Category Archives: Associations

Guyanese New York Diaspora Announces Plans to Commemorate Guyana’s 50th


308 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018

TEL: 212-947-5110-9; FAX: 646-915-0237; Email;


CONTACT: Nevlon Duguid – Tel: (862) 224-9697. Email:

 Guyanese New York Diaspora Announces Plans to Commemorate Guyana’s

50th Independence Anniversary in June 2016

NEW YORK CITY: October 5, 2015  – Guyana’s Consulate General in New York City and the 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee in New York have announced elaborate plans to celebrate Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary in New York City from June 4th to 12th, 2016. Continue reading

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – September 2015

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – September 2015

Hi All:

Please enjoy a copy of Buxton-Friendship Express for September 2015. You may download the attached PDF file or click on the following link:

Lorna Campbell .  Editor

Buxton-Friendship Express

Download PDF file at: Buxton-FriendshipExpress2015-09

Also note below the upcoming Exotic Wild Meat Soiree in Brooklyn, NY on October 11, 2015 [click flyer to enlarge]

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Upcoming Demerara Gold shows: Toronto, Georgia and Maryland + newsletter

demerara gold


We’re excited to be inviting you to 3 Demerara Gold shows:
Sunday, Nov. 1 in Toronto
Friday, Nov. 6 in Georgia
Saturday, Nov. 14 in Maryland. 

 Get Your Tickets In Advance!
(Click on show dates or flyers below to purchase tickets).

Download newsletter : October 2015 – Demerara Gold Newsletter #8  Continue reading

Proposals pour in for “Project Restore Guyana” + video

Proposals pour in for “Project Restore Guyana”

MG Joseph Singh

OCTOBER 4, 2015 | BY KNEWS |

THE David Granger-led Administration during the next five years will place significant attention on shoring up the country’s physical infrastructure and improving the welfare of the poor and the homeless.The National Task Force Commission headed by Major General (ret’d) Joseph Singh is the oversight body for this transformation under Project Restore Guyana, which is expected to completed by 2020.

Even as the multi-disciplinary Task Force to restore Guyana as a land of great attractiveness and prosperity is set to complete its regional outreaches, it has already begun receiving proposals from several municipalities and regions for enhancement projects.   Continue reading

The Guyana Foundation Newsletter – September 2015

The Guyana Foundation Newsletter – September 2015


Transforming the Lives of People for a Better World. 

Dear Friend,

Over the past weeks, teams of Guyana Foundation volunteers have been going into the streets of Georgetown to conduct surveys of some of our most vulnerable citizens.

They brought back heartbreaking stories of homelessness, hopelessness, addiction, and a multitude of unaddressed mental health needs. They also shared about the yearning of these disadvantaged groups for a renewed sense of dignity and self-worth.  Continue reading

QCAAT is hosting the Demerara Gold solo show – Toronto – November 1, 2015

QCAAT is hosting the Demerara Gold solo show on Sunday, November 1,2015 – Toronto
Please see attached Flyer giving all details.
The play is written and performed by Ingrid Griffith, Guyanese now residing in New York. The Flyer also gives a brief synopsis of the story line.

The one-woman show has been performed to appreciative audiences in Guyana (GT,Linden, New Amsterdam), NY (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queen’s), U.K., and Los Angeles.   Continue reading

Guyana Christian Charities – Bake and Food Sale – Pickering Ontario – October 25, 2015

GCC- 2015 Bake Sale

Download Flyer: GCC – 2015 Bake Sale -October 25, 2015

Guyana Christian Charities – (GCC)   Continue reading

UG Chancellor honoured in New York City – September 14, 2015

UG Chancellor honoured in New York City – September 14, 2015

Download: GJFA (NY) Inc. Press Release 9.14.2015

Professor E. Nigel Harris, recently-appointed Chancellor of the University of Guyana, was honored last Saturday night by the Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Association (NY) Inc., for his outstanding leadership and scholarship in the field of Medicine, and visionary management while Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies. The function, held at Antun’s in Queen’s Village, New York, was the organization’s Inaugural Formal Ball.

The Association is a tax-exempt non-profit organization headed by President Frank Denbow, a physician in New Jersey, and Mrs. Claudette Powell, Vice-President, a Nurse Educator who recently was the recipient of the Governor General’s award for exemplary leadership in the health field, on behalf of the Jamaican Diaspora.   Continue reading

Granger wants stronger education system – pushes for more entrepreneurship in hinterlands

Granger wants stronger education system – pushes for more entrepreneurship in hinterlands


A scene at the opening of Indigenous Month celebrations 2015

[September 15, 2015 – Guyana Chronicle]  President David Granger said while his administration wants to see more entrepreneurship in the indigenous communities, the education system has to be the base of the economy.

“We have to reform the education system so that more children in indigenous communities have access to education; there are fewer dropouts and higher quality teaching and more people graduate who can go into university,” he said.
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St. Stanislaus College Alumni Association – Toronto – Fall Dinner and Dance – October 17, 2015

Fall Dance final flyer 2015

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St. Stanislaus College Alumni Association – Toronto –  Fall Dinner and Dance – October 17, 2015


PUEBLO Science Volunteers Camp

On behalf of the science teachers of Guyana, we wish to thank the members of the St. Stanislaus Toronto Alumni Association, the local College Association, the Board of Governors of St Stanislaus and the officers of the Ministry of Education for the initiative in engaging the PUEBLO Science volunteers to facilitate a successful Camp.      Continue reading


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