Daily Archives: April 28, 2018

Linton Kwesi Johnson: ‘It was a Myth that Immigrants didn’t want to fit into British society’

Linton Kwesi Johnson: ‘It was a Myth that Immigrants didn’t want to fit into British society. We weren’t allowed’

Decca Aitkenhead  | The Guardian UK 

As the Jamaican-born dub poet reflects on decades of race relations in the UK, from the Brixton riots to Windrush, he says young black men carry knives out of fear, and questions how much progress we have made since his time as a teenage Black Panther

When Linton Kwesi Johnson was a boy, he wanted to grow up to be an accountant. “If I was an accountant,” he chuckles softly, sitting surrounded by piles of books and CDs in his modest south-London terrace house: “I would probably be a multimillionaire by now.” The world, on the other hand, would be considerably poorer.    Continue reading

82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – April 25-27. 2018

News – 27 April 2018

Bringing an end to overpayments…Corrupt financial officials to be surcharged and embarrassed

GRA finally brings an end to corruption in auction of vehicles

Locals vying for ExxonMobil contracts should get same tax free privilege given to foreigners- GCCI President

Govt. requests $2.5B in supplementary provision… Monies to buy four planes for army and pay for ICJ case

DPP discontinues recent private criminal charges against Ministers

Pomeroon coconut industry plummets, exports decrease

PPP urges Auditor General to investigate detained fuel boat   

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Guyana: Massive scale of corruption and money laundering will have surprises – by GHK Lall

Opinion: Massive scale of corruption and money laundering will have surprises

by GHK Lall

Professor Clive Thomas, Head of SARA, went public to point out that international documents show the “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” in once cash choked Guyana (Demerara Waves April 20).  It has been a long hard road to arrive at this ugly well-known place, which made many locals impatient and doubtful.

This was further fueled by the defiant snarls of “show the evidence.”  I, who should have known better, must confess to my own occasional misgivings; and this despite being privy to some names, documents, and circumstances way back over there.  Well, many who made an art form of existing in wicked darkness now will be hauled into the cleansing light of day.     Continue reading

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