OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES – JANUARY 2018

OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES

JANUARY 2018

This page entry is a suggestion from one of our readers. It will always be located on the first page of this website. It will have a new BLOG ENTRY for every month.

It has been created to allow readers to post entries on ANY subject. This will widen the number and scope of subjects carried on this website, since they will be selected by you.

As a Contributor …..   PLEASE PUT A HEADLINE ON YOUR ENTRY.

Create your entry as a COMMENT to your entry. It could be an article or/and YouTube video. Make a short intro that leads to a link or PDF attachment. 

As a Reader  …. please attach your comments to the entry made by the Contributor.

If an entry creates a lot of interest then we may set it up  as a separate entry on this website. Note that Contributors can send in their entries to me with photos etc, for publication as entries to the website. You do not have to use your real name to submit entries.

Thanks for your support. Looking forward to your entries.

Cyril Bryan. Editor.

OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES – DECEMBER 2017

OPEN FORUM for READERS TO POST ENTRIES

DECEMBER 2017

This page entry is a suggestion from one of our readers. It will always be located on the first page of this website.

It has been created to allow readers to post entries on ANY subject. This will widen the number and scope of subjects carried on this website, since they will be selected by you.

As a Contributor …..  Create your entry as a COMMENT to this entry. It could be an article or/and YouTube video. Make a short intro that leads to a link or PDF attachment. PLEASE PUT A HEADLINE ON YOUR ENTRY.

As a Reader  …. please attach your comments to the entry made by the Contributor.

If an entry creates a lot of interest then we may set it up  as a separate entry on this website. Note that Contributors can send in their entries to me with photos etc, for publication as entries to the website. You do not have to use your real name to submit entries.

Thanks for your support. Looking forward to your entries.

Cyril Bryan. Editor.

Welcome to the GUYANESE Online Blog – Now over 5 Million views

The Guyanese Online Blog celebrated its Seventh Anniversary on February 9, 2017

Now over 5 Million views

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

Welcome to the Guyanese Online Blog.

This Blog’s first entry was on February 9, 2010 and the first Newsletter was published in March 2010. It was created 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 was also a monthly newsletter, emailed to thousands of Guyanese around the world.

For more info on Guyanese Online go to:> this Link

Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

 

The Bureau of Statistics announced, on July 18, its publications of Compendiums One and Two further detailing the findings of the 2012 Census.

This recent publication, Compendium Two, was disseminated earlier this month. It provides further information about the country’s population composition in terms of Ethnicity, Age structure, Dependency Ratios & Religion.  

Additionally new information about the population trends such as national population size by Region and population growth patterns are also detailed in this latest publication.

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Guyanese Associations: Events, Conferences, and Publications

UPCOMING CONFERENCES, PUBLICATIONS and EVENTS by GUYANESE ASSOCIATIONS

Guyanese Associations can advertise FREE on this Blog.  Please send your advertisements to 
Contact Cyril Bryan at cybryan@gmail.com    

2018 BHSAA-QCAA Twelfth Night Gala – Toronto – January 13. 2018)

Guyana Speaks – London. UK – 28 January 2018

Guyana Christian Charities (GCC) – Toronto – Valentine Dinner/Dance – February 10. 2018

DEMERARA GOLD – Hello 2018 – Upcoming Shows – NJ – February 16-17, 2018 (new)

AGCO – Alliance of Guyanese Canadian Organizations: Toronto Luncheon – February 25, 2018

The 15th Annual Walter Rodney Symposium – Atlanta. Georgia – March 23rd – 24th, 2018

GEMS Mother’s Day Brunch – Toronto – May 13. 2018

U.G. Inaugural Entrepreneurship Conference – Guyana – May 20-22, 2018 (New)

GT LIME-17: Annual Reunion Dinner, Show & Dance – Toronto – August 5, 2018

                 ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS:

Canada: High Commission of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana Newsletter – December 2017

STEMGuyana Year In Review – Happy New Year & Thank You!!!!

Buxton- Friendship Express News Magazine – December 2017

CSJAD Newsletter – December 2017

QC Alumni NY Chapter brings Christmas cheer to Calvary’s Mission Food Pantry

CanGo – Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission – 2017 Report

GCA -Guyana Cultural Association NY – E- Magazine – December 2017

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – December 2017

The Linden Fund USA 2018 Calendar Available Now

Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR)- 2017 Christmas Edition Newsletter

H.E.R.O.C. INC. Cancer Mission Trip to Guyana – October 22 – November 4, 2017

Guyana Christian Charities Canada Newsletter – October 2017

Website/ Blog: Guyanese Online:   https://guyaneseonline.wordpress.com/

Published by Cyril Bryan – cybryan@gmail.com

Updated on January 09, 2018

GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – Updated

Here is the latest list of the various Ministries in the Government of Guyana. Information is automatically updated by GINA. This website also has links to all of the Ministries:

 
Previous ministerial announcements are below:

GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – 20 May 2015

GUYANA - CABINET MEMBERS - MAY 2015

GUYANA – CABINET MEMBERS – MAY 2015

President David A Granger this afternoon (20 May 2015) at the Presidential Complex ( renamed Ministry of the Presidency), swore in several Members of the Cabinet of the APNU+AFC government.

