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Easter in Georgetown | Follow me Around – video by Raphael

Easter in Georgetown | Follow me Around – video by Raphael

Published on Apr 26, 2017 by Raphael

Easter means kite flying in Guyana, Follow me as I walk on Regent Street and Camp Street on Easter Sunday and on the East Coast of Demerara on Easter Monday morning, as the vendors and the kite flyers come out.

Donald Trump’s Failing Presidency – By Robert Parry

Donald Trump’s Failing Presidency

April 25, 2017  – Consortiumnews.com

President Donald Trump

Special Report: After his election, Donald Trump had a narrow path to a transformational presidency, but it required breaking the neocon grip on U.S.A. foreign policy and telling truth to U.S. citizens. Already, Trump has failed, says Robert Parry.

By Robert Parry

The 100-day mark may be an artificial measuring stick for a U.S. president. Obviously much can happen in the remaining 1,361 days of a four-year term. But Donald Trump’s decisions in his first three months in office have put him on an almost irreversible path to failure.      Continue reading

Blacks, Bleaching and the Willie Lynch Letter – By Yvonne Sam

Blacks, Bleaching and the Willie Lynch Letter

Yvonne Sam

Black is Beautiful but Bleaching does not guarantee Reaching.

On April 11, 2017 detectives assigned to the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Branch (C-TOC) in Jamaica, seized 78,000 tubes/jars of assorted bleaching creams, and in relation to the find charged the vendor with Breaches of the Pharmacy Act, Food and Drug Act and Customs Act. Skin lightening trends or skin bleaching has continued to be practiced in Jamaica despite governmental crack-down measures.

Individuals especially females with lighter skin are thought to be favoured by the elite, leaving many to seek lightening treatments when looking for employment.  It is also associated with privilege.    Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – April 25, 2017- video

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Guyana Government News Brief – April 25, 2017- video

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – 26-27 April 2017

News – 27 April 2017

 News – 26 April 2017

Trump Takes Aim at the H-1B Guest Worker Visa Program

Trump Takes Aim at the H-1B Visa Program

The president signed a new executive order yesterday targeting the controversial guest worker program.

By Dwyer Gunn

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to try to bring jobs back to American workers and revamp the H-1B visa guest worker program on April 18th, 2017, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

On Tuesday April 18, 2017, at a factory in Kenosha, Wisconsin, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order calling for stricter enforcement of both the federal government’s “buy American” mandate and the rules governing the H-1B visa, the temporary, non-immigrant guest worker program.    Continue reading

Guyana – MY HEART GRIEVES FOR THEE – By Yvonne Sam

Guyana – MY HEART GRIEVES FOR THEE

Yvonne Sam

By Yvonne Sam

My heart grieves for the country that I was born and raised in; the country I love.

It is so hard to sit back and look, and not be grieved at what is happening in the country that claims to be founded as a God-fearing nation.

My heart grieves at the continuous, self-inflicted violence and murder that we see daily.

My heart grieves for the trend of authoritarianism that is once again raising its head in Guyana?

My heart grieves at the way we continue to overlook and ignore certain issues in our   community, such as mental illness, incest and abuse, which negatively impact so many.   Continue reading

Reminder: Guyana Day Celebrations in Ottawa – May 21, 2017

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Caribbean Life News Headlines – 26 April 2017

Caribbean Life News Headlines – 26 April 2017  

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WOMI honors women of purpose at gala

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | GUYANA

Themed “Know Your Purpose” Brooklyn-based non–profit Women of Mission International (WOMI) honored the best and brightest women for their outstanding accomplishments in the community during the organization’s second Annual Awards Gala at Crystal Manor Ballroom in Brooklyn, on Friday, April 21.

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – 24-25 April 2017

News – April 25, 2017

News – April 24, 2017

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