Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – January 07-08. 2018

News – 08 January 2018

Breaking the back of illegal activities…GRA to provide incentives to whistleblowers this year

Brief on Technical meeting reveals…ExxonMobil was not open to Guyana securing provision for increased royalty

Natural gas plans…ExxonMobil involvement will likely stop at the pipeline – Patterson

Aviation Authority summons Fly Jamaica to meeting over disruptions

The wait for local content policy continues

Local Government elections likely by year end

Residents relieved over Le Repentir Cemetery’s upgrade

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Guyana: The uphill fight against corruption – By Adam Harris

The uphill fight against corruption

Dishonesty is a part of human character. People will do those things that are wrong, because they believe that they will not be caught. Such is the case with smuggling. This past week the authorities nabbed a senior police officer with a large quantity of whisky.

Surely this could not have been the first time that the officer was involved in such a thing. However, this time a junior rank was not fazed when he spotted a case of whisky in the minibus. A search revealed another 30 cases.    Continue reading

What makes a good life? -from longest study on happiness- TED Video

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

By Robert Waldinger

 What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.

U.G. Inaugural Entrepreneurship Conference – Guyana – May 20-22, 2018

MORE INFORMATION: http://uog.edu.gy/events/inaugural-entrepreneurship-conference

Is coconut oil a superfood? – By Dr Michael Mosley – BBC

Is coconut oil a superfood? – By Dr Michael Mosley – BBC

Sales of coconut oil are rocketing, propelled by celebrity endorsements and claims that drinking the stuff will cure everything from bad breath to digestive disorders.

Actress Angelina Jolie-Pitt is said to have a tablespoon or so with her breakfast most mornings, while model Miranda Kerr says she not only adds it to salads and smoothies, but she cooks with it and splashes it on her skin as well.

The health claims that swirl around coconut oil are treated with a great deal of scepticism by scientists.

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