Daily Archives: 07/12/2018

BOOK: Wah Dih Story Seh? – By Buxtonian, Dr. Pauline Baird

BOOK: Wah Dih Story Seh?

Buxtonian, Dr. Pauline Baird is a cultural rhetorician whose work includes her 2016 dissertation project, “Towards a Cultural Rrhetorics Approach to Caribbean Rhetoric: African- Guyanese Women from the Village of Buxton Transforming Oral Histories.”

In 9 letters to Young Buxtonians and members of Composition and Rhetorics scholarly community, she explores the lived experiences of 5 African Buxton women drawn from Buxton, New York, Bahamas, in their own words and on their own terms. Dr. Baird employs linguistic practices of the village including Dem Seh and Wah Dih Story Seh as land-based frameworks useful for exploring community, land, and practices.       Continue reading

OPINION: Donald Trump’s Enforcers Have Lost the Right to Civil Courtesy – Gary Younge | The Guardian UK

Donald Trump’s Enforcers Have Lost the Right to Civil Courtesy

Gary Younge | The Guardian UK

Last Tuesday Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, was challenged on television about a 10-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome who was separated from her mother at the Mexican border and put in a detention centre. As a Democratic strategist cited the case, Lewandowski mocked the girl’s plight, imitating the sound of a sad trombone. “Womp womp,” he said.

Three days later, the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, because of the policies of the administration she represents. “I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty and compassion and cooperation,” the owner, Stephanie Wilkinson, told the Washington Post. “I said, ‘I’d like to ask you to leave.’”     Continue reading

Jagdeo has no moral authority to speak on corruption – Badal

Jagdeo has no moral authority to speak on corruption – Badal

Bharrat Jagdeo

Robert Badal

Local businessman, Robert Badal has declared that this is the last time he will respond to former President, Bharrat Jagdeo, who is “fading into insignificance.”

However, in his “last” response, Badal insisted that he manages all his businesses “above board.” Badal is the owner of Pegasus Hotel and the majority shareholder of Guyana Stockfeeds Limited.

The fallout between Jagdeo and Badal goes way back. However, it was recently provoked when Jagdeo realized that Government lost 31 percent of ownership it had in Guyana Stockfeeds.        Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News Headlines – July 08-11. 2018

Headline News – 11 July 2018

Govt. rejects 150% toll increase for Berbice Bridge

I don’t need other party members at my press conferences – Jagdeo

Police seize private chartered aircraft with suspected false registration

Pandit, son found dead with stab wounds in C/ville home – One suspect in custody

Getaway driver nabbed while changing number plates

“I feel disrespected and I feel targeted” – Minister Broomes

SARU to help evict persons occupying Gov’t living quarters rent-free – PAC hears

Health emergency plan unveiled in Lethem      Continue reading

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