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US Congressman Gregory Meeks speaks out – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine – 2 articles

Congressman Meeks: Why I Boycotted the State of the Union!

Gregory Meeks

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

“We cannot stop the emigration of peoples of color into the United States of America,” said Congressman Gregory Meeks at a Town Hall meeting in Queens. The notice may have been short but the lines were long to listen to the Congressman.

“We cannot stop the emigration of peoples of color into the United States of America,” said Congressman Gregory Meeks at a Town Hall meeting in Queens. The notice may have been short but the lines were long to listen to the Congressman.

Read more: Congressman Meeks – Why I boycotted the CoI

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 February 2018

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 February 2018

Guyanese man hospitalized in NY after losing memory

Posted: 20 Feb 2018 02:22 AM PST

By Tracey Khan  – An elderly Guyanese man stuck in the Bellvue hospital in Manhattan New York after losing his memory is in tears and pleading for help to return to his country.  He gave his name as Ulric McDonald and Ulric Bobb called “Piah” 75, of Belladrum Village, West Coast Berbice. “As soon as you say […]

It was excitement down several city streets on Saturday, as the Children’s Mashramani Celebrations came to a close with their Mash parade

Another hinterland Radio Station is on the air and this time in Aishalton in the South Rupununi.

In excess of 40 persons are on the breadline after the furniture store they worked at went up in flames.

The Chinese have contributed much to Guyana’s rich Cultural Heritage, says President Granger at the celebration of the Chinese New Year.

President Granger disappointed that no inquest was conducted into the brutal murder of PPP’s Agriculture Minister

CH&PA came under the microscope in the meeting of Public Accounts Committee for 2018

Sixth One Love Gala – Toronto – March 3, 2018

US$500M PetroCaribe fraud at Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB)

… Investigators track US$5M in demurrage fees

February 20. 2018 – Kaieteur News

It started off in 2015 with the new Coalition Government wanting to know what happened at the various state agencies over the previous five or six years of the stewardship of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic.

This led to several forensic audits being commissioned. The findings were alarming enough for the administration to hand the reports to the police for further investigations.
The police gave the matters to its Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), which specialises in going after money crimes.

One of the big cases was the one involving the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB).      Continue reading

President Granger calls out corrupt police officers – By Adam Harris

President Granger calls out corrupt police officers

By Adam Harris

President David Granger’s address to the annual police officers’ conference was revealing. It highlighted the fact that the head of state was unhappy with the level of corruption in the force. In venting his unhappiness, he apportioned blame from the top to the bottom.

A fish rots from the head, he said. He continued that when one sees corruption at the bottom, it is because it is encouraged from the top. He spoke of senior officers who actually support the corruption by the junior ranks.    Continue reading

Ramotar defends CGX Energy oil contract he signed; says all contracts should be renegotiated

ex-President Donald Ramotar

Former President, Donald Ramotar on Sunday defended his decision to sign a zero royalty agreement with CGX Energy that also contains provisions that mirror those in the controversial ExxonMobil agreement inked by the David Granger-led administration.

However Ramotar, who was President from 2011 to 2015, said he inked the agreement with CGX because of the need to attract oil and gas investors to a country that had for  decades failed to find crude oil in commercial quantities.    Continue reading

Caribbean Airlines sinks further, and no fleet renewal plan – Commentary

Commentary: Caribbean Airlines sinks further, and no fleet renewal plan

February 19, 2018 By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) continues to sink for several reasons. The Port of Spain/Tobago flights operated by CAL require vast government subsidies to pamper Trinidadians who wants to go party on the island during weekends and holidays.  According to a report in the Trinidad Express, “Approximately $41 million budgeted for CAL as the subsidy on the air bridge this year does not cover the entire shortfall between the fare charged for flights on the air bridge and the cost of running it, making the route unprofitable.” And with such a large subsidy, private airlines can’t compete on the route.       Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 18 February 2018

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 18 February 2018

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – February 18, 2017

Stallholders are eagerly anticipating the completion of repairs to the Kitty Market

Businessman assisting with drainage works in the Alexander Village to bring an ease to residents

Bel Air residents remain resolute that land should be used for its intended purpose

The Guyana Police Force has recorded a 10% decrease in serious crimes compared to last year

Guyana-born Black Panther star Letitia Wright talks about the film – 2 videos

Black Panther’s Letitia Wright talks Guyana and #BlackGirlMagic

Interviewer: Soyini Phillips  – A Steed Media Production

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Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine + video

Extra point: Dale Hansen on school shootings

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Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine  (published on June 25, 2016)

NOTHING HAS CHANGED – GUN INCIDENTS INCREASE

Guns in America

Here’s a suggestion: Let gun control be the main policy issue in the 2016 presidential elections. In this way the American public will get the chance to decide on policies regarding gun control.     Continue reading

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