Category Archives: Agriculture

Debate: To close or not to close Wales Estate – two articles

THE CLOSURE OF WALES ESTATE

Saturday, 23rd January 2016  – Written by Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

It is only after the magnitude of the potential disaster became apparent to the public that the Government began to scramble for a plan to protect workers of Wales Estate and farmers who supply cane. The closure of Wales Sugar Estate would impoverish the 1,700 workers and their families, cane farmers and their families and all others who are sustained by the existence of Wales Estate. The Government’s plan, announced in bits and pieces and later advertised in the media, is likely to fizzle as rapidly as it was hastily concocted. Offering some workers jobs at Uitvlugt and the vague notion of a waterway to transport farmers’ canes are not enough.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 25, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 25 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 January 2016

Capitol TV logo

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 January 2016

Sattaur dismissed as GRA Head

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:09 PM PST

Bank of Baroda East Coast location robbed

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:08 PM PST

Find root causes to eradicate violence in society advises President Granger

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:07 PM PST

DEA office opening delayed to February 15

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:06 PM PST

Sugar workers protest

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:05 PM PST

Find solutions now urges bauxite union officials

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:04 PM PST

Sports

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 02:00 PM PST

Guyana – Government News Brief – January 18, 2015

GINA logoGuyana – Government News Brief – January 18, 2015

A New Story of the People – video by Sustainable Human

A New Story of the People – video by Sustainable Human

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Guyana Government News Brief – January 12, 2016

GINA logoGovernment News Brief – January 12, 2016

GUYANA – Capitol TV Videos – 24 December 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV Videos – 24 December 2015

Corruption worries top cop

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:09 PM PST

Last minute Christmas hustle continues

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:08 PM PST

Sugar future for review by National Assembly

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:07 PM PST

President pardons more non-violent female prisoners

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:06 PM PST

Mother seeks urgent financial assistance for son’s surgery

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:05 PM PST

Sports

Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:00 PM PST

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – December 25, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 25 December 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Government News Brief – December 14 2015

GINA logoGovernment News Brief  – December 14 2015

  1. GuySuCo exceeds sugar production goals for 2015 surpassing the 227,000 tons target. The second crop goals were also surpassed. This is the first time in 11 yrs that GuySuCo has achieved its targets.
  2. A National Tourism Policy is being drafted to focus on the unique qualities Guyana has as an ecotourism destination. Sustainable tourism must be the focus.   Continue reading

Government News Brief – December, 10 2015

Government News Brief – December, 10 2015

  1. GINA logoAgriculture: Sugar production to meet and exceed its 2015 target – first time since 2004.
  2. Agriculture: Farmers must diversify – other products other than sugar and rice.
  3. Thomas Lands Georgetown  – Land transfer by previous government to Ed Ahmad done in secrecy.  Mr Ahmad now awaiting sentencing on mortgage fraud charges in the USA.
  4. Paddy farmers must use legal means to get paid by rice millers. All monies for rice shipped to Venezuela paid by Government to millers.    Continue reading
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