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Those Bajans are everywhere! Jersey City celebrates 15th Annual West Indian Festival Parade

Theo James waves his Bajan flag in New Jersey, USA

Hello to all our friends in Jersey City, Newark and Brooklyn!

Travel just southwest of a little place call Hoboken and you’ll find Jersey City, New Jersey. It’s close enough to Brooklyn that Shona and I used to pass through once in a while on our way to visit some friends across the river.

There have been a lot of changes since 9/11 but one thing that hasn’t changed is that you’ll find a Bajan practically anywhere you travel and New Jersey is no exception – especially during their 15th Annual West Indian Festival Parade last Saturday past. Thanks to a friend for alerting us to the article at NJ.com. Continue reading

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Wikileaks – tens of thousands of secret war docs on internet show betrayal by “moderate” Muslim allies

Pakistan Intelligence Agency actively assisting Afghan Taliban

Pakistan receives over a billion US dollars every year in aid from the USA alone, yet its intelligence service meets regularly with Taliban soldiers and terrorists to guide their actions, including assassinations of Afghan government members.

That is just one of the revelations in a treasure trove of tens of thousands of stolen US military and intelligence services documents that have been posted at WikiLeaks.org

The New York Times, The Guardian and the German magazine Der Spiegel were provided with the documents weeks ago and today have their stories up in coordination with WikiLeaks. The owner of WikiLeaks has been on the run from various authorities for a month now.

If you only learn one thing from the WikiLeaks revelations, learn this: Continue reading

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