Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Caribbean Life News Update – 8 April 2017

Caribbean Life News Update – 8 April 2017

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Guyana Travel Tax billed into ticket

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | GUYANA

During a depar­ture proce­dure on April 2, 2017, at Cheddi Jagan Interna­tional Airport in Guyana, a ticket agent told this reporter, that a depar­ture tax is no longer payable at check-in, he said the fee is now billed into the airline ticket at time of purchase.

Silicon Valley seeks Carib­bean entrepr­eneurs and creators

BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | HAITI

The techn­ology capital of the country is looking for Carib­bean creat­ives to be a part of their initi­ative to improve the enviro­nment and the lives of people living in the region. Singul­arity Unive­rsity, a global educat­ional techn­ology organi­zation based in Calif­ornia, is asking Carib­bean entrepr­eneurs and innov­ators to present a startup idea that will change the livel­ihood and scope of climate in the Carib­bean.

US State Department debunks rumours that Guyanese can now travel to the US without a visa

US State Department debunks rumours that Guyanese can now travel to the US without a visa
Published on April 8, 2017 – By Dennis Adonis – Caribbean News Now
us_visa.jpgGEORGETOWN, Guyana — For several weeks now, people apparently bent on making mischief have been posting bogus and Photo-shopped news extracts on social media that purport to show that Guyanese no longer require a visa to travel to the United States.

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TED TALKS – The Effects of Racism in the United States – 10 videos

TODAY’S TED TALK – How racism makes us sick

17:27 minutes · TEDMED 2016Talks to help you understand racism in America

Why does race matter so profoundly for health? David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality. In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination.  Watch now »

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Guyana Government News Brief – April 6, 2017 – video

GINA Guyana

Guyana Government News Brief – April 6, 2017

Oil & Gas: Prospects for Guyana: Highlights – Moray House Trust – video

Published on 20 Mar 2017

Moray House Trust held its first symposium on the topic, ‘Oil and Gas: The prospects for Guyana’ in March 2017. These are some highlights from the evening.

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – 6-7 April 2017

 April 7, 2017

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