Daily Archives: 08/29/2019

U.S. — Billionaire David Koch poisoned American political culture – By Mohamed Hamaludin

U.S. — Billionaire David Koch was one of two brothers who poisoned American political culture — By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

David Koch

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch spent hundreds of millions of dollars attempting to wrest government from the “rent seekers” who were “feeding at the public trough” and create an “ownership society,” as Nancy MacClean put it in her book, “Democracy in Chains.”

Greed motivated them, as documented by New Yorker investigative reporter Jane Mayer in her 2016 book “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.”  Continue reading

Guyana Cultural Assoc of Montreal – 52nd Anniversary Gala – October 12, 2019

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – August 2019

Here is this month’s issue of Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – August 2019. You may also click on the following link to access it:


We take this opportunity to extend our Congratulations to all the successful students at the recent CSEC and CAPE exams. Best wishes for the future!

As our students and teachers get ready to commence the new school year, we would like to wish you all lots of success. However, please be reminded that “Success comes not by wishing, but by hard work bravely done”.

Tomorrow night, 30th August, we will welcome the Brooklyn Labor-Day Weekend with our fundraising Patronal Dance.

Buxton-Friendship Heritage Fund: New York Patronal Dance – August 30, 2019 ,<<click

The venue is the American Legion Hall in Canarsie, at 1130 East 92nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11236, between Conklin Avenue and Glenwood Road. The event starts at 9:00 p.m. and ticket admission is only $25. Please see the attached flyer invitation for more information. Come and enjoy yourself while supporting a worthy cause.


Lorna Campbell. Editor,

Buxton-Friendship Express


Guyana: Food and Drugs Dept. finds fake drugs at nine premises

 – police called in to help find distributor

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has been called in to assist the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) in its quest to locate a distributor who is manufacturing and selling a number of pharmaceuticals under conditions that are not authorized.

Some of the SF medications

This development comes two weeks after a complaint was lodged with the GA-FDD in relation to the issue at hand resulting in the launch of what has been described as a “prioritized investigation”.    Continue reading

Guyana: Georgetown City Hall to get tough on dishonest officers – Mayor

Georgetown City Hall

In an effort to make changes to such predicaments, Councillor Heston Bostwick at the most recent statutory meeting proposed a motion for City Council officers being sanctioned for providing to them incorrect information.    Continue reading

Guyana: Music legend, Johnny Braff, dies at 82 + articles and videos

The Legend: Johnny Braff at his 82nd birthday celebrations

Braff. 82, was a resident of the institution for several months after being transferred from the Night Shelter, a decision that he often times didn’t seem too pleased about.


If you don’t know those lines, if you don’t know that song, you would’ve missed out on one of the big hits of the 60’s and early 70s, when Braff was belting out love songs that made him both a household name and symbol in his homeland and abroad.          Continue reading