Monthly Archives: May 2018

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – May 29-31. 2018

News – 31 May 2018

Oil and Corruption… Guyana must decide if it wants to be the next Venezuela or the exception

SOCU seize laptop, question SPU’s official in leak probe  

Gang attacks third Cuyuni camp in three weeks

T&T contractor nabbed at CJIA, charged with GMC fraud

Deadly Suriname high seas attack… ‘Fyah’ slapped with murder charge, remanded to prison

Norwegian company predicts healthy financial future for Guyana oil sector

IDB, CDB get tough on its funded projects

Amerindian Land Titling project facing challenges $500M spent, 20 percent completed…

Illegal fuel crippling gas station business in Charity               Continue reading

Guyana 52nd Independence Festival: “Taste of Guyana – Toronto – June 23-24. 2018

Guyana 52nd Independence Festival: “Taste of Guyana – Toronto – June 23-24. 2018

Guyana News Headlines: Demerara Waves – 31 May 2018

Guyana News Headlines: Demerara Waves – 31 May 2018

Bar Association calls for “speedy” activation of Judicial Review Act, despite Attorney General’s objections TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK: http://demerarawaves.com/2018/05/31/bar-association-calls-for-speedy-activation-of-judicial-review-act-despite-attorney-generals-objections/

Marriott Hotel Guyana going solar  TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK: http://demerarawaves.com/2018/05/31/marriott-hotel-guyana-going-solar/

GuyOil selling gasolene at lower prices  TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK:  http://demerarawaves.com/2018/05/31/guyoil-selling-gasolene-at-lower-prices/

Calypsonian Mighty Rebel dies TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK:  http://demerarawaves.com/2018/05/31/calypsonian-mighty-rebel-dies/

Berbice fisherman charged with murder in Suriname piracy attack TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK  http://demerarawaves.com/2018/05/30/breaking-berbice-fisherman-charged-with-murder-in-suriname-piracy-attack/

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New York: Guyana raises flag at Brooklyn Borough Hall + Guyana Independence Parade – June 3. 2018

New York: Guyana raises flag at Brooklyn Borough Hall

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News – NYC

Guyanese looked on with pride as the Golden Arrowhead flag was hoisted for the very first time over Brooklyn Borough Hall, during a 52nd Independence Anniversary pomp and ceremony on the tarmac, that included a parade by the disciplined services, blessings by religious leaders, Bishop Cummings, Pandit Deo and Imam Zaman, and singing of “Guyana the Free.”     Continue reading

How ‘African’ is Northern Africa? – commentary

Posted 28 May 2018 13:24 GMT – Global Voices

The six regions of the African Union [Image Credit: Sahel and West African Club]

When the Egyptian Mohammed Salah won the 2017 African Footballer of the Year, the internet went into an uproar. Why? Some Africans did not think Salah was ‘African’ enoughto have earned the title.         Continue reading

Opinion: Humanitarian Achievements of Venezuela’s Maduro Government

A Close Look at the Humanitarian Achievements of Venezuela’s Maduro Government

The Most Revolutionary Act

Dayron Rodríguez Rosales | internet@granma.cu

Economic war, sabotage, low oil prices, international sanctions, and political violence. Any president prior to the arrival of Hugo Chávez to the Miraflores Presidential Palace would have succumbed in just a few days faced with an attack such as that experienced by the government of Nicolás Maduro.

However, the Venezuelan people are still standing and supporting the leaders of the Bolivarian Revolution. How can this heroic resistance be explained?

CHÁVEZ’S LEGACY

The Bolivarian Comandante changed the history of his country forever. Chavista forces now have his legacy and the strategic project he designed for Venezuela as one of their main tools to plan the nation’s present and future.

Even some of those who oppose the current government share the ideals of inclusion, justice, and equality that Chávez brought to the political table.

The cultural shift and the means of understanding how government works were perhaps…

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Opinion: Why Nicolás Maduro Clings to Power

Opinion: Why Nicolás Maduro Clings to Power

Even as crisis consumes him, the president of Venezuela knows he has no alternative but to remain entrenched in Caracas.

Nicolás Maduro

Moisés Naím and Francisco Toro | The Atlantic

It’s difficult to describe the state of Venezuela today without coming across as a little hysterical. Phrases like “zombie movie set” and “post-apocalyptic hellscape” keep turning up in the accounts of recent visitors, who are staggered to see a society reach the levels of decay normally associated with wartime, but without a war.

In an engrossing recent account, The Wall Street Journal’s Anatoly Kurmanaev — who reported out of Caracas from 2013 until a few weeks ago — compared the nation’s state unfavorably with the Siberia of his youth in the 1990s:      Continue reading

Hurricane Season 2018 – Forecasters Predict Near-Normal or Above-Normal Activity

Forecasters Predict Near-Normal or Above-Normal Activity this Hurricane Season

FLORIDA, United States, Wednesday May 30, 2018 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 per cent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins on Friday, will be near- or above-normal.

They also predict a 35 per cent chance of an above-normal season, a 40 per cent chance of a near-normal season, and a 25 per cent chance of a below-normal season for the upcoming hurricane season, which extends from June 1 to November 30.

Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/forecasters-predict-near-normal-or-above-normal-activity-this-hurricane-season#ixzz5H3HTAlDK

Airlines: WestJet says it has no plans to operate to Guyana

WestJet routes

WestJet says it has no plans to operate to Guyana

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Canada’s second largest airline, Westjet, said that it has “no plans to operate to Guyana,” and distanced itself from a statement made by Wesley Kirton, director of the Roraima Group of Companies, at the Caribbean Aviation Handlers Association (CAHA) symposium in Guyana recently that the airline is looking to enter the Guyana market.        Continue reading

LAST LAP LIME VOLUNTEERS EVENT- Tropical Nights Restaurant – June 3, 2018 – Toronto

Download: Volunteer Appreciation Invitation 2018 

LAST LAP LIME VOLUNTEERS EVENT – June 3, 2018 – Toronto

Join us on June 3rd as we thank our existing volunteers, welcome new volunteers and launch Last Lap Lime 2018 at Tropical Nights Restaurant, 1154 Morningside Ave, Scarborough, Ontario from 2.00-5.00 pm.

“The Last Lap Lime (LLL) fundraiser is an annual Guyanese-themed event held at the Woodbridge Fair Grounds on the first Monday in August.

It is managed by Toronto-based alumni associations of four Guyanese high schools – St. Joseph’s, Bishops’, St. Stanislaus, and Queen’s College.

Now in its 22nd year, net proceeds from the event have been used to finance many projects, benefiting both students and teachers, to assist in maintaining the excellent educational standards of the alma maters of the four aforementioned LLL partner associations.   Continue reading

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