Daily Archives: 06/18/2013

My-story, the his-story and history” The 2011 elections – Kissoon

My-story, the his-story and history” The 2011 elections

JUNE 18, 2013 | BY KNEWS |FREDDIE KISSOON

In the recording of history, one’s objectivity becomes enmeshed with my story, his story and history itself. How do we separate my story, his story from history itself? My long standing friend, Devo (Professor Hubert Devonish from the Linguistics Department of the Mona campus of the UWI) in a 2004 research presentation titled, “Black My Story not History: The Walter Rodney Story,” puts it this way; “The study of the story of one’s society is not an objective factual “his- story” but of how each one of us came into being, a very subjective My Story.”

Understanding the story of the 2011 general elections falls into this line of thinking. The focus is on the My Story of Tacuma Ogunseye, the PNC’s story and objective truth. What really happened on November 2011?   Tacuma Ogunseye has become the first high ranking member of the broad coalition APNU to have publicly asserted that the poll was rigged.   Continue reading

Political direction, leadership top issues for PPP Congress

Political direction, leadership top issues for PPP Congress

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 – CND   Executive member of the People’s Progressive Party Clement Rohee says deliberations on the party’s political direction leading up to 2016 will be a key feature of its upcoming Congress August 2 – 4 at Port Mourant,  East Berbice.

Speaking at a party news conference on Monday he noted that the last Congress was held five years ago. The congress is to be held every three years but there was none in 2011 because of national elections that year.

“Much has accumulated for the five years and the key thing is the political direction of the party, the mandate given to the party by the delegates and observers who attend the Congress so the key issue is the mandate for the party over the next three years as handed to it by the delegates and observers,” Rohee said.           Continue reading

NY Tutorial Support Group – Spring Fling Dance – June 21, 2013

THE NEW YORK TUTORIAL

SUPPORT GROUP INC.

Spring Fling Dance

Friday, June 21, 2013;

10:00 pm – 3.00 a.m.;     DJ Hannah

St. Gabriel’s Church Hall,

331 Hawthorne Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225

Contacts: J. Callender (347) 564-0678; Dale Edinboro (347) 563-0847;

J.Grannum (718) 735-9186 & other C/Tee members

BHS – NY Tri-State Alumni – Food Fair – June 23, 2013

THE BISHOPS’ HIGH SCHOOL N.Y. TRI-STATE

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

 International Food Bar

ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH GROUNDS

133-04 109th Street

South Ozone Park, NY 11420

June 22, 2013

1.00 – 7.00 p.m.

Adults – $25.00

Children – $10.00 (12 & under)