Category Archives: Business

OPINION: Dying to reach America – from Bimini. Bahamas – By Indranie Deolall

They had left land secretly that night, watching the little light along the Bimini shoreline fade away fast, and with it any final choice of changing their minds, thinking of the short voyage ahead and the dangerous chances they were about to take, like countless others searching for the elusive better life, so far from home.      Continue reading

MUSIC VIDEO: The Wailers – Featuring Ziggy Marley – Three Little Birds / One Love

ENJOY This type of concert. held in 2014, may not be possible in the post COVID future — View full screen
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The Wailers – Three Little Birds / One Love (Live at Boomtown Fair 2014)

Legendary Reggae group, The Wailers – Featuring Ziggy Marley.-  open up our Lion’s Den stage at Boomtown Fair 2014. A world of unity, creativity & freedom, Boomtown Fair is a five day festival set in the Matterley bowl in Hampshire, UK on the second weekend of August.
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VIDEO: “Wild Guyana” – By Mike Charles – DVD released in 2008

  • This video was released in 2008, by helicopter Pilot Mike Charles.
  • It is one hour and eight minutes long so relax and enjoy the wonderful photography of this production , which features the wild life of Guyana. View in full screen for best results.

Also view an interview with Mike Charles Published in Guyanese Online – published Feb 05. 2011.           Continue reading

Short Stories: Immigrants – Chapter 7 –  By Geoff Burrowes

 By Geoff Burrowes

Just when we figured we had made it as New Canadians fate threw us a curve!

I n my previous life I didn’t know what a curve was!  For all of you, who like me, come from a Cricket playing nation I’ll explain. In Baseball, like in cricket the pitcher (bowler) tries to get the ball past the batter (batsman) prevent him from making good contact. To do this the pitcher throws different pitches, fastball, straight and fast, changeup, same action as fastball but approximately 10 miles per hour slower, causing the batter to swing before the pitch arrives.      Continue reading

U.S.A. — Migrant crackdown by Western nations is rooted in centuries of racist science – By Mohamed Hamaludin

  Immigration policy is usually regarded as a political matter but a much more sinister motive has existed for centuries due to studies by scientists and others who, starting in the 1700s, have strived mightily to prove that foreigners are less than human and, if allowed to immigrate, would pollute the nation.

Journalist and author Sonia Shah,in her book “The Next Great Migration,” traced the work of scientists who pursued such research, including French naturalist George Luis Leclerc Comte de Buffon: “As people and species migrated from the Garden of Eden, Buffon theorized, new diets and climates ‘degenerated’ them.      Continue reading

GUYANA: Significant year ahead for local oil exploration activities – Westmount Energy

The Stena DrillMAX, one of the six drill ships offshore Guyana
The Stena DrillMAX, one of the six drill ships offshore Guyana

– Westmount Energy predicts
– says Guyana one of the few areas for ‘blue-chip’ interest in high-impact exploration

THE year 2021 is shaping up to be significant for exploration and appraisal operations in the Guyana-Suriname basin, with more than 12 exploration and appraisal wells scheduled for Guyana alone, Westmount Energy has said.

Westmount Energy, a holding company for a group of subsidiaries, which operate in the oil and gas-related industries, owns an indirect interest in the Canje block via a 7.7 per cent shareholding in JHI Associates, which in turn, owns a 17.5 per cent stake in the exploration project.      Continue reading

Guyana: Rupununi Music and Arts Festival – Streaming Event – April 18, 2021 – 4pm EST

Guyana: Moray House Trust: Astronomy in the Caribbean – April 17. 2021 – 5.00 pm EST

Guyana: Moray House Trust:  Virtual Event

Moray House Trust warmly invites you to attend our ninth virtual event: a series of short illustrated talks about astronomy in the region by Dr Shirin Haque (astronomer), David Marshall (amateur astronomer) and Mahendra Mahadeo and Ferlin Pedro (astrophotographers).

Please see the PDF attached below for their profiles.
PDF FILE: Astronomy in the caribbean (1) 
This is a collaborative effort with the Amateur Astronomers Association of Guyana.

Guyana: Emergency supplies for St. Vincent left on Tuesday April 13. 2021

Supplies being loaded onto the vessel to be dispatched to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

April 13, 2021. DPI Guyana Govt.

Guyana will be dispatching some 300 tonnes of emergency supplies, as its first response shipment to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, following the eruption of La Soufrière volcano last Friday and ongoing explosions and eruptions since.

The items were loaded onto a vessel docked at Muneshwers Wharf, and departed Guyana’s shores on Tuesday. The vessel should reach its destination by Friday April 16, 2021. Continue reading

GUYANA: Prof. Terrence Blackman questions landing site for gas-to-shore project

The proposed Wales Sugar Estate site for landing the gas pipeline.

April 11, 2021 – Kaieteur News – Pursuit of a gas-to-shore project in Guyana is being touted as a likely way to reduce the cost of the generation of electricity in the country, but the development of such a project with a pipeline from the Stabroek Block, slated to be landed at Wales on the West Bank of Demerara, must be done in a clear and transparent manner.  Continue reading