Daily Archives: November 19, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – November 17-19. 2017

News –19 November 2017

From ‘Best Cop’ to dirty cop? ‘Eastman was watching my mouth like a dentist’ – self-confessed killer

Mayor, Town Clerk accused of covering up child sex case

100-acres BK/BaiShanLin state lands at Providence…Bank paid off, developer starts work

Judge orders Magistrate to commit ‘Grey Boy’ for Crum Ewing murder

Cinemas returning to Berbice… Classic Int’l Hotel unveils state-of-the-art movie theatre

Proposed estimates for Constitutional agencies totaled more than $10B

Nations Director joins roundtable discussion at London Houses of Parliament

COI finds…GCAA has no technology to detect illegal planes

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The Hidden Dangers of Technology – six videos

The Hidden Dangers of Technology

Day after day, we rely on technology to help us do so much, but how many of us have ever really stopped to think about the negative impact that technology can have on our lives? The six videos below discuss various issues with different kinds of technology, as well as what can be done to reduce the harm that they can potentially cause.  Here are the titles of the six videos:-
  1. The Dangers of the Internet
  2. All About AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  3. The Problem With Smartphones
  4. All About Emotional Technology
  5. Does Technology Ruin Relationships?
  6. Why I Quit Social Media For a Year

We are Sick of Racism, Literally Douglas Jacobs | The New York Times

We are Sick of Racism, Literally

Douglas Jacobs | The New York Times

Estifanos Zerai-Misgun, a black Brookline, Mass., police officer, pulled up in an unmarked car and greeted his superior, a white lieutenant. He wasn’t prepared for the response by the lieutenant, who said, as he gestured at the vehicle, “Who would put a black man behind one of these?”

“I was shocked,” the officer later told a Boston news station about the experience. It was one of several derogatory racial comments he would hear on the job. It got so bad that he and a black colleague walked away from the force in 2015.      Continue reading

The surprising beneficiaries of the new US-Cuba regulations

Commentary: The View from Europe: The surprising beneficiaries of the new US-Cuba regulations

David Jessop

November 17, 2017 – By David Jessop

Just over a week ago, the US administration published new regulations governing travel and trade between the US and Cuba. Their effect is partially to reverse elements of the more liberal policy towards Cuba adopted by President Obama, and to setback relations.

They turn into law a range the policies that President Trump announced earlier this year banning all US citizens from engaging in direct financial transactions with more than 180 entities and sub-entities identified on a ‘Cuba Restricted List’. This includes companies, manufacturers, the port of Mariel and its associated development zone, and over 80 hotels, travel agencies, and shops: all facilities the US administration believes are benefitting the Cuban military, its security services or their personnel.     Continue reading

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