Daily Archives: May 16, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – May 16, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 16 May 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Lula Calls for ‘Broad Front’ to Combat Coup in Brazil – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva

Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva
Photo Credit: Reuters

For some time now, as the political crisis in Brazil escalated, I have found it difficult to write about the shenanigans of Brazil’s corrupt political class and their Big Business collaborators to oust the democratically elected President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores).

Today, I mourn the death of democracy in Brazil and the triumph of Big Business. For those readers who only follow news reports from the West, I share with you an update of the situation from the leftist Latin American news media, TeleSUR.

Readers fluent in Portuguese can follow developments on the official website of the Workers’ Party at http://www.pt.org.br/

Social mobilization could be now the last resort to save Brazil’s democracy.

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent Friday speaking with leaders from Brazil’s social movement and trade union organizations in an effort…

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Guyana: President David Granger Address to Parliament – May 14, 2016

GINA logoPresident David Granger Address to Parliament – May 14, 2016

INDEPENDENCE & RESILIENCE –  Our people’s path to economic progress

Here is the Full Text of the address by Pres. David Granger   << click here

Race in Britain: English by Day, Others by Night? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Race in Britain: English by Day, Others by Night?

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Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

In 1980 as the British were glued to their television sets two forces were competing for national attention.  The first relates to the English athletes in the Moscow Olympics.  One of the most prominent was the black athlete Daley Thompson who won the gold medal in the decathlon. Thompson would go on to win the gold again at Los Angeles in 1984. Tessa Sanderson was the first black woman to win an Olympic gold for Britain. She went to compete in six Olympic games.

As these and other black athletes brought glory to their country the media, including the BBC, kept reminding Britain, and the rest of the world, about the prowess of the stars. In several of the BBC reports the ‘English girl’ Sanderson that was leading the pack was black and was born in Jamaica in the West Indies. But that was little concern in the euphoria.  Continue reading

Guyana 411 – May 14, 2016 – Jubilee Celebrations: Focus on Arts and Culture

GINA logoGuyana 411 – May 14, 2016 – Jubilee Celebrations: Focus on Arts and Culture