Daily Archives: 08/27/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – August 27, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 27 August 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn ‘Coup’ in Brazil – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

A little too late?

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Susan Sarandon, Arundhati Roy, and 17 other human rights activists, intellectuals, and public figures on Wednesday sent a letter to the Brazilian government condemning the impeachment of the country’s President Dilma Rousseff, and demanding that Brazil’s senate “respect the October 2014 electoral process which over 100 million people took part in.”

Source: Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn ‘Coup’ in Brazil

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Caribbean Life News Update – 26 August 2016

Caribbean Life

Where were you in 1991? Reporter Alexandra Simon visits the Crown Heights riots of 1991

Festival marks Crown Heights riot


Hundreds of people turned out for a controver­sial festival commemora­ting the Crown Heights riot on Aug. 21, despite some slamming as a distastef­ul way to mark such a dark period in the neighborh­ood’s history.

Almost last hurrah for SVG consul general


The Organizin­g Committee of the Brooklyn-­based Vincy Day USA last Saturday gave New York Consul General Selmon Walters his penultima­te last hurrah with a send-off plaque.   Continue reading

Guyana’s Natural Resources: Zero Tolerance for Vaitarna and Bai Shan Lin – xpressblogg.com

Guyana- loggingOpinion - commentary -analysisThe sudden decision by China to provide aid to Guyana was hardly puzzling.

We knew that another principle of distributive justice was at work; one that was not formally articulated, perhaps deliberately muted because of the disparate goals of the parties at the deal table.

The world was already watching on at the not so subtle creep of China into the Caribbean and surrounding countries that shared the same dependency on foreign aid because the choices of their post colonial leaders – selfish governance, greed, corruption – led to economic underdevelopment and stagnation that left these countries sitting on potential they were unable to develop.

India, its equally insidious partner, was hot on its heels and did not go unnoticed, either.    Continue reading

Rihanna’s Best Music Videos of All Time – nine music videos

Rihanna’s Best Music Videos of All Time

RihannaNEW YORK, United States, Friday August 26, 2016 – Rihanna, who is receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this Sunday’s MTV VMAs, has been  pushing the envelope with powerful, groundbreaking music videos since the start of her hit-making career in 2005.  It seems about time that the singer is taking home the most prestigious Moonman, which has gone to greats like Beyoncéand Madonna in previous years.     

To celebrate Rihanna’s string of music videos that have been nothing short of sexy and controversial, Celebuzz! has put together a list of her best videos and why they’ve made her the music video queen that she is today.   Continue reading

Guyana – Government News Brief – August 25, 2016

GINA logoGuyana – Government News Brief – August 25, 2016