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Guyana: History-rich Pomeroon coffee breaking new ground

Guyana: History-rich Pomeroon coffee breaking new ground

……  It is being heralded as the oldest coffee in the New World.

Nov 19, 2017 – Kaieteur News

Louis Holder explaining the critical functions of the computer-controlled coffee roaster.

More than two centuries later, it appears that one of Guyana’s oldest secret is on the verge of making a comeback, on a commercial scale, and it is being welcomed with open arms.

From the farms of Pomeroon, Region Two, to the Project Dawn compound, Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, ‘Amy’s Pomeroon Coffee’ is breaking new ground (no pun intended).    Continue reading

Citizenship in the Caribbean: The five citizenship-by-investment programmes

Citizenship in the Caribbean: The five citizenship-by-investment programmes

Map of the Caribbean  – click to enlarge

By Yulia Kozhevnikova

: A review of citizenship-by-investment programmes in the Caribbean – Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Lucia
 By Yulia Kozhevnikova

Hurricanes Irma and Maria, two of the strongest Atlantic storms in history, caused massive destruction in the Caribbean. To support recovery efforts, Caribbean governments have already begun raising funds. In September, St Kitts and Nevis approved a new citizenship-by-investment programme. From 23 September 2017 to 31 March 2018, investors will be able to get citizenship by donating $150,000 to the Hurricane Relief Fund.     READ MORE

The Dreamers: Doubts About Brexit on the Rise in Britain – Jörg Schindler | Der Spiegel

The Dreamers:  Doubts About Brexit on the Rise in Britain

It has often been said that Brexit means Brexit. But does it? With Prime Minister Theresa May showing weakness and the negotiations dragging, some are hoping that Britain’s departure from the EU can be warded off.

Jörg Schindler | Der Spiegel

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in Bedfordshire is an extremely British institution. For the past 128 years it has dedicated itself to protecting endangered species such as the black-legged kittiwake, great crested grebe and the wood warbler. And now the society, with a membership of 1 million, has another mission: Stopping Brexit.       Continue reading

Guyanese-Canadian Tourism Council launched in Toronto

NOVEMBER is TOURISM AWARENESS MONTH in GUYANA

Guyanese-Canadian Tourism Council launched

November 19, 2017 – Guyana Chronicle – By Frederick Halley

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RAY LEE O’WN and Triple Play – Dinner/Dance – Toronto – New Years Eve 2017

We are Sick of Racism, Literally Douglas Jacobs | The New York Times

We are Sick of Racism, Literally

Douglas Jacobs | The New York Times

Estifanos Zerai-Misgun, a black Brookline, Mass., police officer, pulled up in an unmarked car and greeted his superior, a white lieutenant. He wasn’t prepared for the response by the lieutenant, who said, as he gestured at the vehicle, “Who would put a black man behind one of these?”

“I was shocked,” the officer later told a Boston news station about the experience. It was one of several derogatory racial comments he would hear on the job. It got so bad that he and a black colleague walked away from the force in 2015.      Continue reading

The surprising beneficiaries of the new US-Cuba regulations

Commentary: The View from Europe: The surprising beneficiaries of the new US-Cuba regulations

David Jessop

November 17, 2017 – By David Jessop

Just over a week ago, the US administration published new regulations governing travel and trade between the US and Cuba. Their effect is partially to reverse elements of the more liberal policy towards Cuba adopted by President Obama, and to setback relations.

They turn into law a range the policies that President Trump announced earlier this year banning all US citizens from engaging in direct financial transactions with more than 180 entities and sub-entities identified on a ‘Cuba Restricted List’. This includes companies, manufacturers, the port of Mariel and its associated development zone, and over 80 hotels, travel agencies, and shops: all facilities the US administration believes are benefitting the Cuban military, its security services or their personnel.     Continue reading

Caribbean Airlines told to cut non-profitable routes

Caribbean Airlines told to cut non-profitable routes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament’s Joint Select Committee (JSC) has recommended that Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) immediately review the viability of some of its North American routes, as these have been unprofitable and resulted in an “unabated trend of declining passenger numbers and massive financial losses.”

At a press conference at Parliament on Monday, JSC chairman, independent Senator David Small, said the problem demanded urgent attention, adding that CAL needed to employ strategies to save such routes to prevent future financial leakages, the Trinidad Guardian reported.    Continue reading

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – November 18, 2017

Guyanese Online has created a website for Cuso International – Guyana.

cuso-logoThe website  highlights the past an present projects of Cuso in Guyana. It also advertises the requirement for volunteers in present and future projects. Here is the List of entries on the Cuso Guyana sitehttps://cusoguyana.wordpress.com

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – November 2017

  Click entries below to view them on the website       

Business Development Advisor 

Location: Guyana             Partner: Volunteer Youth Corps runs the National Career Guidance Program

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Nov 2017 – Jan 2018

Read More: https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com/2017/11/17/cuso-international-guyana-business-development-advisor-2/

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Curriculum Methodology Specialist 

Location: Guyana             Partner: Guyana School of Agriculture

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Jan – Mar 2018

Read More: https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com/2017/11/17/cuso-international-guyana-curriculum-methodology-specialist/

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Conservation Advisor 

Location: Guyana             Partner: World Wildlife Fund

Brief Description: 12 Months | Start Date between Sep – Nov 2017

Read More: https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com/2017/11/17/cuso-international-guyana-conservation-advisor-2/

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Note: View previous advertisements on the Cuso International – Guyana website

GUYANA SWEET TO THE CORE Thirty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

NOVEMBER is TOURISM AWARENESS MONTH in GUYANA

GUYANA

SWEET TO THE CORE

Thirty Poems  

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 By Dmitri Allicock

Read more: GUYANA- Sweet to the core- 30 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

Beautiful Rupununi. Guyana – video

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