Daily Archives: July 5, 2019

Guyana: Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – June 2019

Download: http://buxtonguyana.net/Buxton-FriendshipExpress2019-06.pdf

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UG: University of Guyana: Call for Papers: Teaching Conference – October 3-4, 2019

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U.S: Florida Republicans perpetuate racism with ex-felon voting bill –By Mohamed Hamaludin

 –By Mohamed Hamaludin

The Republicans who control Florida’s state government may want you to believe that they were merely doing administrative housekeeping when they defied the wishes of the people and imposed a financial requirement on former felons as a condition for having their voting right restored. In fact, they were extending the era of pervasive racism which has dominated the state for 150 years.

When the 1868 Constitution banned former felons from voting, the reason was never in doubt. At the time, African American voters outnumbered whites 15,434 to 11,148 and the good ole boys would never have handed power to former slaves. Over time, they also came up with ways to send tens of thousands to prison, disenfranchising them. By 2001, the Census Bureau was reporting that one of every 37 African Americans in Florida was in prison, or 48 percent of the total, while being only 15 percent of the population.            Continue reading

Guyanese artist in residency on Governors Island NY Harbor

Carl E. Hazelwood

BY TANGERINE CLARKE

Guyana-American artist, Carl E. Hazelwood is among five artists, whose works of art are on display at the Triangle Artist Studios residency program, which opened on June 7, at picturesque, Governors Island, New York Harbor.

The Triangle Arts Exhibition is open on public days for art lovers to get an inside look at what artists are working on: Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am – 5 pm, June – October 2019.        Continue reading

Is Guyana Getting a Fair Deal for its Oil? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

I recently moderated a panel discussion on oil and gas in Guyana. The panel was made up of professionals that are household names in their own right.

Dr Tarron Khemraj is a professor of Economics in Florida. He writes a column in the ‘Stabroek News’ on economics and business and his interests include oil and gas.

Dr. Jan Mangal is a graduate in off -shore technology and has a PhD from Oxford. He was an advisor to President David Granger.

Christopher Ram is an attorney that is based in Guyana. He has a television show, and is involved in civic matters in Guyana. He holds a Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas.

READ MORE: – Is Guyana getting Fair Deal for its Oil – By Dr Dhanpaul 

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IRAN: European Union Says INSTEX Trade Mechanism is Operational

EU Says INSTEX Operational

France, Germany and the United Kingdom informed participants that INSTEX had been made operational and available to all EU member states and that the first transactions are being processed

The remaining signatories to the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, announced in a statement that the EU mechanism for trade with Iran is up and running. 

The statement, released at the conclusion of the 12th meeting of the Joint Commission on JCPOA, also said the long-awaited trade mechanism, dubbed INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchange), is currently processing the first transactions.              Continue reading

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