Daily Archives: 06/19/2021

GUYANA: Early Morning Downpour Causes Flooding in Georgetown – June 17, 2021- video

EARLY MORNING DOWNPOUR CAUSES FLOODING IN CITY – NEWSROOM VIDEO

An early morning downpour caused several parts of Georgetown to be flooded. Central government has again lamented the poor management of the drainage systems in the city.

POEMS by Cyril Dabydeen: “At Lord’s Cricket Ground”; “History Lesson”; “Dark Wood”

POEMS by Cyril Dabydeen:

While the World Test Cricket Championship is on–latest poem to share
–from the UK’s *Post-Colonial Text*…just published.

AT LORDS CRICKET GROUND –by C Dabydeen

The ball bowled, the game played
at this neck of the woods—
the Lord’s Cricket Ground
in London, don’t you know?
Doosra in cold weather; oh,
a wrong ‘un next, come on.

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USA: What is Juneteenth, America’s newest national holiday?

The Economist explains –

June 19th commemorates the end of slavery, but the country remains divided over racial injustice

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