Daily Archives: October 2, 2014

Combined opposition restates support for no-confidence motion

Combined opposition restates support for no-confidence motion

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 –  Written by Demerara Waves

ballot boxIn the wake of efforts by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to drive a wedge between the two opposition parties over which elections they each prefer, the combined opposition on Wednesday re-affirmed their unwavering commitment to passing the vote of no confidence against the government at the earliest sitting of the National Assembly.

“The parties, which hold a majority of seats in the National Assembly since the 2011 elections, emphasized that the holding of local government elections or the setting of a date for such elections, would not deflect from or affect passage of the vote of no confidence,” said the Alliance For Change (AFC) in a statement.  Continue reading

Jahrusalem Christmas Dance – Toronto – December 20, 2014

Download: Jahrusalem Christmas Dance Flyer -2014

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Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 30 September 2014

Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 30 September 2014

  • Trotman vows to stay in Speaker’s chair
  • Alesie Rice worries about licence after fallout with Ramsammy
  • Women’s right group frustrated by Minister Webster
  • Auditor General says public funds continues to be misused
  • APNU continues protest for Local Gov’t polls
  • Students scammed by bogus nursing school wants money back
  • GPL cuts power to University’s IT Lab
  • Sports
Trotman vows to stay in Speaker’s chair    Posted: 30 Sep 2014 02:09 PM PDT
Alesie Rice company worries about licence after fallout with Ramsammy    Posted: 30 Sep 2014 02:08 PM PDT   Continue reading

Serena Hewitt – A Teacher of Distinction – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Serena Hewitt  – A Teacher of Distinction – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Here is  a profile of Serena Hewitt. Her students know her as Serena Brathwaite. This teacher really deserves a medal for her services to education in Guyana, the Caribbean and North America. She has not been given the recognition which she has earned.   Download PDF copy here >>Serena Hewitt

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The Diaspora is a diminishing Phenomenon – By Hubert Williams

THE DIASPORA IS A DIMINISHING PHENOMENON

    By Hubert Williams

Boston, Massachusetts — Nostalgia is a constant repetition of a lived experience; so few children based outside of their parents’ home country and who have not really shared their parents’ past should be expected to feel as fervently as their parents do about the “homeland”… so, with each succeeding generation, I expect that the fervour about “our home” will be increasingly depleted, as will the flow of “remittances”, barrels and sundry packages which have helped considerably to sustain relatives during those parlous times in Guyana approaching the end of the last century… and even up to now.

What applies to Guyana is as well the experience of Barbados and other Commonwealth Caribbean countries where the human flow outwards followed Independence, burgeoning economic stringencies and social challenges – not the least of them being corruption, crime and violence.  Continue reading

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