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Many people have asked me why, despite their legislative majority, the opposition in Guyana have, since 2001, allowed the PPP ant its Executive Government to out-maneuver them. They are of course referring to the latest confusion surrounding the AFC-sponsored no-confidence vote. We now discover that it is the Executive Government and not the Speaker which has the power to convene parliament.
A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) takes this opportunity to once more extend felicitations and best wishes to our Hindu brothers and sisters and the people of Guyana generally as we observe yet another Deepavali National Holiday.
On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, the Alliance For Change extends greetings to all our Hindu brothers and sisters. This is a time of great religious significance in the Hindu calendar commemorating the return of Lord Rama after he had spent 14 years in exile.
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:00 - 21:00
The Embassy of Guyana invites all Guyanese to the “Festival of Lights – Celebrating Diwali through the Performing Arts”
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00 - 17:00
The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development Broward presents:
Doing Business With Guyana
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE) and the Colorado State University (CSU), through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to participate in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA at CSU.
The risk of Ebola to the general public in the UK remains very low.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus primarily affects 3 countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Around 7,500 cases and more than 3,500 deaths are suspected in West Africa, according to the World Health Organisation (3 October). This is the largest known outbreak of Ebola.
By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 – The potential spread of Ebola into Central and Southern America is a real possibility, the commander of U.S. Southern Command told an audience at the National Defense University here yesterday.
Customs and Border Protection begins Enhanced Screening Program at JFK Airport to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection earlier today began enhanced passenger processing protocols at JFK International Airport in New York for passengers entering the United States who have traveled from or through the Ebola-affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. This is being done in coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At the far end of Flag Island on the River Essequibo there's this long brick hall (see photo). It has tall, shuttered windows, the bell-tower of a little church and the body of a warehouse. Forts aside, it's probably the oldest building in Guyana. Inside there was a large expanse of flagstones, a cluster of well-laureled tombs, and a colony of bats.