Daily Archives: July 31, 2013

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 30 July 2013

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 30 July 2013

  • APNU will not participate in Local Gov’t Elections until Local Gov’t Laws are amended
  • Working People’s Alliance Party concerned about the estimated cost of the Amaila Hydro Project
  • MP Cathy Hughes disturbed by Attorney General’s assertions about her
  • Economic slowdown of the world’s economy in 2008 still being felt in the Caribbean Region
  • Caribbean Youth Ambassadors hold Environment Awareness and Advocacy one-day workshop
  • Limacol Caribbean Premier League T20 Tournament begins this evening

View TV news videos below:

APNU will not participate in Local Gov’t Elections until Local Gov’t Laws are amendedPosted: 30 Jul 2013 05:34 PM PDT

Opposition Leader David Granger says what is of grave concern  for the APNU is that under the present law ‘extreme powers’ are given to the Local Government Minister. The four Local Government Bills that have to be passed by the National Assembly are the Municipal and District Councils (Amendment) Bill, Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2012; […]  Continue reading

The great betrayal: W. Rodney and R. Ramkarran – Freddie Kissoon

The great betrayal: W. Rodney and R. Ramkarran

JULY 31, 2013 | BY  | FREDDIE KISSOON

During the days of the Forbes Burnham regime when the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) bore the brunt of Burnham’s anger, the consensus among academics and political observers was that there was a mindset inside the Burnham Government that felt Walter Rodney was extremely impertinent to attack an African-led Government, therefore more attention should be paid to undermining the WPA than the overtly Indian adversary, the PPP.

Political activists and analysts argued that Burnham was implacably opposed to Rodney, Clive Thomas, Eusi Kwayana, Andaiye, Bonita Bone, Dr. Omawale, Tacuma Ogunseye and David Hinds, among others in the WPA, because he felt that they were betraying their race in trying to weaken a government whose fulcrum rested upon the embrace of African Guyanese.   Continue reading

Emancipation – commentary

Emancipation

JULY 31, 2013 | BY  | FILED UNDER EDITORIAL

On August 1, 2013, it will be 179 years since slavery was abolished in this country – and in the rest of the British Empire, for that matter. As a national Public Holiday, we should be reminded that it is a day that should be commemorated by all Guyanese. Not only because we are citizens of this country but because we are the inheritors of the legacy of those who fought and died fighting that epitome of man’s inhumanity to man.

It was an institution of which the world had never seen before – and hopefully will never see again. There are those that like to mention that there was slavery before our “New World” slavery that dragged millions of Africans across the Atlantic and plunged them into a world in which even their humanity was denied.    Continue reading

Caribbean Premier League, Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks at Bridgetown, Jul 30, 2013

ESPN Cricinfo Live Scores

Caribbean Premier League,

Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks at Bridgetown, Jul 30, 2013 

Barbados Tridents 169/5 (20/20 ov)  St Lucia Zouks 152 (19.4/20 ov)

Barbados Tridents won by 17 runs

Full Match results at this link <

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