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Guyana– Latest News from various sources – December 3, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 03 December 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

GUYANA – A Time To Remember- 20 poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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Read more:  Go to Dmitri Allicock’s Blog – Oh Beautiful Guyana

GIHR NEWS Christmas Edition 2016 – newsletter

Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR)

GIHR NEWS Christmas Edition 2016 – newsletter

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  1. Quotes of President David Granger. 2
  2. Headliners. 3
  3. Francis Quamina Farrier Jubilating under a watchful moon. 7
  4. Keith A. P. Sandiford Celebrating Fifty Years of Independence in Barbados 1966-2016. 11
  5. Second family of Guyana, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Second Lady and family. 19
  6. President and First Lady attended Barbados Jubilee Independence celebrations. 23

Editorial team Deon Abrams, Tota Mangar, Nigel Westmaas, Timothy Crichlow, Fitz Gladstone Alert, David Hinds, Hazel Woolford.   Videographer/Photographer Lawrence Gaskin, Natasha Azeez.

Guyana Government News Brief – December 1, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – December 1, 2016

Deep Guyana-Barbados friendship lauded at 50th Independence anniversary

Deep Guyana-Barbados friendship lauded at 50th Independence anniversary

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, poses with pop star, Rihanna at Barbados’ Toast to the Nation event Wednesday to celebrate that island’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, poses with pop star, Rihanna at Barbados’ Toast to the Nation event Wednesday to celebrate that island’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

President David Granger and First Lady, Ms. Sandra Granger joined Barbadians to celebrate that nation’s 50th Anniversary of Independence at three national events. The events were observed with pomp and ceremony, despite inclement weather that resulted in major schedule changes.   Continue reading

Profile: Ambassadors of Culture – Dr Vindhya Persaud and Romanee Kalicharran

Profile: Ambassadors of Culture – Dr Vindhya Persaud and Romanee Kalicharran

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The women in our community have made us proud. They recently treated us to a wonderful weekend of high culture in New York.

Dr. Vindhya Persaud brought her troupe from Guyana to perform at York College. It was Naya Zamana’s 21st anniversary and it was titled ’Lost in Time’. A packed York College auditorium was treated to spectacular dances and top class music. This is the second time that Vindhya has brought her dancers to New York. Last year was equally mesmerizing with a capacity crowd supporting a unique event.     Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 November 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 November 2016

Police force to review private donation policy following allegations of compromising of ranks

Posted: 30 Nov 2016 05:26 PM PST  – BY ROYSTON DRAKES –

Local police working with US counterparts to apprehend and extradite murder suspect Marcus Brian Bisram

Posted: 30 Nov 2016 04:59 PM PST BY  – TRACEY KHAN-DRAKES –

African Round Table mobilizing African community to benefit from 2017 budget

Posted: 30 Nov 2016 04:29 PM PST –    BY KEISHA GILKES –

Youths ages 15 – 24 among majority of new HIV cases

Posted: 30 Nov 2016 03:58 PM PST – BY KEISHA GILKES –

Guyana Government News Brief – November 30, 2016 -video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – November 30, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – December 1, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 01 December 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

Caribbean Life News Update – 30 November 2016

Caribbean Life News Update – 30 November 2016 Caribbean Life

Major ‘Island of Flatbush’ Diabetes Expo on Saturday

BY NELSON A. KING | HEALTH

Stating that diabetes is ravaging the Carib­bean commu­nity in Brooklyn, a coali­tion of faith-based and commu­nity groups is partn­ering with New York City Depar­tment of Health and Mental Hygiene, Brooklyn Borough Presi­dent Eric Adams and major area hospi­tals in condu­cting a massive diabetes expos­ition and sympo­sium this Saturday, Dec. 3, at Erasmus Hall High School, 1199 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.

Low turn-out for Grenada’s refer­endum

BY NELSON A. KING

The Washi­ngton, D.C-based Organi­zation of American States (OAS) says that its elect­oral deleg­ation to Refer­endum on Constit­utional Reform in Grenada has taken note of the low turn-out.

BY MARTIN KHOR | NATIONAL

Martin Khor is execu­tive director of the South Centre, a think tank for devel­oping count­ries, based in Geneva.

PENANG, Nov. 24, 2016 (IPS) – Even before taking office, Presi­dent-Elect Donald Trump and the policies he promised during his campaign are already having a world­wide impact in at least three areas — global finance, trade and climate change.

