Daily Archives: February 29, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 29, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 February 2016 – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Guyana: Latest videos from Capitol News for Feb 28, 2016 – 15 videos

Latest videos from CapitolNewsGY for Feb 28, 2016 – 15 News videos

These 15 videos follow each other … you can skip videos using the arrows:-

1. A finger printing machine donated to the Police by the FBI solves three murders so far  – CapitolNewsGY

2  Agriculture Minister to meet with sugar workers  -CapitolNewsGY

Local Police seek to extradite former GPL CEO from Canada to answer charges – CapitolNewsGY   Continue reading

The Politics of Happiness – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Politics of Happiness – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Ben Carson

Money can’t buy happiness. But it can get you into the theater of the absurd. Donald Trump calls Ted Cruz a liar. Marco Rubio jumps in and also calls Cruz a liar. Cruz responds by saying that it is Trump and Rubio that are misrepresenting the facts. Jeb Bush tries to talk over Donald who grimaces and mocks. This quartet spends more time attacking each other than discussing the issues, a confederacy of prickly self-servers

John Kasich makes a reference to women in kitchens voting for him and that incenses the Republican Party. But Cruz is not done as he fi res a campaign offi cial for doctoring a picture. Jeb proves Trump to be correct when during a meeting Jeb begs the audience to ‘please applaud.’ This was perhaps the lowest energy of the campaign so far.   Continue reading

Guyana: The early Guyanese tadjah festival + related articles

01The now dormant tadjah festival of Guyana had its origins in the Islamic religion of the Indian Shia Muslims who arrived as indentured workers in British Guiana almost two centuries ago which later came to include non-Muslims.

Ironically, it was this national inclusion,to the disapproval of colonial authorities, which would lead to the festival becoming extinct on the local religious calendar today.

The history of the tadjah

The Guyanese tadjah was a procession of mourners marking the anniversary of the assassination of Hussain, who was the grandson of the Prophet Muhammed.

The first month of the Islamic New Year, Muharram, is one of the four sacred months in Islam. The tenth day of Muharram is the day of Ashura, which is considered to be a very important day in the Islamic calendar.   Continue reading

Clinton trounces Sanders in South Carolina, pivots to Trump

Clinton trounces Sanders in South Carolina, pivots to Trump

Hillary Clinton won a remarkable 87 per cent of the black vote, better than Barack Obama did in 2008.

 Hillary Clinton sailed to a commanding victory over Bernie Sanders in Saturday’s South Carolina primary, drawing overwhelming support from the state’s black Democrats and putting her in strong position for Super Tuesday’s crucial contests. (Feb. 27)
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HOUSTON—Hillary Clinton demolished Bernie Sanders by nearly 50 percentage points in South Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary on Saturday, demonstrating an overwhelming supremacy with African-Americans that could cripple Sanders’s candidacy in the next three weeks.   Continue reading

Guyana 411 February 26, 2016 – featuring Local Government

Guyana 411 February 26, 2016 – featuring Local Government

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