Daily Archives: 05/16/2021

Trinidad/Tobago declares a State of Emergency to combat COVID-19

May 16, 2021 – Kaieteur News – The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Dr. Keith Rowley, yesterday announced a State of Emergency to combat the fight against COVID-19. The Prime Minister made the announcement at a press conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St. Ann.

The PM explained that the curfew will be implemented with effect from today at 9pm to 5am in the country.     Continue reading

COMMENTARY: For me – not for you! – By Geoff Burrowes

I like to think of myself as a good guy.

I am proud of my Guyanese roots. I enjoy being with other people with a Guyanese background, partly because of the buoyant, generous character of our people and partly because I don’t have to explain phrases like “Wha fo Do” or “Mango doan’ fall from genip tree” or “When goat foot bruk ‘e know ‘e Mama home” and I know they had senna pods and castor oil before going back to school, spoonfuls of brown sugar soaked in Canadian healing oil, for sore throat, although the bottle said “For external use only”; or they soaked their heads in Limacol when fevered or headachy.        Continue reading

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – Colin Kaepernick speaks of Systemic Oppression in the USA – Video

This speech was made when AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL gave him the  Ambassador of Conscience Award in 2018

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