Daily Archives: March 28, 2017

“A Fitting Memorial for E.R. Braithwaite ” – By Francis Quamina Farrier

E.R. Braithwaite 1962

“A Fitting Memorial for E.R. Braithwaite ” –  By Francis Quamina Farrier

Memorial Service held on Saturday March 25, 2017, for E.R. Braithwaite

Dozens of relatives and close friends of the late E.R. Braithwaite, were present at the Washington National Cathedral, yesterday morning (March 25). It was in celebration and in Thanksgiving for the Life of Eustace Edward Ricardo Braithwaite, author of the ever-popular book and movie, “To Sir, With Love”.

Representing Guyana at the ceremony, was Ambassador Dr. Riyad Insanally, who in his tribute said, “Ted Braithwaite’s accomplishments went far beyond anything I could ever hope to achieve. “Quite simply Ted Braithwaite was not just a son of Guyana, he was one of Guyana’s greatest gifts to the world as scholar, educator, writer, diplomat and humanist. “And he was, of course, an exemplar of the enlightened citizen of the world.”  Continue reading

‘Sheer Reckless Folly’: Trump Destroys Obama-Era Climate Rules – By Rosaliene Bacchus

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Public Citizen’s Arkush: “It is up to the American public to move the nation in the right direction on climate and clean energy despite the worst efforts of the so-called leader in the White House.”

Source: ‘Sheer Reckless Folly’: Trump Destroys Obama-Era Climate Rules

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Dudley Charles Art Exhibition at Guyana Embassy – By Francis Quamina Farrier

Dudley Charles Art Exhibition at Guyana Embassy

By Francis Quamina Farrier

Dudley Charles

Famous Prize-Winning Guyanese artist DUDLEY CHARLES has mounted an Art Exhibition at the Guyana Embassy in Washington, DC, as part of Guyana’s 47th Republic Anniversary celebrations. Some of the classic paintings by the talented veteran artist, were put on display at a special ceremony on February 24, 2017.

In his address to the gathering, Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States, and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States, Dr Riyad Insanally, expressed his delight as he welcomed those who attended the Launch Ceremony of the exhibition.     Continue reading

Guyana: THE FALLING DOLLAR – commentary

Guyana: THE FALLING DOLLAR

Something is terribly wrong in Guyana. The value of the currency has plunged. But then again, this has been a trend dating back more than four decades. This is happening because we remain primary producers even as the world makes huge profits from primary products and return the refined product to the producers of the primary products.

It is critically important to understand precisely what makes the economy tick, and how different components must work with each other to produce positive outcomes. The Finance Minister was crucial to the budget presentations during the previous administration. When the situation worsened he was there when the then President Bharrat Jagdeo opted to close two sugar estates—at LBI and at Diamond.  Continue reading

Queens Rally Calls For Humane Immigration Policy – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Queens Rally Calls For Humane Immigration Policy

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The sun peeped from the sky to brighten up a chilly wintry day. It allowed the Interfaith Council for Community Development to hold an Immigration Rally on Liberty Avenue. The purpose of the Rally was to draw attention to the flaws in the US Immigration system and to ask the Trump Administration to redress them.

The Rally appealed to the Trump Administration to treat two categories of persons with compassion and humanity. Who or what are these categories? It is well known that many immigrants came to America in search of a better way of life. They have lived in the US without breaking the law and have deep roots in the country.    Continue reading

Guyana Nurses Association of America- Annual Breakfast Morning- NYC – April 15, 2017

Guyana Government News Brief – March 27, 2017 – video

GINA Guyana

Guyana Government News Brief – March 27, 2017

 

 

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