Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

Diaspora Engagement Conference – University of Guyana By Verian Mentis-Barker

Diaspora Engagement Conference – University of Guyana

Granger, UG Conference, Ivelaw Griffith

President Granger, V.C. Ivelaw Griffith at UG Conference

….and in spite of all its successes the bigger take away was that Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge, under whose portfolio of Minister of Foreign Affairs falls Diaspora Engagement, was absent from each, from all, of the five days of a convention that Guyanese crossed the seas to be a part of.

Maybe Carl doesn’t like this sliver of his job – that portion that places him directly in the presence of Guyanese with questions on what his vision is, what his plans are to incorporate the oasis of resources that lies within the country’s Diaspora.

Read more:http://xpressblogg.com/diaspora-engagement-conference/

Book: BUXN TALES By Dr Owen Ifill – CD Available – Order Now

Book: BUXN TALES By Dr Owen Ifill – CD Available – Order Now

Dr. Owen Ifill wrote a book “Buxn Tales” about Buxton, a village on the East Coast of Demerara in Guyana. He has now narrated the book on CD and is now available in Canada and the USA. The cost is $10 US or $10 Cdn.

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North Korea: Fire, Fury and Fear – Pepe Escobar | Global Research

North Korea: Fire, Fury and Fear 

Alarm bells ringing as rampant speculation breaks out over Pyongyang’s ‘possible’ miniaturized nuclear warheads

Pepe Escobar | Global Research

Beware the dogs of war. The same intel “folks” who brought to you babies pulled from incubators by “evil” Iraqis as well as non-existent WMDs are now peddling the notion that North Korea has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead able to fit its recently tested ICBM.

That’s the core of an analysis completed in July by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Additionally, USA intel believes that Pyongyang now has access to up to 60 nuclear weapons. On the ground USA intel on North Korea is virtually non-existent – so these assessments amount to guesswork at best.      Continue reading

Venezuela- What’s It Like to See a Democracy Destroyed?- By Susan B. Glasser

What’s It Like to See a Democracy Destroyed?

   Hannah Dreier spent years covering the implosion of Venezuela. Her takeaway is a sobering one: There’s no rule that says that a miserable situation has to end, just because it’s too miserable.

By Susan B. Glasser | Politico

 What’s it like to watch a country implode? To see a democracy destroyed and an economy crater?

Since 2014, American journalist Hannah Dreier has documented just that in Venezuela, once one of the world’s wealthiest nations and still home to what are believed to be the planet’s largest oil reserves.

She wrote for the Associated Press about what it was like to live in a place with the world’s highest murder rate — and the world’s highest rate of inflation.       Continue reading

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