Daily Archives: 12/03/2018

ExxonMobil makes 10th oil discovery offshore Guyana

– oil reserves now over five billion barrels

The Noble Tom Madden

Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe this morning announced that US oil company ExxonMobil has made its 10th discovery offshore Guyana at the Pluma-1 well.

A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that this latest discovery has increased the estimated recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to more than 5 billion oil-equivalent barrels.

“This is great news for Guyana…the country is on the cusp of transformational development for current and future generations and the news of ExxonMobil’s 10th discovery offshore Guyana is expected to facilitate the country’s realisation of substantial social and economic improvements,” Dr. Bynoe said.     Continue reading

What the Tributes to George H. W. Bush Are Missing – Peter Beinart | The Atlantic

What the Tributes to George H. W. Bush Are Missing

The 41st president was the last person to occupy the Oval Office whose opponents saw him as fully legitimate.

Peter Beinart | The Atlantic

Since George H. W. Bush’s death, many observers have noted that he embodied a less rancorous, less polarized political era. But underlying that civility was something deeper:

Bush was the last person to occupy the Oval Office whose opponents saw him as a fully legitimate president.                 Continue reading

Toronto: Raymond “Chinny” Lee-Own’s New Triple Play Band … Simply The Best!

In 1995 after an extended run as Band Leader for Odyssey, Raymond “Chinny” Lee-own took a self imposed break from Canada and went to Jamaica for a year. Having been refreshed by the Caribbean’s warmth, he then came back to Canada with the decided intention of having a much smaller band than Odyssey had been.

The combination of himself and two other musicians, Victor Shim and Michael Fisher, thus led to the initial formation of Triple Play. Aside from its trio composition the band’s name Triple Play derived from the baseball terminology, signifying a play of three parts.

Triple Play’s formation for any given booking has however always been flexible. Dependent upon the gig, the venue and/or the specified wishes of whoever’s doing the hiring, the base trio has often been increased to include one, two at times even three additional members. The latter often occurring with ever increasing frequency within recent times, as a result of requests being received for the inclusion of the band’s brass section.        Continue reading

Prime Minister May and the Brexit deal – By Yvonne Sam

Prime Minister May and the Brexit deal —- Still needs to garner the Brits’appeal

By Yvonne Sam

As the decision deadline approaches, it is not what has been said but clearly what lies ahead.

In a June 2016 referendum the Brits, seemingly exposed their grits and made a hit, voting to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%.  Come March 29, 2019 at 11.00 p.m Greenwich Mean Time, the United Kingdom will officially exit the European Union—an economic and political alliance of 28 countries. Such a move will bring 46 years of membership to an end.      Continue reading

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