Daily Archives: 03/29/2021

OIL: Exxon-Mobil: The people have a right to question gas-to-shore project – Opinion

– Jagdeo’s ‘no brainer’ comment is arrogant and insulting – Christopher Ram

Mar 28, 2021 – Kaieteur News – “Disappointing, arrogant and insulting.”
That was how Chartered Accountant and Attorney-at-Law, Christopher Ram, (photo at left)  describes the recent comment made by Vice President (VP), Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo, that the financial feasibility of Government’s intended multibillion dollar gas-to-shore project is a “no-brainer.”

The project, since being announced by the Irfaan Ali administration has faced its share of criticisms by industry experts despite having strong support from the nation’s leaders.    Continue reading

GUYANA: Renda Henry Hung Herself In The Psychiatric Ward -By: Freddie Kissoon | Kaieteur News  

By: Freddie Kissoon | Kaieteur News  

Mar 26, 2021 – Kaieteur News – A young Berbician girl in her mid 20s, Renda Henry, hung herself last week with her bed sheet in the ward of the Berbice Psychiatric Hospital. It was rumoured that she was sexually molested by a family member and that brought on depression which later became intense.

HENRY’S SITUATION IS CURIOUS. She went in and out of the hospital over a period of time. It meant that she was not of a condition that warranted permanent supervision. But if she was eventually admitted then her condition did not improve over the time she was being treated.          Continue reading

USA: The Real Reason Republicans Could NOT Kill Obamacare – Jonathan Cohn | The Atlantic 

Democrats did the work, Republicans didn’t — and that says a lot about the two parties. 

Jonathan Cohn | The Atlantic 

The affordable care act, the health-care law also known as Obamacare, turns 11 years old this month. Somehow, the program has not merely survived the GOP’s decade-long assault. It’s actually getting stronger, thanks to some major upgrades tucked in the COVID-19 relief package that President Joe Biden signed into law earlier this month.

The new provisions should enable millions of Americans to get insurance or save money on coverage they already purchased, bolstering the health-care law in precisely the way its architects had always hoped to do. And although the measures are temporary, Biden and his Democratic Party allies have pledged to pass more legislation making the changes permanent.      Continue reading