Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

Valentine’s Dance – Triple Play Band- Toronto – February 16. 2019

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Guyana: MPs can be jailed for ignoring constitution on dual citizenship

At least a third of MPs are said to be holders of foreign passports

While the debate over Members of Parliament (MPs) holding dual citizenship is not a new one, it has been gaining momentum since the no- confidence motion, which was passed in the National Assembly, last December.

Article 155 of Guyana’s Constitution states that “No person shall be qualified for election as a member of the National Assembly who- (a) is by virtue of his own act, under any acknowledgement of allegiance, obedience or adherence to a foreign power or state…”               Continue reading

Venezuela to remap offshore oil, escalating tension with Guyana

Venezuela to remap offshore oil, escalating tension with Guyana

BLOOMBERG – Venezuela will remap its Caribbean oil and gas prospects in a move that could further stoke a century-long border dispute with Guyana and collide with Exxon Mobil Corp.’s venture in the region, people with knowledge of the plan said.              Continue reading

Expanding diversity of U.S. Congress is a product of the civil rights struggle — Mohamed Hamaludin

Expanding diversity of U.S. Congress is a product of the civil rights struggle — MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

The event would be so momentous that it had to be seen to be believed. A Muslim woman wearing a hijab, who was born in Somalia, fled a civil war with her parents when she was 8, lived four years in a refugee camp, AND LEARNED English by watching TV was sworn in on Jan. 3 as a member of the Congress of the United States of America.

The story of Ilhan Omar, now 38, remembered by those who knew her at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya as a shy child, who learned English by watching American television, affirms that anyone can achieve the American dream and rejects the Trump administration’s slanders against refugees, particularly Muslims.           Continue reading

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