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GUYANA: David Arthur Granger Biography And Profile

GUYANA: David Arthur Granger Biography And Profile

David Granger was born in Guyana on 15th July 1945. He is a former Commander of Guyana Defence Force and National Security Adviser to the President. David A. Granger is the holder of three national awards—the Efficiency Medal (1976), the Military Service Medal (1981), and the Military Service Star (1985) for distinguished military service.

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CANADA POLITICS: Iqra Khalid Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Iqra Khalid Biography

Iqra Khalid, a Pakistani-Canadian woman said: “… When fresh boundaries were being drawn out to create an electoral constituency in Mississauga, my name came up in casual conversation to represent Mississauga-Erin Mills.” Second generation women of colour are grossly under-represented in Canada’s parliament and her peers thought Khalid would do well representing this constituency as a Liberal candidate.

“I figured one has to start somewhere. You get out there and the more you listen and work toward fulfilling your obligation, the community will trust you. My constituency has a majority of minorities and different communities live besides each other, but they don’t live with each other. We need to connect with our neighbours and I want to make that happen.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Larissa Waters Biography

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Larissa Waters Biography

Larissa Waters was born 8 February 1977, Winnipeg, Canada to Australian parents. Read Larissa Waters Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Andrew Scheer Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Andrew Scheer Biography

Andrew Scheer was born 20 May 1979. Andrew studied History and Politics at University of Ottawa and University of Regina. Read Andrew Scheer Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Christy Clark Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Christy Clark Biography

Christy Clark born 29 October 1965, raised in Burnaby by Mavis and Jim, a school teacher and guidance counsellor. Read Christy Clark Biography.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography

Darcus Howe: ‘My life in Trinidad was miserable. There was growing problem with street gangs.” At 17 he arrived in Southampton. Read Darcus Howe Biography.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography

My name is Yassmin Abdel-Magied and I have the blessing of associating with multiple identities. Read Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

Toussaint L’Ouverture, military leader c. 1743–1803 of Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution. Read Toussaint Louverture Biography.

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BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography

BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography

Perry Christie was born August 21, 1943, Nassau, to taxi driver Gladstone L. Christie and Naomi Christie nee Allen. Read Perry Gladstone Christie Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

Canada History: The Battle of Vimy Ridge began at 5:30 a.m. on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917. In the week leading up to the battle, Canadian and British artillery pounded the enemy positions on the ridge, killing and tormenting defenders. Vimy became a symbol for the sacrifice of the young Dominion. In 1922, the French government ceded to Canada in perpetuity Vimy Ridge, and the land surrounding it.

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CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography

Martin Brian Mulroney was born March 20, 1939. Mulroney’s stand on South African Apartheid won him respect around the world. Read Brian Mulroney Biography.

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CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna was born on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina. Che Guevara was a Cuban revolutionary leader. Read Che Guevara Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Biography

I decided to devote my life to public service. I was driven by a passion to renew Canada’s promise as a land of opportunity. Read Jason Kenney Biography.

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JAMAICA POLITICS: Michael Manley Biography

JAMAICA POLITICS: Michael Manley Biography

Michael Manley was born Michael Norman Manley on 10 December 1924, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica. Read Michael Manley Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

René García Préval was born 17 January 1943. 1996 and 2001 he was Haiti President and 2006 elected for second term of 5 years. Read Rene Preval Biography.

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DOMINICA POLITICS: Lennox Linton Biography

DOMINICA POLITICS: Lennox Linton Biography

Marigot Government School, Dominica Grammar School and trained broadcaster at the University of Texas Austin. Read Lennox Linton Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio

HAITI POLITICS: Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio

Jovenel Moïse was born on 26 June 1968 in the Trou du Nord (North-East department) of a modest family. Read Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio.

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ST ANDREW SOUTH EASTERN POLITICS: Julian Jay Robinson Biography And Profile

ST ANDREW SOUTH EASTERN POLITICS: Julian Jay Robinson Biography And Profile

Julian Jay Robinson represents a new generation of political leadership in Jamaica. Read Julian Jay Robinson Biography and Profile.

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CANADA: Maryam Monsef Biography And Profile

CANADA: Maryam Monsef Biography And Profile

Maryam Monsef is the Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, and the Minister of Democratic Institutions. Read Maryam Monsef Biography And Profile.

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AUSTRALIA: Stuart Robert Biography And Profile

AUSTRALIA: Stuart Robert Biography And Profile

Stuart Robert was also a founding director of Watoto Australia and a member of the Watoto International board. Read Stuart Robert Biography and Profile.

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