Former President Carter’s cancer revealed after truncated Guyana’s Election visit + videos

Former President Carter’s cancer revealed after truncated Guyana’s Election visit

August 20, 2015 11:15AM ET – AlJazeera

Download high-resolution version >Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment.

On learning that the cancer had spread beyond his liver, Carter said, “I just thought I had a few weeks left, but I was surprisingly at ease. I’ve had a wonderful life.”

So far, the pain has been “very slight,” Carter said, and he hasn’t experienced any weakness or debility. Still, he will cut back on his work with the Carter Center and will give the treatment regimen his “top priority.”

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PLURALITY OF BUDGET SERVES AS INCENTIVES FOR REMIGRANTS

PLURALITY OF BUDGET SERVES AS INCENTIVES FOR REMIGRANTS

Almost daily remigrants in the diasporas are brushing up their resumes and exploring their long lost contacts to buy their green and gold party membership card to return home and get a job that pays duru- duru income.   But neither of these two items …. not a party card or an inflated resume is necessary. The new administration wants you to come as you are irrespective of ethnicity, race, sex, age, sexual preference, religion stage and state.

With the new budget outlined the era of stagnation and starvation wages has ended. The new dispensation is if you are willing to work, the administration is willing to work with you. Continue reading

CLEMENT ROHEE LABELLED HYPOCRITICAL……..11 phone lines attached to mac-mansion

CLEMENT ROHEE LABELLED HYPOCRITICAL……..11 phone lines attached to mac-mansion

Clement Rohee would trumpet that King Kong has nothing on him. False! The asset recovery program headed by Dr. Clive Thomas, have recently discovered that Rohee had 11 telephone lines in active use at his official residence and four mobile devices in addition to a laptop, desk top and Blackberry. The average bill to Telecoms monthly was a million Guyana dollars for his irrational exuberance.

Negotiations are in full swing for Mr. Rohee to repay the national treasury. The telephone bills are retroactive to December 2011. His monthly telephone bills are in excess of his monthly income and the investigative arm of the coalition Government is also looking at the relatives and close friends of Mr Rohee who were offered employment and special emoluments and privileges such as cars, diplomatic passports and duty free licenses and other perks.  Continue reading

Caribana in the air – By Waltie Ainsworth

Caribana in the air

By Waltie Ainsworth

Caribana in Toronto does get the greatest and biggest fete of them all summer time. West Indians especially Guyanese does abort their homes, families, children jobs and even their commonsense just to make an appearance to give the appearance of success.

Take for instance BT…….a young East Indian lad from Washclothes Mahaicony, and former student of Mahaicony Government secondary. BT in school was attracted to black girls and after he got his first job in Mackenzie with the bauxite company, he ended up marrying a light-skinnied Boviander girl.

She migrated to New York in the early nineties and was able to get a job at the Teterboro airport as an aviation Mechanic. Carla enjoyed the job but fortunately or unfortunately she became extremely popular on the job and became a team leader and later a pilot.  Continue reading

EZJET BOSS JAILED…THE GOAT MUST GRAZE WHERE IT TIE

EZJET BOSS JAILED…THE GOAT MUST GRAZE WHERE IT TIE

By Waltie Ainsworth

Late last week notorious EZJET owner, Sonny Ramdeo, was jailed for 20 years in Miami for defrauding his employers more than 21 million US dollars. Official court reports suggest that Mr. Ramdeo wanted to rival Sir Richard Branson as an airline tycoon by plying international routes ferrying passengers at low and fares and substantial baggage. (Click here for detailed story in Kaieteur News)

Mr. Ramdeo is reported to be a personal friend and confidant of former President Bharrat Jagdeo, who at the moment has personal legal problems of his own.  Continue reading

Obama cites ‘justice and redemption’ in call for comprehensive prison reform

Obama cites ‘justice and redemption’ in call for comprehensive prison reform

Speaking at NAACP convention in Philadelphia, president urges shorter sentences for some drug crimes and says felons should have right to vote

Obama at NAACP 2015

Obama at NAACP 2015

Barack Obama called for comprehensive reform of the US criminal justice system on Tuesday, including shorter sentences for certain drug offenses and the right to vote for convicted felons.

“Justice and redemption go hand in hand,” Obama said in a speech to the NAACP’s annual convention in downtown Philadelphia.

“I see those young men on street corners and eventually in prisons, and I think to myself: ‘They could be me,’” he said. “The main difference between me and them is I had a more forgiving environment so that when I slipped up, when I made a mistake, I had a second chance.”  Continue reading

Wives of Caribbean leaders urged to address Teenage Pregnancy in the Region

UN URGES WIVES OF CARIBBEAN LEADERS TO APPLY BEDROOM PRESSURE TO TWEAK TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN REGION

By Ewalt (Waltie) Ainsworth

Last week when the Caribbean heads of Government…..all men … were meeting in Barbados for the annual 36th planning meeting, the wives were out in Belize strategizing and planning petticoat details to tweak and curb teenage pregnancy in the region.

A disturbing statistic was revealed that 70 per cent of women under 19 have a child or two. To aggravate this situation the traditional support system is no longer there. Parents and grandparents are oft times absent and the spouse is missing, unemployed, in jail or visible in the drug trade. As a result the health and socioeconomic conditions of the children is often affected. Continue reading

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