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YOUTH: POSTPONING BEING TOO GROWN — By Yvonne Sam

  — By Yvonne Sam

Too grown, Too young, on such behavior society must frown

It is an admirable situation when mothers idolize their daughters, and dedicate time helping them develop their femininity.  Learning at a young age how to enjoy a nice pedicure and manicure assists in establishing the standard for self-care. However the trend of grave concern is that mothers are trying to make bosom buddies/ pals of their daughters, and in the process of so doing expose them to adult presentation. If you go into stores now to purchase a pair of shorts for a girl you may be hard pressed to find them at a decent length for a little girl.   Currently, the clothes for girls are permitting them to feel very comfortable with being scantily clad.        Continue reading

Barbados won’t attend meeting with US Secretary of State in Jamaica

— sees attempt to divide CARICOM

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Mia Mottley

P.M. Mia Mottley

This decision has been taken by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley who announced on Saturday night she would not be sending Foreign Minister Senator Jerome Walcott to the meeting.            Continue reading

History Starts Today: Durham Region Ontario Canada: Black History Month – February 01, 2020

13th Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration
History Starts Today: Meet the Builders
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate, Ajax, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

(Ajax, Ontario, January 9, 2020) – “History Starts Today: Meet the Builders” is the theme of the 13th Annual  Durham Black History Month Celebration, presented by Cultural Expressions Art Gallery Inc. in partnership with the Durham District School Board, Durham Catholic District School Board, Durham Black Educators’ Network, the Congress of Black Women (Ajax/Pickering) and By Blacks.    Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Former army chief Mark Phillips is PPPC prime ministerial candidate

Former Chief-of-Staff, Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips

The main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says its Central Committee unanimously picked former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), retired Brigadier Mark Phillips as its prime ministerial candidate.

Mr Phillips will run alongside PPP presidential candidate Irfaan Ali at the upcoming March, 2020 general elections.

The PPP highlights Mr Phillips’ “long and distinguished career” of four years in the GDF, culminating with his appointment as the 8th Chief-of-Staff from September, 2013 until he retired in October, 2016.        Continue reading

More Trinidadians to be ordered to explain their wealth under new law

Trinidad & Tobago $100 Bill

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The TT$100 dollar changeover ended on December 31, 2019.

The source said it is likely that Longdenville Pastor Vinworth An­thony Dayal, of the Third Exodus Assembly Church, would be among those persons who would receive an explain-your-wealth order.            Continue reading

US POLITICS: Sanders Polling Surge Reportedly Forcing Democratic Establishment to Admit He Can Win

‘People Should Take Him Very Seriously’

“He has a very good shot of winning Iowa, a very good shot of winning New Hampshire, and other than Joe Biden, the best shot of winning Nevada,” said one former Obama adviser.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty Images)

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recent surge in national and early-state polls, enthusiastic progressive base, and resilience in the aftermath of his heart attack have reportedly forced some within the Democratic establishment who were previously dismissive of the Vermont senator to concede—both in private and in public—that he could ultimately run away with the party’s presidential nomination.        Continue reading

𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐌𝐄𝐑𝐑𝐘𝐌𝐄𝐍 / 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐲 / 𝟏𝟒-𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬 𝐀𝐥𝐛𝐮𝐦

𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐌𝐄𝐑𝐑𝐘𝐌𝐄𝐍 / 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐲 / 𝟏𝟒-𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬 𝐀𝐥𝐛𝐮𝐦

TRACKLIST : 00:08 01 Christmas Feeling 02:45 02 Santa’s Got A Sun Burn 04:47 03 White Christmas 07:25 04 Let Me Wrap You In My Arms 11:00 05 Mary’s Boy Child 15:14 06 Little Drummer Boy 18:12 07 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 19:50 08 Drink A Rum 22:23 09 Go Tell It On The Mountain 24:27 10 Happy Birthday Jesus 28:22 11 Silver Bells 31:24 12 How Would You Like To Spend 33:48 13 The Baby Boy 37:11 14 Christmas Sing Along Medley

U.S: The black vote is not monolithic but there is too much at stake for divisiveness – By Mohamed Hamaludin

— By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

When the next Democratic presidential debate is held on Dec. 19 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, at least six white candidates will be on the stage: Joe Biden, former Vice President under President Barack Obama; Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana; Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota senator; Bernie Sanders, Vermont senator; Tom Steyer, hedge fund manager; and Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts senator. New York tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who is of Taiwanese descent, qualified on Tuesday.

Those likely to be absent include New Jersey Senator Corey Booker, an African American; former housing secretary Julian Castro, a Latino; and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, a Samoan native. For a joyous moment, the candidates reflected the diversity of the party.    Continue reading

Caribbean Politics: Grenada and Dominica hit back at Al Jazeera documentary

BY RAWLE TITUS – Caribbean Life News – December 5, 2019

Grenada PM Keith Mitchell

Grenada and Dominica have hit back following a documentary by Al Jazeera television suggesting that politicians in the Caribbean are involved in a corrupt trade of diplomatic post in exchange for money.

Dominica PM Roosevelt Skerrit

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has threatened legal action while Prime Minister Keith Mitchell’s government in Grenada has robustly denied the claims in the heavily publicized programme, Diplomats for Sale.

Al Jazeera also claims politicians in Dominica and Grenada are willing to accept secret campaign contributions from wealthy foreign businessmen in exchange for diplomatic passports.    Continue reading

Looking to the Bible to justify allegiance to a flawed leader – By Mohamed Hamaludin

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

President Donald Trump

The President of the United States of America, on Wednesday, August 21, this year, looked up at the sky and said, “I am the chosen one.” The Washington Post reported that he was talking about eliminating the trade balance with China but did not explain who did the choosing.

That answer, according to The Post, came three months later when Energy Secretary Rick Perry proclaimed that it was God who sent Donald Trump. Perry said on Fox News that, while in the Oval Office, he told his boss, “Mr. President … you said you were the chosen one. You were … you are here in this time because God ordained you.”    Continue reading

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