Daily Archives: February 23, 2018

The Collapse of The American Dream Explained in Animation – Video

The Collapse of The American Dream Explained in Animation

doctordude  –Published on Jan 11, 2011
We’re doomed. pass it on.
This has become even more relevant today than it was 6 years ago. RIP America.

Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, speaks during the Petro cryptocurrency launch event in Caracas, Venezuela, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Maduro launched Petro to use as a new alternative payment system amid hyperinflation and the eroding bolivar. Photographer: Wil Riera/Bloomberg via Getty Images

News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday e announced the country’s commodity-backed crypto-currency, the petro, has raised 735 million U.S. dollars on the first day of a pre-sale.   Continue reading

News Americas: Top Headlines for February 23, 2018 

Top Headlines for February 23, 2018 

What Nation Of Immigrants?
Caribbean Roots Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting Victim To Be Laid To Rest 
Jamaican-Born, Broward Schools Superintendent Yet To Receive Call From Trump
Oxfam Haiti Director Liked Lesbian Shows Says Former Lover
5 West Indians In US Black History
Jamaican Women’s Bobsleigh Team Finish 19th At Winter Olympics
This Caribbean Nation Has Recorded Over 158 Murders So Far This Year
Latin America Roots Teen Remains Hospitalized After Taking Bullets To Save Others From Florida Shooter
U.S. Congressional Delegation Seeks Détente With Cuba Amid Setbacks In Bilateral Tie
Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency
Pakistan Cricketer Takes Apparent Racist Dig At Darren Sammy
This Canadian Company Eyes Aruba, Caribbean Marijuana Market
Caribbean Born Actors Gets Rave Reviews In Black Panther Performance
Caribbean Born Actors Gets Rave Reviews In Black Panther Performance
Overstock CEO, Ethereum Co-Founder To Keynote First Crypto Event For Securities Tokens In The Bahamas
Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence In Curaçao
Caribbean Immigrant Is Third ICE Detainee To Die This Year
InterCaribbean Announces Dominica To Tortola And St. Lucia Services
This US State Could Become The Largest Creator Of Weed Jobs
Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2018 Star Rating Awards
Trump’s America – Episode # 58 – O Holy Night
While Congress Flounders On Immigration, This Immigrant Roots Teen Put His Life On The Line To Save Others
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Duck Curry Or Curry Duck

 

 

The Politics of Gun Control – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Politics of Gun Control – Time for Action!

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Here’s why gun control legislation is difficult to pass: The gun lobby, that includes the National Rifle Association (NRA), spent $135 million during 1998 to 2017 to oppose gun control laws. Gun control advocacy groups, on the other hand, spent a mere $19 million. The politicians are in the hip pocket of the NRA and they dance to the tune of the gun lobby. Sen. Marco Rubio could not distance himself from the NRA at the recent CNN Town Hall meeting.      Continue reading

President Granger: Guyana’s 48th Republic Anniversary – February 23, 2018

Guyana’s President signals need for foreign help for GDF

Demerara Waves – February 22, 2018

Guyana: The 2018 Republic Anniversary flag raising ceremony was held at D’urban Park.

President David Granger Thursday midnight- on the eve of Guyana’s 48th Republic anniversary– ratcheted up talk of heightened border security and said he hoped international aid would be provided to the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to execute a number of tasks including territorial protection.    Continue reading

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