Spare Engine For TU154M Coming From Cuba
(By Bert Wilkinson)
JOLTED by a recent top management shake-up and problems with its only jet aircraft, the State-owned Guyana Airways has said that it is moving to have its TU-154M aircraft back in service at the end of the week or early in the next.
Photos and interviews by: Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah
Leslie Barnwell- Security
‘My new year’s resolution is to ask God almighty for health and strength, prosperity and success in the future and the future years to come.
Three of the four dailies on Friday headlined the second oil find by ExxonMobil at a well called Payara-1. Past predictions about the presence of petroleum deposits in offshore Guyana were confirmed when ExxonMobil announced its world class discovery, the largest for 2016, at its Liza well.
Following last week’s discussion of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) as a mechanism for avoiding and/or controlling the triad of crises typically associated with booms in oil and gas export revenues, I describe below the Government of Guyana’s declared intention with regards to its own SWF.
A few days into the New Year, St Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, suggested that all five of the Eastern Caribbean nations that sell Citizenship by Investment (CBI) should develop a joint approach through the OECS secretariat.
We must work to provide the knowledge and the surroundings which can enlarge the possibilities of every citizen. – Lyndon Baines Johnson, President of the United States of America (Excerpt from his inaugural address, January 20, 1965)
Whilst the illustrious Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) is vigorously attending to the preparation of its programme for 2017, and contemplating the manner in which it intends to enlarge the possibilities of citizens through chess, the column pauses to bring you some major international highlights of the past year.
Last month’s heavy rainfall brought unexpected flooding. Numerous people went to bed on December 22, 2016 and awakened on December 23, 2016 to the rising water around them, only to find out that some of the pumps were not working and the high tide did not help the situation either.