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Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

CASH FROM OIL

Guyana: Until renowned Caribbean economist professor Clive Thomas raised it at a public engagement recently, Guyanese had long been speaking in hushed tones about how some of the billions the country expects to get from its bountiful offshore oil harvest will directly and quickly reach to their pockets. Comment

Georgetown celebrates 175th anniversary with ‘City Week’

Guyana: The Guyana mayor and councillors of the city of Georgetown have planned a week of activities to commemorate its 175th Anniversary, titled: “City Week,” that will begin with a “Gratitude and Celebration” church service at the historic St. George’s Cathedral Church on Aug. 19. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

Guyana: More than 50 Guyanese pensioners resident in Barbados turned up last Saturday when the Guyana Consulate held its first tea party for that country’s elderly who have made their home in the island. Comment

PNCR democratic culture augurs well for Guyana

Guyana: Dear Editor: The People’s National Congress Reform’ (PNCR) 20th biannual congress commences this week. It will culminate with the election of new office holders. Intensely competitive races for party chairman, vice chairmen and central executive members have therefore emerged. As one of the governing parties of our emergent oil producing country, the eyes of the world are on this event. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Guyana: After ending his 25-year career, as an United States naval officer piloting ships in the military warfare service department, Christopher Millington decided to seek greener pastures in his native land of Guyana, where he now serves up a delicious menu of American comfort food. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Two prominent Barbadian businessmen have been charged along with a sailor of the company’s yacht with trafficking in cannabis and importation of cannabis after police found 276 pounds of marijuana on board the vessel recently. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean As the cultural industries continue to thrive, people involved in the creation, production and distribution of cultural products could soon access additional sources of financing. Comment

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