Category Archives: Geography

The Africa you won’t see on TV – Video

 

The Africa you won’t see on TV – Video

DuAfricaTV –  Published on Jan 3, 2015

All pictures are owned by their respected owners. Please comment, share and lets us know which country you are from or would like to visit. Our goal is to digitize everything about urban Africa

Category Travel & Events

Author Martin Jacques discusses China & global issues – 2 videos

Author Martin Jacques discusses China & global issues Pt 1

CGTN America  –  Published on Oct 19, 2017

Martin Jacques has never been shy about sharing his views, whether as a columnist or editor of various publications, or as co-founder of this own think tank. And he’s no stranger to academia as well. A sought after lecturer, he’s currently a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University and a Visiting Professor at Fudan and Tsinghua Universities in China.

His book – “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order” is now in its second edition.

    PART 2  VIDEO BELOW

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My DNA Results: AncestryDNA vs 23andMe… & thoughts about the slave trade

My DNA Results: AncestryDNA vs 23andMe… & thoughts about the slave trade

JeffRowan10s  – Published on May 16, 2017
A deep dive into 400 years of my ancestry, as measured by AncestryDNA and 23andME. How well does my “family narrative” hold up against the latest DNA technology? Plus, reflections on the slave trade.
For those who have asked, my haplogroups are: Maternal: L3b Paternal: R-U152
I never watch long ancestry DNA videos, I skip through until I see the results; but this was so interesting that I wanted to watch the whole thing! Great work!

Guyanese entertainer, Courtney Noel, puts spotlight on homeland

Guyanese entertainer, Courtney Noel, puts spotlight on homeland

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News

Photo: Courtney Noel (right) hands over his CD to CNN creator of ASPIREs, Neal Weinberg, while MTV Networks Screen, Creative Director / Series Producer, Raeshem NiJhon look on after a panel discussion on human trafficking on World TV Day at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC

Entertainer Courtney Noel, an award-winning lyricist, producer and writer of one of Guyana’s most loved songs, “Arrowhead!” (I Love my Golden Arrowhead).

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Guyana: Gibson and Anita Caesar: Keepers of the Rainforests – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Gibson and Anita Caesar: Keepers of the Rainforests

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Guyana’s Rain-forest and river

The rainforests are a powerhouse of diversity. They contain more than half of the animal and plant species on the planet. Many of the medicines that we use today are from plants in the rainforests. Food sources are to be found in the forests as well and we are reminded in the popular media that the rainforests are the ‘lungs of the world.’

This means that they store about 20 per cent of the world’s oxygen. But they also absorb a great portion of the man-made carbon dioxide emissions.    Continue reading

Why race in Brazil is a confusing, loaded topic – 2 videos

Why race in Brazil is a confusing, loaded topic

The Globe and Mail  –  Published on Aug 5, 2015
Jessica says she’s black. Her cousin says she’s white. Stephanie Nolen spends time with one family to find out just how complicated race in Brazil can be.
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Guyana – South America Undiscovered – video

 
GuyanaUndiscovered –  Published on Feb 19, 2015
Guyana South America Undiscovered
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NOVEMBER is TOURISM AWARENESS MONTH in GUYANA

An Enclave of the Bahamas in South Carolina? History of the Gullah and other Afro-Caribbeans – video

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An Enclave of the Bahamas in South Carolina? History of the Gullah and other Afro-Caribbeans

Masaman  –  Published on Nov 23, 2017

How did an enclave of the Bahamas end up in South Carolina? Today we’re going to be discussing the history of the Gullah people of the Southern United States and other English-speaking Afro-Caribbean peoples all around the Americas, and their impact on American and Latino societies.

Please let me know your thoughts on the Afro-Caribbeans in the Caribbean, the United States, Central and South America.

Thanks for watching! Videos of mine referenced: Hispanic Caribbean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA8wP… ABC Islands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkzTU… Sources: http://www.pawleysisland.com/blog/his… http://www.africanamericancharleston…. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/ar… http://atlas-caraibe.certic.unicaen.f… Brad Pitt speaking Patois: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnBup…

Guyana in many pictures – view slideshow

 

Guyana in many pictures – view slideshow  <<<<  Click  here

 

NOVEMBER is TOURISM AWARENESS MONTH in GUYANA

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals – BBC News

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why.

How come Saudi Arabia and Iran don’t get along?

Saudi Arabia and Iran – two powerful neighbours – are locked in a fierce struggle for regional dominance.

The decades-old feud between them is exacerbated by religious differences. They each follow one of the two main sects in Islam – Iran is largely Shia Muslim, while Saudi Arabia sees itself as the leading Sunni Muslim power.   READ MORE

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