Daily Archives: 06/25/2013

Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes? -TED video

Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes?

Published on Jun 25, 2013

As a young ER doctor, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation. But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise that led him to wonder: is our understanding of diabetes right?

Could the precursors to diabetes cause obesity, and not the other way around? A look at how assumptions may be leading us to wage the wrong medical war.

Cricket: On this day, June 25, 1963- Exactly 50 years ago

On this day, June 25, 1963- Exactly 50 years ago

West Indies vs England, Lord’s 1963: A thriller where all four results were possible till the very end


 Guyanese and West Indian Legend Basil Fitzherbert Butcher

This entry was submitted by Dmitri Allicock:

Exactly 50 years ago England and West Indies were involved in one such encounter. It still remains one of the greatest Tests of all time — the balance of which shifted from one side to the other over the five-day period before culminating in one of the greatest climaxes cricket has witnessed.               Continue reading

Brazil’s Nationwide Protest Movement Enters Third Week – video

Brazil’s Protest Movement Enters Third Week

Published on Jun 24, 2013  –

 Waves of protests continue in Brazil as demonstrators demand government take decisive action to address their demands.  They were protesting against corruption and social and political issues that have long been unchallenged.

Capitol News – TV video Reports – June 24, 2013

Capitol News to June 24, 2013

  • Parliamentary Opposition executives taken on flyover tour of Amaila Falls access road – 24th Jun 2013
  • The fuss over airfares – 24th Jun 2013
  • Bartica residents face challenges with waste disposal and quality of roads – 24th Jun 2013
  • SBDF credited with creating thousands of jobs – 24th Jun 2013
  • GCCI wants proper security in the mining sector – 24th Jun 2013
  • Guyana may have to import sugar later this year – 20th Jun 2013
  • Opposition party AFC slams Attorney General for misinforming the public – 20th Jun 2013
  • Guyana and EU inks financing agreement worth over £23 million – 20th Jun 2013
  • Former President Jagdeo to lead Commonwealth Expert Group on Climate Finance – 20th Jun 2013

View Capitol News TV reports below:      Continue reading

The Kleptocratic Republic of Guyana – by Ralph Ramkarran

The Kleptocratic Republic of Guyana

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Posted on June 23, 2013 by 

Since the last elections several revelations have emerged of corrupt, and even potentially criminal, activities by persons currently or previously associated with the PPP and who have friends in the leadership or access thereto. Corruption has become so pervasive that it is no longer possible to keep the evidence away from the Press and the Police. And most important, none of them have come to light as a result of any action initiated by the Government without prior exposure.

It is now clear that the adamancy of the Government and the PPP in refusing to acknowledge the level of corruption in the society, and to do something about it, is linked to where the corruption is located. It is not known whether Government spokespersons are still so blind about corruption that they are still asking, where is the evidence? Guyana will soon qualify as  The Kleptocratic Republic of Guyana.   Continue reading

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