Daily Archives: 03/07/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – March 07, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 07 March 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

The Arrogance of Power – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Arrogance of Power – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

It seems rather easy on paper. All that is needed is for someone to pick up a check and cash it. The check is worth $5millon and the added bonus is a $200,000 for life. But there is a small matter. The person who picks up the check must be an African leader who was democratically elected and who was ready to demit office at the end of his or her constitutionally mandated term. The award was announced in 2007 and to date only three of Africa’s 54 leaders have laid claims to it.

When Sudanese businessman Mo Ibrahim went before the world’s press he was careful to state the requirements of the prize. According to Mr. Ibrahim, ‘ We made it clear from day one that the award is an award for excellence in leadership, for people who have no blood on their hands and no messy hanky-panky.’      Continue reading

Bernie Sanders 1985-2016 – from the Rosaliene Bacchus Blog

Bernie Sanders 1985-2016. –  by Rosaliene Bacchus

As an independent at heart, Bernie Sanders has been consistent in his values and policies over the years. Are the American people ready to wake up and listen to him? Are Americans ready to change course?

Reblogged from THE ONENESS of HUMANITY:

Film clips of U.S. Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont through the years, from 1985 until today.


(Thank you to Separation of Corporation and State at YouTube)

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Jagdeo: PPP worried birth certificates will be used to rig elections

Jagdeo: PPP worried birth certificates will be used to rig elections

Bharrat Jagdeo -2016

Bharrat Jagdeo

March 6, 2016 – Demerara Waves.

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo fears that the APNU+AFC-led coalition government plans to rig future elections by setting the stage to register thousands of underage persons.

Addressing hundreds of persons at Babu John, Port Mourant,  Corentyne on Sunday, March 6, 2016 in honour of late People’s Progressive Party founder-leader, Dr. Cheddi Jagan,  the Opposition Leader reasoned that the voters list could appear clean but the party needed to guard against padding with under-aged persons.   Continue reading

Cricket: Tony Cozier -T20 World Cup 2016 and WICB governance issues

Darren Sammy, Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle have a chat

T20 specialists give weakened West Indies hope

They are sorely missing Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard, but West Indies still have plenty of experience to take to the World T20.

Curtly Ambrose reflects general public confidence that West Indies can repeat their 2012 triumph in the 2016 World T20 that they officially commence against England in Mumbai on March 16.  Continue reading