  • Moses Nagamootoo, Prime Minister and First vice-President,
  • Minister of State Joe Harmon,
  • Basil Williams, Attorney General,
  • Khemraj Ramjattan, Minister of National Security (still to be sworn in),
  • Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance,
  • Carl Greenidge, Minister of Foreign Affairs,
  • Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, Minister of Education,
  • Nicolette Henry, Minister within the Ministry of Education,   Continue reading

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time:-By Robert McCrum  – The Guardian

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

By Robert McCrum  – The Guardian

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing.:

Composite for the 100 best nonfiction books of all time list

1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014) 
An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.

2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)
This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of her husband changed the nature of writing about bereavement.

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PPP ‘changes position’, supports private investment in closed sugar estates

PPP ‘changes position’, supports private investment in closed sugar estates

The Wales Estate

PPP ‘changes position’, supports private investment in closed sugar estates

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said yesterday that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has changed its approach and will support the privatization of four estates controlled by the National  Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL).    Continue reading

Guyana’s oil needs minimum refining – Trotman

Guyana’s oil needs minimum refining – Trotman

Raphael Trotman

By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman has indicated that Guyana’s oil is of top quality. He even boasted that the crude needs minimum refining. This, the Minister pointed out at a recent press conference in response to a question posed by Kaieteur News.     Continue reading

Guyana: Unions, Govt. agree to cooperate on finding solutions to sugar woes

-46 percent of workers likely to be paid full severance by month-end

President David Granger and his ministers at the critical meeting with union officials yesterday.

Unions, Govt. agree to cooperate on finding solutions to sugar woes

President David Granger and members of Cabinet yesterday met with the President and members of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union (GAWU) and the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) at the Ministry of the Presidency to discuss the future of the sugar industry.     Continue reading

Michael Wolff on Donald Trump: The Guardian Interview + Trump’s Reaction…

‘It’s all explosive’: Michael Wolff on Donald Trump | US … – The Guardian

 Speaking to the Guardian, author who shook the White House faces down critical fire and presidential fury and says: ‘I got to a truth no one else has gotten’.

A dinner of clams and Arctic char at Michael Wolff’s Greenwich Village home set the stage for a book that – in the author’s own estimation – has become “an international political event”.       Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines – Demerara Waves – 19 January 2018

Guyana News Headlines – Demerara Waves  – 19 January 2018

PPP changes position on sugar industry- Jagdeo; sugar unions say overdue meeting with govt “fruitful” – Demerara Waves    http://bit.ly/2mR7OFK 

Three held, cocaine seized in Soesdyke raid- CANU – Demerara Waves   http://bit.ly/2FYlesu 

GDF Coast Guard foils teenagers’ suicide attempt at Kingston jetty – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/2DsgNbK

National Cadet Corps revived – Demerara Waves   http://bit.ly/2EWDO2z 

Sugar workers eligible for GY$500,000 or less severance to be paid month-end – Demerara Waves    http://bit.ly/2FVjr7v 

PPP ready to fund legal challenge to sugar workers severance pay – Demerara Waves   http://bit.ly/2FWoWT6 

No GY$200 weekly fee, no garbage collection; time to ban plastic bags- City Hall – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/2EXlFl8 

Yvonne Sam wins Gala Dynastie award of Written Press Journaliste of the year 

Yvonne Sam wins Gala Dynastie award of Written Press Journaliste of the year 

Hello all,

Greetings!  With a heart full of humility I have accepted the award of Written Press Journaliste of the year.  Please  see info below.  The award ceremony takes place on February 3, 218.

You can also vote for me for public choice using the link below. 

 http://www.galadynastie.com/fr/choix-du-public

Love you all and thanks a million.

Yvonne Sam                         

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Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – January 18-19. 2018

News – 19 January 2018

More anti-corruption measures… House passes legislation to protect whistleblowers

IDB wants independent review of US$63.5M housing project before full disbursement

GRA announces amnesty for delinquent taxpayers

Strong sales, new equipment push Banks profits to 3.8B

AFC ‘claws its way through’ unfazed by the critics- Trotman

Presidential Third Term matter for CCJ

Venezuelan vessel intercepted with over 100 barrels of gasoline

—  See more News Links below  ……      Continue reading

Some Ways of Reducing Cellphone Radiation Exposure

Ways of Minimizing Cellphone Radiation Exposure

Scientists can’t seem to make up their mind about cell phones. Do they produce radiation? Yes. Is the radiation they produce harmful to us? They aren’t sure. However, putting all their reports together, a pattern of tips and precautions becomes clear.

The most important thing you need to know right away is that your phone sometimes transmits a stronger (and therefore more hazardous) signal, while at other times it will transmit very weakly or not at all.

Guyana: Oil and Our Discipline – By Leonard Gildarie

The Story within the Story…Oil and our discipline 

Leonard Gildarie

 – By Leonard Gildarie

It is a new week in the New Year and I have great hopes for this country. The last few days have been eventful. The US is facing cold and snow the likes of which have not been seen for decades. In fact, the sunshine state of Florida was dumped by snow that has not been seen there for two decades.

The temperature at the time of writing yesterday in some states in the US was zero, with wind chill in the minus figures.

I am not sure if there is a real understanding of what is happening in the world.   Continue reading

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