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Guyana’s Queens College to mark 170th anniversary – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyana’s Queens College to mark 170th anniversary

By Tangerine Clarke  – Caribbean Life – NYC

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Queen’s College Alumni Association NYC Chapter Executive Committee. From left front: Carol Cort, John Campbell and Jeremy Jordon. From left back: Clive English, Wayne King, Louis Kilkenny and Lex Brian LaRose. (Photo by Tangerine Clarke)

“Faithful and Useful Everywhere” is the motto of the Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association and that will be on the minds of members of the New York Chapter, when they join other past students in commemorating the institution’s 170th Anniversary. Continue reading

US Medical Team to visit Buxton on October 30, 2014

FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH IN BUXTON BY US MEDICAL TEAM

THURSDAY, 30 OCTOBER, 2014    – FROM 7:30 a.m.

BUXTON HEALTH CENTRE

Download PDF Flyer: FlyerBuxtonMedicalOutreach

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GCYA Youth Mentorship Program – Toronto

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Guyanese Canadian Youth Alliance – (GCYA) Youth Mentorship Program – Toronto. Canada.

 

Guyana Shoe Drive by Guyana Community Outreach Fund – Donate!

Give a pair of shoes for the people of Breeze Point, Guyana

Guyana Community Outreach Fund (GCOF), NFP

shoeThe Breeze Point, Guyana Shoe Drive

The men, women and children in Breeze Point, Guyana would be thankful to receive new or gently used, waterproof shoes, boots or gym shoes

Download Flyer:  Shoe Drive– Donate Used and New Shoes

Your donation will help the disadvantaged and underserved people of Guyana

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BCOCCA presents: “Taking Our Health to Heart” – 08 Nov 2014- Vancouver BC Canada

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BCOCCA [called bu-ko-ka] B.C. Organization
of Caribbean Cultural Associations’
Caribbean Community Health Support Group
is presenting “Taking Our Health to Heart”
on Saturday, 08 November 2014 @ NOON
1155 East Broadway Avenue, Vancouver. BC Canada.

Ex GTC/GT&T Members Association NY – Holiday Dance – December 20, 2014

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Ex GTC/GT&T Members Association NY – Annual Holiday Presentation Dance – December. 20, 2014

Commentary: Black History Month in Britain- By Murphy Browne

Commentary: Black History Month in Britain

Published on October 14, 2014  - By Murphy Browne

October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom.  There has been an African presence in Britain for centuries, although we are led to believe that Africans arrived in Britain as enslaved people during the dreadful Maafa when millions were kidnapped and dragged out of the African continent. Guyanese historian Dr Ivan Van Serbia and African American historian Dr Runoko Rashidi published “African Presence in Early Europe” in 1985.

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Murphy Browne

The documented African presence in Britain according to white British author Peter Fryer goes back to the year 210. In his 1984 published book “Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain” Fryer wrote: “There were Africans in Britain before the English came here. They were soldiers in the Roman imperial army that occupied the southern part of our island for three and a half centuries. Though the earliest attested date for this unit’s presence here is 253-8, an African soldier is reputed to have reached Britain by the year 210.” Continue reading

Guyanese Old Hits & Blue Ribbon Farewell Dance – London – December 6, 2014

Mr Marlon & GT Promotion’s Guyanese Old Hits & Blue Ribbon Farewell Dance

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Saturday 6 December (9 -4am)

@ THE ART ZONE
54 Market Square, London N9 0TZ

ADM. £10 in advance. MATD

GT Bar and Guyanese Cuisine.
MUSIC BY: Blue Ribbon, Mr. Marlon, GT Promotion, Dj Shogun

FOR TICKETS & FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
-GT Promotion 07956 425 916
-Mr. Marlon 07931 157 648

 ‘Mention Guyanese Online to obtain a 20% discount on tickets’

Last Friday Oldies in London – 20th Anniversary – November 28-29, 2014

 ‘Mention Guyanese Online to obtain a 20% discount on tickets’

To mark the 20th Anniversary of the Last Friday Oldies in London – November 28-29, 2014 

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GT Promotion (Tafawa) presents
The legendary Blue Ribbon (Bull the Boss) direct from Guyana.

ITINERARY:
-The LAST FRIDAY OLDIES 20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION PT. 1
Friday 28 November (9-3am)
@ CLUB JASMINS
,
202 Upper Tooting Rd SW17 7EW
ADM. £8 b4 11pm. £10 after.
MUSIC BY: Blue Ribbon, GT Promotion, Dj Sherwin & Dj Blondie

- The LAST FRIDAY OLDIES 20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION PT. 2
Saturday 29 November (9-3am) @
@ St JUDES HALL
Thornton Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 6BA
ADM. Tickets £8 in advance. MATD
GT Bar and Guyanese Cuisine.
MUSIC BY: Blue Ribbon, GT Promotion, Dj Sherwin, Mr Marlon, Mr Fix It. Continue reading

Report of the 2014 Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission

Read report:  Canada- Guyana Outreach Mission – 2014 Mission Report

2014 CanGO Team

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Report of the 2014 Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission

Dear Donor/Friend:
Once again, on behalf of the Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO), I’d like to thank you for your generous donation and/or your support of our mission.  Attached is the final report of this year’s mission to Guyana and and a photo of the 2014 CanGO team shortly after their arrival in Guyana.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me.

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