Daily Archives: 10/30/2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – October 29-30, 2017

News – 30 October 2017

Government to release several high-profile reports this week

Guyana gearing for oil spill readiness

Petroleum hunt will push estimates to over three billion barrels of oil

Demerara Harbour Bridge traffic will be affected due to faulty winch

Fake kidnapping of Trini…‘Kidnappers’ booked victim’s plane ticket

Deteriorating discourse…Cuss-down politics poisonous to Guyana’s children

NY lawyers moves to block Bisram’s extradition

Are these the bones of a murder victim? Cops take DNA samples from families of missing Berbice women

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What is really needed to make tourism a success in Guyana? – THAG President weighs in


What is really needed to make tourism a success in Guyana? – THAG President weighs in

THAG Head, Shaun McGrath

What prevents Guyana from achieving the same level of success in the tourism industry as its Caribbean counterparts? Is it really the absence of blue seas and white sand beaches? Is it the high crime rate and poor hospitality services? Or is the problem, way more complex than it appears on the surface?

President of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) Shaun McGrath recently weighed in on this issue during an informative session at the inaugural business summit of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI).

According to McGrath, there is national recognition that tourism contributes between six and nine percent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and brings in a minimum of US $250 million in foreign currency every year.     Continue reading

How we will earn money in the future without jobs – Martin Ford TED video

How we will earn money in the future without jobs – Martin Ford  TED video

Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming — and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do about it? In a straightforward talk about a controversial idea, futurist Martin Ford makes the case for separating income from traditional work and instituting a universal basic income.

Martin Ford · Futurist

Martin Ford imagines what the accelerating progress in robotics and artificial intelligence may mean for the economy, job market and society of the future.

Read more: https://www.ted.com/talks/martin_ford_how_we_ll_earn_money_in future_

GECOM AND JAGDEO By Verian Mentis-Barker


Jagdeo- Patterson – Granger

At the nucleus of the furor over the ‘unilateral’ selection of James Patterson to head Guyana Elections Commission, GECOM, is an emboldened Bharat Jagdeo, an infamous vestige of the ethnic nationalism he piloted during the twenty three years he pretended to govern a country of six races with an even hand, while subverting the very constitution he now defends with the impostures of faux patriotism.

That he continues to portray the part of Political Messiah,  is the causal effect of the Coalition Administration’s Communications Team still operating at levels of inaudibility.

One would expect that Communications is actually the profession of this Team and since it should be, a subject like Jagdeo, whose pledged  raison d’etre is to “keep the government on its toes…hold them accountable”, should not enjoy the exemption of news coverage that he does by these professionals hired to communicate on the government’s behalf, while Opposition Media spotlights the Government with ill intent; especially since he just oozes news .    READ MORE