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The Africa you won’t see on TV – Video

 

The Africa you won’t see on TV – Video

DuAfricaTV –  Published on Jan 3, 2015

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Donald Trump and Jerusalem: ‘I Don’t See Potential Upsides’ – Richard Haass

Donald Trump and Jerusalem: ‘I Don’t See Potential Upsides’

Richard Haass, 66, is a former U.S. diplomat and current director of the Council on Foreign Relations. He says that the timing of President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel is troubling and potentially dangerous.

Interview Conducted by Samiha Shafy | Der Spiegel

DER  SPIEGEL: U.S. President Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decision to move the U.S.A. Embassy to the city. The United Nations, Arab leaders and even the Pope are opposed to the move. Why is it so controversial, and so significant?      Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – December 09-10. 2017

News –10 December 2017

ExxonMobil bonus now a criminal matter, police must be called in – Ram

ExxonMobil gives Brazil US$700M signing bonus, Guyana accepts US$18M

GECOM fraud report tucked away on Chairman’s desk for 8 months

PM amused by 12 PPP protestors following him around with recycled placards

Signing Bonus Scandal unforgivable – Opposition MP …Govt. has proven it is unrepentant, shameless and deceptive

Guyana Prison Service receives brand new passenger cargo vessel

FoodMaxx: Guyana’s supermarket opens today

West Dem. road extension in final stages – Project Manager

 … See more News Links below  ……     Continue reading

The Embodied Soul – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

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On September 11, 2001, a group of Islamic extremists struck America’s major financial center in New York. Since then, we have embarked on a “War on Terror” that has morphed into an assault on all Muslims, except for allied Muslim nations. This past week, our endless war of terror has pivoted to Jerusalem, the holy city of three of the world’s major religions by number of followers (World Atlas) – Christianity (2.22 billion), Islam (1.6 billion), and Judaism (13.9 million).

Within this context, I share with you in the first of a three-part series my synopsis of Reza Aslan’s book, God: A Human History. Like the author, I have “no interest in trying to prove the existence or nonexistence of God for the simple reason that no proof exists either way.” Whether you believe in one God or many gods or no god at all, I would like you…

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Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor, on the Nile

Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor, on the Nile

9 December 2017 – BBC News

Archaeologists work on a mummy at a tomb at Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s west bank, 700km south of Cairo, Egypt, 09 December 2017.

The mummy is believed to be that of a senior official from the New Kingdom

Archaeologists in Egypt have displayed items, including a mummy, from one of two previously unexplored tombs in the ancient Nile city of Luxor.

The mummy is believed to be that of a senior official from Egypt’s “New Kingdom”, about 3,500 years ago.   Other items included figurines, wooden masks and richly coloured wall paintings.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-42295162

Miss Universe 2017 – Second Runner-Up – 10 Things To Know About Miss Jamaica

From Wildcard To Second Runner-Up – 10 Things To Know About Miss Jamaica Universe 2017

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Miss Jamaica 2017 Davina Bennett competing in the evening gown competition during the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 27, 2017: Miss Jamaica Universe 2017, Davina Bennett, on Sunday night stormed her way from wild card pick to second-runner up in the 2017 Miss Universe pageant that concluded in Las Vegas. She was bested only by Miss Colombia and Miss South Africa, who was crowned Miss Universe 2017 much to the thrill of Jamaicans globally and even Steve Harvey who called her inclusion in the top 16 wild card pick, a moment akin to Usain Bolt winning gold multiple times. Here are 10 things to know about this Caribbean beauty:   Continue reading

GCA -Guyana Cultural Association NY – E- Magazine – December 2017

DOWNLOAD: GCA E-MAGAZINE – DECEMBER 2017

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – December 2017

Guyanese Online has created a website for Cuso International – Guyana.

cuso-logoThe website  highlights the past an present projects of Cuso in Guyana. It also advertises the requirement for volunteers in present and future projects. Here is the List of entries on the Cuso Guyana site:  https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – December 2017

  Click entries below to view them on the website  

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Policy-Legislation Advisor |Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Jan – Mar 2018

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Website Advisor (E-Volunteer)  |Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 3 Months | Start Date between Nov 2017– Jan 2018

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Data Collection And Interpretation Specialist  | Location: Guyana

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Nov 2017- Jan 2018

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Note: View previous advertisements on the Cuso International – Guyana website

The Linden Fund USA 2018 Calendar Available Now

DOWNLOAD: 2018 LFU Calendar promo flyer

Guyana: “Come off of our laurels” and build partnerships for local content- Finance Minister

“Come off of our laurels” and build partnerships for local content- Finance Minister; justifies Chinese companies winning contracts

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan (left), railed against the sale of bottled Jamaican water at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and at the same time defended the hiring of Chinese companies to point out that Guyanese are not doing enough to take advantage of business opportunities but still complain.       Continue reading

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