Daily Archives: 01/21/2017

Trump’s inaugural speech was strikingly radical- By Michael Waldman – Washington Post

Trump’s inaugural speech was strikingly radical

January 20 at 8:10 PM

President Donald Trump

Memorable inaugural addresses come during a time of crisis. President Trump brought his own crisis with him. Rather than calm the waters, he decided to stir them further.

Trump delivered the speech forcefully. He displayed less preening narcissism than we have come to expect (though there was no nod to humility, either). It was populist rather than conservative. We heard no rote denunciations of big government. He spoke with passion about building infrastructure, a genuine national goal. The writing was blunt and clean. Mostly it sounded like an amped-up stump speech.   [Read more]

Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, was director of speechwriting for President Bill Clinton. He is the author of “The Fight to Vote.” His Twitter handle is @mawaldman.

Crippling murder rate continues in Trinidad in 2017

Crippling murder rate continues in Trinidad in 2017
Published on January 18, 2017

trinidad_and_tobago_mapBy Marcia Braveboy- Freelance journalist – marciabraveboy@gmail.com – Twitter: @mbraveboyPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinis like to say God is a Trini but, with Trinidad and Tobago recording 478 murders in 2016, and the toll continuing into 2017, it seems like the devil is vacationing on the twin isle Republic.

The figure represents startling evidence of murders happening everywhere in Trinidad and Tobago, a nation crippled by fear, with three national security ministers at once, a defeated country muzzled by uncontrolled crime and Prime Minister Keith Rowley and his People’s National Movement (PNM) government blamed for the unbridled bloodshed by opposition leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar.    [Read more]

Guyana Tourism Authority 2016 Year End Review – video

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Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) 2016 Year End Review

Guyana Government News Brief – January 19, 2017

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