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Failed govt. projects show poor planning, waste of tax $$$ – AFC’s Nagamootoo

Failed govt. projects show poor planning, waste of tax $$$ – AFC’s Nagamootoo

AFC Vice Chairman, Moses Nagamootoo

AFC Vice Chairman, Moses Nagamootoo

January 19, 2015 | By | Filed Under News

Catastrophic ventures such as the Amaila Falls hydro project, the airport expansion project, the specialty hospital, Marriot Hotel, the fibre-optic cable project, the Solid Waste Management project, the Hope Canal project and the Skeldon Sugar Factory were highlighted by long time politician Moses Nagamootoo as he sought to drive home his point that the government “has failed us.”

He pointed to “the mess we see with the East Bank and East Coast four lane roads”  as tangible evidence of poor integrated and strategic planning and said that the PPP’s “Rhodes scholars” have clearly failed Guyana at a time when the country’s public debt would have topped the $400 Billion Guyana dollar mark. (US 2Billion) Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 13 January, 2015

Capitol TV News Videos –  13 January, 2015

  • East Coast businesswoman executed
  • MPs paid millions to do nothing; Ramotar’s delay secures pension of MPs
  • Foreign Minister brushes off UK threat of sanctions
  • Man who abused woman in the rain was in court today
  • Hope, ECD residents concerned about Hope canal project
  • WPA wants the IDB to hand back Norway’s hydro funds
  • Labour Minister calls GGMC workers protest illegal
  • Outstanding art work now in book format; to also go online
  • Sports

Click links below to view the videos:  Continue reading

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2010

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2010-< download


  • Page 1– Masthead picture – The Takutu Bridge;  Brazilian Trade Delegation visits Guyana. ICC – World 20/20 Competition in the West Indies links
    Page 2– Editorial; Map of Guyana;   Brazil-Guyana Trade talks (contd)
    Page 3 – Linden could be conduit to Brazil trade by year end.
    Page 4 – Guyana in USA List of “next decade” oil and gas producers;   Iran Geological Team Arrives.
    Page 5– Cheaper alternatives to Hope Guy$3.6B relief canal– says Engineers Group.; Gold declarations plunge 40% in January 2010; Guyana signs US$25M  IDB loan for Transport Infrastructure.
    Page 6– Japan provides 35 solar water pumps for Hinterland;  Scotiabank donates 100 computers to schools;   Red Thread inks Grant Pact with Japan;   Latter Day Saints donate gear to group.
    Page 7– GUYFEST – Crownsville Maryland, USA on July 10, 2010 – Advertisement
    Page 8– Arannputa women open Peanut Factory in Rupununi.
    Page 9– Bishops’ High School—Education Feature.
    Page 10– Last Lap Lime- 15th Anniversary;  Guyana Reunion Message;  BC Association- Rama Diallo; GABI-  Mashramani and Phagwah Celebrations, and the Caribbean Netball Competition in Barbados.
    Page 11– Hansib Publications—40 year Anniversary;   Lal Balkaran’s new book and DVD on Amerindians; Rocky Mirza Book on American Political History;   The Arts Journal.– March 2010.
    Page 12– Ron Savory’s Evocations at National Gallery in Guyana;   Godfrey Chin’s Nostalgias Link;  Ken Corsbie: Videos on Guyana and the Caribbean.
    Page 13– The Primacy of Hope by Dave Martins.
    Pages 14&15– Guyana and Local Government —The Village Movement —170th year Anniversary; History of Radio in British Guiana.

We hope you find it interesting!

Cyril Bryan. Editor / Publisher
Guyanese Online Newsletter and Blog

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