Daily Archives: September 23, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – September 23, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 23 September 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Looking back at Colonial Education – commentary

LOOKING BACK AT COLONIAL EDUCATION

 Opinion - commentary -analysisEducation has historically played a critical role in the development of Guyana. It has imparted knowledge and skills and has empowered the people to solve everyday problems in society. It has supported capacity building in the plantation economy and has built critical areas of thinking. Education has made Guyana very competitive in its pursuit of economic growth and development.

Guyana’s experience since independence has shown that its educated and skilled population has provided greater opportunities in the area of human and economic development with the main spin-off being the creation of decent paying jobs and a better quality of life for all.     Continue reading

Latest News on Brazil – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

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Teachers Against the Coup!
Belo Horizonte – Brazil – September 22, 2016
Photo Credit: Twitter/@Reginaldo Lopes

Anti-Coup Protests Erupt Again in Brazil
teleSUR, September 22, 2016

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Michel Temer of Brazil
The White House, Office of the Vice President, September 22, 2016

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Cricket: The Lara nightmare for Australia – By Ben Pobjie in Cricket Monthly

The Lara nightmare – A saga in which Australian hopes were repeatedly ground to dust

Brian Lara -1999

Brian Lara -1999

BEN POBJIE | SEPTEMBER 2016 – http://www.thecricketmonthly.com/

How could I not hate Brian Lara (see stats here)? He was exactly the kind of cocky, flashy show-off that Australians are trained from birth to despise: especially if the show-off is not Australian; and doubly so if the show-off happens to be very, very good. To see a man who is too big for his boots is anathema for many an Aussie fan. To see the same man demonstrate that, in fact, he fits into those boots perfectly is utterly unbearable.

My memories of Lara are mainly of frustration, of games that my beloved Australia would have won easily were it not for this contemptuous aristocrat standing in the way, plundering great and average bowlers alike. And he did it with such a born-to-rule attitude that you grew to hate the sight of him.       Continue reading

Young people living in a ‘suspended adulthood’, finds UK research

Young people living in a ‘suspended adulthood’, finds UK research

Significant numbers of under 30s lack self-confidence and are at risk of mental health problems, with women worst affected, says report

People outside a Cafe, Brick Lane, East London
Of the 4,000 18 to 30 year-olds interviewed for the survey, 43% still live at home. Photograph: Diverse Image/Getty Images/UIG

Despair, worries about the future and financial pressures are taking a toll on millions of young Britons, according to a major new poll that also found young women were suffering in particular.

Low pay and lack of work in today’s Britain are resulting in “suspended adulthood”, with many living or moving back in with their parents and putting off having children, according to the poll of thousands of 18 to 30 year-olds.          Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – September 21, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – September 21, 2016

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