Daily Archives: May 29, 2017

QC Alumni Association Toronto- 2017 Father’s Day Brunch – June 11, 2017

QCAA Toronto is requesting your support for its 2017 Father’s Day Brunch.

Please call one of the names listed in the attached flyer here for tickets.

 Download flyer to view: QC Father’s Day Brunch 2017

Photos from the 2016 Father’s Day Brunch can be seen at:

2016 Father’s Day Brunch

Articles on Musings of Derek Walcott’s Life and Work – Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi – Muse India

Articles on Musings of Derek Walcott’s Life and Work – Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi – Muse India

Derek Walcott

Muse India Issue 73 has just been released with Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi’s editorial collection of review research Articles on Musings of Derek Walcott’s Life and Work. All the articles on Derek Walcott are by South Asian academic scholars, except the one by Leonard Dabydeen, which is reflecting a writer from North America (Canada) and the Caribbean.

A future book publication on Derek Walcott is still a work in progress to be edited by Dr. Sarangi.

See Muse India Publication: Derek Walcott in Muse India – Issue 73 – May-June 2017

Hillary Clinton Returns to Wellesley and Rips Trump with Nixon Comparison

Hillary Clinton Returns to Wellesley and Rips Trump with Nixon Comparison

Hillary Clinton

To wild cheers at her alma mater, where she made a fiery speech nearly 50 years ago, Clinton condemns ‘assault on truth and reason’ and issues rallying cry: ‘Don’t let anyone tell you your voice doesn’t matter’

Sabrina Siddiqui in Wellesley, Massachusetts | The Guardian UK

Taking the stage nearly 50 years ago at Wellesley, the liberal arts college famed for its activism, student body president Hillary Rodham turned to address roughly 400 of her female peers.

As the first ever student to speak at the school’s commencement, or graduation ceremony, she faced a daunting task in addressing the prevailing climate of 1969. In a tumultuous period marked by the Vietnam war and social justice movements, Rodham was poised to discuss how her generation could effect change.     Continue reading

Guiana Shield tourism initiative takes centre stage at UN – By Ray Chickrie

Guiana Shield tourism initiative takes centre stage at UN
Published on May 29, 2017 – By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor
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Guyana’s ambassador to the UN, Rudolph Ten-Pow (L) and his Suriname counterpart Henry MacDonald (R)

NEW YORK, USA — The Guiana Shield Tourism Initiative, the brainchild of Henry MacDonald, Suriname’s permanent representative to the United Nations, and supported by Guyana’s ambassador to the UN, Rudolph Ten-Pow, took centre stage at the UN on Tuesday May 23, 2017. 

The Guiana Shield Tourism Initiative falls within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and calls for private public partnership (PPP) to drive the initiative.   Continue reading

Manchester Bomber Was Product of West’s Libya/Syria Intervention

Manchester Bomber Was Product of West’s Libya/Syria Intervention

Salman Abedi

Here’s what the media and politicians don’t want you to know about the Manchester, UK, suicide attack: Salman Abedi, the 22 year old who killed nearly two dozen concert-goers in Manchester, UK, was the product of the US and UK overthrow of Gaddafi in Libya and “regime change” policy in Syria. He was a radicalized Libyan whose family fled Gaddafi’s secular Libya, and later he trained to be an armed “rebel” in Syria, fighting for the US and UK “regime change” policy toward the secular Assad government.

The suicide attacker was the direct product of US and UK interventions in the greater Middle East.  [Read more]