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The Diaspora Times International – October-November 2018

Dear Friends

The Diaspora Times International – October-November, 2018 Issue is attached. Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.

DIASPORTIMES

In addition, you can click on diasporatimesforum.com to view an on-line copy of the current issue. Under the Archives/PDF Magazines link on the Website you will see several past PDF issues of the Newsletter.  In the future, this site will contain more pertinent and informative content.

Our highest regards

Desmond Roberts
Chairman. Editorial Board
Diaspora Times
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Guyana: The Diaspora Times – August 2018 Issue

Dear Friend

The Diaspora Times – August, 2018 Issue is attached.  Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.

DIASPORTIMES

In addition, you can click on diasporatimesforum.com to view an on-line copy of the current issue. Under the Archives/PDF Magazines link on the Website you will see several past PDF issues of the Newsletter.  In the future, this site will contain more pertinent and informative content.

Our highest regards.

Desmond Roberts
Chairman
Editorial Board
Diaspora Times

Diaspora Times International magazine – June/July 2017 Issue

Diaspora Times magazine – June/July 2017 Issue

Dear Friends

The Diaspora Times – June/July 2017 Issue is attached. Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.

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Our highest regards.

Desmond Roberts
Chairman. Editorial Board
Diaspora Times

Diaspora Times International – April 2017

Dear Friends

The Diaspora Times – April 2017 Issue is attached. Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.

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Our highest regards.

Desmond Roberts
Chairman
Editorial Board.  Diaspora Times

Diaspora Times magazine – March 2017

Dear Friends

The Diaspora Times – March 2017 Issue is attached. Kindly circulate to friends and well wishers and all who might benefit from reading our Diaspora Times magazine.

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Our highest regards.
Desmond Roberts
Chairman
Editorial Board
Diaspora Times

AL JAZEERA JUMPS IN – by Dave Martins

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

AL JAZEERA JUMPS IN – by Dave Martins

Coincidences can be an intriguing part of life. For the past two weeks, for example, I had been in a back-and-forth with a publisher, Desmond Roberts, of the Guyana Diaspora Times magazine, produced electronically in New York. He had asked me to consider doing a story about the origins of the song “Not A Blade O’ Grass” that I wrote some 40 years ago and on the history of it since. I have written about this before, in this newspaper and elsewhere, and felt I had covered the subject. I thought the case was closed.

And then, a few days ago, I picked up the phone at home one day, and out of the blue, Dennis Chabrol, of Demerara Waves, another publisher, was on the line telling me that Al Jazeera was coming to Guyana and wanted to interview me. The trigger, of course, was the Venezuela/Guyana border controversy, again in the news. Doing research on the story prior to coming here to cover it, Virginia Lopez, who represents Al Jazeera in Venezuela, had run into the “Not A Blade O’ Grass” story and wanted to include it.  Continue reading