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2016 GCA AWARDS HONOREES – 15th Anniversary

2016 GCA AWARDS HONOREES – 15th Anniversary

The Guyana Cultural Association of New York (GCA) announces recipients of fifteen awards in celebration of its 15th Anniversary.

The Award event is on August 31st, 2016. The Awards have four designations: Youth Award; GCA Award; Exemplary Award and Lifetime Achievement Award.

The honorees are spread across the Guyanese Diaspora. They reside in the United States of America, Canada, Guyana, United Kingdom, and Barbados where the recipients display their global, regional and national impact in various sectors. They achieved significant accomplishments in visual and performing arts, social media, literature, government administration, information technology education, community service, aviation, and as cultural enablers. Prominently evident in the dedication of each individual effort is a demonstration of noble features of Guyanese heritage.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – July 29, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 29, 2016

Senior Guyanese Association Toronto Bazaar – September 24, 2016

Flyer: Senior Guyanese Association Toronto Bazaar – September 24, 2016

Senior Guyanese Bazaar - September 24, 2016

Guyana Government News Brief – July 28, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 28, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 28, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 28 July 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Being Black In The Wrong Place – All Lives Matter – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Being Black In The Wrong Place – All Lives Matter

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine2

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Keith Childress, Bettie Jones, Kevin Matthews, Leroy Browning, Roy Nelson, Miguel Espinal, Nathaniel Pickett, Tiara Thomas, Cornelius Brown, Chandra Weaver … and 102 others.  What do they have in common? They were black people that were killed by the police in 2015. These killings amounted to about twice per week.

Here are the findings. Nearly one in three Blacks killed by the police were unarmed. A total of 37 per cent of Blacks in 2015 were killed despite the fact that they are only 13% of the US population. Unarmed blacks were killed at five times the rate of unarmed whites in 2015.

What is also disturbing is the fact that only 10 of the 102 cases in 2015 where an unarmed Black person was killed by police resulted in officers being charged with a crime.

Read more: Being Black in the Wrong Place – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Guyana Government News Brief – July 27, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 27, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 27, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 27 July 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

The Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal Gala- Sep 10, 2016

Download: The Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal Gala- Sep 10, 2016

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Guyana Government News Brief – July 26, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 26, 2016

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