Daily Archives: June 20, 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 June 2015

  • More details emerge in plot to transfer vehicles – Westford, close associates
  • Persons being given chance to hand over state assets voluntarily
  • Three senior state media workers dismissed
  • GeoTech company re-launches operations here
  • Gov’t pushing through anti-money laundering legislation with or without PPP
  • Public Security Ministry going after Crum-Ewing killers
  • Couple escape injury after tree crashes unto bus
  • Sports

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We have not done enough talking on power-sharing – Eusi Kwayana

We have not done enough talking, grounding, conferences on power-sharing

eusi Kwayana -in 2014

eusi Kwayana (90) -in 2014

Letter: By Eusi Kwayana

Dear Editor:  Mr Tacuma Ogunseye, arguing the case for Africans, has raised the issue of power-sharing as it can play a part in the governance of Guyana. My own view is that while he stands out as a voice for the future of all Guyanese society, he recommends marches as a means of achieving it. We need means that inform, educate, or appeal to reason or goodwill. He is in Guyana, and I am not, and perhaps he believes that none of these matter any more.

Political marches of one race, from when they started, and regardless of their cause, have terrified others. We do not seem to realise that what we have not done enough of is grounding, talking, conferences, on these important issues.   Continue reading

GUYANA: Recent News – 19 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA: Recent News – 19 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

Why Tribal Peoples Are the Best Conservationists

Why Tribal Peoples Are the Best Conservationists

Friday, 19 June 2015 00:00By Staff, Survival | Report  – Truthout

Awá man making arrows, Brazil. The Awá have an intimate knowledge of their rainforest and are extremely skilled hunters. (Photo: Survival International) Photo: Awá man making arrows, Brazil. The Awá have an intimate knowledge of their rainforest and are extremely skilled hunters. (Photo: Survival International)

Awá Indians in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest know at least 275 useful plants, and at least 31 species of honey-producing bee. Each bee type is associated with another rainforest animal like the tortoise or the tapir.  Continue reading

We Were Never Meant to Survive: A Response to the Attack in Charleston

We Were Never Meant to Survive: A Response to the Attack in Charleston

Friday, 19 June 2015 00:00By Alicia Garza, Truthout | Op-Ed

A mourner grieves during a prayer vigil at the Morris Brown African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Nine people were murdered Wednesday night at another historic black church in this city’s downtown. (Travis Dove/The New York Times)Photo: A mourner grieves during a prayer vigil at the Morris Brown African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Nine people were murdered Wednesday night at another historic black church in this city’s downtown. (Travis Dove/The New York Times)

Wednesday night in Charleston, South Carolina, an act of terrorism was committed against a group of Black people who gathered in prayer. The church, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, was a site of slave rebellions as far back as 1822 and one of the oldest Black churches in the country.    Continue reading

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