Daily Archives: January 19, 2020

History Starts Today: Durham Region Ontario Canada: Black History Month – February 01, 2020

13th Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration
History Starts Today: Meet the Builders
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate, Ajax, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

(Ajax, Ontario, January 9, 2020) – “History Starts Today: Meet the Builders” is the theme of the 13th Annual  Durham Black History Month Celebration, presented by Cultural Expressions Art Gallery Inc. in partnership with the Durham District School Board, Durham Catholic District School Board, Durham Black Educators’ Network, the Congress of Black Women (Ajax/Pickering) and By Blacks.    Continue reading

Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from President Bolsonaro

Indigenous leader Cacique Raoni of Kayapo tribe delivers a speech during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Park, near Sao Jose do Xingu, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Indigenous leader Cacique Raoni of Kayapo tribe delivers a speech during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Park, near Sao Jose do Xingu, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, January 17, 2020. REUTERS

XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil, (Reuters) – Leaders of native tribes in Brazil issued a rallying call to protect the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous people from what they called the “genocide, ethnocide and ecocide” planned by the country’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.            Continue reading

Guyana: CARICOM Secretariat headquarters going 100% solar

The CARICOM Secretariat at Turkeyen

On Monday, construction of a photovoltaic power generation system is set to commence.

The project is part of a wider initiative called ‘The Introduction of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation System in Guyana and CARICOM’, being financed by the Government of Japan.        Continue reading

QUOTES: Excellent observations and wisdom from great thinkers

Guyana Elections: ANUG, LJP, TNM join lists for elections 2020 + Editorial by Kaieteur News

In a historic move, A New and United Guyana (ANUG), the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) and The New Movement (TNM) have agreed to join their Lists of Candidates so that the votes they secure at the March 2 General and Regional elections could be counted collectively and improve their chances of securing parliamentary and regional seats.  Continue reading