India’s Brutal Demonetization Project

india-rupee-billsIn early November, without warning, the Indian government declared the two largest denomination bills invalid, abolishing over 80 percent of circulating cash by value. Amidst all the commotion and outrage this caused, nobody seems to have taken note of the decisive role that Washington played in this. That is surprising, as Washington’s role has been disguised only very superficially.

US-President Barack Obama has declared the strategic partnership with India a priority of his foreign policy. China needs to be reined in. In the context of this partnership, the US government’s development agency USAID has negotiated cooperation agreements with the Indian ministry of finance. One of these has the declared goal to push back the use of cash in favor of digital payments in India and globally.  [Read more]

Africa in Review: Imperialist Foreign Policy Breeds Military Conflict and Disunity

Africa in Review: Imperialist Foreign Policy Breeds Military Conflict and Disunity

Goodbye 2016: Welcome to 2017! – By Dr Dhanpaul Narine

Goodbye 2016: Welcome to 2017! – By Dr DhanpauBrowse Browse revisionsl Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Hillary Clinton has called fake news an epidemic. A new year will soon bring its share of challenges. Many persons will be glad to see the end of 2016. There is little doubt that some may have realized their goals while others are still struggling bravely to reach their personal summits. They are to be commended.

The year 2016 has been unusual in a number of areas. There has been the use and abuse of information and one is not sure where the truth lies.    Continue reading