Daily Archives: November 25, 2012

When Our Job Threatens Our Marriage

Here is another interesting Blog entry from Rosaliene Bacchus, one of the followers of the Guyanese Online Blog. Thank you Rosaliene!

Three Worlds One Vision

The Sertão or Backlands – Northeast Brazil

Source: “Northeast Brazil reels from worst drought in 30 years

 

The sertão or backlands of Northeast Brazil, with an average temperature of 84ºF, is a semi-arid region of scrubby caatinga vegetation of low thorny bushes. Frequent and prolonged drought in the region has forced thousands of impoverished Nordestinos to migrate to major coastal cities in the Northeast and to metropolitan areas in Southeast Brazil.

Francisco* was among those who migrated to São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, in search of a better life. He did well and returned to Ceará to get married and raise a family. I met him when he started working at Ceará Importers Ltda.* He was an amiable person, short and stocky, with a spring in his lopsided gait.

He loved his trade as electrical technician, installing and maintaining piping, cables, and wiring that connected…

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“My Story” – by Randall Butisingh – Dec 1, 1912 – Dec 9, 2012

“Teacher Randall” passes at 100

Editor’s Note from Cyril Bryan: 

Update on December 10, 2012.

Teacher Randall 100 years old,  passed on to the great beyond on December 9, 2012.  May his soul Rest In Peace.

“Teacher Randall attained his 100th birthday on December 1, 2012.  There was a wonderful party for the occasion held at the Nursing Home in Florida, where he resided.  He had always looked forward to his 100th Birthday and he attained that goal.

Randall’s Obituary – < link

Go to the funeral parlor’s website and add your comments as well …. Add or view memories

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Division is the strength of a Democracy – Hubert Williams

Division is the strength of a Democracy

 By  Hubert  Williams

Boston, Massachusetts, Nov 10  — As Barack Hussein Obama, 51, returns in glory to the White House, Willard Mitt Romney, 65, begins his drift into America’s political wilderness, very likely hereafter concentrating on further wealth accumulation through business, while seeking to promote increased Mormon awareness of the country’s religious and demographic realities.

Last Tuesday’s verdict and the loss of all major “battleground” states was a crushing blow to Mr. Romney’s ambitions and hopes, though it by no means heralds the end of the Republican Party. The multi-party system of democracy remains alive and well in the United States, although the country’s racists and right-wingers would contend not.           Continue reading

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