Daily Archives: January 13, 2020

Over 36,000 Venezuelans now in Guyana – mostly in Region One

— Region One chairman concerned about food, medical supplies.

Brentnol Ashley
Brentnol Ashley
The Chairman of the Regional Democratic Council told Stabroek News yesterday that food for migrant families continues to be in high demand. He observed that during 2019, the Civil Defence Commission was distributing food hampers to families but he has not observed any distribution for this year.        Continue reading

8th Annual One Love Gala and Awards: Unbroken – Toronto – 29 February 2020

8th Annual One Love Gala and Awards: Unbroken

Sat, 29 February 2020 – 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM EST – Add to Calendar

Location: Elite Banquet Halls and Convention Center

1850 Albion Road. Toronto, ON M9W 5S8. Canada – View Map

One Love Gala 2020: Unbroken

The One Love Gala was inspired by Bob Marley’s song, One Love!

The Gala is a fundraiser for Interfaith Prision Chaplaincy. The gala was born in a moment of inspiration seven years ago when Chaplaincy was under some serious threat in Canada.          Continue reading

NYC: Guyanese man charged in NY with killing 92-year-old woman

Reeaz Khan (centre) (New York Post photo)

Reeaz Khan (centre) (New York Post photo)

Guyana Commentary: Only Oil Matters to the Empire – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Only Oil Matters to the Empire

by Rosaliene Bacchus

Oil drives our global economies. Oil is power. Oil fuels the Empire. Iraq and Iran together produce 8.3 million billion barrels a day of the liquid gold (figures from Offshore-Technology). Their joint oil reserves amount to 300,903 million barrels (figures from World Atlas). While the world’s largest oil producer with 12 mbbl barrels/day, the United States has only 39,230 million barrels of oil reserves. Venezuela tops the list with 300,878 million barrels. It’s no accident that the Empire is embedded in the Middle East. Controlling access to all that oil is vital to its continued survival.

Guyana will soon be part of that blessed-accursed herd of oil producing nations. With six billion barrels, and climbing, of oil reserves, Guyana now overtakes Venezuela in the overheated top seat.      Continue reading

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