Daily Archives: 04/07/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 7, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 07 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

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While Clinton Backed 2011 Trade Deal, Sanders Foresaw Panama Papers Fiasco

Published on Tuesday, April 05, 2016 by Common Dreams

While Clinton Backed 2011 Trade Deal, Sanders Foresaw Panama Papers Fiasco

‘Panama is a world leader when it comes to allowing wealthy Americans and large corporations to evade US taxes,’ Sanders told Congress in 2011.

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders

by Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Who could have predicted that the global tax evasion by the world’s ultra-rich, made public this week with the release of the Panama Papers, was ushered in with the help of a free trade agreement?   Turns out, Sen. Bernie Sanders did.

In fiery speech before the U.S. Senate in 2011, Bernie Sanders declared his “strong opposition” to the “unfettered free trade agreements” with Korea, Columbia, and Panama—agreements that were being pushed for by both President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sanders’ current rival for the Democratic nomination.

“Panama is a world leader when it comes to allowing wealthy Americans and large corporations to evade U.S. taxes by stashing their cash in off-shore tax havens,” Sanders stated. “And, the Panama Free Trade Agreement would make this bad situation much worse.”   Continue reading

Uh-oh: Where does all the white rage go when Donald Trump loses?

Uh-oh: Where does all the white rage go when Donald Trump loses?

by Michael Bourne – Salon

They’re too angry to sit still. Too many to ignore. But too few to elect a president. Where do they go after Trump?

For all Donald Trump’s dark pronouncements about immigrants and Muslims and the sporadic fistfights at his rallies, the Republican frontrunner has so far channelled the rage and fear felt by his constituents into an election campaign. Violence is never far from the surface at a Trump rally, and as has happened with sickening regularity in recent weeks, it occasionally breaks through in wild sucker punches and outright beatings of protesters, but the goal of the Trump campaign could not be more conventionally political: to propel its candidate to the Republican Party nomination, and from there, to the presidency.

But what happens when his campaign fails, as it almost certainly will? Trump is openly at war with his own party, and even if that badly splintered organization magically unites behind him after the convention, there simply are not enough angry white people in America to elect him president. Where will all that anger go, which has been slowly building among America’s white working class for half a century, once it is left without a viable political outlet?   Continue reading

Guyanese Nurses Association of America – Events 2016

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Guyana Government News Brief – April 6, 2016

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