Category Archives: Agriculture

The Skeldon factory and the railway scrapping; two tragic mistakes – By Freddie Kissoon

The Skeldon factory and the railway scrapping; two tragic mistakes 


Ruling politicians dominate every aspect of life in a nation. A politician can send a country to war and that could mark the end of that state as a viable territory. A politician can decide which industry must close and the economic consequences can be disastrous. Countless citizens of this country across political and racial lines have moaned the loss of the railway. It was a decision of the Prime Minister, Forbes Burnham.

There is no biography of Burnham so we are yet to read a detailed explanation as to why Burnham made that decision. The definitive study of Burnham in power is Tyrone Ferguson’s “To Survive Sensibly or to Court Heroic Death: Management of Guyana’s Political Economy, 1965- 1985.”  Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 03 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 03 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 28 July 2015

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 28 July 2015

  • Another maternal death at the GPHC
  • Guyana’s maritime boundaries re-affirmed
  • Headaches for rice farmers
  • More work to be done to combat human trafficking
  • Release 15 year old; relatives, organisation plead
  • Charges for former Minister and her Personnel Officer
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News Videos:-  Continue reading

Guyana Sugar: Dr Clive Thomas appointed Chairman of GuySuCo

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

Click entries to view on the Blog Website 

  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.

Source   Continue reading

GUYANA: Recent News – 18 June 2015

    GUYANA: Recent News – 18 June 2015 – Demerara Waves


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