Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – June 3-4, 2017

News – 04 June 2017

American Cities and States Affirm Commitment to Paris Climate Agreement – by Rosaliene Bacchus

American Cities and States Affirm Commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

by Rosaliene Bacchus    Reblogged from JoAnn Chateau:

 

If Donald Trump wanted to prove he is irrelevant, withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement seals the deal. American mayors and governors are prepared to fill the gap. As NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says, “When our national government falls down on the job, local government steps up.”

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order to Adopt Goals of Paris Climate Agreement for New York City | NYC Mayor’s Office…

Read more… Go to the Rosaliene Bacchus Blog

We the people of America who know that climate change is a fact cannot falter now in moving forward on reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and transitioning to clean energy resources.

The World Took Trump as a Comedy – but He’s Turned Into a Horror Show – commentary

The World Took Trump as a Comedy – but He’s Turned Into a Horror Show

President Donald Trump

The president’s White House seemed pure TV drama, but his move out of the Paris climate change agreement gives it a sickening twist

 Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian UK

Until now, at least for those watching from afar, the Trump show has been a spectacle. It has shocked and appalled, but with the compulsive appeal of something like entertainment. The accelerating investigation of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has followed the story arc of a gripping political thriller, a real-life rival to House of Cards.      Continue reading

COTAB – ANNUAL CARIBANA DANCE – Toronto -August 5, 2017

COTAB – ANNUAL CARIBANA DANCE – Toronto -August 5, 2017

COTAB Carnival Flyer 2017 (1) — Revised Date August 5. 2017

End of a 10-year-old racket … GRA begins registration of all heavy duty vehicles, equipment

End of a 10-year-old racket … GRA begins registration of all heavy duty vehicles, equipment

Commissioner General, GRA Godfrey Statia

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has commenced an exercise this week which is geared towards ensuring the registration of all heavy duty vehicles and equipment that were imported and are in use.

The revenue-collecting body made this statement yesterday in an advertisement that was published in the Kaieteur News.
The Authority outlined in the ad that these heavy duty equipment and vehicles include backhoes, bulldozers, combines, compactors and cranes.   Continue reading

You Don’t Know Tiger Woods – Will Leitch | New York Times

You Don’t Know Tiger Woods

Will Leitch | New York Times Opinion Pages

Tiger Woods

I can’t remember the name of my high school biology teacher or that kind woman I had a pleasant lone date with at Corner Bistro in 2003. But I can recite the entire lineup for the 1982 St. Louis Cardinals.

I’m more familiar with details of the lives of my sports heroes than I am with most people I have actually met. After all, we see them more often than we see most of our families.

This false intimacy leads to the illusion that we somehow know them.    

Have we done this more with anyone other than Tiger Woods? He has been on our television screens nearly his entire life, from “The Mike Douglas Show” at 2 to“That’s Incredible!” at 5 to his first Masters at 19 to his first Masters win at 21.    Continue reading

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