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The Destruction Caused by Harvey, Irma and Maria – with videos

The Destruction Caused by Harvey, Irma & Maria at 9-20-2017

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been a rather busy and destructive one, with several Category 4 and 5 hurricanes doing severe damage in the Caribbean and beyond. This interactive map will allow you to witness the devastation that hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused, as well as witness Maria, a new and very dangerous hurricane, hitting Dominica:

Refer to the key below to find out about the areas that each hurricane damaged:
Click each Location to view the videos … Go to ….

Tourism: Guyana’s untouched beauty has tremendous potential – Zegrahm Expedition FAM tour 2017

Guyana’s untouched beauty has tremendous potential for tourism

The Team that completed the nine-day FAM tour of Guyana and Director General of Tourism The Team that completed the nine-day FAM tour of Guyana and Director General of Tourism

“Guyana’s natural beauty is second to none. It could be touched a little bit more,” joked Michael Moore, Tour Leader for Zegrahm Expedition, who is part of 10-member team that returned for the Guyana FAM Tour 2017.

 

The group participated in Familiarisation (FAM) tour of Guyana, which was hosted by Wilderness Explores and The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA). The team comprised of members from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and the United States (USA), spent nine days exploring Guyana’s rich natural habitat.

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Cricket: England lose to West Indies in T20 – Alex Hales’ efforts not enough

Alex Hales’ efforts not enough as England lose to West Indies in T20

Only T20: West Indies 176-9; England 155
Hales top scores with 43 but England fall 21 runs short
West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after taking the wicket of England’s Liam Plunkett to win the T20 match.
West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after taking the wicket of England’s Liam Plunkett to win the T20 match. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA

There could not possibly be another extraordinary climax approaching the incredible. Could there? Indeed there could not. The winners, however, were the same.     Continue reading

Easter Seals Dinner and Dance – Toronto – October 14, 2017

PAKARAIMA Writers Association – Literary Luncheon – Toronto – October 29, 2017

PAKARAIMA Writers Association – Literary Luncheon – Toronto

         Guyanese Canadian Writers and Artists Association & Colleagues of the Caribbean

         Invitation to our 12th Annual Literary event

Luncheon with
Poetry, Stories & Special Guest Reader

DATE:  Sunday, October 29, 2017
TIME:  1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
LOCATION:  FORUM Banquet Halls & Convention Centre

1771 Albion Rd  (south-west corner – Hwy 27 and Albion Rd.)
  Rexdale, Toronto. Ontario M9W 5S7

Phone: 416-675-3212

Cost – $35.00/Person

MENU includes Vegetarian and Halal meat:
   To Reserve your seat, please contact:

Shirley 416-904-7912  Janet  905-780-8866 Habeeb  416-823-1723

Download flyer: PAKARAIMA Writers Association – October 29, 2017

Chronicle Editor Honoured by GCA in New York – by Francis Quiama Farrier

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Chronicle Editor Honoured by GCA in New York – by Francis Quiama Farrier in New York

The Guyana Chronicle Editor, Godfrey Wray, was among the twenty one Individuals who were honoured at the seventeenth Annual Awards Cermony on Wednesday evening August 30, 2017, by the Guyana Cultural Association of New York, which was attended by Guyana’s Fourth Vice President and Minister of Indigenous People’s Affair, Hon. Sydney Allicock, MP.   Continue reading

Guyana: Indigenous folklore and their role in preserving culture, traditions

Guyana’s Indigenous peoples – Myths or legends?

– Indigenous folklore and their role in preserving culture, traditions

By Ravena Gildharie…. for Amerindian Heritage Month 2017

IT WAS a bright day and an Arawak schoolboy, Frank Bernard, of the Pakuri Village, St Cuthbert’s Mission, was on a lunch break when he strutted down to the landing with his bucket to fetch water from the Mahaica Creek.      Continue reading

Pictures of Guyana. South America – Focus on Eco-Tourism – Sideshow

Pictures of Guyana. South America – Sideshow

Focus on Eco-Tourism – Click link below

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Big Celebratory Launch Of 50th Anniversary Of Caribbean Carnival Week In New York

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Big Celebratory Launch Of 50th Anniversary Of Caribbean Carnival Week In New York

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Barbados Can Teach the US A Thing or Two – says President of Woodbury College

President of American University Says: This Caribbean Island Can Teach the US A Thing or Two

CALIFORNIA, United States, Tuesday August 29, 2017 – There’s an island in the Lesser Antilles that the head of one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California, United States thinks very highly of.

In fact, President of Woodbury University, David Steele-Figueredo, Ph.D., thinks the United States can learn a lot from it. The President of Woodbury University believes Barbados may be able to teach the US something about education.

“While Barbados may not be perfect in every sense of the word, maybe we can learn a lesson or two from its excellent educational system, its history of compassion and humanity, and the longevity of the people on this little island.”     Continue reading

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