Daily Archives: January 15, 2017

Social Self-Defense: Calling all Warriors of the Light – Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

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Los Angeles is a fascinating place to live for its diversity of peoples. In the shopping mall, on the Santa Monica pier, the Venice Beach boardwalk (above photo), and other public spaces, I blend in with the crowd. I am at home amidst the range of skin color pigments and English-speaking accents.

In spite of our rich cultural diversity, racism, misogyny, and xenophobia still circulate beneath our thin skin. At a local coffee shop, I’ve had to wait much longer for my coffee than my white companion. At a writers’ meeting, a white female club member told me not to touch her. “It’s offensive,” she said with an angry tone.

On a sunny, windy, Sunday morning in Santa Monica, someone in a passing vehicle threw water in my face as I crossed the busy boulevard. Was it the color of my skin that the stranger considered offensive or was it…

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Caribbean Life News Update – 13 January 2017

Caribbean Life News Update – 13 January 2017

FOCUS UPON TRUMP

BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN

In just over a week or so, Donald. J. Trump will be sworn in as presi­dent of the United States and the most powerful man in the world and already Carib­bean Commu­nity leaders are sending both positive signals of welcome and indica­tions that they are willing to work with his adminis­tration.

New SVG US consul general a ‘breath of fresh air’

BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsa­lves and Deputy Prime Minister Sir Louis Straker had predi­cted that Howie Prince would be a treme­ndous asset to the nation with his appoin­tment as the new St. Vincent and the Grena­dines’ consul general to the United States.

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Guyana Christian Charities Valentine Dinner/Dance – Toronto – February 11, 2017

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Guyana Government News Brief – January 13, 2017 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – January 13, 2017 – video

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – January 14, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –14 January 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below) 

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