Daily Archives: June 11, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – June 9-10. 2017

News- 10 June 2017

Climate Change & the Water Cycle – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

The Water Cycle

As a geographer and former high school geography teacher, I must confess that I take some scientific facts for granted, such as climate and the water cycle. A recent post “Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students” by fellow blogger Robert Vella brought to my attention the challenges some of our high school science teachers face in regions of America where climate change denial creates havoc in the minds of our youth.

When your father has raised you to believe that the coal they once mined, or still mine, can in no way affect our climate, it’s difficult to have an open mind to scientific consensus on the issue.

Geography lessons in high school expanded my curious mind to our relationship with our world: land, oceans, atmosphere, and all the in-between. When taking a climatology course at university, I found myself at a disadvantage for having chosen to…

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Profile: Cedric Vernon Nunes: My First Headmaster! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Cedric Vernon Nunes: My First Headmaster!

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

My first day at school was a royal affair. I sat on the shoulders of my Nana, or grandfather, and observed my tiny universe and it was beautiful. We lived in Sookoo Yard that was a series of logies or substandard housing stitched together by pieces of wood. Sookoo Yard was in Stelling Road, a street that bordered Tuschen and Vergenoegen. We were on our way to Vergenoegen Government School on that lovely Monday morning.

My legs dangled uncontrollably from Nana’s shoulders and the cramps meant that I needed time to find my feet before I entered the school building. There were children running in the playground while others played hopscotch or cricket. Nana let go of my hand as a teacher beckoned me to her room. The bell went and the children stood at attention.      Continue reading

Sanders: Corbyn Surge in UK Shows World Rising Up Against Austerity, Inequality

“People in the U.K., the U.S. and elsewhere want governments that represent all the people, not just the 1%,” Sanders said

Responding to the results of the U.K. election, which commentators have already deemed a “political upset” for the ages and a stunning backfire for Prime Minister Theresa May, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday congratulated Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the British people for “rising up against austerity and massive levels of income and wealth inequality.”

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 10 June 2017

Adamant calls to have the cost sharing contract between the government and ExxonMobil

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:54 AM PDT

Between $3-6B are being lost in gov’t revenue due to a scheme relating to the importation of heavy duty vehicles

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:51 AM PDT

Over 16 ICT hubs are up and running across the country, this according to the Minister of Telecommunications Catherine Hughes

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:47 AM PDT

Opposition Leader says he has no qualms in submitting a third list of nominations for the post of Chairman of GECOM

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:44 AM PDT

Minister of State says that Government will not interfere in happenings in the judiciary

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:40 AM PDT

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup, June 09 2017

Posted: 10 Jun 2017 04:37 AM PDT

VIDEO: First Lady and several Gov’t Ministers kick start Guyana Unity Day celebrations in NY

Posted: 09 Jun 2017 07:38 PM PDT

By Tracey Khan-Drakes – Ahead of the grand Guyana unity day charity and fundraising show slated for Sunday, June 11, First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger and several other government Ministers arrived in New York and kick-started the celebrations with a tour of the Brooklyn Justice Center and 9/11 Memorial on Friday. The Guyana Unity Movement […]

 

Guyana Government News Brief – June 9, 2017

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Guyana Government News Brief – June 9, 2017

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