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HOW COME – By Dave Martins + music video

HOW COME – By Dave Martins  – Credits Stabroek News.

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One of the things I’ve noticed about people in the arts field – writers, painters, architects, etc – is that they are unconventional thinkers so that although they are people who obviously operate vertically, they are also observers, in an almost horizontal manner, of mankind.  An example of this is that I have noticed that often completely engrossed in some creative project, I will suddenly be caught by a completely extraneous thought that has no relation to my project.  Most of these wanderings are usually brief but I will often find myself left with the “how come” question still nagging me. (I may have gone down this road before, but new “how come” examples keep popping up.)     Continue reading

The UNADDRESSED in the Black Community – By Yvonne Sam

The UNADDRESSED  in the Black Community

By Yvonne Sam

It is not only the police who lay claim to having a monopoly on the Code of Silence. No way! When it comes to certain topics in the Black community then there is a cloistered way of silence.  For various reasons we do not want to address it , and at times it has caused some confusion  We want to address racism and injustice, but that’s strictly on the outside, it  is the inside that is an entirely different ballgame.

There are some hot button topics that Blacks refuse point blank to talk about and/ or acknowledge, even if they know it is right or wrong.  Here are some things that Black people would not and will not not address:

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Annual Health Education Family Funday – Brooklyn. NY. – July 22, 2017

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Barbara Atherly – International Civil Servant – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly – International Civil Servant

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly

Her life is rich, rewarding and purposeful. She carries herself with humility and charm and she is currently Guyana’s Consul General to New York. But Barbara Atherly is much more. She is an international civil servant that has made a difference in the lives of others. This fearless woman has worked in some of the most challenging places on the planet to bring relief to children and she has done so with grace and dignity.

Barbara is an anthropologist’s dream: she has lived in different cultures, has involved herself in the lives of the communities and has helped to bring about positive changes wherever she was posted. Barbara was born in Charlestown in Georgetown, Guyana, but she grew up in Durban Street.    Continue reading

STEMGuyana Presents A Robot & Technology Exhibition – June 24, 2017

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STEMGuyana Presents A Robot & Technology Exhibition

Encourage your children to explore robots, drones and other technology. Invest in their future and work with STEMGuyana to unlock the world class potential in Guyanese youth. Come and find out about our upcoming robot and drone building and programming camp, find out how to create a STEM club in your community and expose your children to technology of the future.      Continue reading

The New Arch | Walk with me on the East Coast of Demerara

The New Arch | Walk with me on the East Coast of Demerara – By Raphael

Raphael – Published on May 20, 2017
Walk with me on the East Coast of Demerara and examine the new Arch across the Rupert Craig Highway at Atlantic ville, the entrance to Georgetown.

Guyana Government News Brief – May 22, 2017

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Guyana Government News Brief – May 22, 2017

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – May 23, 2017

News – 23 May 2017

Guyana’s oil may worth US$160B by 2020 – Surveys

Guyana’s oil may worth US$160B by 2020 – Surveys

If Guyana were to begin oil production now, the oil found so far would be worth anywhere between US$100B and US$108B. That calculation is based on the recent range of oil prices which bounce between US$50 and US$54 per barrel with consideration of the fact that ExxonMobil estimated Guyana’s oil found so far to be about two billion barrels.

However, with the figures being projected by experts, it seems as if the productions in the year 2020 augers well for Guyana.    Continue reading

Cabinet finalizing Diaspora Engagement Action Plan – Harmon

Cabinet Committee finalizing Diaspora Engagement Action Plan—Harmon
Posted by: Gary Eleazar – Demerara Waves – News May 22, 2017

Minister of State Joseph Harmon Monday (May 22, 2017) made the announcement as he addressed the opening ceremony of a one-week confab at the Guyana Pegasus aimed at facilitating a 10-man investment team from the diaspora currently in Guyana.

The ‘Go See Visit’ initiative was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).      Continue reading

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