Daily Archives: 01/04/2018

China set to move into US ‘backyard’ with national development plan for Grenada

China set to move into US ‘backyard’ with national development plan for Grenada

December 21, 2017 – By Caribbean News Now contributor

Grenada’s capital, St George’s. Photo: Wikimedia

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — If the Grenadian government accepts a multibillion dollar plan, it would become the first in the world to opt for the wholesale adoption of a Chinese development blueprint – increasing Beijing’s influence in what is frequently described as ‘America’s backyard’.      Continue reading

Video: Californa’s recreational cannabis legalisation | The Economist

Californa’s recreational cannabis legalisation | The Economist
The Economist – Published on Jan 2, 2018

Could California make cannabis go mainstream? California is not the first American state to legalize cannabis recreationally. In Colorado there are more Cannabis dispensaries than Starbucks. Non-medical marijuana sales in the state of Washington have generated over $1bn since 2014.    Continue reading

Guyana Speaks – London. UK – 28 January 2018

Download Flyer: Guyana Speaks – London- 28 January 2018

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May I firstly wish you all the best for 2018 and trust that you had a very enjoyable festive season!      

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Guyana still seeking a national airline as oil revenue kicks in

Guyana still seeking a national airline as oil revenue kicks in

January 3, 2018 – By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now

Boeing 737-200 of Guyana Airways -1980

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The government of Guyana is close to disclosing plans to resurrect a national carrier after the demise of Guyana Airways in 2001. There have been ongoing talks within the government on the issue.

One of the ruling coalition parties, the People’s National Congress (PNC), which took pride in giving Guyana a national carrier, is upbeat about the idea, especially that the country will earn US$7 billion from oil revenues in the next 20 years.     Continue reading

GT LIME-17: Annual Reunion Dinner, Show & Dance – Toronto – August 5, 2018

GT LIME-17 is around the corner.  You are invited to join us on Sunday evening, August 5th, 2018 from 7 pm to 2 am  for our Annual Reunion Dinner, Show & Dance.  This year we will be hosting in Toronto Canada at the Rembrandt Banquet Hall located at 930 Progress Avenue. Scarborough, Toronto Canada.       Continue reading

Some Resolutions That You Can Make for 2018!

Some Resolutions That You Can Make for 2018!

A new year brings with it a sense of renewal and a desire to undergo various experiences and to keep old promises; we get a great opportunity to refresh our lives, our body, and our home, and can take advantage of this significant symbolic moment to move things forward and commit to certain processes.

The Internet, and especially YouTube, has many ideas to help you achieve your goals. The most important thing to keep in mind is that change possible. Return to this article in a year’s time and see how much you’ve progressed. Good luck!              Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – January 1-3. 2018

News – 03 January 2018

Gold exports top US$800M again

Miners complain of land hoarding as GGMC Director grabs 12,000 acres

Gold Board parts company with suspended GM, other officials

Start auditing exploration, development costs by ExxonMobil – IMF urges

Auditor General sets February deadline…GECOM Commissioners to hand over fraud reports to police

Govt. explores state-run quarry operation

Guyanese mom is NY first 2018 murder; husband hangs self in park

SWAT head denies whisky smuggling

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 Jan 03, 2018  Editorial Kaieteur News

Looking back, 2017 was not a bad year after all compared to others. In fact, no matter how one slices it, 2017 will go down as another peaceful but challenging year for Guyana.
The country had to grapple with problems of the economy, high unemployment, health care, and education. However, there was the declining road fatality figure; there was the drop in serious crimes and the police solved crimes that were unsolved for years.    Continue reading

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