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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

Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business – By The Caribbean Voice

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1936 Daly Avenue, Bronx, NY 10460, USA.   718-542-4454  *   

Guyana:  592-621-6111   *     592-223-2637

Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business

By The Caribbean Voice

The Caribbean Voice is a New York based NGO that has been involved in social activism since its launch in 1998. Currently it is focusing on suicide prevention and related issues in Guyana and the Diaspora and is working in collaboration with partners – other NGOs, businesses, socially conscious individuals, the media and various ministries in Guyana. Contact us at caribvoice@aol.com, NCarter2@ecommunity.com, 718-542-4454, or in Guyana at bibiahamad1@hotmail.com or 621-6111 or 223-2637. Check us out on facebook at ‘The Suicide Epidemic’.

 Here’s what we know: Guyana suffers 44.2 suicides per 100,000 persons, or about 333 plus suicides per year – the highest rate in the world. Also, at a globally estimated 25 attempts per suicide, Guyana would have over 6660 attempted suicides a year. Also suicide is the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-24 and the third leading cause of death among persons ages 25-44, while in the 15-19 age group, it is the leading cause of death among females and the second leading cause of death among males. Yet the rate, the total amount of suicides and the total amount of attempted suicide could all be much higher since empirical evidence suggests that under reporting is quite significant. Continue reading

Five-star gated community being built at Providence

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Five-star gated community being built at Providence

October 6, 2014 By GuyanaTimes

A state-of-the-art five-star gated community is expected to be completed in three years’ time behind the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara.

The community called New Life Community is owned by a Chinese investor.    Continue reading

Guyana – Jamaica group raises funds for schools – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyana – Jamaica group raises funds for schools

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Picture: From left, Yvonne J Graham, associate commissioner director, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention with President of GJFA Guyanese American Dr. Frank A. Denbow and VP Jamaican American Claudette Powell, MA, RN.

The warm greetings that were exchanged by nationals at the first Fundraising Dinner and Dance of the Guyana Jamaica Friendship Association Inc. (New York), was a clear indication that benefactors were committed to working together with the board for the betterment of students back home.

Entertaining music by popular Guyanese DJ FLEXX and festive Jamaican cuisine dished out at the Bayside Adria Hotel & Conference Center on Oct. 5, helped to raise much needed funds to benefit the Moshabo Primary School on the Essequibo Coast of Guyana and the Aeolus Valley All-Age School in St. Thomas, Jamaica.  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

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Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 October 2014

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 October 2014

  • Student suicide shocks WCD “Swami” school
  • No full compensation for flooded EBD communities
  • GWI offers “Free Pass for disconnected consumers
  • Granger continues call for Local Gov’t polls
  • AFC says gov’t stalling NO Confidence debate
  • Plaisance residents say Whittaker “stranger to the truth”
  • Sports
Student suicide shocks WCD “Swami” school   Posted: 14 Oct 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Dead is Alex Persaud of 18 Stewartville, West Coast Demerara. The boy bought Gramoxone at a shop nearby his home two Mondays ago and succumbed last Friday. The teenager was said to be involved with an 18-year-old Information Technology teacher at the Saraswati Vidya Niketan Secondary School at Cornelia Ida. Persaud was in his third […] Continue reading

Guyanese girl tops CSEC – QC wins Caribbean school of the year award

Guyanese girl tops CSEC – QC wins school of the year award

OCTOBER 17, 2014 · BY STABROEK NEWS ·  COMMENTS

The following CXC press release was issued today

Elisa Hamilton

Elisa Hamilton

Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again –   

A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.

Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen’s College top performers as the 2014 Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region. Elisa wins the award with acceptable grades in 20 subjects; She achieved Grade I in 19 subjects: Agricultural Science (DA), Biology, Chemistry, English A, English B, Food and Nutrition, French, Geography, Home Economics Management, Information Technology, Integrated Science, Mathematics, Physics, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Spanish, Electronic Document Preparation and Management, Physical Education and Sport, Human and Social Biology, and Electrical and Electronic Technology, and Grade II in Religious Education.   Continue reading

Guyana Shoe Drive by Guyana Community Outreach Fund – Donate!

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

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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.

IATA partner deems Fly Jamaica fastest growing airline in local market

IATA partner deems Fly Jamaica fastest growing airline in local market

OCTOBER 17, 2014 | BY
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Capacity within the Guyanese aviation sector is said to have grown by 12 percent in 2014, while Jamaica-based airline, Fly Jamaica, is said to be the fastest growing airline on the local scene.
According to an examination by Innovata; a partner of International Air Transport Association (IATA) involved in travel related content management and content distribution, Guyana has been featured as having a capacity of around 460,000 one-way seats offered on services involving Guyanese airports this year. This, it was reported, represents “a double-digit increase of 12 percent over the previous year.”

Both the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and Ogle International was said to have registered capacity increases when compared to 2013 figures. Ogle doubled its annual capacity, while Cheddi Jagan posted a 9.6 percent growth.

The rapid expansion, the international site indicated, results from LIAT’s decision to move all of its Cheddi Jagan operations to the Ogle airport.

Read more: http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2014/10/17/iata-partner-deems-fly-jamaica-fastest-growing-airline-in-local-market/

 

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