Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

Opinion: Michelle Wolf Has Nothing to Apologise For – Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian UK

Michelle Wolf Has Nothing to Apologise For. Her Critics Do, Though

Urging the comedian who performed at the White House correspondents’ dinner to apologize for an uncontroversial joke sends an incredibly dangerous message

Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian UK

Let me tell you a few deplorable things that happened in the United States of America this weekend. Nearly 43 million people woke up in poverty in the richest country in the world. And 3.2 million Americans woke up without health insurance. A further 36 people died because of gun violence, bringing the total number of gun deaths in the USA this year to 4,627.      Continue reading

Commentary: Daughters of the Diaspora – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Daughters of the Diaspora – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

You see them everywhere. They hold up the sky. They work in different jobs and often under difficult conditions to provide for their families. It doesn’t matter how hard the job is, or how bad the weather might be, these brave women are busy making a contribution to their adopted countries. They are the daughters of the diaspora.

They are to be found in various fields from domestics and babysitters to scientists, from students to transit workers, and from teachers and doctors to professionals in the corporate sector.

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Alumni and Friends of The University of Guyana (AFOUG) established in New York

Vice Chancellor Dr. Ivelaw Griffith names Leadership Team of UG’s Diasporic Association

Brooklyn, NY: — May 1, 2018 —Medgar Evers College

On a recent visit to New York the path that is continuing efforts to transform Guyana’s premier tertiary education institution the University of Guyana saw the formal establishing of a leadership team of what Dr. Griffith calls Education Resource Ambassadors.  They are patriots and individuals in Guyana and in the Diaspora, irrespective of whether or not they are alumni or former faculty and staff of the university.

Vice Chancellor Griffith with founding leaders of UG’s support team in NY.

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Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – April 2018

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – April 2018

Here is the April 2018 issue of Buxton-Friendship Express. You may download the attached copy, or click on the following link to access it:

Click to access Buxton-FriendshipExpress2018-04.pdf

Regards,

Lorna Campbell.  Editor,

Buxton-Friendship Express

buxtonexpress@aol.com

New York Tutorial Support Group – Dinner Dance – Brooklyn NY – June 30. 2018