Daily Archives: March 25, 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 March 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 March 2015

  • Ramotar Lumps Crum-Ewing with Criminals
  • Mother still seeking answers for her four year old’s death
  • Investigation launched into baby’s death
  • Gregory Smith’s sister appears before Rodney Commission
  • Stabroek market vendors staying put after wharf collapses
  • A look at the Courts
  • Sports

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Ramotar Lumps Crum-Ewing with Criminals

Posted: 24 Mar 2015 04:09 PM PDT   Continue reading

Singapore: End of an era – Lee Kuan Yew dead at 91

Singapore: End of an era

The death of Lee Kuan Yew, former long-serving Prime Minister of Singapore, is of significance for the Caribbean if only for the reason that he first attained office at about the same time as many of the original democratically elected leaders of the countries of this Region, constituted largely of very small states, also commenced their periods of governance. Many of them and their successors lived to see Singapore attain a state of economic wealth well beyond that of the countries of our area.

Lee Kuan Yew first became Prime Minister of his country when, in 1959, it was still a dependency. But with Singapore’s expulsion from a British-created Federation of Malyasia which, like many of our then British Caribbean leaders, he favoured as a potentially beneficial arrangement for small countries, he became Prime Minister of an independent Singapore. This event, which he did not favour, occurred in 1965.  Continue reading

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

Three Worlds One Vision

Time to Wake Up: What Big Oil Companies Say Vs. What They Do

Pushing Back against ALEC
(American Legislative Exchange Council)

“ALEC is an organization, which works to undercut climate science and undermine climate progress at the state level, interfering in our state legislatures. ALEC has tried to roll back state renewable fuel standards and has handed out model state legislation to obstruct and tie up the President’s Clean Power Plan.”

~ US Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island, Speech delivered on the Senate Floor, March 12, 2015

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