Category Archives: Guyana

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – April 22-24. 2018

News – April 24, 2018

Caribbean North Charities Foundation Toronto – Spring Brunch – May 6. 2018

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Celebrating 180th Anniversary of Indian Arrivals Day in Guyana 

Celebrating 180th Anniversary of Indian Arrivals Day in Guyana 

By Vidur Dindayal

 It is truly wonderful that we are celebrating Indian Arrivals Day. We say thanksgiving prayers to our forbears who suffered and toiled to make a good life for themselves and for us who follow them. We thank them for clearing the path and building a home for us to live and prosper in Guyana, in the new world, far away from mother India.

180 years ago our ancestors first set foot in Guyana. The first batch, 249 in all, sailed from India in the SS Whitby on 13 January 1838 and arrived in Guyana on 5 May 1838 after a voyage of 112 days. The first landings were 164 passengers at Highbury, East Bank Berbice. The SS Hesperus with 165 on board sailed from Calcutta on 29 January 1838 and arrived in Guyana on the night of 5 May 1838.       Continue reading

CSJAD New Road Newsletter – April 2018

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Guyana: Authorities seize ship with smuggled fuel

Guyana: Authorities seize ship with smuggled fuel

“Jubilee”in the Demerara River

Authorities have taken control of a vessel that is suspected to have been involved in fuel smuggling. The ship – with the name Jubilee emblazoned – is reportedly linked to several business persons locally.   Continue reading

Guyana: The State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) to start Court Action soon

SARA working on 10 major cases to send overseas

Director of SARA, Dr. Clive Thomas

SARA working on 10 major cases to send overseas

 The State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) will begin recovery proceedings for 10 cases later this year. Director of SARA, Dr. Clive Thomas, told local media that the agency is in the process of  reviewing “well over 50 to 60” cases for the recovery of state assets.        

Guyana Speaks: Indo-Guyanese Pioneers – London UK – April 29, 2018

Download Flyer:   https://guyanaassociations.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/gs-flyer-29-april.pdf

In celebration of the forthcoming, Indian Arrival Day (5thMay) and the on-going centenary of the abolition of Indenture in the British Empire (2017-2020) Guyana SPEAKS is hosting an event on Sunday, 29thApril (2-5pm) entitled ‘Indo-Guyanese Pioneers’.       Continue reading

GUYANA: A Treasure of Golden Things- 21 Poems – Dmitri Allicock + Video

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Guyana News – Demerara Waves – 20 April 2018

Guyana News – Demerara Waves – 20 April  2018

PPP signals “no” to PNCR’s call for house-to-house registration TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK   https://goo.gl/zFYica

PNCR calls for fresh house-to-house registration to address PPP’s concerns  TO READ DETAILS- CLICK THIS LINK   https://goo.gl/RJsjpR

State Assets Recovery Agency converting information to evidence before moving to local, foreign courts  https://goo.gl/HiUEmY

International documents show “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” during Jagdeo era -SARA  TO READ DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK https://goo.gl/qZecU1

GGMC’s Board recommends temporary closure until mercury clean-up, removal of Gold Board’s laboratory; decision rests with Minister Trotman TO READ DETAILS, CLICK THIS LINK https://goo.gl/phLP7Z

Rechargeable lights for hinterland airstrips  TO READ DETAILS, CLICK THIS LINK https://goo.gl/7Arqt5

Guyanese jeweler receives UNESCO award

Juliana Hughes proudly displays her UNESCO Award of Excellence for handicrafts, against the backdrop of scores of her natural jewelry.
Guyanese jeweler receives UNESCO award
Juliana Hughes was presented with the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award of Excellence for Handicrafts, for her commitment to ecology — utilizing seeds and beads, found in her homeland of Guyana, to create fine jewelry.       Continue reading
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