Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – May 15-16, 2017

News – 16 May 2017

Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals

Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals

Published on May 11, 2017 – Caribbean News Now

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Ogle airport

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — With a Category II rating of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Guyana will not be able to start and operate its own airline until all the deficiencies are corrected. However, this is not a major constraint holding back the development of tourism and attracting more visitors to Guyana.

A 2016 study titled, “Guyana Airlift Capacity,” by a Guyanese aviation expert, who wants to remain anonymous, concluded that “the hub potential is at Ogle and not at Cheddi Jagan International Airport.”

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Guyana 411 – May 13, 2017: Focus on Local Government

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Guyana 411 – May 13, 2017: Focus on Local Government

Imagining Donald Trump’s Downfall: A Greek Tragedy in Five Acts – Opinion

Imagining Donald Trump’s Downfall: A Greek Tragedy in Five Acts – Opinion

The James Comey scandal embroiling the White House has the making of a tragedy –although the tragic figure is hardly heroic

Lawrence Douglas | The Guardian UK

Sophocles might have done it justice: a leader of immense power is so obsessed with perceived challenges to his legitimacy that he behaves in a manner that destroys whatever legitimacy he might have. It has the making of a tragedy – although in this case, the tragic figure is hardly heroic and the unfolding tragedy is potentially national in scope.

Act One     

President prowls White House, obsessed that an investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and a foreign adversary has cast a pall over his legitimacy and his “miraculous” electoral victory.     Continue reading

Commentary: Guyana should come first and then… – By Leonard Gildarie

The Story within the Story… Guyana should come first and then…

Leonard Gildarie

A dear friend of mine and her family are here on vacation. She has lived in New York for the past two decades, has her own small business, and a daughter in college. She is seriously thinking of coming back here.

For many Guyanese living in Queens especially, life is tough in the private sector. Several small businesses along Liberty Avenue have been forced to close because of a drop in sales and the fact that more efficient and less costly services are being offered by the deep-pocket competitors.

It would mirror what is happening in the region and in Guyana, and drives home the reality that we are not alone in the world.     Continue reading