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Friday, March 10, 2017 Message by Honourable Moses V. Nagamootoo Prime Minister & First Vice-President Of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana On the occasion of Phagwah, 2017 The Government of…
The Black Mothers of America
By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine
…No more, America, in mournful strain Of wrongs, and grievances and unredress’d. No longer shall thou dread the iron chain Which wanton Tyranny with lawless hand Had made, and with it meant t’enslave the land. – Phillis Wheatley 1772
We hear a great deal about the founding fathers of America. But how about the Black mothers of America and the role they played in shaping the destiny of the nation? Phillis Wheatley’s verses lamented the institution of slavery in America. Wheatley was an accomplished poet who wrote her memoirs and published a number of poems on a variety of subjects.
Her history is most interesting. Wheatley was born in Senegal and was captured and taken to the shores of America when she was seven years old. She was purchased by John Wheatley as a gift to his wife and they gave her the ‘Wheatley’ title. Continue reading →
WikiLeaks exposes CIA hacking tools that can be used to spy on people worldwide
The CIA has been hiding technological vulnerabilities.
By Alexandra Jacobo March 8, 2017 | News Analysis – Nation of Change
On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released new documents that reveal an arsenal of CIA hacking tools that are being used to break into internet-connected devices such as smartphones, computers, and even televisions.
The document dump, code-named “Vault 7,” was acquired by WikiLeaks from someone who they say is a “former U.S. government hacker and contractor.” WikiLeaks says that their source provided them with the documents because they raise serious questions that need to be debated in public, such as the amount of public oversight needed for the CIA and the “security, creation, use, proliferation and democratic control of cyberweapons.” Continue reading →
Guyana Government News Brief – March 9, 2017 – video
Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman Woos Toronto’s Guyanese-Canadians
March 8, 2017 – Caribbean Graphic
Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman was in Toronto over the Mach 4-5 weekend to attend a Mining Conference. During his brief visit, Trotman took the time to address a March 4 audience of Guyanese-Canadians at a Stakeholder Engagement Session titled “Guyana Rising From Potential to Prosperity”, which was held at Toronto’s Westmount Event Centre. The session was held primarily to update members of the diaspora on the progress of the rich oil find and the potential it has for the future of Guyanese at home and abroad.
With expectations soaring in the event of the expected revenues from oil, Trotman in his excellent presentation and very well received address, said the Government has identified several infrastructural projects, including the construction of the road from Linden to Lethem, building a deep water port at Crab Island, Berbice and at least two hydro power plants. Continue reading →