Daily Archives: August 30, 2019

TOURISM: Guyana’s Indigenous Communities Welcome You

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Guyana’s Indigenous Communities:

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This journey introduces you to the rich, traditional culture and pristine ecosystems environment of Guyana while focusing on sustainable tourism experiences and eco-lodges owned and operated by indigenous communities.

Because Guyana is an English-speaking country, you will be able to interact directly with your hosts, guides and community members experiencing first-hand the authentic hospitality and culture of Guyana’s first peoples.

 

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Exxon-Mobil: First Oil: Liza Destiny arrives in Stabroek Block

The Liza Destiny, Guyana’s ‘First Oil’ production vessel has arrived in the Stabroek Block after traveling nearly 11 thousand nautical miles from the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore, ExxonMobil announced Thursday.

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel journeyed for 42 days, after a June commissioning ceremony at which First Lady, Sandra Granger renamed it “Godmother”.

After clearing customs, the vessel will be moored to the seabed (known as spread mooring) in preparation for production, storage and offloading of Guyana’s oil.          Continue reading

Guyana – ‘No longer a pariah state’ – encourages Trinidad investment

…Harmon tells TT forum coalition restored Guyana’s international reputation
…wows Trinidad business community to come here and invest

Joseph Harmon addresses conference

Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon recently told an investment forum in Trinidad and Tobago that the Coalition Government has removed the stain of a ‘Pariah State’ from Guyana to a position of respect and honour in the world’s community of nations.

Harmon, the former Minister of State was accompanied by Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson and Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine at a high-level investment forum in Port of Spain last week Friday hosted by the Guyana High Commissioner in that country, Cammie Ramsaroop.

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Black Canadians Not Benefiting From The Business Of Cannabis – By Yvonne Sam

By Yvonne Sam- Contributing Writer – PRIDE NEWS

Yvonne Sam -- newCANADA, August 28, 2019 — Unparalleled, even by the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896, is the 2019 booming Canadian cannabis industry. June 2018 saw the Cannabis Act (C45) paving the way for the legalization of cannabis on October 17, 2018.

Presently, in all Canadian jurisdictions, police and prosecution services are capable of pursuing criminal charges for cannabis marketing without a license, issued by Health Canada.

Nevertheless, as a general election looms on the horizon, I believe that Canadians, especially Blacks, are missing out on a vital and critical conversation — a conversation involving opinion and perspective, on the use and business of marijuana.

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