Category Archives: Health / Environment

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – November 28, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 28 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

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GUYANA – Capitol TVNews Videos – 19 November 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 November 2015

  • Women busted for cocaine smuggling, in strange places
  • NIS increasing efficiency in record keeping
  • Public Health improvements
  • Crime Control and Military: Not your call Ramotar, says President Granger
  • Education: Technology boost for schools
  • Sports

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Everybody Hates Wasting Food – How Can We Stop?

If Everybody Hates Wasting Food, Why Do We Do It and How Can We Stop?

Food checkSaturday, 14 November 2015 – By Mary Hoff, Ensia | Report

It was bound to happen. When I first got the assignment to write a story on reducing consumer food waste, I was feeling just a little smug. I’m the one who wraps up breadsticks at the restaurant to take home, slurps the last bit of soup from the bowl, cuts the soft spots out of an apple rather than tossing the whole thing away. But even though I personally don’t fritter food, plenty of people do — and this would be my big chance to help reduce the hefty social and environmental costs by exploring why and what we can do about it.   Continue reading

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Originally posted on Three Worlds One Vision:

I am Ice by Liam Neeson
Other Videos available at Conservation International

Nature is Speaking

Nature is essential to every aspect of human life and well-being — we want to make sure it’s included in the conversation. People are taking more from nature than it has to give, and as a result, we’re putting our own lives on the line… Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.

~ Nature is Speaking video series, Conservation International

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Other flours- cassava, sweet potato and breadfruit- to fight diabetes etc – says top agricultural expert.

Other flours- cassava, sweet potato and breadfruit- are increasingly being regarded as major weapons in the fight against diabetes and other non-communicable diseases- says top agricultural expert.

[Demerara Waves – 2 November 2015] – International Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) Representative to Barbados, Ena Harvey said her organisation was pushing the use of high-fibre root crops in the Caribbean as part of a regional food and nutrition security.

“Root crops are very high in fibre, low glycemic content so that they are good for diabetes-based diets, and you know we have a tsunami of non-communicable diseases here in the Caribbean so we are looking to get persons to use more root crop-based foods,” she told Demerara Waves Online News ahead of the Pacific-Caribbean Agriculture-Food Forum on Agriculture which begins Monday in Barbados.  Continue reading

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 26 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 26 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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Opposition objects to countrywide cleanup campaign

OCTOBER 26, 2015 –  By Abena Rockcliffe –   cites excessive spending   —  Probably being the lone voice in the wilderness, Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo has articulated concerns over the government-initiated countrywide cleanup exercise. In fact, the former President condemned the government for the amount of money that is being spent on efforts to return Georgetown to its status as […]

Was $1B ‘Clean up my Country’ fund misused?

OCTOBER 26, 2015   probe underway after audit reveals inconsistencies  –  It was just last year the former PPP/C administration set aside $1B for a massive a ‘Clean up my Country’ Campaign. But under a new administration, several inconsistencies have surfaced on how that money was spent, and an investigation has been launched. At least this is according to […]

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 October 2015

  • Venezuela continues hostility towards Guyana
  • Cocaine smugglers still trying
  • Health initiatives
  • Blame me for increases – says Prime Minister
  • Decision on GuySuCo soon
  • Director of Prisons charged
  • Sports

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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 22 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 22 October 2015

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Latest News Headlines – Kaieteur News – 22 October 2015

Boys will be boys – hopefully! – By Dennis Nichols ‘Countryman’


sweetness of Guyana



By Dmitri Allicock

Sing a song of praise to the land
And reap a rich harvest so grand
Treated it well and watch it grow
The sweetness of what you sowed.

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