Daily Archives: 05/26/2019

“When we begin to build walls of prejudice, hatred, pride, and self-indulgence…..” (Mother Angelica)

From Rosaliene Bacchus Blog: https://rosalienebacchus.blog/

Three Worlds One Vision

As we remember those who have fallen this Memorial Day, I share the thoughts of fellow blogger Larry “Dutch” Woller, a Vietnam veteran.

Maybe No More Children Will Die

I sit here looking at the news
The powers wanted peace they say,
And while they spoke, bombs were dropped
20 children died that day!

Read more at On the Path Least Traveled

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Guyana: “Best thing for North West” – The MV Kimbia is Back in service + video

MV Kimbia

May 26, 2019 – Guyana Chronicle

…North West Guyana (Region 1) residents praise recommissioning of MV Kimbia 
…cite easing of economic burden, potential for increased trade

CITING its economic importance, residents of the township of Mabaruma were out in their numbers on Wednesday May 22, 2019 to welcome the Transport and Harbours Department ferry MV Kimbia which returned to the area after some four years.

Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Annette Ferguson, was on hand to join the celebrations as the vessel moored at the port of Kumaka on Wednesday. Members of the business community were ecstatic that the spacious vessel, which was overhauled at a cost of more than G$400M, was finally back in service. Residents told the Guyana Chronicle that persons would be able to ferry more goods for sale in the capital city and it was noted too that the new seating arrangement as well as other improvements within the vessel impressed many. “I must say that thanks to the government that we have this vessel back with us. It is going to benefit us business people tremendously, because we won’t have to hire those private boats anymore,” a businessman noted.          Continue reading

Guyana National Awards: President congratulates awardees at 2019 Investiture Ceremony

By Navendra Seoraj – Guyana Chronicle – 25 May 2019

President David Granger addressing the 2019 Investiture Ceremony at the National Cultural Centre

NATIONAL Awards have been restored to their proper place of prominence in Guyana’s order of business, President David Granger asserted during the 2019 Investiture ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Friday May 25, 2019.

“You are being conferred annually since 2015 and you will continue to be in years to come,” said the President, adding that National Awards are an institution of the state and it is Government’s obligation to preserve that institution by conferring these awards annually.President Granger in his remarks to the 77 awardees said that the National Awards should never be disregarded or disparaged through arbitrary or capricious conferment or through regret. On Friday, 53 males and 24 females were conferred with awards.

The constitution and orders of Guyana established the national honour system which recognises and respects citizens whose selfless service had a measurable impact on the country.     

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GUYANA: HAPPY 53RD INDEPENDENCE TO ALL – Message from President David Granger

 — Guyana poised for transformative moment

President David Granger

– young people to benefit from window of opportunity

WITH the production of oil and gas on the horizon, Guyana is poised for another transformative moment, President David Granger said in his Independence Day address, as he placed the country’s future in the hands of young people.

“The commencement of petroleum production next year, and the transition towards becoming a ‘green’ state, will increase economic growth and provide greater resources for development. The future belongs to young people,” President Granger told the nation as it celebrates its 53rd Independence Anniversary.  Continue reading

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