“Save yuh money!” One of those many exhortations that we come to appreciate later in life; sometimes too late, because spending is so much more pleasurable and gratifying than saving.
I believe that Guyanese are a conservative people and it was recognized National trait among the other Caribbean nations … well, except for Grenadians. Bear in mind that I am referring to people and events of 50 years ago. I expect that people have changed since then.
A household symbol of this trait was The Puzzlin’ Box.
For the young at heart, this is on instant recall. For the young, this was the rectangular container for “Brunswick” sardines (in oil, if you please). After the contents were enjoyed, the lid was removed completely, the container was washed thoroughly, a slot was made (with the sardine cutter, of course) and the thing was nailed, slot uppermost and open face against a convenient wall. (Some adult assistance required). Continue reading →
This issue has 21 pages and covers a wide range of subjects related to Guyana. These include news from Guyanese Associations, Arts and Culture, International News – Venezuela, Editorials, Government News, Social Services, Education, Tourism, Mining and other Business, Personalities and a Legal Page that features USA Immigration.
It also lists the 105 Blog entries for December 2013 on Pages 20-21.
This monthly newsletter is published by the Guyanese Online Blog.
This 35th issue has 25 pages. It features the Budget 2013 , Guyana’s Parliament; Guyanese Associations News; Arts and Cultural News; Guest Editorials; Guyana’s Parliament and Governance; Other Guyana news; Agriculture, Business; Education ; Medical News; and Tourism. It also lists all of the Blog entries for March 2013, and those that were most popular with readers.
About 70% of our estimated 20,000+ readers live in the USA, Canada, and the UK. who want to keep up with news from Guyana. In March 2013 the Blog had a record 110,854 views, in a total of over 1,139,148 views to date. The total Blog entries are now over 2600 and growing daily. Continue reading →