Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

Damn or fear it, the truth is that it’s an insurrection

New Statesman

Damn or fear it, the truth is that it’s an insurrection

Published 18 August 2011
Bankers loot the Treasury, MPs fiddle their expenses . . . and then the establishment turns on deprived young people in England’s inner cities and calls them criminals. The August disturbances weren’t riots: they were the revolt of the working class.
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On a warm spring day, strolling in south London, I heard demanding voices behind me. A police van disgorged a posse of six or more who waved me aside. They surrounded a young black man who, like me, was ambling along. They rifled through his pockets, looked in his shoes, inspected his teeth. Their thuggery affirmed, they let him go with the barked warning there would be a next time.
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Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Festival – formerly “Caribana”

Here are two video clips highlighting the event held every year in Toronto. The first Caribana was held in 1967 to celebrate Canada’s Centennial.  It is now the largest such event in North America.

Video 1– This is the Official Promo Music Video for the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Festival held in July-August every year.

Video 2- An earlier travel video featuring “Caribana” shows the large crowd of revelers and spectators, over one million, at this event.

GUYANESE ONLINE NEWSLETTER – August 2011

GUYANESE ONLINE NEWSLETTER – August 2011

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This is the latest edition (#18) of the Guyanese Online Newsletter.

This newsletter has 15 pages and contains many articles and advertising of events by various Associations in the USA and Canada and one from London, England.

Inside this Issue

  • Pg 01– News
  • Pg 02- Editorial – Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival
  • Pg 03- Guyanese Online Blog Information
  • Pg 04 – Associations News and events
  • Pg 05- Associations News  and events
  • Pg 06- Associations News and events
  • Pg 07- Associations News and events
  • Pg 08- Commentary
  • Pg 09- Guyana News
  • Pg 10- Guyana News
  • Pg 11– Guyana News
  • Pg 12- Tourism
  • Pg 13 – Caribbean /Regional News
  • Pg 14 – Arts and Culture
  • Pg 15 – Historical – Emancipation

We do hope you find this publication interesting.

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Cyril Bryan, Editor and Publisher

E-mail: guyaneseonline@gmail.com or cybryan@gmail.com