Daily Archives: September 6, 2020

Twitter Removes Trump Video With ‘Electric Avenue’ Song by Eddy Grant

— After Copyright Complaint by Eddy Grant’s lawyer

Trump tweeted the video on Aug. 12, which featured an animated train with his campaign logo barreling through a town while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden followed behind slowly on a railroad handcar. “Electric Avenue,” the hit 1982 song by Eddy Grant, played in the background of the video.      Continue reading

GUYANA SUGAR: The Future of the Sugar Industry – Published May 8. 2017

State Paper  on the Future of the Sugar Industry presented to the National Assembly by The Hon. Noel L. Holder, MP.  Minister of Agriculture

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Commentary: Guyana: The Hinterland – By Dave Martins

I have to declare that in the midst of all the high-tech life we’re enmeshed in these days, right in the very heart of it, like sitting in an airport lounge in North America recently, my mind, seemingly on its own, will take charge of me, like a tap on the shoulder, and send me back to some crystal clear memory (I’ve mentioned some of them before) that  ends up slowing me for a few minutes, literally not moving, reliving what once was, photographs of life in some reservoir somewhere, some of them very old, but all of them crystal clear and sometimes suggesting music.

One of them goes back to the time when the Martins family lived at Vreed-en-Hoop (I was going to school at Saints on a scholarship) and we would spend a good portion of the August school break at my father’s farm in the Pomeroon, about two miles downriver from Charity.        Continue reading

COVID-19: Surge seen because PPP abandoned Coalition’s “strategic plan” – Granger

  • COVID-19: 46 deaths. August was the deadliest month with 21.

Former Pres. David Granger