My US spouse won’t sign the joint petition (I-751)

BY GERTRUDE ONUOHA ESQ.

Do you have a condit­ional green card? Is your U.S spouse threat­ening not to sign the joint applic­ation so you can get your green card? Do not be afraid! The law knows that situa­tions like this can happen.

With the recent opening of the expanded Panama Canal, signa­ling a new era in shipping and logis­tics in the hemis­phere, all hands are on deck to ensure that the Carib­bean is able to exploit the poten­tial opportu­nities in the sector. Shipping accounts for up to 20 percent of many econo­mies in the Carib­bean.

Jamaica captures top spots

BY AZAD ALI | SPORTS

Jamaican sprint super­star, Usain Bolt has been voted Carib­bean Sports Journa­lists Associ­ation (CASJA) Sport­sman of the Year.

Bolt, who won three gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, earned him a clear victory.

White­wash

BY AZAD ALI | SPORTS

West Indies Women’s team suffered a white­wash (3-0) at the hands of India Women in India recently, missing out on an autom­atic qualifi­cation for next year’s ICC 50-overs World Cup in England.

Brooklyn lodge feeds many on Thanks­giving Day

BY NELSON A. KING

More than 200 needy people received warm meals, at no cost, on Thanks­giving Day, as the Brooklyn District Grand Lodge #1 conti­nued its mission of provi­ding for the less fortu­nate in the commu­nity.

Cash-strapped magnate touched by homeless boy

KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES

“Believe”

Make the planet grow again

BY WAYNE KUBLALSINGH

‘The China Pivot.’ For over two decades the United States (Fina­ncial/Mi­litary Complex) have been trying to manners the Middle East in order to free up its military hands to pivot to China.

Series to celeb­rate Cheryl Byron’s iconic styles

BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | NEW YORK

An exhibit celebr­ating Carib­bean icon and singer Cheryl Byron, will debut at the Carib­bean Literary and Cultural Center, displ­aying the items she once wore throu­ghout her life and career from Dec. 6Jan. 1.

Shelter resid­ents treated to VIP brunch

More than 100 homeless men who reside at the 13th Regiment Armory in Brooklyn were treated to a VIP brunch on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.

Double Dutch compet­ition celeb­rates 25th year

BY ALEXANDRA SIMON

Jumping, hopping, and acrob­atic roping for the top prize.

The Double Dutch Holiday Classic will feature some of the best double Dutch teams from around the world to compete for the title of the best at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The annual compet­ition will see some new count­ries partici­pating, and is also reaching a miles­tone as it celeb­rates its 25th year since it’s been in opera­tion, said the shows organ­izer.

Small bites of truth, funny bits of created dialogue

BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER | BOOKS

Imagine the first person who created a tooth­brush.

Better yet — imagine life before a tooth­brush. Think about it: getting your mouth minty-fresh wasn’t exactly easy with twigs or rags. Same things with clean hair, unspo­iled lefto­vers, unsmelly bathr­ooms, or cool game p­ieces, as you’ll see in “Brief Histo­ries of Everyday Objects” by Andy Warner.

Carib­bean leaders laud Castro at death

BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN

Carib­bean Commu­nity (CARI­COM) leaders, whose count­ries have been benefic­iaries of Cuba’s largesse, partic­ularly in medicine and schola­rships, on Saturday lauded the life of former Presi­dent Fidel Castro, who died late Friday. He was 90.

Adios! Senor Comman­dante Castro

BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | CARIBBEAN

A global farewell lauding the veracity and self-reliance Fidel Aleja­ndro Castro Ruz — the Carib­bean’s El Comman­dante — beque­athed Cuba has all but dimmed the dominant spotl­ight United States media focused in Little Havana, Miami and Union City, New Jersey where anti-Castro revelers rejoiced the passing of the sole world leader to witness the inaugu­ration of more than 11 United States presi­dents.

Report: Jamaica fosters culture of fear with police impunity

CARIBBEAN

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Jamaica fosters a “culture of fear” and impunity linked to a high rate of killings by police officers that stret­ches back for years on the Carib­bean island with chroni­cally eye-popping rates of violent crime, Amnesty Interna­tional alleges in a report issued Wedne­sday.

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