Daily Archives: 02/10/2019

Commentary: We Can Make A Difference – Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Commentary: By Dr. Dhanpaul 

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

“You can’t use up Creativity…. The more you use the more you have”. -Maya Angelou

As we begin another year, the resolutions may become harder to follow. But rest assured that each of us has the power to make a difference. We can each do good and in the process change lives for the better.

We hear the wonderful words of inspiration from some of the leading thinkers of our time and we are imbued with the notion that we can lift mountains if we put our minds to it. It is not rocket science to think that one person can change the world if that person applies him or herself to the task ahead.

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The Venezuelan crisis requires a planned humanitarian response – By David Jessop

David Jessop

The View from Europe: By David Jessop

In the years following the Arab Spring, Europe learnt that, without prior planning and consideration, large numbers of people fleeing instability can rapidly create political, social and economic tensions in ways that polarise national discourse, change politics, affect foreign relations, and redefine social thinking.

Without clear policies and a well-planned response to the accelerating humanitarian disaster in Venezuela there are good reasons to believe that similar consequences could follow in the Caribbean.          Continue reading

The Venezuela’s political crisis will change the Caribbean region – By Hudson George

Whatever the outcome of Venezuela’s political crisis, the Caribbean region will not be the same again

By Hudson George of Grenada – Commentary

Whatever the outcome of Venezuela’s political crisis, the Caribbean region will not be the same again. If the Nicolas Maduro government survives, or if the US-backed interim leader Juan Guaido is installed by US military invasion, the region will become infested with foreign military presence for a very long time because the conflict is all about who should controls the largest oil deposit resources in the world.       

All the talk about democracy and who is a dictator and who will restore democracy is just a joke. There is no proper democracy in those OPEC oil-rich countries. The majority of governments are dictatorships and there are no future plans ahead to create any forms of functioning healthy democracy in the future.         Continue reading

Guyana: Teleperformance rents six-storey building for corporate headquarters

Teleperformance rents six-storey building at Camp and Lamaha Streets, Georgetown.

The Neil Sooklall Building, Camp and Lamaha Streets, Georgetown.

He told Demerara Waves Online News that he understands that the corporate offices of the France-headquartered call centre would be occupying all the flats of the concrete building.     Continue reading

LJP Leader, Lenox Shuman, relinquishes Canadian citizenship

LJP Leader, Lenox Shuman, relinquishes Canadian citizenship

Lenox Shuman

Presidential Candidate of the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman, has formally notified Canada that he is relinquishing his citizenship to that country.

In a statement, Shuman said that he and Executive Member, Sean Dublin, yesterday morning met with Lillian Chatterjee, Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana.    Continue reading