Daily Archives: December 26, 2017

OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES

OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES

FROM: JANUARY 2018

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PROFILE of the Year – Louisa Amanda Grimmond! 100 Years Old – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

PROFILE of the Year – Louisa Amanda Grimmond! 100 Years Old.

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Happy 100th Birthday to Louisa Amanda Grimmond is 100 years old. She was born on November 28, 1917. Her memory is sharp and she is witty and charming. Those wise eyes have seen history in the making in her native Guyana and she is able to recount it for the benefit of her children’s children and the community as a whole.

Louisa was born at 215 King Street, in Lacytown, Georgetown in the then British Guiana. She had a brother Charles and a sister Marion. Her mom was Rhoda Jupiter and her dad was Andrew Nicholas. Louisa spent some time in Beterverwagting on the East Coast of Demerara. She was very close to her aunt Eileen Ogle who was a teacher.

Read more: Profile of the Year 2017 – Louisa Amanda Grimmond

“Grocery Racism” – Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products

Note: We have this problem in Guyana and the Caribbean.

The Same, But Different: Call It – “Grocery Racism” –Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products

Why does Nutella in Hungary contain less cocoa than the same chocolate spread in Germany? Why do fish sticks in Prague have less fish? Eastern European are tired of being served inferior products — and the EU is finally addressing the issue.

Nils Klawitter | Der Spiegel

It was a mid-July day in Bratislava when Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico gave vent to his fury, pulling off his jacket and threatening to hand down sanctions. But his anger wasn’t directed at some tin-pot dictator.    Continue reading

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