Daily Archives: June 2, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – June 1-2, 2017

News – June 02, 2017

Oil deal with Exxon…Guyana to get two percent royalty; 50 percent of profits

Oil deal with Exxon…Guyana to get two percent royalty; 50 percent of profits

Exxon-Mobil- Deep Water Champion Oil Exploration Rig

It is now final. Guyana is to receive a two-percent royalty on gross earnings and 50 percent of the “profits” of the oil proceeds when production starts in 2020.

Extraction from the offshore Liza field is expected to commence in 2020 at an initial rate of 100,000 barrels of crude per day in the first phase, with a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel providing the main infrastructural support for the project, a statement from the Ministry of Natural Resources said on June 1, 2017. Continue reading

Nature’s greatest artist Puffer Fish – An Unbelievable Artist…. In The Ocean! – BBC

Nature’s greatest artist Puffer Fish – An Unbelievable Artist…. In The Ocean!

An example of the perfection I’ve found in the BBC-Earth documentaries Ep05

Lucky for us we have a video to watch something quite unbelievable….  we probably wouldn’t believe it otherwise.

For one week – 24 hours a day  – the male Japanese Puffer Fish works to create a masterpiece that will attract a mate.  The symmetry of his construction mimics God’s handiwork – it’s that amazing!  He uses his fins as a tool to sculpt and chisel an incredible masterpiece – his finished work of art will captivate you too!  Enjoy this video.

Terror in Britain: What Did the Prime Minister Know? – By John Pilger

Terror in Britain: What Did the Prime Minister Know?

By John Pilger – Global Research, May 31, 2017

The unsayable in Britain’s general election campaign is this. The causes of the Manchester atrocity, in which 22 mostly young people were murdered by a jihadist, are being suppressed to protect the secrets of British foreign policy.

Critical questions – such as why the security service MI5 maintained terrorist “assets” in Manchester and why the government did not warn the public of the threat in their midst – remain unanswered, deflected by the promise of an internal “review”.

The alleged suicide bomber, Salman Abedi  was part of an extremist group, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, that thrived in Manchester and was cultivated and used by MI5 for more than 20 years.    Continue reading

Caribbean Life News – New York –  31 May 2017 

Caribbean Life News – New York –  31 May 2017 

Guyanese told to recommit to Guyana’s growth

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | GUYANA

Guyana’s 51st Anniversary of Independence was celebrated against the backdrop of unity during a reception at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan on May 26. The exact date the republic celebrated its freedom from the British.

NASA scientist bound to inspire Caribbean girls

BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | PEOPLE

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that many Caribbean immigrants to the United States have distinguished themselves as trailblazers and in the process made their homeland proud.

Analysis:  Immature, Impractical and Slightly Threatening – Merkel’s New Message 

Analysis:  Immature, Impractical and Slightly Threatening – Merkel’s New Message 

Even if she can’t stand Trump, German leader should have made things work

Angela Merkel

Dafna Maor | HAARETZ

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended her trip to the Group of Seven summit disappointed. At a political event in Munich on Sunday, Merkel said, in a declaration that should shake all of us, that Germany can no longer count on its non-European allies.“The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over – I experienced that in the last few days,” she said at the event. “We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands.” The European Union needs to plan for Britain’s withdrawal, she added. “Of course, we need to have friendly relations with the U.S.A. and with the U.K. and with other neighbours, including Russia,” she said. Even so, Merkel asserted, “We have to fight for our own future ourselves.”     Continue reading

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