Daily Archives: October 16, 2014

Guyana: Capitol TV News – 13 October 2014

  • Glenn Lall, wife plead not guilty to tax evasion
  • Health workers being trained in Ebola surveillance
  • Asian company, IAST announce US$30M projects
  • Journalists receiving training
  • Whittaker says acting Plaisance NDC overseer not experienced, qualified to stay on
  • Education Ministry to pay for funeral of boy struck down by official
  • Audio released of meeting with health Officials, mother of Jaden Mars
  • Sports
Glenn Lall, wife plead not guilty to tax evasion   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Glen Lall and his wife Bhena walked out of the court room to be greeted by his staff, supporters and friends. The publisher of Kaieteur News, Glenn Lall and his wife Bhena Lall, who operates Bhena’s Footwear, appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Georgetown Magistrate Court to answer charges of fraud and aiding […]    Continue reading

One Muslim state’s peaceful power transfer – commentary

One Muslim state’s peaceful power transfer

By the Monitor’s Editorial Board October 14, 2014 – [source]

  • Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo, center, speaks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, right, during their visit to a market in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct 13. The two discussed ways to use the online social network for national development.

With four Muslim countries now splintered in armed conflict (Libya, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen), the world can be grateful that the largest Muslim country will achieve a peaceful milestone Oct. 20. For the first time in its history, Indonesia will see a transfer of power from one popularly elected president to another: A humble former furniture maker, Joko Widodo, will take over from a former Army general, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.  Continue reading

The Lakshmi Cow Sanctuary in Bangor, PA – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Lakshmi Cow Sanctuary in Bangor, Pennsylvania – by Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Sankar Sastri

Dr. Sankar Sastri

Dr. Sankar Sastri’s Labor of Love!

We enter the Lakshmi Cow Sanctuary and there is Professor Sankar Sastri, tall, stately, and elegantly attired in his dhoti. Dr. Sastri is a Columbia graduate and a former CUNY professor in Mechanical Engineering.

He calls for Rama, Nanda, Durga, Lakshmi, Radha, Yogeshwari, and Vedanta, the one with a question mark on his head, and they all come to greet us. We take turns feeding them and marvel how intelligent these cows are and how fortunate they are to have Professor Sastri look after them.

When Professor Sankar Sastri retired from the CUNY system in 1999 he knew exactly what he would do for the rest of his life. He purchased 42 acres of farmlands in Pennsylvania and converted it into a Cow Sanctuary.  Continue reading

The Ebola Crisis and the Caribbean – by David Jessop + related articles

The Ebola Crisis and the Caribbean – by David Jessop

Published on Oct 13 2014 //

Ebola sign

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Picture: This educational notice in West Africa is the government’s attempt to educate the masses on the Ebola threat. (CDC image)

By David Jessop

News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 14, 2014: The first thing to be said about the Ebola crisis is that the region should be very proud that among the first to fully understand the seriousness of the threat and respond has been a Caribbean nation: Cuba.

It, almost alone in the world, recognized early, the extent of the potential crisis we all face if the epidemic is left unchecked.   Continue reading

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