Daily Archives: January 8, 2017

Lady Sara Lou Carter : July 4, 1923 – December 16, 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016  – http://www.guyanagraphic.com
LADY SARA LOU CARTER, JULY 4, 1923 – DECEMBER 16, 2016 
Sara-Lou Carter on the cover of Hue MagazineSara-Lou Carter on the cover of Jet Magazine
Sara-Lou Carter on the cover of Jet MagazineSara-Lou Carter in 2003
 On Friday, December 16, 2016, Lady Sara Lou Carter of Bethesda, Maryland, died peacefully at the age of 93.

Carter was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina on July 4, 1923, to James and Esther Harris. After graduating from Bennett College in North Carolina, she taught for a year before moving to New York, where she became a high fashion model breaking many racial barriers and paving the way for women of color that walked the runway after her.    Continue reading

Earth ‘On the Edge’ as Disastrous 2016 Goes Down as Hottest Year on Record

Earth ‘On the Edge’ as Disastrous 2016 Goes Down as Hottest Year on Record

We are already seeing around the globe the impacts of a changing climate’

by Andrea Germanos, staff writer – Common Dreams – 06 January 2017

An aerial photo shows severe flooding in a residential area of Baton Rouge, La. on Aug. 15, 2016. (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard)

Earth is “on the edge.”  So declared the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) Thursday January 5, 2017, announcing that 2016 was the warmest year on record.

The first global assessment of last year’s temperatures finds that 2016 broke the record set in 2015 by close to 0.2°C , with last year’s record having broken the record set in 2014.   Continue reading

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – January 7, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –07 January 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below) 

Guyana Government News Brief – January 6, 2017 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – January 6, 2017 – video

 

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