Daily Archives: 04/27/2018

Korea summit: leaders vow to ‘write new chapter’ in peninsula’s history

Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in shake hands and step across concrete border line in Panmunjom, then enter Peace House for talks

 North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un crosses the border between to shake hands with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in Photograph: Korea Summit Press Pool/AFP/Getty Images

The leaders of North and South Korea have vowed to “write a new chapter” in their peninsula’s troubled history at the start of a summit that has raised hopes for a resolution over Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.    Continue reading

Toronto attack: Facebook post may link suspect to misogynistic online subculture

Post appears to connect alleged killer with ‘incel’, or ‘involuntary celibate’, communities that have made sexual frustration the basis for misogyny

Alek Minassian

Shortly before a rented van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10 and wounding 14 others, a short and cryptic message was posted on the Facebook account of Alek Minassian, the man accused of carrying out the attack.

The post referred to another mass killer – Elliot Rodger, who shot dead six people and wounded 13 others in Isla Vista, California, in 2014 – and said that the “incel rebellion has already begun. We will overthrow all the Chads and the Stacys”.   READ MORE

New York: The Phagwah Parade at 30! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

New York: The Phagwah Parade at 30!

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

In a raw and bitter winter a miracle happened. The biting winds gave way to a clear and cloudless sky with warm temperatures. Liberty Avenue, in Queens New York, became the scene of revelry as magnificent floats, music, confetti and colored powder took over the streets. It was the 30th Annual Phagwah Parade and thousands were out to celebrate it in style.

The Parade has become an institution. According to the New York Times, the Phagwah Parade ‘is the single biggest street festival in Queens.’ What started with 70 hardy souls has grown to become a much-loved event that attracts people from all parts of the world.

Read more: The Phagwah Parade at 30

Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Association NY- features Demerara Gold – Englewood NJ – June 29. 2018 

Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Association NY, features Demerara Gold – Englewood NJ – June 29, 2018

Download Flyer: GuyJam Demerara Gold Flyer 

GUYANA- Follow the trail home- 22 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

READ MORE: Go to the Dmitri Allicock Blog

Guyana Assoc. of Georgia: Welcome Party+ Family Fun Day + Independence Dance – May 25-27. 2018

Guyana Association of Georgia – Memorial Weekend annual celebration

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