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Eric Phillips attended the Caricom Reparation Conference in Barbados representing Guyana. This week he will tell us how it went and what it means to us.
Also he will recap Black History Month in Guyana.
Eric Phillips is the Chairperson of the esseQuibo Group and a Consultant to Guyana Goldfields Inc., a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is the Chairperson of the Inter American Bank’s Civil Society Consulting Group in Guyana that oversees the IDBs portfolio in the country . He is a 1990-91 White House Fellow and the Founder of several NGOs dealing with youth, leadership, HIV/AIDS and culture. He is also the Co-Founder of the Reform Group with Stanley Ming and the co-author of the Guyana 21 Plan , an economic blue print for Guyana’s economic ascendency launched in 1997. Eric Phillips has an impressive business career. He has three degrees: Chemical Engineering (McMaster University, Canada); Telecommunications Engineering (Stevens Institute of Technology and AT&T Bell Laboratories in the USA); and a MBA in Marketing & International Business from New York University.
Eric has won many awards including: the AT&T Senior VP Award (1993); the Bell Labs Outstanding Service Award (1990); and the Scientific Achievement Award for Apollo Technologies in 1982. He has been featured on the cover of Business Week International and Black Engineering Magazines. He was nominated for the United States Black Engineer of the Year Award for his work on FTS-2000, where he was the Project Manager at AT&T Bell Laboratories for AT&T’s US$15 billion telecommunications system for the United States Government. Recognizing the need for mentorship and business networks for young community leaders, Eric Phillips designed and managed the IDB funded 18 months Leadership/Mentorship Program for 30 young people in Buxton, Agricola and Albouystown.
He recently became the Executive Director of The Guyana Foundation.
Guyana was used and abused, like so many other lands full of Earth's gifts. We will discuss reasons why Guyana was the location for The Peoples' Temple exodus and spectacle. We will also expand on some snippets of our last episode, for clarification's sake.
Join Roger with guest, Rickford Burke, President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, to talk about his multi-million dollar lawsuit against the Guyana Times in New York and the work of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy.
The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy ("CGID") is a not for profit, non-partisan think-tank that was founded in 2000. Its primary goals are to promote the strengthening and institutionalization of democratic values in Guyana and the Caribbean. A cardinal tenet of CGID's philosophy is that freedom, peace, and prosperity cannot be attained without an open society and a democratic way of life.
CGID's mission is to: promote democratic governance, social justice and national development; and to foster a harmonious, open society in which there is equal opportunity for all, the rule of law is supreme and the immutable human rights of all citizens are fully respected; and to promote a society in which free speech, freedom of the press, association and all other human freedoms flourish as a facet of national life. Find out more from their website, http://c-gid.net/.
Mellissa Ifill joins Roger to share some first hand information on the past and current struggles of the students and staff of the University of Guyana with the Government of Guyana and its policies.
Ms ifill is a Lecturer in the Department of Social Studies, University of Guyana and Vice President on the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association.
Sorry about the absence of this episode last night, though it was posted. We will pick up this morning continuing discussing Jonestown and Jim Jones and The Peoples' Temple. Some brief mentions of topics of interest reflected in recent correspondences via social media also covered (Twitter discussions between people in the public eye).
Dr Harding talks with Roger about her new projects that are transforming the rural areas and bringing a sense of hope back the nation of Guyana. She also shares her outlook on education and jobs creation. Dr Faith Harding is the humanitarian, politician, and academic, began her professional career in the field of education. She is one of Guyana's leading political advocate for issues affecting women and children. She has always and continues to remain in the forefront in restoring the country to true democracy calling for the end to corruption, victimisation, discrimination, unemployment among a number of issues facing the people of Guyana.
Check out her website, www.faithharding.com
Eric Phillips is my guest Wednesday as we discusss what happening in Guyana. From Police cruelty PPP travesties. to efforts made by masses to correct them. Time at 11pm UK, 8pm NY, 7pm GT
Eric Phillips has appeared on my program before and this weeks he talks about the registering the Village Movement in Guyana and reviving it. Looking at his Facebook their are many person have shown an interest in being involved.
The Current GDP makeup, the African Business Council, Land Rights and a develoment strategy for Africans in Guyana
Eric will express his thoughts on Nelson Madndela(he met Mandela) and the visit of the President of the United States of the America, Barrack Obama
We welcome James Mc Allister sharing about his expulsion from the PNC in 2007 and where he believe the political atmosphere in the Guyana is at today.
Is the PNC Reform still relevant for Guyana? Listen to his response.
James McAllister served as Chairman of Ruimveldt District, Georgetown District and Region No. 4 of YSM between 1980 and 1988. YSM/GYSM National Chairman 1992 to 1994. Chairman of Region No. 3 PNCR, 2000 to 2007. Chairman of PNCR Shared Governance Committee (Appointed under Hoyte circa 2001).
He was also a Member of Parliament, 2001 to 2007 and Chairman of the Economic Services Committee of Parliament, then was expelled from PNCR in 2007.
Carl Greenidge, a highly respected Guyanese intellectual and diplomat shared with At Home with Roger his expert analysis of the situation in Guyana. He is a former Minister of Finance and is currently a member of parliament for the main opposition party, the APNU. Carl spoke about the challenges faced by the opposition parties in Parliament and their reactions to the corruption, drugs, and murder rampage in Guyana, especially on the inquiries over Linden and Agricola.
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