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The Commonwealth: the Black and White of It – Sir Ronald Sanders

The Commonwealth: the Black and White of It

By Sir Ronald Sanders 

Thursday, August 29, 2013 –    Huntington News Net

Sir Ronald Sanders

Sir Ronald Sanders

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of the British Capital City, London, has joined in a chorus of voices in the Conservative Party that has been calling for Britain to abandon its membership of the European Union (EU) and to look instead to the Commonwealth of Nations as “countries that offer immense opportunities for British goods, people, services and capital”.

This is a huge reversal from 1971 when the then leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of Britain, Edward Heath, told the House of Commons that the idea that the Commonwealth might become “an effective economic and political let alone military bloc had never been realised”.  On the contrary, he argued, it was generally accepted that that trade with the Commonwealth overseas, unlike that with the European Common Market, held no prospect of dynamic growth. Britain’s subsequent entry to what is now the European Union (EU) in 1973 put an end to any further development of the Commonwealth as preferential trading group.   Continue reading

Senior Guyanese Friendship Asso. Bazaar – Toronto – Oct 5, 2013

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association Bazaar 2013

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association Bazaar – Toronto – October 5, 2013

POLICE treat Notting Hill Carnival revellers to street dance off

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Wearing high-vis jackets, the policemen took it in turns to bust a move, gyrating their hips and showing off fancy foot work before dropping to the floor in a line to ‘row the boat’

26 Aug 2013 14:08 – Daily Mirror Report

Notting Hill Carnival goers were treated to a special performance – an impromptu dance-off by the POLICE.

Three uniformed officers delighted the gathered crowds by flaunting their ‘twerking’ skills at Sunday’s street festival.

Wearing high-vis jackets, the policemen took it in turns to bust a move, gyrating their hips and showing off fancy foot work before dropping to the floor in a line to ‘row the boat’.     Continue reading

Miss World Guyana seeks your support

Miss World Guyana – Ruqayyah Boyer– seeks your support

By Tangerine Clarke  – http://www.caribbeanlifenews.com

Miss World GuyanaMiss World Guyana Ruqayyah Boyer, spoke eloquently about her ‘queen with a cause’ platform that addresses domestic violence and bullying, during a recent Guyana Tri-State Alliance reception at the Permanent Mission of Guyana to the UN, in New York City.

The welcome reception sought support for the 23-year-old University of Guyana student, and aspiring lawyer and global ambassador, who will be leaving for Jakarta, Indonesia to compete with more than 125 contestants at the 63rd Miss World Pageant, set to take place on Sept. 28.

Read complete story in Caribbean Life News  – click here

Picture shows Miss World Guyana 2013 Ruqayyah Boyer, at the WIADCA carnival kick-off at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Tuesday, Aug, 20.

Guyana Christian Charities – Fall Dance – Toronto Sept 7, 2013

REMINDER – Guyana Christian Charities – Fall dance September 7 in Toronto Canada

Guyanese Online

GCCC Fall Dance 2013

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