Daily Archives: April 11, 2018

Breakfast Morning to help St. Stephen’s School in Guyana – Brooklyn NY – May 19. 2018


Sponsored by the South Georgetown Secondary School Alumni Association

American Airlines sets fare at US$900 round trip Miami to Guyana

American Airlines sets fare at US$900 round trip Miami to Guyana

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

American Airlines-A319

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — In an extraordinary development that has surprised travellers and the tourism industry of Guyana, American Airlines (AA ) has begun selling tickets for the commencement of its Miami to Georgetown, Guyana, non-stop flights at US$900 from Miami , from NYC via Miami, the airfare is over US$1,200.

Service to Guyana will begin in December, and the airline will use a very small Airbus A319 with the capacity to carry about 120 passengers.    Continue reading

Profile: Alyssa Raghunandan: A Star on American Idol – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Alyssa Raghunandan: From American Idol to Global Icon!

Alyssa Raghunandan

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Alyssa Raghunandan is in the #TOP 24 in the 2018 season of American Idol. She is grateful for all the support she has received and thanks everyone for being a part of the #RaghuCrew.

Alyssa is witty, charming and supremely self-confi dent. Whatever the outcome of her journey on American Idol, Alyssa is already a winner. She has won the hearts and minds of an adoring public. She has woken up quiet Windsor Forest in Guyana, the bustling metropolis known as the Big Apple, and her mother’s hometown in Mexico.

READ MORE: Alyssa Raghunandan – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Vile Abuse is Now Tolerated in Our Universities – Nigel Biggar | The Times UK

Vile Abuse is Now Tolerated in Our Universities

Nigel Biggar | The Times UK

The spitting hatred I suffered over my views on empire shows our democratic values are in peril

OMG, this is serious shit. We need to SHUT THIS DOWN”. So ran one of the earliest tweets to greet the news of the launch of my “Ethics and Empire” project last December. And there was more where that came from: my scholarship was “supremacist shite”, I was a “racist” and a “bigot”, and whatever came out of my mouth was “vomit”.         Continue reading

Islamic Bank to make US$900 million available to support Guyana’s development

Photo: Jordan and Dr Shamir Ally, Guyana’s alternate governor to the IsDB at the Islamic Development Bank governors meeting in Tunis

By Ray Chickrie  – April 10, 2018 -Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s finance minister, Winston Jordan, who attended the annual Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) governors meeting in Tunis last week, revealed that the bank has offered Guyana US$900 million to support socio-economic and infrastructure development in form of mostly loans and grants.    Continue reading

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