Daily Archives: 09/20/2020

GUYANA: Killings Reignite Racial Tensions in Guyana – New York Times

The South American country, already deeply split by a presidential election and an oil windfall, is tested again as three teenagers are slain.

By Nafeeza Yahya-Sakur and Anatoly Kurmanaev – Published Sept. 11, 2020

COTTON TREE, Guyana — The gruesome murders of two teenagers and the apparent reprisal killing of a third have plunged Guyana into its worst racial unrest in years, coming just weeks after the nation emerged from a disputed election that had deeply divided its two dominant groups over the country’s newfound oil wealth.    Continue reading

OPINION: On growing older – By Geoff Burrowes

By Geoff Burrowes

       When I was young I used to say loftily “Growing old is only a matter of numbers.” As I have grown older I have realised that growing old gives you perspective. Not necessarily wisdom but definitely perspective

        For example as I have aged I find that our apartment has become magical – things like drinking glasses and knives disappear magically – sometimes they reappear sometimes they don’t.            Continue reading

GUYANA: Two prisoners die after mayhem erupts at Lusignan Prison

It was the latest eruption of deadly unrest at the Lusignan Prison.

  • A statement from the prison service follows:

The Guyana Prison Service wishes to report that, about 07:30 hours on 2020-09-19, staff at the Lusignan Prison encountered refusals of the acceptance of meals. This situation was immediately brought to the attention of the facility administrators who engaged the prisoners to hear their concerns and to address those where possible. However, the prisoners refused to engage the administrators and demanded to see the Minister of Home Affairs.      Continue reading

BOOK: ESSENCE OF SANATANA DHARMA: Timeless and Eternal – by Damyantee Devi Dabydeen


  • Paperback : 350 pages
  • Product Dimensions : 20.32 x 12.7 x 3.18 cm
  • Publisher : Authorspress (12 September 2020)
  • ASIN : B08HY542H6    Language: : English

About the Book: This book, Essence of Sanatana Dharma, is a work of much religious research and soul searching in the heartland of “Sanatana Dharma”. In my effort to make it as accurate as possible, I took an imaging journey into the past to discover more of what I already knew, or thought I knew, and the essence of what I would discover. It is prudent to admit this journey is a long way to go.

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