Daily Archives: 11/06/2021

TRAVEL: InterCaribbean Airways’ decision to serve Guyana due to Oil and Gas sector

(Left to right) Chief Executive Officer of InterCaribbean Airways, Trevor Sadler; Chairman of InterCaribbean Airways, Lyndon Gardiner and Aviation Minister Juan Edghill.

Guyana’s emerging oil and gas sector is expected to be a booster for  operations of the Turks and Caicos Islands-based InterCaribbean Airways which is set to  provide 12 weekly round-trip flights from Guyana to Barbados early next month, Aviation Minister Juan Edghill said Friday.       

“ExxonMobil was chartering flights to come to Guyana to bring their staff on rotation. They have signaled that they are bringing that to an end,”  he said. The Minister noted that there are an estimated 2,500 passengers who travel to and from Guyana for staff rotation, with Barbados being a destination where long-haul flights terminate needs a carrier that “gets them in and gets them out.” “InterCaribbean will certainly fill that void,” he added.        Continue reading

Guyana: Moving past childhood trauma makes for better adulthood – By Oluatoyin Alleyne

“I agree that when you grow older that you have to somehow get past your childhood hardships and just live because if you hold on to your childhood trauma then you might never be able to live in the true sense.

“That being said, however, I know it is very difficult for some people because your childhood may have been a total horror story. I would not say mine was but I did not have good relationships with either of my parents who were separated and to this day I shudder when I think of some of my experiences.”

These were the words of a woman who is now in her late forties and still battling with demons from her childhood. I have known her for many years and we recently had this conversation discussing how one’s childhood can impact one’s adult-hood.        Continue reading

U.S.A: People longing for strong-man leaders should be careful what they wish for – By Mohamed Hamaludin


Here is a brain teaser……  But first the scenario:

Donald Trump persuaded Georgia elections officials to “find” the 11,780 votes he asked for and several other key states reported enhanced totals, pushing him past Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race.

Hearing that Congress would be convening in a joint session on January 6 to verify the electoral votes and declare Trump the winner, thousands of African Americans, finally having had enough after 402 years of oppression, decide to march on the U.S. Capitol during the special session.

Here is the brain teaser: How do the authorities respond?            Continue reading

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