Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Opinion: Trump’s Impending Immigration Sell-Out – By David Frum

Trump’s Impending Immigration Sell-Out

By leading with DACA, Trump puts immigration control on the path to failure.

David Frum | The Atlantic

President Trump is setting in motion, Tuesday, the worst defeat for the immigration-control cause since President George H.W. Bush signed into law the 1990 Immigration Act, doubling U.S.A. immigration quotas.

But while the elder Bush understood what he was doing, Trump does not.

The 1990 law operated precisely as its authors intended and expected. Today’s immigration actions will produce results almost directly opposite of those advertised.        Continue reading

Paul Harvey’s Radio Show – April 3, 1965 – It is applicable today! – video

Paul Harvey’s Radio Show – April 3, 1965 – It is applicable today!

In this video. the radio show’s content is illustrated with more recent photos and illustrations.

This was 52 years ago. April 3, 1965. An amazing prediction. Do you remember the famous ABC radio commentator Paul Harvey?
Millions of Americans listened to his programs which were broadcast over 1,200 radio stations nationwide.
When you listen to this, remember the commentary was broadcast 52 years ago on April 3, 1965.  It is applicable today!
It’s short…less than three minutes. You will be amazed.

The GECOM media scandal and the future of democracy – By Freddie Kissoon

The GECOM media scandal and the future of democracy

I have consistently polemicize in these columns that it would be misleading to think that the stumbling block to a modern, free Guyana is the political directorship from both the PNC and PPP and ruling politicians in general whether from AFC, WPA and others.

If we were to solve our ethnic dilemma and there is no more ethnically determined infusion in how our government make decisions, Guyana’s politics would still be extremely backward and primitive.
This is because the social composition of the society, apart from the political leadership, would still be visionless people.    Continue reading

PPP’s barrage has to be countered and stopped – Dr. Davis Hinds – commentary

For the good of Guyana… PPP’s barrage has to be countered and stopped-WPA Executive Member

WPA Executive Member, Dr. David Hinds

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has been peddling the perception that the APNU+AFC coalition is not only fraught with incompetent ministers, but also, virtually incapable of running the presidency effectively.

Executive Member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Dr. David Hinds believes that the Opposition’s success in this regard, is much to the credit of the Government.     Continue reading

University of Guyana (UG) Launches Dr. Harold Drayton’s Memoir

UG Launches Dr. Harold Drayton’s Memoir

Dr. Vonna Drayton on the right, presenting copies of the book to Ms Gwyneth George.

The Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana (UG) was the venue on August 24 for the launch of Dr. Harold Drayton’s memoir titled “An Accidental Life”.

In 1962, Guyanese-born Harold Drayton, who was a lecturer in zoology at the Kwame Nkrumah University in Ghana, was invited by Dr Cheddi Jagan, then Premier of Guyana, to work on the “university project”. From January to September 1963, Drayton worked tirelessly to get the UG started with its first batch of students in October 1963.       Continue reading

Guyana’s Indigenous Amerindian traditional conservation strategies

Guyana’s Indigenous Amerindian traditional conservation strategies may be shared with Guiana Shield

Darwin Initiative’s Project Leader, Dr. Jay Mistry

A British-funded three-year project to integrate Amerindian traditional knowledge into national environmental conservation policy and practice is likely to serve as a pilot project for the rest of the Guiana Shield while ensuring that Guyana achieves benchmarks of several international agreements.

The project is being undertaken by the Darwin Initiative, which was launched by Britain at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department for International Development and the Foreign Commonwealth Office.     Continue reading

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