Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

NEWS HEADLINES FROM NEWS AMERICAS NOW – January 20, 2017

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Caribbean Links

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Caribbean Links

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A day before Donald Trump took the oath of office as President, Americans found out of the links of his Secretary of Treasury pick to the Caribbean. At the Senate Finance Commit… Read More

9 Caribbean Passports That Carry Power

9 Caribbean Passports That Carry Power

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A lot has been said recently about the Citizenship and Investment Programs run by five Caribbean countries that allows non-nationals to invest as little as US 150,000 and secure pas… Read More       Continue reading

Donald Trump is no Hugo Chávez. He’s more like Nicolás Maduro – By Francisco Toro | The Washington Post

Donald Trump is no Hugo Chávez. He’s more like Nicolás Maduro.

By Francisco Toro  | The Washington Post

…..  Francisco Toro is executive editor of CaracasChronicles.com and a contributing columnist for Post Global Opinions.

donald_trumpNobody can be happy about the way the Clinton-Trump race has gone. But for us Venezuelans, alarm comes with a side of comfort.

For 17 years, as Venezuela has sunk deeper and deeper into a morass of autocratic populism, people have been tut-tutting in our direction.

“How could you let this happen?” our friends in the United States of America have asked. “How could you put your country in the hands of an evident huckster? Wasn’t it obvious what would happen since day one?”

You could try to explain it, of course, and I have. But it is difficult for people to really understand. Having your democracy commit suicide under the lure of a charismatic demagogue is not the kind of experience you can fully make sense of unless you’ve lived it in your own skin.         Continue reading

University of Guyana Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith Earns Impressive Report Card

U.G.  Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith Earns Impressive Report Card

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

UG logoThe vision of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana is simple: he wants to make the institution a dynamic, and nationally relevant world-class university. He also wants to do so in a hurry.

Professor Ivelaw Griffith is the Tenth Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Guyana (UG). He is a distinguished academic having held senior positions in the university system in North America. Professor Grif- fi th was the Provost and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs at York College, CUNY, in New York; the faculty and students there remember him as a highly competent administrator. He also held senior leadership positions at Florida International University, at Fort Valley State University in Georgia and at Radford University in Virginia.

Read more: U.G.  Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith Earns Impressive Report Card

Guyana exploring feasibility of oil refinery

Guyana exploring feasibility of oil refinery; T&T former Energy Minister virtually rules out refining at Petrotrin

Pedro Haas

Guyana has decided to begin examining the feasibility of establishing an oil refinery, as several local and foreign companies continue to express an interest in setting up such a facility here in response to increasing oil finds offshore.

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said consultant, Pedro Haas has been hired through the New Producers Group of the Royal Institute of International Affairs ‘Chatham House’ to help government determine whether an oil refinery should be built in Guyana. Haas is Director of Advisory Services at Hartree Partners LP,  a global merchant commodities firm specializing in energy and its associated industries.    Continue reading

Guyana – This Week with the President – December 10 – 17, 2016

logo -Min of PresidencyGuyana – This Week with the President – December 10 – 17, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – January 19, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –19 January 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

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