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Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 13, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 13 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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Do We Need Black History? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Do We Need Black History? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Do we need Black History? Should we set aside a month for the study of Black History? Do Blacks have a history anyway? The social media is abuzz with views on these topics. In an effort to answer such questions the life and times of Amos Beman is pertinent. The young Beman had his heart set on attending Wesleyan but in 1832 the college was not admitting Blacks. The Board of Trustees passed a resolution on October 10, 1832 saying that, ‘none but white male persons shall be admitted as students of this institution.’

Beman was tutored three times a week in the living room of abolitionist Samuel P. Dole as private tutoring was quite common at the time. Beman grew up and became an influential pastor. In 1843 Noah Webster who is famous for his thesaurus asked Beman for his views on Black History. After a discussion Webster concluded that Blacks do not have a history and worse yet ‘there can be none.’   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief February 12, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief February 12, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 12, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS –12 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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THE ZEST OF GUYANA – Thirty five poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

zest of guyana

THE ZEST OF GUYANA

THIRTY FIVE POEMS

By Dmitri Allicock

 ORANGE PEEL FRESHNESS
The first slither of the orange peel
My soul refreshed with a citrus feel
Ripe oranges to peel I love the best
To inhale the sweetness of that zest
The passion of homegrown fragrant
And orange peel freshness so instant

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Government News Brief February 11, 2016 – GINA Guyana video

Government News Brief February 11, 2016 – GINA Guyana videoGina Guyana

  1. Stamping out Human Trafficking in Guyana –  Concerted efforts have begun.
  2. Ministry of Communities . … Minister Bulkan at the Budget Debate talks about Local Government taxes and rates revisions, last updated in 1995.
  3. Hinterland residents will get better roads – better communications for interior development
  4. ICT development in the hinterland, especially for schools, outlined in Budget Debate..
  5. Public Hospital improvements in equipment and services outlined in the Budget.

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 10 February 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 10 February 2016

Local DEA Office opens but us ambassador says results will not be produced overnight    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:09 PM PST
Sophia bus operators feeling the heat because of breakdown in communication between police and city constabularies   Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:08 PM PST
DEA office to make a huge difference in drug fight    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:07 PM PST
Disabilities commission happy with steps to protect persons with disabilities     Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:06 PM PST
SOCU is ready, should the US request information on Dr. Noel Blackman    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:05 PM PST
Durban park development taken to residents of Lodge for support   Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:03 PM PST
Sports    Posted: 10 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 11, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS –11 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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Aquaculture, livestock farms among plans for Wales – Agri Minister, Noel Holde

Aquaculture, livestock farms among plans for Wales
Noel Holder

Noel Holder

 Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder has unveiled that among other things there are plans in place to study the possibility of opening an aquaculture and livestock farm among others at the Wales Sugar Estate.

This is after Government had announced that it plans to close the Wales Sugar Factory at the end of 2016 since it would be unable to upkeep operations at the plant.

Before laying the plans for the estate, Holder stated that the present attack from the Opposition on the proposed closure of the Wales estate factory is political rhetoric.    Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – February 10, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – February 10, 2016- video

  1. Funding fro Youth programs – training and business opportunities in Budget.
  2. Housing:Turnkey Housing: Private companies to build housing. Focus on value for money and quality in construction.
  3. Agricultural (organic products) and mining opportunities for hinterland’s indigenous peoples.
  4. Health: Improved care in all hospitals….  upgrading of Regional Hospitals. Better equipment and staffing and availability of drugs in all hospitals.
  5. Business opportunities in Budget. Decreased cost of  importing cars etc.
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