A History of Africa – Includes BBC Articles and Videos

Ancient History of Africa Documentary 2017

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Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – July 21, 2017

News – 21 July 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 July 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 July 2017 

Joint Services are combing the backlands of several villages on the Corentyne for prison escapee

Posted: 19 Jul 2017 05:59 PM PDT

Dr. Rupert Roopnarine tendered his resignation, but the president has not accepted

Posted: 19 Jul 2017 05:58 PM PDT

Four new judges appointed to the judiciary

Posted: 19 Jul 2017 05:54 PM PDT

Police on prison escapee ‘Mad Dawg’s’ trail – RAMJATTAN

Posted: 19 Jul 2017 10:52 AM PDT

Recaptured escapees are still being grilled, as the lawmen seek answers on the whereabouts of the other four escapees still on the run.

Posted: 18 Jul 2017 05:43 PM PDT

16 housing schemes to receive power in time for the Christmas season

Posted: 18 Jul 2017 06:16 PM PDT

Not satisfied with the decision of the chief justice on the appointment of a GECOM chairman, the opposition leader and the businessman plan to appeal

Posted: 18 Jul 2017 05:40 PM PDT

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – July 18, 2017

Posted: 18 Jul 2017 06:13 PM PDT

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – July 19, 2017

Posted: 19 Jul 2017 05:56 PM PDT

STEM Guyana team returns from Washington DC: Placed 10th against 164 other countries

First Lady Sandra Granger (third from right) as she joins in the celebration with the STEM Guyana team.

other Government officials, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, after fierce competition at the recently concluded First Global Challenge in Washington, D.C.

The young Guyanese team comprising Ryan Benschop (team captain), Anthony Frank, Arianna Mahase, Christopher Nelson, Sahief Poese and Vevekeanand Ramnarace, alongside Team Manager Farnaz Baksh; Coach Ricky Chan; and Public Relations Officer Horace Mosley placed 10th after battling against 164 other countries from around the globe.   Continue reading

A Tribute to Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park- R.I.P.

Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, dies of suspected suicide at age 41

Police say that the singer, who struggled with substance abuse, is suspected to have killed himself in a private residence in Los Angeles County    Chester Bennington: Linkin Park’s singer soothed the angst of millions

Police have confirmed that Chester Bennington, the lead singer of band Linkin Park, has died.

His death at his private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County at approximately 9am Thursday morning was confirmed by the coroner and is being treated as a suspected suicide.

Bennington, who was 41 years old, joined the group in 1999 and became a household name the year after with the release of the band’s debut album Hybrid Theory, which was nominated for a Grammy award for best rock album. Their second album, Meteora, has sold over 27m units and the band collaborated with Jay-Z for 2004 EP Collision Course.     [VIDEOS BELOW] Continue reading

Guyana Cultural Association of New York – GCA Award recipients 2017

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2017 GCA AWARDS INTRODUCTION

The tableau present in the body of the 2017 Guyana Cultural Association of New York Award recipients shows foundational, connecting human activity. The indigenous characteristics are multiple centuries old, and in modern-day light, dispel the colonial lies with their truthful substance. Guyanese have a magnificent cultural grounding. It is evident in the initiatives and accomplishments of the Awardees who demonstrate creativity and distinctiveness. We acknowledge and commend their successes in four designations: GCA Youth Award; GCA Award; GCA Exemplary Award and GCA Lifetime Achievement Award.    Continue reading

Nothing About the Trump Presidency is Normal. Keep Remembering That – Francine Prose | The Guardian UK

Nothing About the Trump Presidency is Normal. Keep Remembering That

 Francine Prose | The Guardian UK

In the past six months most – if not all – of us have gone on with our lives. And inevitably, an updated version of normality has evolved, a ‘new normal’

Right after the November 2016 election, one often heard the promise, by Donald’s Trump’s opponents, never to allow his presidency to become normalized, to seem acceptable or routine.

Every day brings a barrage of bizarreness: the latest tweets, scandals, displays of bad manners, rumours of White House feuds and revelations about the Russians.      Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – July 19-20, 2017

News – 20 July 2017

Guyana Government Info Hub – July 18, 2017

Guyana Government Info Hub – July 18, 2017

What Future for Our Children? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

What Future for Our Children? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

“They have bad manners, show disrespect to elders and contradict their parents and are tyrants with their teachers.”

Does this sound familiar? This was Aristotle commenting on young people hundreds of years ago. We wonder what he would say if he had seen on Facebook a twelve-year old child posting semi-nude pictures of herself for the world to see. There are also children that take guns to school and create mayhem. Aristotle would also have been horrified to see children in sagging pants wriggling like ducks on the high street or burning the midnight oil playing video games.

The question is: where did childhood go? Are our children growing too fast? Childhood is a time when the young should have innocent fun, when they should enjoy the company of their friends and should take pride in their studies.    Continue reading

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