Daily Archives: 08/05/2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – August 04-05, 2017

News – 05 August 2017

Book Review: Search for Place in “Mystic Masseur” written by V.S. Naipaul (1957) – By Dr Emanuel Finn

Book Review: Search for Place in Mystic Masseur – By Dr Emanuel Finn – Caribbean News Now

V.S.. Naipaul

Trinidadian born and London based Nobel laureate, Sir V.S. Naipaul wrote his first novel, the Mystic Masseur, in 1957. The central theme of the novel deals with the disenchantment, displacement, mental damaging effects and dynamics of the postcolonial Trinidad and the Caribbean half-made societies.

This masterpiece novel demonstrates how demoralizing the effects of slavery, indentured servitude, and colonial exploitation continue to have long lasting repercussions on generations of West Indians.
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Law enforcement and the judiciary blamed for corruption in Guyana and Caribbean

Blame law enforcement, judiciary for corruption – says expert

Jul 28, 2017  Kaieteur News – featuring Dr. Perry Stanislas

To a large extent, law enforcement and the judiciary are to be blamed for the high levels of corruption in Guyana and the wider Caribbean. This is so because it will only take a few good examples to be made out of corrupt officials to send a message that the crime would not be tolerated.

That is the view held by a few international experts, particularly United Kingdom’s Dr. Perry Stanislas and Christopher Camponovo of Halcyon Law Group. This view was aired during the recent symposium that examined the relationship between corruption and oil.         Continue reading

Canada: Asylum Seekers Overwhelm Quebec’s Refugee Resources – commentary

Asylum Seekers, Fleeing Trump’s Hostility, Overwhelm Quebec’s Refugee Resources

Crossing at remote locations along the border, thousands have left the U.S. for Canada in hopes of attaining refugee status

Photo:  Thousands of asylum seekers have fled the U.S. for Quebec, Canada, in recent months because of U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant statements and policies. (Photo: Morgan/Flickr/cc)

by  Jessica Corbett, staff writer – https://www.commondreams.org  – August 03, 2017

So many asylum seekers are pouring over the Canadian border from the United States that authorities opened Montreal’s Olympic stadium—a 56,000-seat arena and one of the city’s most famous landmarks—as a temporary welcome center.

If Mexican isn’t a Race, then what Race are they? Race of Hispanics and Latinos – video

If Mexican isn’t a Race, then what Race are they? Race of Hispanics and Latinos – video

Masaman – Published on Aug 2, 2017
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