Daily Archives: June 19, 2018

China’s New “Silk Road”: Future MEGAPROJECTS – Video

China’s New “Silk Road”: Future MEGAPROJECTS

The Daily Conversation  – Published on Jun 2, 2017

China’s $1 trillion One Belt One Road (New Silk Road) initiative is unprecedented in size and scope. President Xi Jinping has sealed mega-project deals with 65 countries to construct ports, power stations, rail lines, roads, and all the tunnels and bridges needed to connect them back to mainland China.

USA Politics: Trump is Everything Republicans Said Obama Was – commentary

Trump is Everything Republicans Said Obama Was

They called Obama an inexperienced, self-serving celebrity. Then their party chose Trump.

Tom Nichols | The Washington Post

Remember when Republicans feared the bungling diplomacy of a vain, inexperienced president and vowed to stop him before he destroyed our security?

In 2014, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) warned that President Barack Obama was “inflexibly clinging to campaign promises”. If the novice president expected Congress to “stand idly by and do nothing while he cuts a bad deal,” House Speaker John A. Boehner (Ohio) said a year later, he and his party had two words for Obama: “Hell no!”    

“Our allies don’t trust us; our enemies don’t fear us; and the world doesn’t know where America stands,” went a 2015 presidential campaign ad for Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.).      Continue reading

Guyana Politics: The PPP – Clutching onto Straws

Guyana Politics: The PPP – Clutching onto Straws

In the absence of desperately needed political traction, the PPP has latched on to a rusty political strategy which well-thinking Guyanese largely see as outdated, unproductive and tribal.
In recent months, the PPP has not advanced any policy on the major issues in the country such as how to improve the economy, lower crime or reduce corruption.

Instead, it has repeatedly criticized almost every policy by the government on these issues. In some cases, it has taken legal action to overturn the appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Election Commission and has issued frivolous charges against several ministers for misuse of state funds.      Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – June 16-18. 2018

News – 18 June 2018

Former Pres. Advisor…Investigate all oil blocks given out under PPP

SWFs aren’t enough to save economy when you become hooked on oil – Ramson

Alexander challenges Jagdeo to face-off on GECOM hiring

Benn claims GECOM bungled handling of multi-million procurement fraud

GRA not responsible for delays in opening of MovieTowne

My performance at GECOM is unsullied and I am aptly qualified – Former DCEO    Continue reading

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