23/12/2007 - Queen
Elizabeth II's Christmas message
A statement released by
Buckingham palace this weekend that the Queen of England has
moved to station in You Tube rocked the planet as commentaries
and publications continue to flow, as a response to the
of the British colonial
maneuvers to preserve the traditional conservative system of
government and in becoming more adaptive to modern challenges.
The 81 year
old Queen Elizabeth II has long been demonstrating her ability in
making sure that England is not the only territory she controls, but
this time around the ground breaking news begins with a Christmas
message to the global audience, which the Buckingham palace claims,
that she needs to be sure that more people get the message world
observation has shown that most of the videos on the Royal channel
are disabled for commentaries, but in good faith they demonstrate
historical transformation from Her assertion to the throne, and
events that shook humanity till date, as well as the Queen's
commitment to rule the people's heart side by side, coming in line
with the current transformation of the global information
is just the beginning of a new information era with the British
palace initiative demonstrating her ability to apply new IT, in
addition to the traditional BBC and national media, which
they’ve been using since 1957, now transforming to the World Wide
Web. In some quarters Weekend Global gathered that, the strategy is
another move not just for mass media publicity, but that show
business is already rocking the palace. Of course the Queen reigns,
but Google rules.
First African coordinator appointed:
The first African representative and coordinator has been appointed.
He is Mr. Effefiong Asibong Umo. A Nigerian citizen, who was
considered as hard working and experience professional to handle the
Mr. Umo comes from Akwa Ibom State, and has work in
many capacities, a computer specialist, song and play writer and
founder of a
Nonstop4christ (Charity Ministry) Organization.
Venezuelans crushed Hugo
Chavez hope to build another socialist state in Latin America
Venezuelans said no to President Hugo Chavez by crushing his
hope to build another socialist state like Cuba in Latin America. In a
stinging defeat Monday in a vote on constitutional changes that would
have let him run for re-election indefinitely and solidify his bid to
transform this major U.S. oil provider into a socialist state.
Voters defeated the sweeping measures by a vote of 51 percent to 49
percent, said Tibisay Lucena, chief of the National Electoral Council,
with voter turnout just 56 percent.
She said that with 88 percent of the votes counted, the trend was
"This was a photo finish," Chavez said immediately after the vote,
adding that unlike past Venezuelan governments, his respects the
It was the first victory for an emboldened opposition against
Chavez after nine years of electoral defeats.
"Don't feel sad," he urged his supporters, saying there were
"microscopic differences" between the "yes" and "no" options in a
referendum that Chavez's opponents feared could have meant a plunge
Chavez's supporters had faith he would use the reforms to deepen
grass-roots democracy and more equitably spread Venezuela's oil
The changes would have created new forms of communal property, let
Chavez handpick local leaders under a redrawn political map, permit
civil liberties to be suspended under extended states of emergency and
allow Chavez to seek re-election indefinitely. Now, Chavez will be
barred from running again in 2012.
Other changes would have shortened the workday from eight hours to
six, created a social security fund for millions of informal laborers
and promoted communal councils where residents decide how to spend
government funds. The reforms also would have granted Chavez control
over the Central Bank and extended presidential terms from six to
Chavez had warned opponents ahead of the vote he would not tolerate
attempts to incite violence, and threatened to cut off oil exports to
the U.S. if Washington interfered.
The loss was unfamiliar territory for a leader who easily won
re-election last year with 63 percent of the vote.
All was reported calm during voting but 45 people were detained,
most for committing ballot-related crimes like "destroying electoral
materials," said Gen. Jesus Gonzalez, chief of a military command
At a polling station in one politically divided Caracas
neighborhood, Chavez supporters shouted "Get out of here!" to
opposition backers who stood nearby aiming to monitor the vote count.
A few dozen Chavistas rode by on motorcycles with bandanas and hats
covering their faces, some throwing firecrackers.