Daily Archives: March 23, 2018

FBI’s integrity is under attack for lack of diversity – By Yvonne Sam

FBI’s integrity is under attack.  What about its continued diversity lack?

By Yvonne Sam

The Bureau has been the least diverse of the federal law-enforcement agencies. Decades of law suits and unfulfilled promised have not moved the needle on diversity.

FBI—Forgetting Blacks Indefinitely.

Recently President Donald Trump launched an unparalleled long line of attacks on the competence and integrity of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the intelligence and security service, whose position has become even more crucial in post 9/11 America, given its focus on counter -terrorism.                Continue reading

Guyanese man hospitalized in NY after losing memory, finally reunited with family in Guyana

Guyanese man hospitalized in NY after losing memory, finally reunited with family in his native land

Posted: 22 Mar 2018 – -By Tracey Khan- Capitol News

 After losing his memory and being hospitalized for several months in a New York facility, Guyanese Ulric McDonald called ‘Piah’ has finally been reunited with his family in his native land. The Belladrum, West Coast Berbice resident who lived in the United States for a number of years faced several challenges including […]

Comedy: A Thief in Paris steals Paintings from the Louvre

A thief in Paris planned to steal some Paintings from the Louvre

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After careful planning, he got past security, stole the paintings, and made it safely to his van.

However, he was captured only two blocks away when his van ran out of gas

 When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and then make such an obvious error, he replied,

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Indians are watching the hypocrisy of African Guyanese – By Freddie Kissoon 

Indians are watching the hypocrisy of African Guyanese

March 23, 2018 – Features / Columnists, By Freddie Kissoon

David Hinds and Lincoln Lewis have a huge track record of fighting for the rights and survival of African Guyanese under the PPP government from the time the PPP won the presidency in 1992. David Hinds’ political evolution began in an African cultural organization founded in the late sixties by Eusi Kwayana – ASCRIA.

Dr. Hinds is a founding member of the African rights group, Cuffy 250. It was out of the annual forum entitled, “State of the African Guyanese” that President Granger requested a plan with concrete proposals of projects.     Continue reading

The Opioid Crisis in the United States of America – Guest Editorial

March 23, 2018- Kaieteur News- GUEST EDITORIAL

The United States is in the throes of an opioid epidemic, which has led to the deaths of thousands of its citizens, mostly teenagers. Today, more than four million Americans have become dependent on opioids as pain relievers, and even though opioids can be deadly if misused, many have abused and overdosed on the drugs.

Backlash against FaceBook – addiction and the ultimate surveillance tool

Amid #DeleteFacebook Fervor, Experts Say Time to Tackle Big Data Profiteers    

A social media platform like this “is the ultimate surveillance tool: an addictive product that’s optimized to collect and analyze the intimate details of our lives.

Whatever the specific solution, former Facebook investor Roger McNamee and former Facebook operations manager Sandy Parakilas argued in an article for The Guardian on Monday that it is “past time that the U.S. recognize that data is too important to be unregulated.”     READ MORE

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Also read:  Article in the Guardian. UK

Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts?

The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information.    READ MORE