Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – January 09-10. 2018

News – 10 January 2018

British crime expert to help speed up processing of SOCU cases

Measures in pipeline to improve efficiency of public spending

Ministries continue to ignore Auditor General’s recommendations

Guyana Goldfields romps to 160,500 ounces in last quarter surge

Guyana extends condolences on passing of former TT President

GGMC signed rental agreement way before Shields became board member – Chairman

Auditor calls on GRA to focus on lifestyle audits

 ……  See more News Links below  ……          Continue reading

Former Trinidad and Tobago president George Maxwell Richards has died

Former Trinidad president George Maxwell Richards has died

George Maxwell Richads

Former Trinidad and Tobago president George Maxwell Richards died last night around 7.43 at the WestShore Medical Private Hospital from a heart attack.

A source close to the family said that Richards, who served as the country’s fourth president from 2003 to 2013, was not feeling well around noon following which his wife Jean and daughter Maxine took him to the hospital in Cocorite for medical attention.   Continue reading

Mueller’s Appointment Letter Says More Than You Might Think

Mueller’s Appointment Letter Says More Than You Might Think

PiRierran | Daily Kos

https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/967231/download

I finally got around to digging up Robert Mueller’s appointment letter. I didn’t think it would be that interesting. I was wrong.

I’ve seen a lot of commentary about what Mueller ‘can and cannot’ do, or what authority the AG would have over Mueller’s investigation. There are three factors at play here.   Continue reading

What It’s Like To Live In A Well Governed Country -BBC

What It’s Like To Live In A Well Governed Country -BBC

  • By Lindsey Galloway – 8 January 2018BBC

From Canada to Botswana, these six nations consistently rank highest for their progressive social policies, trust in government and effective justice system.

UG-UWI Collaborate to Initiate Revitalisation of Lokono – an Arawak Language

UG-UWI Collaborate to Initiate Revitalisation of Lokono – an Arawak Language

University of Guyana

Thursday, January 11, 2018, will mark the beginning of a language revitalisation project in the Arawak community of Wakapoa. For some time now, observers both inside and outside the community have noted that the only people who can and do speak Lokono, the traditional language of the community, are the elderly.

The Toshao and Council of Wakapoa, in order to reverse this situation, approached the Guyana Languages Unit, an informal working group at The University of Guyana (UG), for help.    Continue reading