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News Headlines from News Americas Now – 17 February 2017


H.E.R.O.C. Annual Tea Party – Brooklyn NY – April 23, 2017


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NEWS AMERICAS NOW Headlines – 10 February 2017

news-americasNEWS HEADLINES FROM NEWS AMERICAS NOW  – 10 February 2017

New videos bring back vivid memories of ‘Lang Time’ in Guyana – By Lear Matthews


lear-matthews-logoBy Lear Matthews

Toffie balls, neverdone sweetie, bruk mout, Chinee cake, fish an’ bread at Mahaicony train station, M.V. Malali…Putagee Tunus, lass lick, Cutex, Kings ground, joiner, de madame, Dem boys fass bad!

These are some of the themes in the two culturally appealing videos focusing on parlance, people and places in Guyana released by Guyanese brothers T. Eric Matthews and Lear Matthews. The recordings bring back some vivid memories of the homeland. The videos entitled, Dis Time Nah Lang Time and Cavalcade of Sport – The Race, have received positive reviews and “likes” from a number of viewers in the Diaspora and at home.     Continue reading

BC Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations – Caribbean Culture Expo

British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations

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By Grafton Rouse

Grafton Rouse is a nurse from Barbados.   He is Program Coordinator for the Caribbean Community Health Support Group which is a standing committee within the British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations.

They did it, they did it, yes, they did it. The British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations (BCOCCA) held its first Caribbean Culture Expo on October 1st, 2016 at the Allan Emmott Center in Burnaby. With the help of a small grant from the British Columbia Government BCOCCA was able to plan and organize an event which allowed Caribbean nations to showcase their culture in the form of music, art and food. This was the first event of its kind and many people who attended were so pleased with what they saw that they said this should become an annual event.      Continue reading

GIHR- Annual Tea Party & Fashion Show – Guyana – 29 October 2016


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Guyana Christian Charities – Bake & Food Sale- Toronto – October 30, 2016


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Splendid Collection of 378 Photos of Guyana – By Deborah Strott

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Stabroek Market Georgetown

Stabroek Market, Georgetown, Guyana. South America

Countdown Begins To Caribbean Diaspora Carnivals – 2016

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A New York cop with carnival revelers on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015.

Countdown Begins To Caribbean Diaspora Carnivals – 2016

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Its summer, which means Carnival time in most cities where Caribbean nationals live outside of the  Caribbean region.

Of course the biggest Caribbean Diaspora carnivals every summer takes place in Toronto – Caribana; the UK – Nottinghill, and NYC – the West Indian American Day Carnival.

But Caribbean carnivals also happen annually in many other cities across the US, UK and Canada. Here is a list of the 2016 carnivals set to get underway, beginning this weekend:   Continue reading

20 Great Cities Around the World – in 90 Seconds – videos

 20 Great Cities Around the World – in 90 Seconds
I didn’t know which city I should visit next, so I was blown away by these stunning and informative 90 second videos of the world’s 20 top places. Starting from Chicago, head eastward across ‘the pond’ through exquisite Paris, fascinating Prague, luxurious Dubai and exotic Bangkok right back to America’s West Coast. Spend 90 seconds in each city and give yourself a taste of the best the world has to offer. 
 1. Chicago, USA
We start our tour in this utterly complete city. With great universities, world famous shops & restaurants – plus the magnificent Lake Michigan – Chicago attracts over 50 million people, and you’d be mad not to join them.
 This is just the first of 20 short videos.
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