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

The Skeldon factory and the railway scrapping; two tragic mistakes 

AGUYSUCOUGUST 3, 2015 | BY KNEWS | FEATURES / COLUMNISTSFREDDIE KISSOON

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

For the Price of One! Corsbie, Jailall, Farrier – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

For the Price of One! Corsbie, Jailall, Farrier – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

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Some members of the ‘3 Ah We’ program in Brooklyn, New York.

‘The Seawall in Guyana is extremely important,’ says Ken Corsbie, ‘ because a quarter of the population was conceived there!’ Ken Corsbie was in his element. The Sunday afternoon crowd in Brooklyn was prepared to be entertained and Corsbie was working his magic.

There was this one about the School Inspector in Arima, Trinidad.  As he entered the class the teacher asked the students, ‘ who knocked down the walls of Jericho?’ Now this was no ordinary question. One student said it wasn’t him, why would he knock down the walls of Jericho? The Inspector and Principal couldn’t agree on how to discipline the student. When the Inspector kept insisting that the student must know who broke down the wall of Jericho the Principal decided to step in and save the day. He said, ‘ Okay, tell me how much the wall cost and I will pay for it!’   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 03 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 03 August 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA- Latest News – 31 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA- Latest News – 31 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – Capitol TV News – 30 July 2015

GUYANA – Capitol TV News – 30 July 2015

  • Former Health Minister appear in Court
  • Maritime Internal Waters and River Closing Baselines
  • Small businesses in focus
  • Change some Members of Parliament; opposition urged
  • PPP Government’s abuse of state funds continues to be uncovered
  • Close shave for senior citizen
  • Investigation underway into maternal death
  • Sports

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Former Health Minister appear in Court

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:09 PM PDT

Internal Waters and River Closing Baselines

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:08 PM PDT

Small businesses in focus

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:07 PM PDT

Change some Members of Parliament; opposition urged

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:06 PM PDT

PPP Government’s abuse of state funds continues to be uncovered

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:05 PM PDT

Close shave for senior citizen

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:04 PM PDT

Investigation underway into maternal death

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:03 PM PDT

Sports

Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:00 PM PDT

Update: Crum-Ewing’s killing: Narine confronts main suspect Regan Rodrigues in Police presence

GUYANA – Latest News – 30 July 2015 – Demerara Waves – [8 articles]

    GUYANA – Latest News – 30 July 2015 – Demerara Waves  [8 articles]

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 June 2015

  • Former Minister appears in court for larceny of state property
  • Reduced tolls for Berbice bridge soon
  • Another former Minister – Bheri Ramsaran– to appear in court
  • Opposition still to take up seats in Parliament
  • Government functionaries to come under scrutiny
  • Police again on the radar for abuse
  • Rodney Commission wrapping up continues
  • Sports

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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

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Video: Pres. David Granger – Speech at UN International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

President David Granger – Speech at International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

VIDEO: http://webtv.un.org/search/david-arthur-granger-guyana-1st-plenary-meeting/4351832917001?term=guyana

FfD_Logo-140David Arthur Granger (Guyana), 1st Plenary Meeting –  [UN Video]
13 Jul 2015 – His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana, at the 1st Plenary Meeting of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2015
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