Daily Archives: October 26, 2012

Chaos and secrecy at the Guyana foreign ministry – commentary

Chaos and secrecy at the Guyana foreign ministry – commentary

Published on October 18, 2012   – Caribbean News Now

 By Ray Chickrie and Shabnam Alli

Today, (Oct 18, 2012), the Guyanese people found out that their president is in Cuba through the Cuban News Agency (PRENSA). The public had no clue that President Ramotar was going to Cuba on an official three-day visit. They have no idea who comprised the delegation that he is leading to Cuba. Further, this information as of today was not release by the Guyana News Agency (GINA). Sadly, this demonstrates the arrogance of the PPP regime in their refusal to answer to the people of Guyana.

What has become of the Freedom of Information Act? Why is it when Guyana’s president and ministers of government undertake official travel to attend international meetings, the Guyanese people are always kept in the dark?             Continue reading

Toots and the Maytals – 37 videos – continuous play

Toots and the Maytals – 37 videos – continuous play

Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and rock steady vocal groups. According to Sandra Brennan at Allmusic, “The Maytals were key figures in reggae music. Formed in the early 1960s when ska was hot, the Maytals had a reputation for having strong, well-blended voices and a seldom-rivaled passion for their music. Frontman Hibbert’s soulful style led him to be compared to Otis Redding“.[1]      [Read more]

Cuban developments and relations

Cuban developments and relations

Posted By Stabroek staff On October 24, 2012- Editorial

Two events relating to Cuba, and occurring last week, placed the country in the spotlight. The first was a marking of the 50th anniversary of the so-called October missile crisis of 1962, when in response to what appeared to be a Soviet attempt to place nuclear missiles in Cuba, the United States threatened to use nuclear weapons to ensure the turnaround of the Soviet warships carrying the missiles. The second was the decision of the government of Cuba to remove any limits on Cuban citizens’ ability to travel out of the country – the lifting of so-called exit visas –  thus allowing free movement to the United States of America where the majority of Cubans living outside of their country now reside.    Continue reading

The Mormon Race Controversy – articles and videos

The Mormon Race Controversy

Posted: 25 Oct 2012 03:43 AM PDT

The following website links were compiled by the St.Stanislaus College website.  Thanks!

Articles:

  1. http://www.slate.com/articles/life/faithbased/2012/03/mormon_church_and_racism_a_new_controversy_about_old_teachings_.html
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_people_and_early_Mormonism
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curse_and_mark_of_Cain
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints
  5. http://christiandefense.org/mor_black.htm     Continue reading
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