Category Archives: Agriculture

GUYANA – Latest News – 21 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 21 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

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Venezuela rice shipments to resume – shipping schedule problem

Venezuela rice shipments to resume 

Noel Holder meets Rice millersJULY 14, 2015 | BY | FILED UNDER NEWS

Photo: Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder meeting with members of the Guyana Rice Millers and Exporters Marketing Association

Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder, has come out to clear the air on the Guyana/Venezuela rice agreement imbroglio, revealing that a rice and paddy deal was actually not in jeopardy of being halted as was reported over the weekend.

Rather, it was all due to a misunderstanding between the wharf receiving the ships in Venezuela and the Guyana Rice Development Board.   Continue reading

Guyanese Online Entries – June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Online Entries for June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Associations events and Magazines are in bold

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  1.  June 2015: The month that changed America?
  2. Nostalgia Machine – Popular music from 1960-2013
  3. Buxton-Friendship Express for June 2015
  4. US Supreme Court and Gay Marriage – various links
  5. GUYANA: Latest News – 28 June 2015 – Demerara Waves
  7. FOR THE LAST TIME – by Dave Martins + music videos
  8. Is the Dominican Haitians Humanitarian Crisis a sign of things to come in the Caribbean Region?
  9. Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney
  10. GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 June 2015   Continue reading

The Potential Risk of Grapefruit Juice with certain medications

The Potential Risk of Grapefruit Juice
grapeefruitCitrus fruits are considered to be very healthy, thanks to their high vitamin C content as well as the many minerals and other nutrients they contain. However, ingesting grapefruit juice can lead to severe poisoning when mixed with certain substances. A variety of medical studies in recent years found that combining grapefruit juice with certain medications can lead to an overdose. This article will discuss the reasons for these results, and list the medications you absolutely cannot mix with grapefruit.

The Health Benefits of Guavas + Foods that are Allergen Relief Medicine

 The Health Benefits of Guavas

Guavas are found in the tropics, and invoke images of vacations, summer parties and island life, but this tasty fruit is more than a celebratory food. Thisfruit is bursting with healthy vitamins and minerals and can be used to treat many serious ailments. You can recognize guavas by their yellow, green or maroon skins and creamy white or pink pulp.

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GUYANA: Recent News – 18 June 2015

    GUYANA: Recent News – 18 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

PetroCaribe money …PM details trail of missing US$$

PetroCaribe money …PM details trail of missing US$$

PM, Moses Nagamootoo at Enmore Martyrs Memorial Ceremony

PM, Moses Nagamootoo

June 18, 2015 | By | The PetroCaribe fund is unable to pay rice farmers. US$141M from the fund was distributed to various Government agencies and projects under the People’s Progressive Party/Civic administration.

This revelation was shared by Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, at the 67th anniversary ceremony of the Enmore Martyrs in Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

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GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 16 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 16 June 2015

  • Ramjattan concerned about Police links to extra-judicial killings
  • Ramotar shifts blame for running down sugar industry
  • Sugar workers seek credit union funds from GAWU
  • Guyanese footballer nabbed with cocaine in the US
  • Hope Canal begins flushing excess water from Conservancy
  • Guyanese pilot retires from LIAT
  • Charitable organization seeks to help poor
  • Sports

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GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 15 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA:  Capitol TV News Videos – 15 June 2015

  • Attempted arson at former Ministry of Local Gov’t affects audit
  • Relatives of five sugar workers killed at Enmore by Colonial police salute their memory today
  • Gov’t to set up unit for the recovery of State assets
  • US. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke joins Guyanese at Brooklyn celebrations
  • Opposition PPP yet to name its members of parliament
  • Outpouring of national pride in Brooklyn at APNU+AFC victory rally
  • Looming financial trouble in rice industry
  • Minister Broomes forced to defend her Bartica raid actions

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Sugar Industry in trouble…Booming rice sector could still go bust – Dr. Clive Thomas

Those economic time bombs…Booming rice sector could still go bust – Dr. Clive Thomas

Economist, Dr. Clive Thomas

Dr. Clive Thomas

JUNE 14, 2015 | BY |Given his analysis of the economy and its revenue earners, local economist Dr. Clive Thomas believes that while the rice market may be booming at this point, certain factors affecting it, leaves the industry poised for a dispiriting future. He believes that it could very well be on the brink of a collapse.

In his recent writings, Dr. Thomas opined that while the sugar commodity life cycle for Guyana is in long-term decline, rice has been in a marked upswing. Contrarily, he said, “The ticking time-bomb that rice is perched” on is due to three factors. He listed these to be explosive growth of output, increasing difficulty in finding lucrative markets and the level of unit production costs.  Continue reading


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