Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Charlotte Street – West | Walk with me in Georgetown- Video by Raphael

Charlotte Street – West | Walk with me in Georgetown- Video by Raphael

Raphael – Published on May 7, 2017

Opinion: Louis Farrakhan Just Got an Invite to the White House, So Where’s the Outrage?

Opinion:  Louis Farrakhan Just Got an Invite to the White House, So Where’s the Outrage? 

Louis Farrakhan

White House staffer Omarosa Manigault reached out to the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader, but most Jewish groups have been deafeningly silent in response. It’s a startling double standard compared to their treatment of Keith Ellison

Allison Kaplan Sommer | Haaretz

The news may have been buried under the vast pile of developments in Trump World over the weekend (health care, religious liberty, overseas trip, Ivanka’s book and Kushner’s conflict of interest, for starters), but the resounding silence by the Republican noise machine and mainstream Jewish community following White House staffer Omarosa Manigault’s friendly remarks and outreach to anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan still spoke volumes.    Continue reading

Is Guyana on the brink of a new anti-corruption culture? – By Freddie Kissoon

Is Guyana on the brink of a new anti-corruption culture?

This is likely to be quite a busy week at the courts, where several former high level public officials and some still in active service will face charges related to corruption.

There is no such charge as corruption, but the specific indictments fall under the rubric of acts of corruption. This country has had no persistent policy of bringing corrupt ruling politicians and public sector bigwigs for financial venalities. There were episodic moments under the Burnham regime, when President Burnham took stern action against his subordinates that he believed were involved in financial wrong-doing.     Continue reading

Macron beats back populist tide to win French presidency

Macron beats back populist tide to win French presidency
After a tumultuous campaign, voters rejected anti-E.U. firebrand Marine Le Pen and chose Emmanuel Macron, a centrist political neophyte who has pledged to revive both his struggling country and the flailing continent. Le Pen conceded defeat, telling her demoralized supporters in Paris that the country had “chosen continuity.”
By Griff Witte, James McAuley and Isaac Stanley-Becker  •  Read more »

Diaspora Times International – April 2017

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Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – May 6-7, 2017

News – May 7, 2017

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