Daily Archives: May 15, 2018

VENEZUELA: Running out of Options – Opinion

VENEZUELA: Running out of Options

May 14, 201 –  Editorial – Kaieteur News

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”—Sir Winston Churchill. These words could apply to Venezuela which is a socialist country that is today sharing its miseries.

Venezuela is one of the most blessed countries. It is endowed with more oil deposits than any other country in the world and the quality of the crude is very good, requiring less refining operations than other countries. Venezuela has eight times the oil reserves of Nigeria, which is beset with myriad problems.   Continue reading

WHAT HAVE WE BECOME? – By Norman Datt

WHAT HAVE WE BECOME? – By Norman Datt

What have we become?

We call ourselves civilized

Maybe to some

We’ve left the mechanized

Become so dumb

Become so computerized

But our minds numbed

Still cluttered with evil

With sparks

To lend an ear to the devil

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Guyana Corruption: SARA has identified stolen state assets abroad

SARA has identified stolen state assets abroad – Deputy Director

SARA Director, Dr. Clive Thomas (right) signing the MOU with Director, Matthew Langevine.

The States Assets Recover Agency (SARA) yesterday claimed to be making progress on several cases where state assets have been stolen and exist in Guyana and abroad.

SARA’s Deputy Director, Aubrey Heath-Retemyer, said that while he could not divulge sensitive information to the media, he can confirm that the agency has unearthed the presence of stolen state assets abroad.     Continue reading

Guyana: Rice exports to Cuba double by first crop

Rice exports to Cuba double by first crop

Rice being loaded for Cuba.

For the period of January-April, 2018, Guyana exported 139,501 metric tonnes of paddy, rice, and rice by-products, equivalent to US $57.7M.

This surpasses 2017’s export of 120,811 metric tonnes worth US $47M.

This has been credited to new markets in Mexico and Cuba.     Continue reading

Books by: Anne Coltman – Guyana-born author residing in Long Island NY

Books by: Anne Coltman – Guyana-born author residing in Long Island NY

Anne Coltman was born and raised in British Guiana (Guyana) in South America. She immigrated to the United States several decades ago. Her love of poetry has inspired her first book “For the Love of Grandma” published in 2009. She captivates her readers with real life stories either through her novel or in poetry and has a knack for reflecting times past and present.

She have written two books of poetry and two novels. Her latest novel will be released at the end of May 2018.

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