Daily Archives: 10/05/2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – October 05. 2017

News – 05 October 2017

GRA gets ready to roll out anti-smuggling system –Tax Chief

US$46M West Dem road gets March deadline

DDL embarks on US$50M expansion

Granger dead set on ‘fit and proper’ person for GECOM’s Chairman

More than 1000 unregistered heavy duty vehicles caught in the net

Alexander/Riverview Villages flooded by open koker

Sugar sliding to worst performance in years as workers stay away

SWAT leader stripped of post after losing gun, car in robbery

City Hall sees drastic reduction in cost for collecting garbage – Solid Waste Director

UG staff unions outline concerns with proposed pay hike

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Dynamic International Airways ends flights to Guyana

Dynamic Int. Airways ends flights to Guyana

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News 04 October 2017

Guyanese travelers disembarking from Dynamic International Airways at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana.

North Carolina-based Dynamic International Airways has once again left Guyanese passengers stranded, this time, abruptly pulling out, after a troublesome four-year charter service to the South American country.

This latest report prompted handling agent Captain Gerry Gouveia, CEO and owner of Roraima Airways to say via his Facebook page, that passengers who booked with the airline are entitled to a refund.    Continue reading

Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular – Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Atlantic

Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular

Activists can’t persuade their contemporaries — they’re aiming at the next generation.

Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Atlantic

One common response to the national anthem protests originated by Colin Kaepernick is to disparage them as polarizing. Joe Scarborough, host of Morning Joe, summed up this particular critique in a tweet last weekend:

“This may be unpopular, but it is a political reality. Every NFL Player refusing to stand for the National Anthem helps Trump politically.”

The idea here is that kneeling NFL players are committing an act of such blatant disrespect that they hand Trump an easy image with which to demagogue.   Continue reading

The White Privilege of the “Lone Wolf” Shooter – Shaun King | The Daily Star

The White Privilege of the “Lone Wolf” Shooter

Shaun King | The Daily Star

On October 3, the United States experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. At least 58 people were killed and over 500 more were wounded. No, that’s not a typo: More than 500 people were injured in one single incident.

As tens of thousands enjoyed a music festival on the streets of Las Vegas, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, was perched 32 floors above them in his Mandalay Bay hotel room. Paddock had 19 rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammo — supplies that are plentiful in a nation that has more guns than people. A few minutes after 10 pm, Paddock opened fire on the unsuspecting crowd. They were sitting ducks.  Continue reading

Guyana-Suriname Basin ranked 2nd most prospective in the world for oil

Guyana-Suriname Basin ranked 2nd most prospective in the world for oil

An estimated 13.6 billion barrels of oil and 32 trillion cubic feet of natural gas could lie in the Guyana-Suriname Basin, making it the 2nd most prospective, under-explored offshore oil basins in the world, according to the United States Geological Survey.      Continue reading

Capitol TV News Videos – 04 October 2017

Capitol TV News Videos – 04 October 2017

Diamond Mineral Water Sports News – October 3, 2017

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:56 AM PDT

PSC gearing up to play a greater role in the development of local businesses

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:53 AM PDT

REO of region 10 is attributing the F-Bs initiative for improved academic performance

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:51 AM PDT

Lawmen continue to probe the death of two elderly women who were brutally murdered in their home

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:45 AM PDT

Two Freeman Street men were charged with the Murder of an Albion Businessman

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:30 AM PDT

After a standoff between the GM&CC and its staff, employees are expected to be paid soon

Posted: 04 Oct 2017 04:14 AM PDT