Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – March 5-6, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –March 5-6, 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

News – 06 March 2017

Queen’s College (Guyana) Alumni Asso. Central Florida (QCAACF) Golf Tournament – April 8. 2017

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On International Women’s Day – Guyanese women must be Bold For Change – By Yvonne Sam

On International Women’s Day – Guyanese women are called upon to be Bold For Change

By Yvonne Sam

This year’s campaign theme for International Women’s Day is: Be Bold For Change.  Guyanese women are called upon to take ground breaking action towards effective long range changes.

 March 8 is International Women’s Day, the special day we celebrate how much women have achieved.  We celebrate the various ways that women have advanced in various careers and roles as independent, autonomous persons with the ability to strive toward their full potential. We also celebrate the creative and innovative ways in which women are successfully contributing to the global community.   Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update – 05 March 2017

Caribbean Life News Update  – 05 March 2017  

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Diver­sity, culture, mark Guyana’s 47 Republic Day

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | MUSIC

The Guyana Consu­late in New York City was a scene of comra­dely, and jollifi­cation, on Friday, Feb. 24, when compat­riots joined hands to mark their homeland’s 47th Republic Annive­rsary, and Mashr­amani celebr­ation.

 

Guyanese-born seeks to make City Hall history

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | GUYANA

Richard S. David, a former vice presi­dent of the NYC Economic Develo­pment Corpor­ation, is poised to become the first Guyanese-born in the City Council, when consti­tuents of District 28, Queens, go to the polls in the Septe­mber primary, and general election in November of this year.

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Why Is Trump Returning to Birther-Style Attacks on Obama?

Why Is Trump Returning to Birther-Style Attacks on Obama?

Attempts to delegitimize Barack Obama are a classic page in the Trump playbook.

Adrienne Lafrance | The Atlantic

Opinion - commentary -analysisIt was a long 25 hours. But the White House ended its silence Sunday morning with an official statement responding to a series of extraordinary tweets by President Donald Trump the day before.

Trump had claimed, without evidence or explanation, that President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump’s phone lines during the 2016 election. The White House confirmed on Sunday that it would neither explain the basis for the president’s accusation or offer additional comment on the matter. The president is calling for a congressional investigation into the alleged wiretapping, the statement said.    Continue reading

The View from Europe: Has Caribbean sugar a future? – By David Jessop

The View from Europe: Has Caribbean sugar a future?

Published on March 6, 2017 – By David Jessop

David Jessop

David Jessop

Unless the sugar industry in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) can develop in the coming months a coordinated and concerted plan of action, it is quite possible that in a few years’ time there will be little left of an industry that, for evil and good, has played a central role in the making of the Caribbean.

This is because this year will see two tsunami-like events occur, both of which threaten the survival of the industry in its present form.     Continue reading

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