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Sixth One Love Gala – Toronto – March 3, 2018

Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US – Video

Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US – Video

 

BHS (Guyana) Alumni Association Toronto Chapter -Events 2018

BHS (Guyana) Alumni Association Toronto Chapter

Events for 2018

  • We are one of 10 International Chapters of the Bishops’ High School Old Students’ Association.
  • Our Chapter was formed in July 1985. The Toronto Chapter is a non-political Association affiliated to the Bishops’ High School Old Students’ Association in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • The primary objective of our Chapter is fund-raising for our Alma Mater in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • In 2010 the BHS Alumni Association Toronto Chapter celebrated its 25th Anniversary.
  • In its 25th Anniversary year, the Chapter received two community awards:
  • The 2010 Guyana Award for Community Service (Organization) and a 2010 Ontario Newcomer Champion Award
  • In 2015 the Chapter celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Attached is a list of the Events planned for 2018. We thank you for your support.  Website: http://www.bhstoronto.com/  

Download: BHSAAToronto-SpecialEvents 2018 Public

Underground gold mining to be done in Guyana for the first time

Underground gold mining to be done in Guyana for the first time

Guyana Goldfields/ Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) intends to invest US$120 million in conducting underground gold mining for the first time in Guyana’s history, company officials announced Sunday.

AGM’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Caldwell said “we want to become the premier underground gold miner in Guyana and South America” in another four years.     Continue reading

QC NY Alumni Assoc. to host Student Conference in Guyana on February 8-9. 2018

QCAANY rep and alumna in Georgetown, Ms. Ede Tyrell, providing guidance at 2017 Conference

A diverse team of local and Diaspora Queen’s College of Guyana alumni and friends, has been assembled to lead workshops and other activities during the upcoming conference with the students at the Thomas Lands, Georgetown school.

The student conference will be held on February 8th and 9th, 2018.

Referred to as QCSC and being hosted for the fourth consecutive academic year by the Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (NY) Inc. (“QCAANY”).      Continue reading

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – February 2018

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 site:  https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com

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Cuso International – Guyana:

Volunteer Opportunities – February 2018

  Click entries below to view them on the website  

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Policy-Legislation Advisor 

Location: Guyana

Brief Description:

12 Months | Start Date between Jan – Mar 2018

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Gender Researcher 

Location: Guyana

Brief Description:

12 Months | Start Date between Apr – Jun 2018

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

The crime plague 2002-2006: Revelations that will kill PPP leaders – By Freddie Kissoon 

The crime plague 2002-2006: Revelations that will kill PPP leaders

 Feb 01, 2018  – By Freddie Kissoon 

Mr. Jagdeo has gone on the offensive with the announcement that there will be a judicial inquiry into the crime vortex that almost drowned society between the years 2002 – when the infamous jail break took place – and 2006 when it abated. Mr. Jagdeo for the past three days has accused big wigs in the then-opposition PNC of having connections to the mayhem that emanated from Buxton.     Continue reading

Planet Earth: Our Home & Resting Place

Three Worlds One Vision

View of Earth from Space - NASA

View of Earth by the Apollo 17 Crew while traveling to the Moon on December 7, 1972
Photo Credit: NASA

Planet Earth
Mother Gaia to the Ancient Greeks
goddess and primordial power
to emerge after Chaos

Spinning and hurtling through space
at about 66,600 miles per hour
always in motion
trapped in orbit around the Sun

Earth your home and mine
no escape
gravity holds us all hostage
except for

Astronauts and cosmonauts
in their rocket ships
a privileged few
to view Earth from space
a tiny, fragile, blue ball of life
with a paper-thin shield
hanging in the void
exposed & vulnerable to

Solar flares and radiation
reflected and absorbed by a 300-mile-thick atmosphere
holding the life-giving air we breathe
a ticking time-bomb with rising carbon dioxide levels
as of January 25, 2018
the Doomsday Clock moved to two minutes to midnight
a notch closer to the end of…

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‘Totalitarian’ Threat Posed by Facebook and Google, Warns George Soros at Davos 2018

Not Even Orwell or Huxley Could Have Imagined ‘Totalitarian’ Threat Posed by Facebook and Google, Warns Soros

By Jake Johnson, staff writer– Common Dreams

Billionaire investor says there is serious threat of tech giants and authoritarian states teaming up to “bring together nascent systems of corporate surveillance with an already developed system of state-sponsored surveillance.”

“They claim they are merely distributing information. But the fact that they are near-monopoly distributors makes them public utilities and should subject them to more stringent regulations.”
—George Soros   READ MORE

 

Also Read in full:

Remarks delivered at the World Economic Forum – By George Soros

https://www.georgesoros.com/2018/01/25/remarks-delivered-at-the-world-economic-forum/

Large oil companies head to Guyana’s rich oil, gas basin – By Bert Wilkinson

Large oil companies head to Guyana’s rich oil, gas basin

BY BERT WILKINSON

Three of the world’s largest oil and gas companies are preparing to bid for offshore blocks near to where United States oil giant ExxonMobil found large amounts of sweet light crude oil off the Caribbean Community nation’s coast two years ago officials said Friday.

Resources Minister Raphael Trotman said a high level team from California-based Chevron Corp is expected in the country next week to discuss an application for an offshore bloc while British Petroleum and Brazil’s Petrobras have also signaled plans to apply for blocs.      Continue reading

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