Daily Archives: 05/22/2021

Guyana-born Stanford Professor John Rickford, recognised for excellence in science

 Guyana Chronicle – May 19, 2021- By Richard Bhainie
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Professor John Rickford

Professor John Rickford

GUYANESE John R. Rickford, professor of linguistics and the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor in the Humanities, emeritus, in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University (SU), is among 120 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

He is also one of the university’s six researchers who were bestowed this honour in April this year.      Continue reading

COVID-19: Guess How Many Vaccines The US Has Given The Caribbean? – commentary

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Photo: Indian vaccines as sent to Barbados earlier this year. The Caribbean is still waiting on any from the US.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 20, 2021: Want to take a wild guess of how many vaccines the United States Joe Biden administration, with a Caribbean roots vice-president, has so far given to the Caribbean?

If you guessed ZERO, then you are absolutely correct.

As the region battles with a new wave of rising cases and deaths, the Biden administration have ignored multiple governmental requests and again turned its back on its Third Border.      Continue reading