Daily Archives: 06/05/2021

GUYANA: Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) names QC School of the Year for CSEC; CAPE

Guyana cops eight awards at CXC Regional Award Ceremony

Queen’s College has been recognised as the School of the Year for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), at the Caribbean Examinations Council’s 2020 awards ceremony held in Antigua and Barbuda.

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand (third from right) along with the CSEC and CAPE Regional Awardees along with Principal of Queen’s College Jackie Benn-Ralph (left) whose school received the Best Overall School Award for CSEC and CAPE. Also in photo from right are Zane Ramoutar, Nyron Seoukienandan, Shania Sattaur, Anthony Sukra and Bhedesh Persaud. (Ministry of Education photo)

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand (third from right) along with the CSEC and CAPE Regional Awardees along with Principal of Queen’s College Jackie Benn-Ralph (left) whose school received the Best Overall School Award for CSEC and CAPE. Also in photo from right are Zane Ramoutar, Nyron Seoukienandan, Shania Sattaur, Anthony Sukra and Bhedesh Persaud. (Ministry of Education photo)
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NATIONAL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – JUNE 2021

           June 1, 2021
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NATIONAL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2021
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION
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.America’s diversity is and always has been the defining strength of our Nation — in every generation, our society, spirit, and shared ambitions have been refreshed by wave after wave of immigrants seeking out their American dream. Throughout our history, Caribbean Americans have brought vibrant cultures, languages, traditions, and values that strengthen our country and add new chapters to our common story. In recognition of Caribbean Americans’ countless gifts and contributions to our Nation, we celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

USA Politics: Greene’s Ahistorical Claim That The Nazis Were Socialists – Opinion + Video on “Socialism”

Plus video: WHAT IS SOCIALISM

– Glenn Kessler | The Washington Post

“You know, Nazis were the National Socialist Party. Just like the Democrats are now a national socialist party.”

              — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), speaking at an “America First” rally, May 27, 2021

Those who apparently do not know history are doomed to make basic mistakes. 

IT SEEMS SO SIMPLE. The official name of the Adolf Hitler’s political party — the Nazis — had the word “socialist” in it. Ergo, it must have been a socialist party. And that means that Democrats, some of whom call themselves socialists, must be Nazis. Or something like that.       Continue reading