What if the next President of the United States decided not to move to the nationâ€™s capital? After the election, they announced plans to fly into Washington on Monday â€“ keep office hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays â€“ and return home on Friday. What if they were comfortable sleeping on the sofa in the Oval Office, showering at the gym, and eating in the staff cafeteria when they were in town?
Guyanese are prominent in American politics. This month, Caribbean Today salutes women of Guyanese descent who have been elected to office in the United States. Commissioner Lisa Cupid of Georgia - Cupid was born to Guyanese parents in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently the commissioner of District 4 in Cobb County, Georgia after winning election to the post in 2012.
The Guyana APNU-AFC government of David Granger has named a new ambassador to the U.S. He is Dr. Riyad Insanally has been the OAS Representative in Trinidad and Tobago since April 2008. Dr. Insanally will replace Ambassador Bayney Karran who has served as Guyanaâ€™s ambassador to the U.S. since 2003.
For the first time, Ted Cruz Tuesday surpassed Republican presidential rival Donald Trump nationally in the weekly Reuters tracking poll â€” by just two points after a week of debacles ranging from the front-runner's switches on abortion to his campaign manager being charged with simple battery for allegedly grabbing a news reporter.