Guyanese Online Newsletter: February – March 2014

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Guyanese Online Newsletter: Feb – Mar 2014

Flag Raising Ceremony - Republic Day 2014

Flag Raising Ceremony – Republic Day 2014

This is the REPUBLIC DAY and MASHRAMANI Edition of the Guyanese Online Newsletter.

It is the 43rd edition of the Guyanese Online Newsletter.  It culminates 48 months of publishing on this Blog and its monthly Newsletters.  Our first Newsletter was published four years ago in March 2010. This will be the last newsletter in this series.

On February 16, 2013 this Blog achieved 1,000,000 views. Now,13 months later on March 15,2014 it has reached the 2,000,000 mark. Our thanks to everyone for making this a very popular blog.    Continue reading

Welcome to GUYANESE Online Blog and Newsletters

The Newsletter and Blog for Guyanese Associations and Groups, and individuals Worldwide

Welcome to the Guyanese Online Blog.

This Blog was started in March 2010 by Cyril Bryan, as a project to help Guyanese in the Diaspora to be connected to some of the positive news from Guyana, as well as to the work being done by Guyanese organisations around the world.   Blog entries are inserted regularly and there is also a monthly newsletter that is distributed to thousands of Guyanese around the world.

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Guyanese Online Newsletters

Guyanese Online Newsletters

The first monthly Guyanese Online Newsletter was published in March 2010, as a part of this Blog-Website.

The newsletters and this Blog are the creation of Cyril Bryan, as his contribution to the Guyana Diaspora who want to be informed about news from Guyana, as well as the historical and cultural articles that keep us all connected to the “Guyanese cultural experience”.

These newsletters are filled with news from Guyana as well as news from Guyanese Associations worldwide.  there are also articles in the Arts and Culture category, history, education, tourism and cuisine.  Most issues have a theme and you should find them very interesting.  Enjoy!!

Here are the Newsletters published by Guyanese Online (latest at top):-

C.L.R. James: Back in Style, Black in Style – a Book Review

C.L.R. James: Back in Style, Black in Style – a Review and a Comic!

Thursday, 24 April 2014- By Paul Buhle and Milton Knight, Truthout | Book Review 

C.L.R. James

C.L.R. James

C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain opens up the issue of the Third World struggle in an elegant and memorable way.

 (Author’s note: This marks the first appearance of excerpts from C.L.R. James, a Graphic History, a comic art book in process, drawn by distinguished African American artist Milton Knight, edited by Paul Buhle. The excerpts – young Trinidadian James grows to self-consciousness and emigrates to London, writes a play about Toussaint Louverture, with Paul Robeson starring – are easily understood.)

C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain 

By Christian Hogsbjerg.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 312 pp., $24.95 paperback.

This year marks a quarter-century since the death of Cyril Lionel Robert James (1901-89). His obituary in The New York Times, putting aside many other interests and qualities of a long and productive life, mainly described him as the last giant of Pan-Africanism.   Continue reading

Historic Georgetown City Hall is to be repaired and restored

Historic Georgetown City Hall is to be repaired and restored

The historic City Hall, described as one of the finest examples of Gothic Architecture in the Caribbean, could see long-awaited and much needed rehabilitation soon.

Built in the late 19th century, City Hall has been left to fall apart over the years, but now the government says it is ready to put funding to get the structure back in shape. The announcement today from Cabinet Secretary Dr Roger Luncheon.

Dr Luncheon said that apart from public funds, there has been external interest in funding the project; he did not name those external interests. No price tag has been attached to what is expected to be a mammoth task to restore the building and maintain its architectural style, which is known as “fancy dress” Gothic. Continue reading

Thirty-five years of colorful kite making – by Tangerine Clarke

Thirty-five years of colorful kite making

Article and Photo by Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News -NYC

Trevor Smith shows off his six-point star kites in Georgetown, Guyana.

Trevor Smith shows off his six-point star kites in Georgetown, Guyana.

Georgetown, Guyana resident Trevor Smith sits on the sidewalk at the corner of Camp and Regent streets – one of the busiest intersections in the capital to sell his colorful designed kites.

He has perfected one of the most popular designs that could be found anywhere in the country, but according to him, he has put his spin on the creation to make it his own.  Continue reading

Caribbean Fusion Festival – Kissimmee, Florida. April 27, 2014

Help us to celebrate 20 years with CAFA

at the Caribbean Fusion Festival
Caribbean & Floridian Association


The Caribbean and Floridian Association, Inc. (CAFA) will be hosting the 20th Annual Caribbean Fusion on Sunday, April 27, 2014 and is sponsored by the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), The Osceola Tourism Development Council and the City of Kissimmee
Continue reading

Chinese group traveling worldwide in RV reaches Guyana

Chinese group traveling worldwide in RV reaches Guyana

APRIL 24, 2014 | BY KNEWS |

RV in GuyanaPicture: The group with their RV parked in front of the Guyana Revenue Authority building yesterday with their Guyana guide, Haleem Khan.

A group of passionate young people from China and Taiwan who dared to achieve and complete their dream of travelling 200 countries driving a Recreational Vehicle (RV) reached Georgetown yesterday. They were previously in Venezuela.
What started out as a group of 12 in two RV’s has now shrunk to four as the group pursues their global travel.  Their names are Wujingyi, Chun-Hung Chen, Shuotiao and Hambin Chen.

The lifetime journey all started on May 19, 2012 in China. Since then, the group has traveled through four continents, crossed three oceans and visited 45 countries and more than 170 cities in an RV.  Continue reading

Government has ruled out calling early national elections

Government has ruled out calling early national elections


Guyana’s Parliament Building

Government has so far ruled out calling early national elections due to a more than GUY$37 billion reduction in the 2012 National Budget by the combined opposition.

“Elections are not at the top of the list where the solutions and the arrival of compromises and action to be taken to rectify this situation,” said Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon. “I for one feel that this issue-the non approval of funding can indeed be addressed without resort to elections,” he added.

Some observers believe that the governing Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) is in no hurry for elections because it is not entirely certain that it would regain its parliamentary majority which it lost at the November 2011 elections.  Continue reading

Police continues special focus in Alboystown areas – video

-Published on Apr 22, 2014 |

Police continues special focus in Alboystown areas

Screen Shot 2014-04-22 at 8.20.38 PMImpact Albouystown is taking shape with Police increasing their mobile and foot patrols in the community.

According to the Police the focus is not only in the area of crime prevention and detection, but empowering youths to develop skills in order to make proper decisions.

A Division Commander Clifton Hicken said Albouystown will be used as a pilot project.

Continue reading

Tiffany Megnath Reception at Richmond Hill NY – April 30, 2014

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Cinderella Ball 2014 – Celebrating Mothers – Lithonia GA.- May 10, 2014

VIEW-DOWNLOAD:  Cinderella 2014 Flyer -4-22-14

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Caribanatime Dance – Jahrusalem band – Toronto August 2, 2014

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