Entries for January 18-19, 2021

COVID-19: Brazil clears emergency use of Sinovac; AstraZeneca vaccines; shots begin

By Stabroek News –  January 17, 2021BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO,  (Reuters) – Brazilian health regulator Anvisa today approved emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech and Britain’s AstraZeneca, kicking off immunizations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave..Minutes after Anvisa’s board voted unanimously to approve both vaccines, Monica Calazans, a 54-year-old  nurse in Sao Paulo, became the first person to be inoculated in Brazil, receiving the Chinese vaccine known as CoronaVac.            Continue reading →


US POLITICS: President Biden’s Inaugural speech 2021 (according to me) – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

President-Elect Joe Biden

It is Wednesday January 20, 2021. President Joe Biden has just taken the oath of office.

He sees the thousands of guards milling around in Pennsylvania Avenue, and the tall fences. It is so different from the last time he was there with Mr. Obama. President Biden looks at his family, and the guests. The choppy blades of a helicopter could be heard faintly in the distance. The President takes a sip of water, clears his throat, and begins his inaugural speech.

President Biden’s Inaugural Speech       

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US POLITICS: Tribute to Vice President Kamala Harris – Music Video

Sung by Carol Panton “Sweet C”




A visionary like Butch Stewart comes along once in a lifetime. He believed in dreaming the impossible dream, and that’s how he forever changed both the all-inclusive vacation industry and the Caribbean. As a 5th-generation Jamaican from humble beginnings, Butch Stewart was a man on a singular mission to give guests the time of their lives. In doing so, the impact he made in his native Jamaica and across the islands of the Caribbean was immeasurable.       Continue reading →


US POLITICS: Statement of Apology – By Thomas Lifson | American Thinker

January 15, 2021 –Statement of Apology – By Thomas Lifson | American Thinker:  

We received a lengthy letter from Dominion’s defamation lawyers explaining why they believe that their client has been the victim of defamatory statements.  Having considered the full import of the letter, we have agreed to their request that we publish the following statement: 

American Thinker and contributors Andrea Widburg, R.D. Wedge, Brian Tomlinson, and Peggy Ryan have published pieces on www.AmericanThinker.com that falsely accuse US Dominion Inc., Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., and Dominion Voting Systems Corporation (collectively “Dominion”) of conspiring to steal the November 2020 election from Donald Trump.          Continue reading →


PROFILES IN COURAGE – Stabroek News – By Indranie Deolall

  – Stabroek News – By Indranie Deolall –  January 14, 2021

On January 6, 2021 the California Congresswoman, Jackie Speier thought back to a traumatic November day, as she and her colleagues in the United States (U.S.) Capitol hid in a safe location, after the Rotunda was breached and tear gas filled the air.

“More than 40 years ago, as I lay bleeding from five gunshot wounds on an airstrip in the Guyanese jungle not knowing if I would live or die, I swore that if I did survive, I would dedicate my life to public service. I thought of that moment today when the U.S. Capitol was stormed by a mob of Trump rioters emboldened by the President fomenting a coup d’état,” she wrote in a social media post.      Continue reading →

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