Daily Archives: 04/14/2016

Guyana Government News Brief – April 13, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – April 13, 2016

Guyanese Cultural Association of BC.- 50th Jubilee Taste of Guyana – 12 June 2016

BC Guyana

2016 Taste of Guyana Gala version 2

 

 

 

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 14, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 14 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Democracy Spring: Liberty Arrested – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Democracy Spring: Liberty Arrested

by Rosaliene Bacchus

Reblogged from Views àla JoAnn:

A haunting image from the Democratic Spring protest in Washington D.C. – Liberty arrested.

“We need to get $ out of politics so we can get people back in.”
– Kaja Rebane

Democracy Spring is protesting money in politics and voter suppression. Learn more in the following video featuring Redacted Tonight’s Lee Camp and Democracy Spring organizer Kia Newkirk.

Read more… 11 more words

UPDATE ON “DEMOCRACY SPRING” IN WASHINGTON D.C.

Have you seen any coverage of this major people’s peaceful protest on the national mainstream news?

Native American Women: Keepers of the Spirit! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

 Native American Women: Keepers of the Spirit!

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Catherine Tekakwitha- 1690

Catherine Tekakwitha- 1690

The old woman sat on a rock and unlocked the matrilineal puzzle. Below, the confluences of the river celebrated in a joyful cacophony as strong currents poured the debris into the sea. All was not well and the woman could tell that the worse was yet to happen. She closed her eyes and the pictures moved in the dusty heat as if it were yesterday. There was a time when the land was respected as the giver of life, when the birds flew undisturbed and when the word of the people stood for something. But today it’s different.

The lungs of the forests have been sucked dry by poisons; axes decimate the trees and the rivers and their arteries are blackened by gold seekers. The manioc too has lost its shape and taste, while the birds have flown in the opposite direction. The woman looked at the smoke in the forests. She heard the noise of the dredges and wondered why her people’s lot was to minister over an ecosystem that may be eclipsed by the dawn of the crescent moons. As a native woman she was one with the ebb of the milk river. She was a keeper of the spirit.    Continue reading