Daily Archives: 05/04/2022

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: Why Do Some Countries Stand with Russia? | The Agenda – By TV Ontario

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: Why Do Some Countries Stand with Russia? | The Agenda – By TV Ontario

Why do so many countries, including India, China, and parts of the Middle East still stand with Russia, even as that country pursues a war that is displacing millions and killing thousands? Guests: Rajan Menon (Defense Priorities), Maria Repnikova (Georgia State University), Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University), and Bessma Momani (University of Waterloo).

CARIBBEAN | The destabilising impact of a distant conflict – By David Jessop

— David Jessop – May 1, 2022

Earlier this month at a conference on Caribbean security, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Motley spoke about the consequences of the war in Ukraine and the now unavoidable impact it will have on the cost of food, energy, fertiliser and transport.

The region’s leaders, she said, must explain to their citizens the need to prepare for what may lie ahead. Warning that over time a “culture of contentment” had beset the Caribbean people, PM Mottley said the region’s citizens must now be “better prepared for the present” and that the countries of the Caribbean must brace for the impact the conflict will have on prices and access to commodities.

Behind her carefully chosen words is the awareness that a seemingly distant war may have a socially destabilising dimension.          Continue reading

GUYANA: Moray House Trust: Commemorates Arrival Day on 5th May 2022 – Various readings – YouTube

Title:              ‘I am a Coolie’: Identity and Indenture
Date:              Thursday 5th May 2022
Time:             11AM Guyana, New York, Toronto, 4PM UK
Platform:       YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/dUirPfa8Fjg
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