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Listen to Podcast: Why building an oil refinery in Guyana is bad business and what are the country’s options?

Several alternatives to building a US$5 billion oil refinery have been suggested to Guyana. After explaining the reasons why he thinks it will be unprofitable to establish a 100,000 barrel per day refinery to take care of domestic needs of about 15,000 barrels per day and the exportation of the remainder, Consultant Pedro Haas of the New York-based Hartree Partners ...

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Listen to Podcast: Petroleum expert grilled on Guyana oil refinery feasibility study

After petroleum consultant at the United States-based Hartree Partners, Pedro Haas outlined the oil refining and product acquisition options available to Guyana, it was time for a very lively question and answer session. He was asked several questions about the viability of building an oil refinery in Guyana, and several suggestions were floated. The public consultation on the desktop feasibility ...

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Podcast: Two Guyanese among Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awardees for Excellence 2017

Two Guyanese, one Grenadian and one national of Trinidad and Tobago Saturday night copped the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2017 that was held in Georgetown, the Guyanese capital. The laureates are Mr. Winslow Craig (Arts and Letters) -Guyana ; Kwame Ryan (Arts and Letters)- Trinidad and Tobago; Shadek Nyack Compton (Entrepreneurship)- Grenada and Christopher Arif Bulkan (Public ...

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NY Times: Obama will protect 5 mn undocumented foreigners from deportation

Washington, Nov 13 (EFE).- U.S. President Barack Obama plans to announce next week a package of executive measures that will protect some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation, The New York Times reported Thursday.The influential daily is the second media outlet to report that Obama will make an announcement on immigration next week, with the conservative Fox news network having ...

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Podcast: Rev. Eugene Gilbert, Eddie Rodney underwent further cross examination

The Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry continued on Friday (May 2,2014) when Pastor Reuben Gilbert and Lawrence “Eddie” Rodney underwent further cross examination by lawyer for the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), Basil Williams.  Here’s a podcast of that session. We sincerely apologise for the quality of the first several minutes of the podcast. However, the quality improves for much ...

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Podcast: Rev. Reuben Gilbert testified, cross examined

Reverend Eugene Gilbert testified on Wednesday (April 30, 2014) before the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry. His evidence in chief was done under examination by Lawyer for the Commission, Latchmie Rahamat. He was subsequently cross-examined by Attorney-at-Law and Chairman for the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), Basil Williams. Here now is a podcast of that public hearing which was held ...

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Rodney Commission of Inquiry: Testimonies by Eddie Rodney and Karen De Souza

The Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry continued on Tuesday at the Supreme Court Law Library Building. Testifying before the the three commissioners were Walter’s brother, Lawrence Éddie’Rodney and former leading Working Peoples Alliance (WPA) activist, Karen Audrey De Souza. First , here’s a podcast of Mr. Rodney’s testimony.  {mp3remote}https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/176652096/podcast/rodneycoi/eddierodney.mp3{/mp3remote} And now, here’s Ms. De Souza’s {mp3remote}http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/176652096/podcast/rodneycoi/karendesouza.mp3{/mp3remote}

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Caribbean Week of Agriculture Podcasts

The Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2013 was formally opened on October 9 at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC), Liliendaal. The official opening was held days after several working sessions got underway on a variety of subjects including pest management and climate change, the state of the coconut industry, climate change and the marine environment and women in agriculture. The ...

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