Daily Archives: 08/15/2018

GIHR Online News – 2018 Emancipation issue

   Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) Newsletter

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Guyana’s Oil Wealth Distribution: Articles by Lincoln Lewis and David Hinds

Colonial Statue Protesters Target Canada’s Scottish-born Founder

Colonial Statue Protesters Target Canada’s Scottish-born Founder

John A Macdonald,

Marc Horne | The Times UK

A statue of the Scottish-born founding father of the Canadian nation has been toppled in a symbolic rebuff almost 130 years after his death.

Officials in Victoria, capital of British Columbia, decided to remove the bronze statue of Sir John A Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister, because of his treatment of the country’s indigenous population.

Macdonald, whose family emigrated from Glasgow in the early 19th century, brokered the deal that established the country 150 years ago. He was also the architect of the 1876 Indian Act, which led to native Canadian children being forcibly taken from their parents.             Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2018

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2018

Deadly crash on the West Bank of Demerara has left three friends dead and another critical

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:28 AM PDT

Policemen in hot water after A Brazilian national was shot and killed in the interior

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:26 AM PDT

Young people are cashing in on Government’s housing drive and they said it’s a wonderful experience

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:24 AM PDT

A Police Sergeant is the third person to be charged in the Learner Driver exams fraud

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:21 AM PDT

An East Bank Demerara Community working to empower its young minds

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:20 AM PDT

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – August 14, 2018

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:16 AM PDT

Ukrainians to appear in court for assaulting Guyanese miners

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 07:12 AM PDT

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

Desultory Heroics

By Robert J. Burrowes

There is almost unanimous agreement among climate scientists and organizations – that is, 97% of over 10,000 climate scientists and the various scientific organizations engaged in climate science research – that human beings have caused a dramatic increase in the amount of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide released into Earth’s atmosphere since the pre-industrial era and that this is driving the climate catastrophe that continues to unfold. For the documentary evidence on this point see, for example, ‘Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature’, ‘Consensus on consensus: a synthesis of consensus estimates on human-caused global warming’ and ‘Scientists Agree: Global Warming is Happening and Humans are the Primary Cause’.

However, there is no consensus regarding the timeframe in which this climate catastrophe will cause human extinction. This lack of consensus is primarily due to the global elite controlling the…

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Guyana: The Diaspora Times – August 2018 Issue

Dear Friend

The Diaspora Times – August, 2018 Issue is attached.  Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.


In addition, you can click on diasporatimesforum.com to view an on-line copy of the current issue. Under the Archives/PDF Magazines link on the Website you will see several past PDF issues of the Newsletter.  In the future, this site will contain more pertinent and informative content.

Our highest regards.

Desmond Roberts
Editorial Board
Diaspora Times
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