Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Guyana Government News Brief – March 6, 2017 – video

GINA Guyana

Guyana Government News Brief – March 6, 2017

Kremlin Critic Says Russian Premier, Dmitri Medvedev, Built Property Empire on Graft

Kremlin Critic Says Russian Premier, Dmitri Medvedev, Built Property Empire on Graft

By Ivan Nechepurenko | The New York Times

Opinion - commentary -analysisMOSCOW — Prime Minister Dmitri A. Medvedev of Russia has built a lavish empire of mansions, country estates, luxury yachts, an Italian vineyard and an 18th-century palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin’s most vocal critic and anti-corruption crusader, Aleksei A. Navalny, said in a report published recently.

In the report, Mr. Navalny used official registry records to expose what he calls a convoluted network of trustees, charity funds and offshore companies that are nominally owned and managed by associates of Mr. Medvedev, some of them classmates from law school.   Continue reading

Trinidad Carnival 2017 – Mighty Chalkdust makes history – wins 9th Calypso title + video

Trinidad Carnival 2017 – Mighty Chalkdust makes history

By Azad Ali – March 2, 2017 – Caribbean Life News

Veteran calypsonian the Mighty Chalkdust (Dr. Hollis Liverpool) created history when he beat 17 finalists to win the 2017 Calypso Monarch title for the ninth time at the Dimanche Gras show on Carnival Sunday night- breaking Sparrow’s (Slinger Francisco) record of eight National Calypso Monarch titles.

Sparrow achieved his eight victory in 1992, with “Both of Dem” and “Survival.” Chalkdust equaled the record in 2009 with “My Heart and I.”

This year marked, Chalkdust 50th year in the calypso arena, having started singing as a professional in 1967.   Continue reading

Bigotry Must be Condemned – in India or the United States of America – commentary

Bigotry Must be Condemned – in India or the United States of America

Indian Punchline – by M K Bhadrakumar – [Reflections on Foreign Affairs]

There have been three recent incidents of attacks on Indians in the United States of America  and it remains to be seen whether they are the manifestation of a “new normal”; for a combustible mix is forming in America’s political economy.

The racial bigotry in that country is legion. Even an “African-American” president couldn’t make a difference to the entrenched racial prejudice amongst white people against fellow countrymen with dark skin.

But what makes the current situation particularly dangerous is that there are important people who happen to hold positions of high authority in that country who wear their badge of racial bigotry with pride on their sleeve.   Continue reading

GUYDA Gospel Concert – Brooklyn NY – April 23. 2017

Guyana Youth Development Association of New York Inc (GUYDA)

Gospel Concert – Brooklyn New York – April 23, 2017

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