Daily Archives: 12/11/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – December 10-11, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 10-11 December 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

Esteemed diplomat Ronald Austin CCH, is a ‘Special Person’

Esteemed diplomat Ronald Austin CCH, is a ‘Special Person’

“I have had the privilege of working with the finest collection of individuals including Sir Shridath Ramphal, Rudolph Collins, Cecil Pilgrim, Cedric Joseph, Rashleigh Jackson and Noel Sinclair. Their knowledge; their competence and their culture…Words cannot explain how grateful I am to these gentlemen.”

Ronald Austin

By Suraj Narine
With over 35 years of service to Guyana in the field of diplomacy, our Special Person this week, has surely set the bar high for persons desirous of entering into the Foreign Service.

 

He is a proud recipient of the Cacique’s Crown of Honour (CCH) and has served as the Guyana’s Ambassador to China and Deputy High Commissioner to Lusaka, Zambia. He is currently Director of the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.      Continue reading

Obama’s Legacy – A Look Back – by several authors – The Guardian UK

Obama’s Legacy – A Look Back
–       by several authors – The Guardian UK

President Obama

President Obama

Joyce Carol Oates

Brilliant and understated, urbane, witty, compassionate, composed, quietly fuelled by an idealism born of the legacy of civil rights America in conflict with the old white-nationalist America, Barack Obama is a unique human being and has been a unique president. In some ways (as many have observed) not really temperamentally suited to an office that demands an almost daily scrimmage with opposition politicians in Congress – as well as continual conferences with members of his own party – Obama has behaved with dignity and restraint that might be mistaken for aloofness; Continue reading

Did President Trump Receive Same Warning As JFK? – video

Did President Trump Receive Same Warning As JFK?

Insurgency Broadcast NetworkInsurgency Broadcast Network – Published December 2, 2016

The March of the Billionaires: On Trump’s Bait and Switch – by Nomi Prins

Published on Thursday, December 08, 2016 by TomDispatch by Nomi Prins

The March of the Billionaires: On Trump’s Bait and Switch

How to swamp Washington and double-cross your supporters big time

Donald Trump has nominated Betsy Devos as Education Secretary, Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary, and Steven Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary.

Given his cabinet picks so far, it’s reasonable to assume that The Donald finds hanging out with anyone who isn’t a billionaire (or at least a multimillionaire) a drag. What would there be to talk about if you left the Machiavellian class and its exploits for the company of the sort of normal folk you can rouse at a rally?    Continue reading