Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – December 28-29. 2017

News – 29 December 2017

Guyana’s agreement “fair” for a new kid on the oil block – ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil says it does not take advantage of countries

Supplies being rushed to 200 flood-hit Canal No. 1 families

Paid 80% of monies…CJIA completion now set for next year-end

Govt. open to look beyond Exxon on natural gas project – Patterson

Sherriff Street/Mandela Ave. road project set to commence in January

First Indigenous MP to have building named after him

Body to hear complaints against lawyers functioning again

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The Power Politics Behind Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration – Raja Shehadeh | The New Yorker

The Power Politics Behind Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Raja Shehadeh | The New Yorker

Letter from Ramallah:  A few days after President Trump announced that the United States of America would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I went to a friend’s house in Ramallah for dinner. We were by no means a cross-section of Palestinian society:

I am a lawyer, and among the group was an architect, a professor, a researcher, and a former employee of an investment fund that aided Palestinian small businesses. Nonetheless, we represented a group that is largely disengaged from the Palestinian national movement. For years, apathy and avoidance had caused us to rarely discuss the dire state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, or Palestinian politics in general — but we found ourselves doing it over dinner.      Continue reading

Our Community—New Year. New Strategy – By Yvonne Sam

Our Community—New Year. New Strategy

By Yvonne Sam

New Year has joined the list of things that are gradually becoming objects of derision and contempt among many people. These New Year pessimists reason that if a person has not been sufficiently inspired to follow their dreams in the present year, not much if anything at all, will change in the New Year.

Point taken and noted!  However, every New Year brings in its wake the probability for a new start, a new outlook. The operative word is “probable”, for it is probable that someone will seize the opportunity, take advantage and get their dreams back on track.   Continue reading

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