Daily Archives: January 29, 2018

Climate Crisis Descending Series: Pacific Nation Kiribati on the Brink of Disappearing — JoAnn Chateau

Reblogged fom the Rosaliene Bacchus Blog – Three Worlds One Vision:

Three Worlds One Vision

Two weeks ago, we looked at the struggles the city of Venice endures as it slowly sinks into the surrounding waters. Today, we turn to the submerging Pacific Island nation of Kiribati. Without any mountains, low-lying Kiribati is sinking like the disastrous Titanic, under rising seal levels caused by global warming. Located exactly in the center…

via Climate Crisis Descending Series: Pacific Nation Kiribati on the Brink of Disappearing — JoAnn Chateau

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What we don’t teach kids about sex | Sue Jaye Johnson – TED Video

What we don’t teach kids about sex | Sue Jaye Johnson

As parents, it’s our job to teach our kids about sex. But beyond “the talk,” which covers biology and reproduction, there’s so much more we can say about the human experience of being in our bodies.

Introducing “The Talk 2.0,” Sue Jaye Johnson shows us how we can teach our children to tune in to their sensations and provide them with the language to communicate their desires and emotions — without shutting down or numbing out.

Guyana hires US expert to head Tourism Authority

Guyana hires US expert to head Tourism Authority

New Tourism Authority Director, Brian Mullis

Guyana has hired a US expert as its new chief of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA).

According to Government, yesterday, the appointment of Brian Mullis would be but part of the bigger restructuring of the authority, which has over the years struggled to place Guyana on the tourism map.    Continue reading

Guyana: Commission of Inquiry into 1,000-odd extra-judicial killings to be named

Commission of Inquiry into 1,000-odd extra-judicial killings to be named this week

Victims of the massacre at Lindo Creek, Upper Berbice River.

A Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the extra-judicial killing of more than 1,000 persons during a six-year period will be named this week, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said just days after top opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) officials said they were ready for the wide-ranging probe.

Government estimates that 1,431 persons were killed during that period that began with a jail-break in February 2002 of five inmates and ended in August 2008 with the security forces gunning down Rondell “Fineman” Rawlins.       Continue reading