Daily Archives: August 8, 2016

Guyana Government in Action – Advancements in ICT – August 04, 2016

Guyana Government in Action – Advancements in ICT – August 04, 2016

Published on Aug 5, 2016 – Welcome to Government in Action, a weekly programme giving insight into the projects and events occurring around the country as the Government works to advance its development agenda for the good of all Guyanese.

“Authoritarianism”: Here’s a Terrifying Truth: Trump Could Win

Here’s a Terrifying Truth: Trump Could Win

Thursday, 04 August 2016 –By Joshua J. Exoo and Calvin F. Exoo, Truthout | News AnalysisDonald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 18, 2016. (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Photo: Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 18, 2016. (Photo:Gage Skidmore)

The terrifying truth is that Donald Trump might well win this election. Here’s why:

The strongest single predictor of Trump support is a trait called authoritarianism. It’s a mindset that political scientists have only recently found a way to identify and measure, but it will be the key to this election — because the army of Trump authoritarians is large — and it is growing.

For more original Truthout election coverage, check out our election section, “Beyond the Sound Bites: Election 2016.”

At the heart of the authoritarian personality is fear:   Continue reading

Richmond Hill, New York: Too Many RIP’s – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Richmond Hill, New York: Too Many RIP’s – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

 Dr. Dhanpaul Narine.

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Anonymous from Hollis says, “When will guns be out of the picture? Stop the killings; enough is enough. There are too many funerals and not enough graduations. We need to stop killing each other.”

What’s the beef? No one is sure; it might have been ‘he said, he said or they said.’ But no one could say precisely what was said. Two kids had a fight in class. It got so bad that the Dean had to intervene. When pressed to say what caused the fight they didn’t know for sure. But the ‘homies’ those ever reliable and dependable friends, ‘kept amping it up.’    Continue reading

UN, CARICOM bid farewell to Guyana’s ambassador to the UN- George Talbot

UN, CARICOM bid farewell to Guyana’s ambassador to the UN- George Talbot

George Talbot farewellPhoto: From left Troy Farrington, minister counsellor in the Guyana Mission, Joel Talbot (son), Grace Talbot (wife), Ambassador George W. Talbot, Eden Charles,Trinidad & Tobago permanent representative to the UN, Janine Coye Felson, charge d’ affaires of Belize to the UN, and Bibi Ally, counsellor in the Guyana Mission.

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News – August 3, 2016

George Wilfred Talbot, Guyana’s ambassador to the United Nations, his wife – Grace Angela and son – Joel Ephraim received an emotional and warm farewell from staff of the United Nations, Guyana Mission and the CARICOM community on Wednesday, July 27 as the envoy prepares to take up his next assignment in Brazil, South America.    Continue reading

Colwyn Male Choir from Wales – August 28, 2016 – Vancouver BC

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Colwyn Male Choir from Wales – August 28, 2016 – Vancouver BC

If you are going to be around Vancouver at the end of August and would like to hear some great vocal sounds by excellent male choristers from both Canada and Wales, our VANCOUVER ORPHEUS MALE VOICE CHOIR is singing in a concert jointly with the COLWYN MALE CHOIR from Wales at Ryerson United Church (45th Ave and Yew Streets in Kerrisdale – Vancouver) on the evening of SUNDAY, AUGUST 28th.   Continue reading

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