Daily Archives: 08/24/2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni Assoc. Toronto: Fall Dance- October 19, 2019

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The Murky Life and Death of Robert Maxwell – and How It Shaped His Daughter Ghislaine

By  Caroline Davies | The Guardian UK

Was it murder? Suicide? Or just an accident? Almost 30 years before Jeffrey Epstein’s demise, Ghislaine Maxwell was caught up in another shocking and scandal-ridden mystery

At one time, everyone knew where to find Ghislaine Maxwell. The former aide-de-camp of the disgraced, now deceased, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was a fixture in Manhattan’s most fashionable salons. With an impressive list of contacts, including Prince Andrew and Chelsea Clinton, she was a regular at fundraisers, book launches and society weddings.            Continue reading

Why Charging Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged Accomplice Is Going to Be Difficult – commentary

Ghislaine Maxwell has been accused of helping procure underage girls for the late financier. But public outrage is not evidence.

  Renato Mariotti | Politico

In the days since convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail cell, there has been a growing public outcry asking why his long-time confidante and alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell has not yet been charged.

Former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi asked, “Why is she still walking around?” And after a photo – since discredited – emerged purporting to show Maxwell eating outside an In-N-Out Burger restaurant, one prominent legal analyst asked, “Why is the most wanted woman in America just walking around L.A.?”        Continue reading

The GED Empowers Adults to Reach for the Stars! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

GED- By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

This has been a great year for adult education in Queens, New York. The GED program has produced a high number of graduates that have moved on to various professions.

The GED or General Education Diploma classes are given for free at various sites in the City. The program is run by the Department of Education, City of New York. Queens has one of the largest intakes with students enrolling from different backgrounds. They usually spend around three to six months where they are taught math, reading, social studies, science and writing to proficiency levels. Once they are ready, they write the exams.

READ MORE: The GED empowers adults

Glasgow University’s ‘bold’ move to pay back slave trade profits – BBC News

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The University of Glasgow has agreed to spend £20m in reparations after finding out it benefited by tens of millions of pounds from the slave trade.

Glasgow is believed to be the first institution in the UK to implement such a scheme.

The money will be raised and spent over the next 20 years on setting up and running the Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research.

It will be managed in partnership with the University of the West Indies.


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