Daily Archives: January 23, 2018

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 23 January 2018

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 23 January 2018

A dark day 7 years ago: 12 dead in accident – no justice

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:38 AM PST

Family members are pleading for the safe return of a 15-year-old

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:33 AM PST

Government intends to move ahead with the construction of a law school locally

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:31 AM PST

More jobs to be created in the mining sector, as seven mining blocks allocated to the Ann’s Grove Mining Syndicate

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:28 AM PST

Public Telecommunications Minister has signed the commencement order that will see the establishing the National Telecommunication Agency

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:26 AM PST

Guyana continues to benefit from training to strength its Anti-Money Laundering capabilities

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 02:23 AM PST

Children rescued from burning building

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 01:24 AM PST

Miner apprehends teen robber during failed robbery attempt

Posted: 22 Jan 2018 11:30 AM PST

Schools: Early Sex Education or Imposed Indoctrination – By Yvonne Sam

Schools should be centres of Education not  mentors of Indoctrination

By Yvonne Sam – letter to the Editor,  Kaieteur News

With a heavy heart, I read the impassioned plea of the writer in  Kaieteur News January 20, 2018 (see letter below),  as he called on parents and members of the community to do their utmost in ensuring that the appropriate educational authorities refrain from emulating Western Europe and North America as regards the curriculum on sex education, especially the proposal of the LGBT, to introduce homosexuality and gender issues in the schools.

To coin a quote from the famous 18th century British poet Alexander Pope ”Hope springs eternal in the human breast”. This may be one issue that the reader may be forced to put to rest, as the horse has already left the stable.   Continue reading

The View from Europe: Oil, the environment and the Caribbean – By David Jessop

Earlier this month Exxon announced that that it had made a major new oil find off Guyana. It was, it said, the largest since it began exploration there in 2015. The company’s statement followed one last June advising of a ‘world-class discovery’ on another well, and before that, announcements about four other commercially exploitable finds.

What this and Exxon’s recent request to the Guyanese government for permission to drill up to 40 new wells after 2022 suggests, is that the country is about to become a major oil producer in the Western Hemisphere.      Continue reading

Social media is the new eye of the world – By Adam Harris

Social media is the new eye of the world

Social media is responsible for many things coming to light, some of the incidents so disturbing that there are people who simply cannot watch the gruesome nature of the scenes contained in some of the videos.

Through social media, I saw some of the activities of the group called ISIS—the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. One video showed some men kneeling and a hooded ISIS member standing nearby with a sword. Had it been a movie the scene would have been no less gruesome, but people would have walked away with the idea that it is only a movie.       Continue reading

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