Daily Archives: 11/02/2016

A Night of Literature – Grace Nichols and John Agard in London UK. – 21 November 2016

GUYANA GOLD (NUGGETS)

A NIGHT OF LITERATURE WITH JOHN AGARD AND GRACE NICHOLS

Come and hear the two most famous Guyanese writers in the UK read their work and talk about themselves-here and there!.

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Monday November 21st 2016 18.00 FOR 18.30

GUYANA HIGH COMMISSION 3 PALACE COURT BAYSWATER ROAD LONDON W.2

WHO ARE THEY?    –  Grace Nichols and  ‘Johnnie’ Agard

Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, where she worked as a teacher, journalist and at the Government Information Services and took a diploma in Communications, before she emigrated to the UK in 1977.

Her first collection of poetry, I is a Long-Memoried Woman won the 1983 Commonwealth Poetry Prize. . A film version won the Gold Medal in the International Film and Television Festival, New York.  She has written several further books of poetry and a novel for adults, Whole of a Morning Sky, 1986. Her books for children include collections of short stories and poetry anthologies.    Continue reading

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – November 01, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 01 November 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – October 2016.

buxtonBuxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – October 2016.

Here is the October issue of Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter.

You may click on the following link to access it:

http://buxtonguyana.net/Buxton-FriendshipExpress2016-10B.pdf

Regards,

Lorna Campbell

Editor – Buxton-Friendship Express  

Guyana Government News Brief – November 1, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – November 1, 2016

Video: 20 Predictions For The Future You Won’t Believe

Video: 20 Predictions For The Future You Won’t Believe

Published on Oct 13, 2016 on Youtube  – https://youtu.be/lV-6JhO9rDM

Comments on the video entry.. click link above for more:  
The title should be “20 Future reasons that are World is screwed”.

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PancakeWeek90    totally agree bro or girl
Yeah. Good point. This shit is creepy. It’s bad. There is no hope.

Thanks to Trump, We Can Better Understand How Hitler Was Possible – By Chemi Shalev – Haaretz

Analysis: Thanks to Trump, We Can Better Understand How Hitler Was Possible

America isn’t Nazi Germany and Trump isn’t the Führer. But today it is easier to grasp how millions of people accepted the outrageous lies and dangerous delusions offered by the tyrant.

By Chemi Shalev – Haaretz

commentaryAmerican articles have ascribed the term “Lügenpresse,” recently hurled at reporters in some Donald Trump rallies, to the Nazi era. That’s partially accurate. The derogatory German term for “lying press” was already being widely used by German Catholics a century before the Nazis came to power to describe their opponents in the liberal and democratic newspapers.

The term was back in vogue in the First World War to cast aspersions on the foreign media and their negative reporting on Deutschland. The term Lügenpresse was then exploited by the Nazis as catchphrase for Jewish-owned and other liberal media outlets, but it was no less prevalent over the past year among Germans who accused modern German media of covering up sordid crimes committed by Muslim immigrants. So it is a loaded term with deep roots in German consciousness that sounds detached and even ridiculous in an American context – except, possibly, if you’re a Nazi yourself.  Continue reading