Daily Archives: 06/06/2021

US Tracks Iranian Ships That May Be Heading For The Atlantic and Venezuela – Politico

  POLITICO: Compiled from Several Sources

At the Pentagon and other agencies, officials in the United States have been monitoring two ships from the Iran Navy for about two weeks.

Politico said it contacted the spokespersons for the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry; the Iranian Mission to the UN; and White House and Pentagon spokespersons. All of them, however, have declined to comment on the matter.

An Iranian frigate and the Makran, a former oil tanker that was converted to a floating forward staging base, have been heading south along the east coast of Africa, according to people who spoke on condition of anonymity.      Continue reading

OIL: Analyst encourages Suriname to adopt lessons from Guyana’s oil boom

DRAINAGE: Flooding in Guyana- Editorial by Stabroek News

One would have thought that after the 2005 flood crisis our politicians might have learned a few basic lessons, but it seems that they are endowed with a unique capacity to forget the things they should remember. Following any large-scale flood all the right noises are made about what had not been done, what should have been done and what will now be done to prevent it from happening again.

And then everything is conveniently forgotten until it does happen again. So there should be no surprise that we are currently looking at inundations affecting all the regions, with the loss of livestock, property and crops which this inevitably involves.          Continue reading