Daily Archives: September 26, 2019

Guyana: Feasibility study on seawall rehabilitation – Kingston to Ogle – moving ahead

Section of the seawall at Kingston

The rehabilitation and reconstruction of the seawall from Kingston to Ogle is progressing; as the government moves a step further with the feasibility study and design.

Senior Engineer within the Sea and Rivers Department of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Maitland Stewart told the Department of Public Information (DPI) that Mott MacDonald UK, the company tasked with completing the feasibility study and designs, took a look at the area that spans 7.5km. Continue reading

OIL: Guyana to receive its first share of Liza oil by February 2020 – IMF

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMG), Guyana can expect to lift its first entitlement of one million barrels of crude oil as early as February 2020. Kaieteur News understands that this will occur at approximately 60-day intervals. This would also indicate that oil production is highly likely to start before the end of 2019.

The financial institution noted that while Guyana has opted to take its share of production from the Stabroek Block’s Liza One field, and market same on its own behalf, there are some crucial factors which have to be considered in the process.        Continue reading

US Politics: Elizabeth Warren tops Democratic candidates in national poll for first time

New Quinnipiac survey finds Massachusetts senator polling at 27% with Biden on 25% and Sanders 16%

Elizabeth Warren speaks during a rally in Washington Square Park in New York, New York, on 16 September.
 Elizabeth Warren speaks during a rally in Washington Square Park in New York, New York, on 16 September. Photograph: Bauzen/GC Images

Elizabeth Warren’s surge to the very top of the Democratic primary field is continuing, after the Massachusetts senator topped a national poll for the first time on Wednesday September 25, 2019.

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USA: Democrats: Generational divide in Wakanda has potential to dethrone King Joe Biden – By Mohamed Hamaludin

In U.S. Democratic presidential campaign, generational divide in Wakanda has potential to dethrone King Joe Biden

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

Joe Biden is the overwhelming choice among African American voters for the Democratic presidential nomination but with the nominating convention still 10 months away, that may change. News reports have indicated that they are focused on electability, especially older voters, but that some younger ones are looking for other reasons to support a candidate and a “primary within the primary” is taking place, as Errin Haines of the Associated Press put it.

African Americans are about 13 percent of the population but nearly 24 percent of Democratic primary voters, compared to about 40 percent of whites. When they stay home, they affect the outcome of the primary and the general election.          Continue reading

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