Daily Archives: January 29, 2015

Guyana Politics: The Coalition Waltz – “Dance With Me”

Cartoon – Stabroek News – January 29, 2015

The Coalition Waltz – “Dance With Me”

Coalition Cartoon

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 28 January 2015

Capitol TV News Videos – 28 January 2015

  • GPL considering reduced electricity charges
  • Robbery attempt at Survival Supermarket
  • Luncheon says “torture cops” service “superb
  • Judge rules in favour of public servant fired for refusing to submit to fingerprinting check in system
  • AFC holds Ramotar to elections date
  • Another look around the courts
  • Sports

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Five Charts That Show How the Middle Class Is Disappearing

Five Charts That Show How the Middle Class Is Disappearing

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The middle-class is feeling an income squeeze as economic policies continue to fuel inequality. Guess where the money is going as the middle class is disappearing and slipping into poverty?

Already the richest country in the world, the United States reached its highest cumulative wealth ever in 2013. It ranked fourth in the world in wealth per person, with $348,000 for every American adult.

But the average American wouldn’t know it. Thanks to economic policies that favor the super-rich and fuel inequality, the typical US adult’s total wealth is $31,688 — not even close to $348,000. Continue reading

Pandit Chunelall Narine and South African Cricket Captain, Hashim Amla

Pandit Chunelall Narine and South African Cricket Captain, Hashim Amla – A Beautiful Friendship

By Dr. Dhampaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

One is a Hindu priest, the other a devout Muslim that happens to be the Test cricket captain of South Africa. The priest is Pandit Chunelall Narine and the cricket captain is Hashim Amla. A Beautiful Friendship!

Amla is the first South African of Indian heritage to play for his country in Test cricket. Pandit Chunelall’s grandfather was Pandit Balkaran. He left India with his mother Dilla, on a boat bound for British Guiana, when he was just six months old.

A year ago a unique friendship blossomed between Pt. Chunelall and Hashim Amla that has lessons for tolerance and respect. Pandit Chunelall Narine is the priest-in- charge of the Shri Trimurti Bhavan, a Hindu temple in Queens, New York. The temple attracts devotees from all over New York as they gather to worship and to listen to Pandit Chunelall’s discourses. Continue reading