Daily Archives: March 8, 2018

Guyana government not interested in two-plane startups or a national carrier

Guyana government not interested in owning a national carrier

March 7, 2018 By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Minister of state, Joseph Harmon, announced last week that the Guyana government will not grant operating permission to a one- or two-plane airline because travellers have had enough with fly-by-night airlines. He also disclosed that his government isn’t interested in getting into the airline business again, but called on the private sector to take up the task of setting up a local airline.    Continue reading

Minister of State Joe Harmon in NY: Pride returns to Guyanese people

Harmon: Pride returns to Guyanese people

Brooklyn NYMinister of State, Lt. Colonel (Retd) Joseph Harmon, told Guyanese during a recent town hall meeting in Brooklyn, that the Coalition government has b rought back pride to the Guyanese people. The informative hours-long discussion addressed many concerns that were on the minds of expatriates.

Crime that has reached alarming levels in Guyana was a top priority for expats, who called for a plan of action to safeguard their security, especially when travelling from Cheddi Jagan Int. Airport.     READ MORE

Tennis: Serena Williams returns on International Women’s Day – March 8. 2018

Serena Williams says her comeback ‘could not have come on a better day’

By Kevin Williams – March 7. 2018 – The Guardian

The American returns to the Tour on International Women’s Day after an absence of more than a year

Serena Williams returns to the full glare of the tennis tour on Thursday – appropriately, on International Women’s Day – more than a year since beating her sister, Venus, in the final of the 2017 Australian Open and six months after surviving a pulmonary embolism giving birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia. It is the sort of grand entrance befitting one of sport’s most remarkable figures.

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Vladimir Putin Boasts of New Russian Nuclear Weapons – Video

New arms race started by US pulling out of missile treaty – Putin

Vladimir Putin Boasts of New Russian Nuclear Weapons

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV / AP   –  March 1, 2018

(MOSCOW) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can’t be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that would dramatically increase Russia’s military capability and boost the Kremlin’s global position.     Continue reading

Electric cars will come of age in 2018 | Oil Markets could be wrecked – 2 videos

The Economist – October 18, 2017

Electric cars will come of age in 2018 | The Economist

Electric cars will come of age in 2018. For the first time they will compete in price and performance with petrol and diesel cars. But in the year ahead we will also be confronted with some uncomfortable truths about going electric.

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Electric Cars Could Wreak Havoc on Oil Markets Within a Decade   Continue reading