Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – July 24-26, 2017

News – 26 July 2017

Toronto Saints (SSCAAT) needs donations to purchase Robotic kits

St. Stanislaus College, Georgetown. Guyana – Saints Robotics Club

Guyana Success at First Global Robotics

Alumni,

https://guyaneseonline.wordpress.com/2017/07/21/stem-guyana-team-returns-from-washington-dc-placed-10th-against-164-other-countries/

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/first-global-announce-winners-of-2017-first-global-challenge/

In view of the exceptional performance of Guyanese students at the recently held First Global Robotics Competition, Toronto Saints (SSCAAT) wants to support robotics at Saints by providing enough kits for the Saints STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students to work with as they form their new club. Four kits, for each of the Houses, are being sought.  Continue reading

Caribbean Life News – New York-  25 July 2017

Caribbean Life News – New York-  25 July 2017

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D’Midas readies for the Parkway with ‘Glitz and Glamour’

BY NELSON A. KING | ARTS & THEATER

In its annual quest, D’Midas International New York mas band hopes to place in the top three for medium-sized bands in the West Indian American Day Carnival Parade.

Barbadians march in tax protest

BY GEORGE ALLEYNE | BARBADOS

Thousands of Barbadian public and private sector workers along with business owners took to the streets of Bridgetown Monday morning in protest to a jacked up import tax and Government’s refusal to discuss their calls for a repeal of softening of the levy.

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We Fear Death, But What If Dying Isn’t as Bad as We Think? – Jessica Brown | The Guardian UK

We Fear Death, But What If Dying Isn’t as Bad as We Think?

Research comparing perceptions of death with accounts of those imminently facing it suggest that maybe we shouldn’t worry so much about our own end

Jessica Brown | The Guardian UK

“The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else,” wrote Earnest Becker in his book, The Denial of Death. It’s a fear strong enough to compel us to force kale down our throats, run sweatily on a treadmill at 7am on a Monday morning, and show our genitals to a stranger with cold hands and a white coat if we feel something’s a little off.    

But our impending end isn’t just a benevolent supplier of healthy behaviours. Researchers have found death can determine our prejudices, whether we give to charity or wear sun cream, our desire to be famous, what type of leader we vote for, how we name our children and even how we feel about breastfeeding.        Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 24 July 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 24 July 2017 

LATEST: Seven of 13 prison escapees apprehended

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 08:56 PM PDT

A total of seven of the Lusignan Prison escapees have been recaptured by the Joint Services so far Monday evening. The seven imnates who have been recaptured are:  1. Odel Roberts 2. Jamal Forde 3. Rayon Jones 4. Winston Long 5. Teshawn McKenzie 6. Jason Howard 7. Jamal Joseph Joseph, Long and Harris were caught […]

Public Security Minister embarrassed by latest prison break

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 06:48 PM PDT

Poisoned teenager set to testify in murder case is making progress but family remain fearful

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 06:46 PM PDT

The Joint Services have launched a manhunt for 13 prisoners who escaped from Lusignan Prison

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 06:43 PM PDT

FIVE prison escapees apprehended on the East Coast Demerara

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 06:09 PM PDT

Members of the Joint Services moments ago apprehended five of the 13 inmates who escaped from the Lusignan prison Sunday evening. The men were apprehended at Agriculture Road Triumph, East Coast Demerara. One of the men recaptured has been identified as Rayon Jones. The 20-year-old reportedly resided at Timehri, East Bank Demerara. An intense manhunt […]

Guyanese, Jermaine Horatio in custody in Brooklyn for drugs

Posted: 24 Jul 2017 04:14 PM PDT

Federal agents intercepted Jermaine Horatio’s social media and text messages because they suspected that he was smuggling drugs using his contacts as a former employee at John F Kenndy (JFK) airport. The 32-year-old appeared in court on Thursday and was remanded. He was under investigation along with others since last year for being part of […]

This is a keeper:  Aging Cartoon Characters

This is a keeper :-D Aging Cartoon Characters

Few people realize it but………..
Our favorite cartoon characters are also now seniors!
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ExxonMobil announces second giant oilfield offshore Guyana…500 million barrels found

ExxonMobil announces second giant oilfield offshore Guyana…500 million barrels of oil found

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced it has discovered additional oil in the Payara reservoir offshore Guyana, increasing the total Payara discovery to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels.

These positive well results increase the estimated gross recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to between 2.25 billion oil-equivalent barrels and 2.75 billion oil-equivalent barrels.     Continue reading