Daily Archives: September 26, 2018

Town Hall meeting for Guyana nationals at York College at Jamaica. N.Y. – September 29. 2018

Town Hall meeting for Guyana nationals at York College

BY TANGERINE CLARKE

Photo: Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl B. Greenidge; with Consul General of Guyana to New York, Barbara Atherly.

Guyana’s Second Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl B. Greenidge will address a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, Sept. 29 at York College, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica. New York.

The Permanent Mission of Guyana to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Guyana are inviting the Guyanese Diaspora to the town hall, from 1 pm – 4 pm in the Faculty Dining Room where several pertinent issues relating to Guyana’s development will be discussed.             Continue reading

America to induct Champions into Cricket Hall of Fame on Oct. 6. 2018 – By Jawad Hussain (CCUSA)

America to induct Champions into Cricket Hall of Fame on Oct. 6
– Jawad Hussain (CCUSA)

The United States Cricket Hall of Fame Committee is all set to induct a fresh breed of legends into its Cricket Hall of Fame at The Hilton Hotel in New York as part of its 37th Anniversary Celebrations on October 6, 2018.  

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Trump at the UN General Assembly – Full Speech – BBC News

Full Speech: Trump at the UN general assembly – BBC News

  •  Published on Sep 25, 2018
US President Donald Trump has attacked the Iranian leadership, accusing it of sowing “chaos, death and destruction” across the Middle East. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York, he defended his decision to abandon the nuclear deal. Mr Trump also boasted that his administration had accomplished “more than almost any” other in US history. His words were greeted with laughter but he laughed back, saying: “Didn’t expect that reaction.”
EDITOR’s NOTE          
In reality, Nationalism vs Globalism was the underlying focus of this speech.      Continue reading

Guyana finance minister pushes investments and debt relief during visit to Kuwait

Guyana and Kuwait delegations meet in Kuwait City

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor – 

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — The finance minister of Guyana, Winston Jordan, and his delegation arrived in Kuwait City on Saturday 22 September 2018, and held a flurry of meetings with government officials and the private sector to showcase Guyana as an investment destination while also addressing Guyana’s existing debt to Kuwait.

Jordan told the meetings that Guyana is “open, with good incentives and concessions available to investors”.  He also informed his audience of Guyana’s new oil and gas discoveries and its transformative impact on the economy.    Continue reading

China, Guyana and Suriname discuss south-south cooperation, air-links and investments

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Guyana’s President David Granger meets with Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi in Georgetown
By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The president of Suriname, Desi Bouterse, and the Chinese foreign minister, Wang Yi, met in Paramaribo on Sunday and both sides pledged to improve ties between the two countries. Prior to his arrival in Suriname, Wang Yi visited neighbouring Guyana where the two countries also signed agreements.

The Surinamese government and China are embarking on some major infrastructure projects to boost aviation and tourism. Suriname will modernize the Johan Pengel (JAP) Airport and the two countries are working on an air agreement to connect Paramaribo by air to China and to the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America.     Continue reading

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