Category Archives: Government

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 01 September 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA- Capitol TV News Videos – 01 September 2015

  • Gun amnesty yields results already
  • Berbice Bridge Toll Reduction: Not smooth sailing
  • PPP says it will support Gov’t
  • Car registration: Something fishy
  • GUYOIL Bond destroyed by fire
  • Gang warfare – Execution
  • Sports

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GUYANA – Latest News – 01 September 2015

Female visitor to Kaieteur Falls presumed missing; tours suspendedGUYANA – Latest News – 01 September 2015

  • Female visitor to Kaieteur Falls presumed missing; tours suspended – Demerara Waves
  • Venezuela and TT oil prices not in competition -Finance Minister – Demerara Waves
  • Volunteer experience in Guyana inspires Penetanguishene woman to write – Demerara Waves
  • Blaze erupts at GuyOil bond   FULL STORY | |KNEWS –  By Desilon Daniels  …millions lost in lubricants
    The blaze which engulfed the bond What could have quickly become a dangerous situation turned out to be a destroyed bond after firemen extinguished a blaze that had erupted at a GuyOil… [.MORE..]
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NEW GPC and Hand-In-Hand own 50% of Berbice Bridge

Jagdeo 2015 pix

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo

 NEW GPC and Hand-In-Hand own 50% of Berbice Bridge

AUGUST 31, 2015 | BY | By Kiana Wilburg

– Contractual agreements allow providers of 5% of capital to control the bridge and receive 23% annual return

The saga of the Berbice River Bridge Company Inc. continues to reveal even more interesting details as Kaieteur News understands from experts very close to the Bridge that the current contractual arrangements allow for two entities to control 50 percent of the company: The NEW GPC and Hand In Hand Trust Corporation.

New GPC, a company owned by Dr. Ranjisinghi ‘Bobby’ Ramroop has close relations to former President Bharrat Jagdeo and, according to an article on some time ago, that company has two Directors on the Board. Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 31 August 2015

Demerara WavesGUYANA – Latest News – 31 August 2015

Granger, Jagdeo hold talks

Granger, Jagdeo hold talks

Monday, 31 August 2015 19:35 – Written by   – Comments

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and President David Granger in talks at the Ministry of the Presidency.

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and President David Granger in talks at the Ministry of the Presidency.

President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo earlier Monday evening, according to the Ministry of the Presidency.  They focussed on “several urgent matters which need to be addressed by all Guyanese.”

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday evening assured President David Granger that the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) would give its unqualified support to the government in protecting Guyana’s territorial integrity.
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Freer US Travel to Cuba poses a Challenge – By David Jessop

Freer US Travel to Cuba poses a Challenge

Published on Aug 27 2015 – By David Jessop


Havana – Cuba

News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Aug. 28, 2015: According to the North American trade publication, Travel Weekly, US tourism to Cuba is now growing at such pace that the country is experiencing a shortage of both highly trained Cuban professional guides and non-Cuban certified tour directors to accompany the tours that US Treasury regulations require almost all US visitors to take.

It is just one indication of a situation that as this year goes on may change, if as seems likely the US Administration allows its citizens to travel to Cuba on an individual basis.  Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 29 August 2015


GUYANA – Latest News – 29 August 2015

  • No more five-year wait for Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors to pursue post-graduate studies – Demerara Waves
  • Media policy looming; government says agencies must be responsible – Demerara Waves
  • Bitter row in GMSA over CCJ’s US$6 M award to Surinamese company; lawyers also scold GMSA for “irresponsible” statement – Demerara Waves
  • Realtor Tony Reid dies – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – Latest News – 28 August 2015

 GUYANA – Latest News – 28 August 2015

Ethnic Division Dilemma – by Dave Martins

Ethnic Division Dilemma – by Dave Martins

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

From a boy of 10 or so, growing up on West Dem, it was there in front of me – the difference between Indians and blacks, what we refer to today as the ethnic divide; I never heard the term back then. Only on my return here did I come to understand the depth of this rift, and the dilemma it poses for Guyana. In the wake of the election, several prominent voices, including our former Speaker Ralph Ramkarran, have addressed the resolution of this topic; Freddie Kissoon in Kaieteur News has recently written a stirring column on the subject, citing East Indian myopia; I urge all Guyanese to read those columns.  Continue reading

DIASPORA TIMES NEWSLETTER – August 24, 2015 – An APNU-AFC Publication

DIASPORA TIMES NEWSLETTER – August 24, 2015 – An APNU-AFC Publication

Diaspora Times - August 2015Download: DIASPORA Times AUG. ISSUE-Circulate

Contents:  PAGE 3: The Chinese also came     PAGE 4-5: Approaching Venezuela implosion     PAGE 6-13: Budget 2015    PAGE 14: Cricket and the 50th anniversary    PAGE 15: Learning and Diaspora    PAGE 16: The Search for a better life.    PAGE 17: The Law: Govt. must tread carefully    PAGE 18-19: Racial harmony possible?    PAGE 20: The change that is unity.    PAGE 21: The Legacy    PAGE 22-23: Green City Winds of change    PAGE 24: Where are you from?    PAGE 25: Promised land.    PAGE 26: Why worry?    PAGE 27-28: News Flash.   Continue reading


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