Daily Archives: February 17, 2018

Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine + video

Extra point: Dale Hansen on school shootings


Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine  (published on June 25, 2016)


Guns in America

Here’s a suggestion: Let gun control be the main policy issue in the 2016 presidential elections. In this way the American public will get the chance to decide on policies regarding gun control.     Continue reading

Pictorial Feature – By Francis Quamina Farrier:- 7-12 of 12 photos

Pictorial Feature – By Francis Quamina Farrier

There is that saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”; as such, this pictorial feature is likely one of my longest articles. During the year, 2017, I have taken over a thousand photographs in many locations in Guyana, as well as abroad, so it was a bit of a challenge to select the dozen which I have submitted for publication here.

My hope is that you enjoy viewing them, as much as I enjoyed taking them. I also hope that you will find the brief stories accompanying them, interesting.

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Why Black Panther Will Blow You Away – 2 videos

Why Black Panther Will Blow You Away

Looper  Published on Feb 8, 2018

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Black Panther is already being hailed as an astonishing installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with tight direction, top-of-the-line performances, and stunning action sequences. The studio’s had no trouble commanding an audience over the last decade, of course, but with Black Panther, it looks like they’re delivering a truly special cinematic experience, and here’s why…      Continue reading

The danger in what others wish for in Venezuela – By David Jessop

The View from Europe: The danger in what others wish for in Venezuela

David Jessop

February 16, 2018 – By David Jessop

A few days ago, the International Energy Agency reported that oil production in the US was undergoing extraordinary growth. The OECD-related body for net importers of oil said that the increase meant that US “production could equal global demand growth” largely because of its rapidly expanding shale output. This meant that US production would probably reach 11 million bpd by late 2018, outstripping Saudi Arabia and offsetting OPEC-led supply cuts aimed at increasing energy prices.      Continue reading

Guyana: Busted carjackers stole over 100 vehicles

Busted carjackers stole over 100 vehicles

-used some in ‘private hire’ service, demanded $24,000 a week from drivers  

Police were yesterday still trying to assess the scope of the recently dismantled carjacking ring whose operations stretched from East Coast Demerara to Linden.

Investigators believe that the gang included ex-policemen, several young taxi drivers, individuals with access to firearm, mechanics and bodywork specialists, women who acquired duplicate vehicle keys, and individuals who assisted in providing forged documents.       Continue reading

Guyana: Central High School closure put on hold – Education Ministry

Central High School closure put on hold – Education Ministry

Central High School. Georgetown. Guyana

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced that any closure of the Central High School is on hold.
The Ministry in a statement yesterday disclosed that it is currently exploring other avenues to have the children of that institution housed comfortably following a meeting with the Central High School Board, the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), representatives of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and officials of the MoE.               Continue reading

Pres. Granger says… ExxonMobil contract back with Cabinet

Pres. Granger says… ExxonMobil contract back with Cabinet

President David Granger

Amid growing unhappiness over the 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between Government and U.S. oil giant, ExxonMobil, President David Granger yesterday disclosed that the matter is engaging Cabinet.

The President was asked by Kaieteur News, specifically, if Government is prepared to review the contract based on public requests.    Continue reading

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