Daily Archives: January 25, 2016

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 25, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 25 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

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For a world in gloom, a new torchbearer – Canada’s Justin Trudeau

For a world in gloom, a new torchbearer

By the Monitor’s Editorial Board – January 21, 2016
Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau

At a gathering of hand-wringing world leaders in Switzerland, Canada’s new prime minister Justin Trudeau was all palms up, offering advice on how openness and fearlessness can help solve global challenges.

Flint, Michigan – Under the Cover of Darkness – Blatant Racial Injustice

Sunday, January 24, 2016 – Miami Herald – by Leonard Pitts Jr.

The Poor of Flint Were Left Under the Cover of Darkness

Disaster in poverty-stricken areas often lack public attention

The Michigan National Guard has been helping to distribute bottled water to residents of Flint, Mich., during the water crisis. (Photo:Dale G. Young/AP)

“Them that’s got shall get. Them that’s not shall lose” —Billie Holiday

It was in April of 2014 that the water turned bad. Residents of Flint, Mich., reported that the stuff smelled. It was yellowish brown. You drank it and your hair fell out. Or you developed a rash. Or you were nauseous..

Again, this was in April 2014Continue reading

Too many men? Germany and the wrong kind of refugees – By Sharon Maas

Too many men? Germany and the wrong kind of refugees

BORDER CROSSINGS–  Posted on: Jan 18, 2016 – By Sharon Maas

What a difference a week, a day, a few hours, can make. On New Year’s Day the families in my cul-de-sac in a quiet South German village gathered for a New Year’s champagne. These are well-off middle-class Germans, and I am a tenant in one of the houses; I have known most of them for at least 30 years. They all have lovely large homes with beautiful gardens, two cars, state-of-the-art kitchens and bathrooms and so on. They consist of two retired couples, an older working couple and a younger family with three young daughters, whose father is the village mayor. In other words, they are The Establishment that might very well feel threatened by the influx of refugees in the village.    Continue reading

This Week with the President – January 16-22, 2016

This Week with the President – January 16-22, 2016

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