Daily Archives: June 12, 2020

“We are not on a witch-hunt”-Irfaan Ali; political appointees “will have to face the music”- Juan Edghill

People’s Progressive Party Civic presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is assuring that Police Commissioner and other top officers would not be fired should that party be officially declared winner of the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections.

PPP presidential candidate, Dr. Irfaan Ali, speaking with reporters, assured that government employees would not be targeted if he and his political organisation are declared the winner of the March 2, 2020 general elections by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).      Continue reading

Video: Sir Shridath Ramphal – “Sonny”…. of Guyana… and the World

Video: Sir Shridath Ramphal – “Sonny”…. of Guyana… and the World

  • Caribbean Champion and International Statesman
  • The story of a West Indian Icon Sir Shridath Ramphal – “Sonny”
  • Narrated by Vic Fernandes – Published June 05, 2020

Sir Shridath Ramphal is Guyana’s and the Caribbean’s most eminent statesman. He has had a sterling career spanning more than 60 years in the service of his native country, Guyana; his wider home, the Caribbean; and the Commonwealth of Nations. Popularly known as “Sonny”, this former Attorney General of Guyana and Secretary General of the Commonwealth was instrumental in the work of the now defunct West Indian Federation, the establishment of the Caribbean Free Trade Agreement, and the work of international commissions. He has been heralded for his contributions.    Continue reading

Urban living: Great cities after the COVID-19 pandemic – The Economist

How much harm has Covid-19 done to large Western cities?

Jun 13th 2020 edition – The Economist

Until recently big cities were unstoppable. Year after year places like New York, London and Paris grew richer and busier. Since the turn of the century they have shrugged off a dotcom crash, a financial crisis, terrorist attacks and political populism caused partly by resentment at their prosperity and arrogance. Could their magical run possibly be coming to an end?      Continue reading

Videos: USA Racism: Jane Elliott Interview, Black Nouveau Exclusive | Parts 1-3

USA Racism: Black Nouveau – PBS| Jane Elliott Interview in 2017, Parts 1-3

Jane Elliott – Interview with diversity trainer and human rights advocate trainer. – by James Causey – PBS Milwaukee

See Parts 2 and 3 below      Continue reading

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