Guyana Receives $5 Million IDB Grant for Low-Carbon Economy
The grant funding is being financed with resources from the Guyana REDD+ Investment Trust Fund, and will be executed from 2013 to 2015 by Guyana's Small Business Bureau, in coordination with Norway, the IDB and the World Bank's International ...
IDB provides funds for low carbon activities in GuyanaAntigua Observer
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Bonnie Franklin, best known as a single working mother in the hit CBS comedy “One Day at a Time” in an era when U.S. television was redefining families in pop culture, died on Friday at age 69. She died at her Los Angeles home of complications from pancreatic cancer, surrounded by relatives and friends, according ...Read More »
Guyana to host International Food and Drink Festival 2013NCN GuyanaThe event, which was launched on Friday at Cara Lodge with the collaborative efforts of Guyana Karate College and The Tourism Ministry, will be held on March 30. Public Relations Office...Read More »
New York Times Royal Pedigree Infuses Collective BeatsNew York Times“When people find out who our dad is, they want to know why our music doesn’t sound like his,” said Raul, 25, sitting with his brother at a conference table here in the offices of their label, Nacional Records, which is best known for releasing cutting …Read More »
Dozens of mayors, city councilors remain in office in Guyana for nearly 2 decades
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – In colonial times, the governor of what was then called British Guiana would impose hefty fines on officials who refused to show up and do their jobs. Today, the rugged South American country of Guyana has the opposite problem: ...
At the reception, (L-R) Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill; internationally acclaimed Jamaican musician Jimmy Cliff; JTB Director of Tourism John Lynch and Erik Nicolaisen. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Mar. 1, 2013: Jamaican music icon Jimmy Cliff and star of Volkswagen’s “C’Mon Get Happy” Super Bowl advertisement Erik Nicolaisen were recently honored at a cocktail ...Read More »
ESPNcricinfo.com Zimbabwe aim for surprise in shortest formatESPNcricinfo.comThere’s no Kieran Powell in the West Indies squad so Lendl Simmons could get a chance to open. Shannon Gabriel and Barnwell have made it to the squad based on their performances in the Caribbean T20 and West Indies captain Darren Sammy said they are …Cricket – Gayle to sit out T20 gamesYahoo! ...Read More »
Who won the drug war? Drugs didMinnPost.comLatin American countries including Mexico and Colombia, bloodied by cartel carnage, have pushed the trend further by decriminalizing small amounts of pot. But Cambodia — like Pakistan and Egypt — belongs to a lesser-recognized category: countries … and more »Read More »
DirecTV steps up Latin American strategyRapid tv newsAt the recent Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom conference, Bruce B Churchill, executive vice president and CEO of DirecTV Latin America, talked about the DTH operator’s business in Latin America and what the company is planning for 2013. and more »Read More »