Daily Archives: 10/23/2016

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

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

Education: Reversing a dangerous trend – Adam Harris

Education: Reversing a dangerous trend

Adam Harris

Adam Harris

The recent release of the Caribbean Human Development Report highlighted just about what everyone knows but pays little attention to. It talks about the vulnerable people in the society—the women, children and the elderly; it talks about child labour and places Guyana at the top of the pile; it talks about the movement of the economy.

One interesting point that is not common to Guyana is the fact that women are fast becoming the brains of the society. The finding shows that women are the people qualifying themselves and even doing better than their male counterparts.     Continue reading

Abandoned High School Transformed into Home and Vibrant Community – video

Dad Lives In Abandoned High School With His Wife And Baby After Transforming It Into Their Home


Nearly 20 years ago, Charles Shaw seized an amazing opportunity. In 1996, he and his wife Lisa bought an abandoned, vacant high school in Durango, Colorado. The 45,000-square-foot building was in poor shape, but its walls were solid brick. Charles saw the potential to make a long-time dream come true: to turn a large building into a mixed-use space that could become a vibrant community. …

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton roast each other at the 2016 Al Smith Dinner – 2 videos

Donald Trump Roasts Hillary Clinton At 2016 Al Smith Dinner

Published on Oct 20, 2016

After earning hearty laughs for many of his early jokes at the annual Al Smith dinner, Donald Trump appeared to lose the crowd as he crossed the line from jokes to deeply personal insults aimed at rival Hillary Clinton. Trump was repeatedly booed when he described Clinton as corrupt and latched onto information contained in hacked emails from her staff. That included a hit on Clinton for “pretending” not to hate Catholics as she sits at a Catholic charity event.

Hillary Clinton Roasts Donald Trump At The Al Smith Charity Dinner

Published on Oct 20, 2016

A night after the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the two candidates appeared at the Al Smith Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City to raise funds for Roman Catholic charities. These are Hillary’s jokes.

Analysis of Blacks, Police and Mental Illness – By Yvonne Sam

 From Threat to Death—- Analysis of Blacks, Police and Mental Illness.

Opinion – By Yvonne Sam

A Mental Health Tactical Team is the answer to this age old woe

Opinion - commentary -analysisLike so many millions of television viewers, my emotional psyche was rocked to its very core on hearing of the needless killing of yet another Black individual, again at the hands of those sworn to protect and serve. Reports state that the victim Deborah Danner was known to the New York Police Department as having a mental illness, and on the night of her demise they had been called, to take her to the hospital as had been done in the past.

This pattern of lethal harm inflicted on Black people with mental illness is far from solely an American problem, as the deaths of mentally disturbed individuals at the hands of police have also plagued the Canadian scene for decades.    Continue reading