Daily Archives: November 18, 2017

GUYANA – Poonam Singh – Music video

NOVEMBER IS TOURISM AWARENESS MONTH IN GUYANA

GUYANA – Poonam Singh – Music video

Poonam Singh  – Published on May 26, 2016

This is my gift to my enchanting country, Guyana as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary of Independence!

Thank you for years of beautiful memories and wonderful experiences and thank you for your undying love and support!

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-With all my love Poonam Singh

Black Soldiers In the War for America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Black Soldiers In the War for America 

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Sgt. La David Johnson

Sgt. La David Johnson gave his life for America. He was ambushed, with three other American soldiers in Niger; they paid the price with their lives so that the rest of America could be free.

Sgt. La David Johnson was Black. He must have known that America has always had an ambivalent attitude toward Black soldiers but he went into service, believing in a greater cause.          Continue reading

Caribbean Airlines told to cut non-profitable routes

Caribbean Airlines told to cut non-profitable routes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament’s Joint Select Committee (JSC) has recommended that Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) immediately review the viability of some of its North American routes, as these have been unprofitable and resulted in an “unabated trend of declining passenger numbers and massive financial losses.”

At a press conference at Parliament on Monday, JSC chairman, independent Senator David Small, said the problem demanded urgent attention, adding that CAL needed to employ strategies to save such routes to prevent future financial leakages, the Trinidad Guardian reported.    Continue reading

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals – BBC News

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why.

How come Saudi Arabia and Iran don’t get along?

Saudi Arabia and Iran – two powerful neighbours – are locked in a fierce struggle for regional dominance.

The decades-old feud between them is exacerbated by religious differences. They each follow one of the two main sects in Islam – Iran is largely Shia Muslim, while Saudi Arabia sees itself as the leading Sunni Muslim power.   READ MORE

Respect your elders: Why cultural norms benefit Mugabe – BBC News

Respect your elders: Why cultural norms benefit Mugabe – BBC News

School children hold an image of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe in April 2017

President Robert Mugabe’s first public appearance after the military takeover in Zimbabwe will have puzzled some.

Here he was at a university graduation ceremony, given the authority to hand students their degrees – almost as if nothing had happened.

It tells us two things.

Firstly, this was political theatre. The suggestion being that behind-the-scenes negotiations over his exit deal are cordial.

But it was also more than spectacle. It showed that President Mugabe’s opponents want to treat the elder statesman with dignity.

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