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NAGAMOOTOO PLUS 3 CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING IN CANADA

NAGAMOOTOO PLUS 3 CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING IN CANADA

Monday the 12th of October Guyanese in both Canada and the USA, will have a holiday.  Both societies will respectively celebrate Thanksgiving and Columbus Day.

Prime Minister Mr. Moses Nagamootoo, will head up a four man delegation of Cabinet Ministers to   shore up and cement arrangements to get international investors to come do business in Guyana. The cabinet Ministers are Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, Infrastructure Minister David Patterson and Business Development Minister Dominic Gaskin.

See summary of visit by PM Nagamootoo  and other Ministers at links below:- Continue reading

THINGSIFIED GARY BEST JUMPS SHIP TO APNU/AFC

Cro Cro – Racial Integration

THINGSIFIED GARY BEST JUMPS SHIP TO APNU/AFC

The thingification of Guyanese by the Jagdeo-Ramotar administration is forcing some thingsifsied recipients to make some hard and awkward choices. Word on the street is that May 5th is Indian Arrival Day and May 12th, has been designated Indian Departure Day as a new government and party takes control and re-align the people to values and virtues.

Cabinet Secretary and principal henchman of the PPP, Dr Roger Luncheon cannot believe it is not butter Luncheon feels betrayed by Commodore Gary Best after having been the recipient of several things and gifts from the PPP: an enhanced pension, promotion, housing adjoining the compound of former President Jagdeo et al.

Best has been welcomed with open arms within the fold of APNU/AFC and this new development seems to have sent shock waves in several quarters locally and overseas.  Continue reading

Nose blind Ramsammy ducks out from country – By Waltie Ainsworth

Diana- Bring back Anansi – Diana Chapman

Nose blind Ramsammy ducks out from country

By Waltie Ainsworth

Over the Phagwah holiday weekend, reports from Georgetown suggests that prominent PPP central executive member and Minister of Agriculture, Dr Leslie Ramsammy duck out of the country to New York with no immediate plans to return.

Word on the street is that the former Health Minister did not realise the brutal and unbalanced relationship that the party he embraces has with the Guyanese populace. His excuse for leaving is that he has a heart condition, but dem boy seh it more look like nose blind.

Another comrade of similar ilk, Robert Persaud, currently Mines and Environment Minister, has been charged with new responsibilities by former president Bharrat Jagdeo. Robert has to scrub all emails and electronic communication and delete all evidence that points to corruption, graft and drug related offences between and among the Government, Army, central executives and private citizens.  Continue reading

Marina Silva – Presidential candidate for Brazil’s Socialist Party

David Rudder – Bahai girl.

Marina Silva – Presidential candidate for Brazil’s Socialist Party

Maria Silva

Maria Silva- Presidential Candidate – Brazil’s Socialist Party

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmentalist Marina Silva announced Wednesday that she will be the new presidential candidate for Brazil’s Socialist Party a week after its previous candidate was killed in a plane crash.

Silva, who had been Eduardo Campos’ vice presidential running mate, met with members of the party in Brasilia who officially approved her as the new candidate.

The decision was widely expected. Party members and Silva’s associates had said over the weekend that the main leaders had already chosen her to run in Campos’ place. Continue reading

Wedding Bell(e)s Ring Out for PRV T(r)ycoons

Elvis Presley — She wears my ring

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Wedding Bell(e)s Ring Out for PRV T(r)ycoons

By Ewalt Ainsworth    5/11/2014

There is an age old maxim that says that after a storm comes a calm. The People’s Republic of Victoria (PRV), have been averaging four funerals per week in as many years. This harvest of weddings seems to an antidote to dispel the fears and tears of the populist.

Over the last four weeks, four of Victoria’s families exchanged wedding vows in just as many separate ceremonies across the diaspora.

Saul WeddingFirst in line, was the eldest son of Victoria’s premier social trycoon Wia Horace Craigwell at a simple ceremony in Stone Mountain Georgia. Randy is an ex military officer and last year about this time his dad expired after a traumatic experience trying a ting in an ethnic enclave in New York. His mother Pam Smith and several of their aunts from Guyana attended the ceremony where Jeggae prevailed. Randy’s wife Nneka McKenzie looked radiant in a signature series wedding gown.  Continue reading

Rodney Inquiry: Testimonies by Eddie Rodney and Karen De Souza

Rodney Commission of Inquiry: Testimonies by Eddie Rodney and Karen De Souza

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 – Demerara Waves

Karen De Souza Picture: Karen De Souza

The Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry continued on Tuesday at the Supreme Court Law Library Building.

Testifying before the the three commissioners were Walter’s brother, Lawrence Éddie’ Rodney and former leading Working Peoples Alliance (WPA) activist, Karen Audrey De Souza.

First , here’s a podcast of Mr. Rodney’s testimony.

Click here to Play/Download Podcasts >>>: http://bit.ly/1rM1L0G

Arsonists burn Family Planning building

JILL SCOTT –  NOTHING IS FOR NOTHING

Arsonists burn Family Planning building

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the early Saturday morning fire that seriously damaged a building housing the Family Planning Association of Guyana on Croal Street, Georgetown.

This is the second fire in less than one month to have targeted the health sector, the first being the Medex Building at Liliendaal. The Family Planning Association off Guyana is a non-governmental organisation.

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STATE FUNERAL FOR DEBBIE BACKER

GEORGE TANDY – MARCH

STATE FUNERAL FOR DEBBIE BACKER

By EWALT AINSWORTH                                          3 21 2-14

It would be very unfair of the PPP government to deny Ms Debra Osmond-Backer at State funeral.  An altruistic legal luminary, human rights advocate, a woman of wisdom, fortitude and selflessness has been a relentless advocate for fairness and justice along the corridors of peoples in every package, race, class, age, sexual preference religion etal. Continue reading

ROHEE ALMOST AGREES JAGDEO IS A THIEF

PAMELA MAYNARD  – LOST LONELY AND HELPLESS

“I will never agree that Jagdeo stole money”- Rohee

General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee on Tuesday defended the wealth amassed by Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo, saying he has saved all his working life.

“I will not agree, I will never agree that Jagdeo stole money, Jagdeo engaged in corrupt practices where he siphoned off money from government to build that house,” said Rohee.

The Home Affairs Minister challenged anyone to produce the evidence that Jagdeo accumulated wealth through corruption.  Continue reading

US embassy honours Guyanese Woman of Courage

DONNIE MC CLURKIN –   WE ARE VICTORIOUS

US embassy honours Guyanese Woman of Courage

Guyanese civil society activist, Zenita Nicholson was Wednesday awarded the United States (US) embassy’s first International Woman of Courage Award for her work against homophobia and fighting for women’s rights.

“This award is about courage and leadership. Zenita Nicholson embodies these principles and exemplifies the traditions of personal freedom and equality that remain shared values between Guyana and the United States,” said US Embassy Charge d’Affaires, Bryan Hunt before presenting her with the award. Continue reading