Daily Archives: June 4, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – June 04, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 04 June 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Muhammad Ali dead at 74: reaction to death of a boxing icon – live

Muhammad Ali dead at 74: reaction to death of a boxing icon – live

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, the three-time heavyweight champion who proclaimed himself “The Greatest”, defied the US government over the Vietnam war, and later became one of the most well-known – and loved – sportsmen in history has died. He was 74.

Ali died late on Friday at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, the family’s spokesperson Bob Gunnell said. His funeral will take place in his home town of Louisville, Kentucky.  Continue reading

I was wrong: Trump WILL be the next president – By Jake Novak- CNBC

I was wrong: Trump WILL be the next president
Jake Novak | @jakejakeny
Donald TrumpThursday, 2 Jun 2016 | 1:10 PM ET – CNBC.com

A few months ago, I wrote that Donald Trump would win the GOP presidential nomination – but that would be the end of the line for him. I was sure that Trump just couldn’t shore up enough of the already too small Republican base to win in November, thus nearly guaranteeing not only a loss but a big loss to Hillary Clinton in the general election.

Well, I was wrong.      Continue reading

Nuriyyih Gerrard crowned Miss World Guyana 2016 – By Tangerine Clarke

Nuriyyih Gerrard crowned Miss World Guyana 2016

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life

Nuriyyih GerrardTwenty-four year old Psychology student, Nuriyyih Gerrard, Ambassador of Region 8, Potaro-Siparuni, captured the hearts of the judges to become Miss World Guyana 2016 during a dazzling evening coronation at the Parc Ranye Center on Guyana’s East Bank, on May 27.

Wearing a gold topless firm-fitting gown, complete with a white fishtail design, the young woman, who was a crowd favorite all the way, sang a beautiful ballad, to win the talent competition.

The popular beauty, a morning radio host, became overwhelmed with emotion while being crowned by Miss World Guyana 2015, Lisa Punch, and later stated she cried because she was happy to win the title.   Continue reading

SHADES OF ENGLAND STILL REMAIN- by Dave Martins + video

SHADES OF ENGLAND STILL REMAIN

 by Dave Martins – Credits Stabroek News.

Dave Martins 2010 CDIt happens sometimes that a singular occurrence, or a passage in something one reads, can open your mind to something that passed unnoticed before and you suddenly recognize multiple examples replicating that first light coming on. This week I ran across a comment from Borapork, a frequently interesting local blogger, in which he was lamenting the “topless nakedness” display of the West Indies cricket team after their recent stunning T20 victory over England. Bora ended his criticism with the plea, “Return decorum to the sport.”

The relative merits of Bora’s position aside, his emphasis on “decorum” caused an instant recognition in me of how much that quality is valued in the Guyanese culture, and it led me to then further reflect on the different shades or influences of England that still remain with us half a century after the English departed.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – June 3, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – June 3, 2016

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