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

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.

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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


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  1. Alliance of Guyanese Canadian Organizations: Toronto- Annual Luncheon – February 26, 2017
  2. The Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club – 25th Anniversary Ball – April 8, 2017
  3. Guyana Medical Relief – First Fundraising Cruise from L.A. – April 21, 2017
  4. Stanislaus College Alumni Toronto – Annual Spring Dance – April 22, 2017
  5. H.E.R.O.C. Annual Tea Party – Brooklyn NY – April 23, 2017(New)
  6. BHS Guyana Alumni Association – May Hatters Tea Party – Toronto – April 29, 2017
  7. GCC – Guyana Christian Charities – Spring Dance -Toronto – May 20, 2017
  8. Tutorial High School Alumni Association -13th Triennial Reunion -July 30 – August 6, 2017

Announcements and Newsletters:

  1. GCC – Guyana Christian Charities February 2017 Newsletter
  2. Guyana Cultural Association of New York Inc. on-line Magazine – January 2017
  3. Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – January 2017
  4. The Caribbean Voice Invites Nominations for the El Dorado Awards 2017
  5. Bishop’s High School Old Students Association Newsletter – November 2016
  6. University of Guyana (UG) – Renaissance Magazine – November 2016
  7. Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission – Report on 2016 Mission to Guyana
  8. GIHR NEWS Christmas Edition 2016 – newsletter
  9. H.E.R.O.C: Cancer Mission Inaugural Trip to Guyana – October 2016
  10. H.E.R.O.C. DISCLAIMER – Explains its work in Guyana

Updated on February 20, 2017


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:




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

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 22-23, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –February 22-23, 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

23 February 2017

OPINION: Unskilled and Unable – Why Donald Trump’s Great Jobs Promise is a Lie

OPINION: Unskilled and Unable – Why Donald Trump’s Great Jobs Promise is a Lie

The USA has serious problems with recruiting, training and retaining suitable factory workers. Michael Pascoe explains.

MICHAEL PASCOE | Business DayOpinion - commentary -analysis

For all the turmoil marking the first weeks of President Trump, the big boot is yet to drop. That’s when the angry heartland realises the factory jobs aren’t coming back, no matter what Trump promised.

It will take time for that realisation to dawn on Trump’s followers. Minor events, such as the 700 Carrier jobs, will be well-publicised PR stunts and the overall employment picture will tend to overshadow what’s specifically happening in manufacturing.      Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 21 February 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 21 February 2017Capitol TV logo

No limit on business hours – Town Clerk 

Under fire, City Hall has come out refuting media reports that it will enforce a limit on business hours in the capital. The report stated that businesses operating in the city will be closed on weekdays, weekends and holidays at 4:30.p.m.  However; Town Clerk, Royston King labeled the report erroneous, absurd and aimed at deliberately ..

Region Nine REO interdicted from duty

Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan is disputing reports in some sections of the media that the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Nine, Carl Parker is still on the job. Minister Bulkan told the Government Information Agency (GINA) on Tuesday, that Parker has been off the job for over one week, and that a replacement […]

Local contractor awarded bid to construct duplexes and condos

UK to help Guyana strengthen borders against smuggling and trafficking

Community based projects geared at reviving local commerce

Small Miners taking advantage of syndicate system implemented by MNRE

One dead in Timehri fire 

A 54-year-old man of Timehri, Public Road, East Bank Demerara perished in an early morning fire which completely gutted his house. Dead is Adam Shaw. Details are sketchy but Capitol News has learned that the man was an alcoholic and had days before threatened to set the property on fire. We will provide more details […]

Losing toddlers in fire biggest downfall for CPA in 2016- Director

Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency (CPA) Ann Greene said losing brothers, six-year-old Joshua George and two-year- old Antonio George, in a fire last year at the Children’s Drop-in Centre was the biggest downfall of the agency in 2016. The two brothers were housed at the centre on Hadfield Street, Georgetown …

Guyana needs clear strategy on spending oil earnings- UK envoy

 Guyana needs clear strategy on spending oil earnings- UK envoy

British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn.

Britain says while Guyana appears to be progressing towards commercial oil production, there appears to be no clear indication on how the South American nation will spend some of the revenues.

High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn said Guyanese stakeholders need to discuss how the money should be spent on the social sectors and infrastructure while putting some of the earnings in a Sovereign Wealth Fund.    Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update – 22 February 2017

Caribbean Life News Update -22 February 2017 Caribbean Life

Hamilton names office ‘Sanct­uary Senate District’


In light of Presi­dent Trump’s Execu­tive Order putting in jeopardy the rights of immig­rant popul­ation in New York City and their families Brooklyn Senator Jesse Hamilton has declared his office to be a “Sanct­uary Senate District (SSD)” for the term of Presi­dent Trump’s execu­tive order.

American entrepr­eneurs head to Carib­bean for exchange program


The United States Depar­tment of State says 34 Young Leaders of the Ameri­cans Initi­ative (YLAI) Profes­sional Fello­wship hosts from busin­esses and civil society organiz­ations across the US have been selected to partic­ipate in the Reverse Exchange program, a new compo­nent of YLAI.

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ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana – video

ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana – video

Published on Feb 22, 2017 

Ever wondered how Hydrocarbons formed? Are you curious about ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana? Then check out this video.

Guyana Government News Brief – February 21, 2017 – video

GINA Guyana

GINA Guyana

Guyana Government News Brief – February 21, 2017 – video

Guyana Republic Day Celebrations – New York Consulate – February 24, 2017

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Guyana – Capitol TV NEWS Videos – 20 February 2017

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV NEWS Videos – 20 February 2017

Miners are calling for the removal of the head of the land management division of the GGMC

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 07:34 PM PST

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – Feb 20

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 06:32 PM PST

The VC of UWI, says Civil Societies in Guyana and across the Caribbean must be proactive in the region’s call for reparations from the UK

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 06:06 PM PST

Dispatcher busted with smoke grenade, destined for convicted Bartica massacre murder accused Mark Williams

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 06:04 PM PST

A popular DJ is now counting his losses after his house which is located on the West Bank, was destroyed by fire

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 06:02 PM PST

Domestic Violence concert on Mash night, with gospel recording artist Papa San

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 05:57 PM PST

Help for small businesses underway, and the newly launched African Business Round Table is leading the charge

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 05:53 PM PST

Guyana’s First Lady meets with Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission

Guyana’s First Lady meets with Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission

Published: 20 February 2017 – Ministry of the Presidency – Guyana


Photo: First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger and Ms. Yvonne Triesman of Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 20, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with Ms. Yvonne Triesman, President of the Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission at her office at State House to discuss possible areas of collaboration.

The First Lady spoke about the importance of public awareness programmes that serve to educate citizens on disease prevention.     Continue reading

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