Daily Archives: March 23, 2016

PHAGWAH GREETINGS – 2016

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Guyana– Latest News from various sources – March 23, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 23 March 2016 – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry

Politics in Real time: Do Governments lie to the People? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Politics in Real time: Do Governments lie to the People?

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

They promise the moon and the stars. When they get into power there will be milk and honey and no one will be short of anything. They assume office and then the lies begin.  The propaganda machine dishes out half-truths and downright lies and people shake their heads and say. “It’s politics, what do you expect?” Telling the truth is a revolutionary act, says George Orwell.

In America most people believe that politicians are liars.  In the current presidential campaign America is served with daily doses of bullyism from Donald Trump while 60 percent of the country cannot trust Hillary Clinton.  President Obama in a 2015 speech at the United Nations said, “You can jail your opponents, but you cannot imprison ideas. You can try to control access to information but you cannot turn a lie into truth.     Continue reading

Sanders’ AIPAC Address: “Too Much War, Killing, Suffering.” – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Sanders’ AIPAC Address: “Too Much War, Killing, Suffering.” – by Rosaliene Bacchus

……. Reblogged from THE ONENESS of HUMANITY:

Book Review: ‘God’s Spider’ – By Cyril Dabydeen

Book Review: ‘God’s Spider’ – By Cyril Dabydeen

Cyril Dabydeen spins the web of creativity in a new poetry collection intersecting past and present

Cyril Dabydeen “stakes claim to legendary status,” says New York-based literary critic Dr. Glenville Ashby in a Caribbean book review about “God’s Spider,” the eighth collection by the Guyana-born Canadian writer and former Poet Laureate of Ottawa. It follows on previous books by Dabydeen such as “Uncharted Heart” (Borealis Press) and “Imaginary Origins: Selected Poems” (Peepal Tree Press).

Dabydeen was invited by the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences at its last assembly at the University of Ottawa to read from his new collection to an audience of international scholars. In “God’s Spider,” Dabydeen draws from a storehouse of rich imagery as he “makes enlightening connections between ancient Greece and Amerindian myth in Guyana, and present tropes of the buried voices of the past,” the book’s blurb notes. [Read more]

Stabroek Market Diary – Guyana Cartoon – comedy

Stabroek Market Diary – Guyana Cartoon – comedy

Guyana Government News Brief – March 22, 2016

GINA GuyanaGovernment News Brief – March 22, 2016 

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