Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

Guyana: 923 persons granted citizenship since 2015 … eight were Haitians – Minister Felix

Minister Winston Felix

This was reported yesterday by Minister with responsibility for Citizenship, Winston Felix, during a press conference at his Shiv Chanderpaul Drive office.

The issue has taken front burner in recent months after it was noticed that a significant number of foreigners were in Guyana and being registered.

Among them are Cubans, Haitians and Venezuelans.

The Opposition has made it clear that it suspects that the Government was registering foreigners in exchange for votes.              Continue reading

Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; PM warns death toll to rise ‘significantly’

Members of the Canadian Burnaby Firefighters Search & Rescue Task Force search for victims after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello

Members of the Canadian Burnaby Firefighters Search & Rescue Task Force search for victims after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello

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Guyana: Trinidad company Massy opens massive Superstore at Turkeyen, near Georgetown

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan (third from left) and Chairman of Massy Integrated Retail Business Unit, David Affonso (centre), flanked by Massy Stores executives and Minister of Business Haimraj Rajkumar (third from right) as they cut the ribbons to officially open the Massy Stores Mega at the MovieTowne compound, Turkeyen. (Terrence Thompson photo)

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan (third from left) and Chairman of Massy Integrated Retail Business Unit, David Affonso (centre), flanked by Massy Stores executives and Minister of Business Haimraj Rajkumar (third from right) as they cut the ribbons to officially open the Massy Stores Mega at the MovieTowne compound, Turkeyen. (Terrence Thompson photo)

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Medical: Erectile Dysfunction – Needing A Hand to Stand – By Yvonne Sam  

  By Yvonne Sam

The Hard Facts about the Soft Truth

Although sexual health is essential to overall health and well-being, nevertheless there is a tendency for sexual-health needs to be overlooked in routine health care. It has been estimated that currently over 150 million men worldwide suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) and by 2025, this figure will increase beyond 322 million.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316507803_Erectile_dysfunction_and_its_pharmacology_An_overview.

According to Gail Wyatt, sex therapist, clinical psychologist and professor at UCLA, roughly 18 million American men experience erectile dysfunction, or ED, defined as the inability to attain or sustain an erection for satisfactory sexual intercourse, and typically measured over a three-month period, and African men are more likely than men of other races to experience ED.          Continue reading

OPINION: 18 Years After 9/11: We Face a New International Terrorist Threat

18 Years After 9/11, We Face a New International Terrorist Threat

Joshua Geltzer | Just Security

Eighteen years ago, Americans woke up to the dire international terrorist threat facing our nation. The tragic 9/11 attacks were swiftly attributed to al-Qa’ida, and in turn it immediately became clear that international terrorism — in particular, jihadist international terrorism — posed a major national security threat to Americans, even in the homeland.

Now, eighteen years later, Americans face a new international terrorist threat. But, unlike in the aftermath of 9/11, we have yet to recognize it as such. Doing so — quickly and explicitly — is essential to improving and accelerating the response of our government and our technology sector to the dangers we face from the growing international white supremacist terrorist threat.          Continue reading

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