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The Newsletter and Blog for Guyanese Associations and Groups, and individuals Worldwide

Welcome to the Guyanese Online Blog.

This Blog’s first entry was on February 9, 2010 and the first Newsletter was published in March 2010. It was created by Cyril Bryan, as a project to help Guyanese in the Diaspora to be connected to some of the positive news from Guyana, as well as to the work being done by Guyanese organisations around the world.   Blog entries are inserted daily and a every five days a list of these entries is emailed to thousands of Guyanese around the world. Send your name and email to cybryan@gmail.com to receive this list.

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Guyanese Associations: Events, Conferences, and Publications

UPCOMING CONFERENCES, PUBLICATIONS and EVENTS by GUYANESE ASSOCIATIONS

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  • Updated on October 11, 2019

Guyana Cultural Assoc. of Montreal – 52nd Anniversary Gala – October 12, 2019

Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Assoc. NY: Biennial Ball: Queens NY- October 12. 2019

CMIC: 39th Annual Diwali Gala & Fundraiser- Brampton Ontario – October 13, 2019

*NEW- Charlestown Alumni Association of NY: 30th Annual Benefit Dance – October 19, 2019

New Amsterdam Technical Institute Alumni: Dinner Dance: Toronto – October 19. 2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni Assoc. Toronto: Fall Dance- October 19, 2019

Guyana Berbice Association – Fall Bursary Luncheon – Toronto – Oct 20, 2019

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association: Annual Fall Dance: Toronto – October 26, 2019

Guyana Christian Charities (GCC): Annual Bake and Food Sale- Toronto – October 27, 2019

*NEW- Guyana SPEAKS: The legacy of Walter Rodney: Panel Discussion: London UK – October 27, 2019

Guyana: Queen’s College (QC) launches 175th anniversary celebrations – Oct 27 to Nov 2, 2019

QC 175th Anniversary: A Conversation with Guyana: Women of Queens College: October 28-29, 2019

St. Joseph’s Alumni Association Toronto – Bus trip to Fallsville Casino. Niagara – November 02. 2019

*NEW- GCCABC: Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC: Old Time Lime – Nov 9. 2019

Buxton-Friendship Museum: 1st Biennial Fundraiser Awards Dinner/Dance- Laurel MD- Nov 9, 2019

CIOG In Canada Inc: Annual Fundraising Dinner: Toronto – November 09, 2019

Guyana Ex-Police Association of Canada: Remembrance Brunch: Toronto – November 10, 2019

ONE LOVE MEDIA: Second Annual Gala – Toronto ON – November 23, 2019

St. Rose’s Alumni Association (Toronto): Dinner/ Dance – November 23, 2019

Guyana Dharam Shala Assoc: Fundraising Dinner/ Dance Gala -Toronto – November 30, 2019

Central High Alumni- NY Chapter: Christmas Party – Brooklyn NY – December 6, 2019

St. Joseph’s Alumni Assoc. (NY) – Dinner Dance and Awards – Brooklyn NY – December 7, 2019

Guyana Ex-Soldiers Association (Canada): Christmas Dinner/ Dance- Toronto – December 7, 2019

Cricket Council USA: 11th US Open Competition – Florida- December 11-15. 2019

Guyana Mass Committee Fund Raising Dance: Jamaica NY – December 14, 2019

Cricket: US Open T20 dates revealed – December 18th – 23rd. 2019

*NEW- St. Stanislaus College Alumni: New Year’s Eve Gala -Toronto -December 31. 2019

ART EXHIBITION: Sandra Brewster | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario – runs till March 2020

                 ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS: 

*NEW- Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) – Online News – October 2019

*NEW- The Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (Toronto) Bursaries

*NEW- Linden Fund USA’s 2019 – 2021 Executive Board elected at AGM on September 21, 2019

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – September 2019

United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network (UGDGN)- Toys for Tots 2019

GCA: Guyana Folk Festival wraps up with Family Fun Day event in Crown Heights

Guyana Cultural Association: A Great Year for the GCA Annual Events – by Francis Quamina Farrier

NYC: Dave Martins Heads GCA Awardees for 2019- By Francis Quamina Farrier

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO): Report on Surgeries – 2019

LINDEN FUND USA (LFU) celebrates its 20 year Anniversary in 2019

Updated on October 11, 2019

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Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

 

The Bureau of Statistics announced, on July 18, its publications of Compendiums One and Two further detailing the findings of the 2012 Census.

This recent publication, Compendium Two, was disseminated earlier this month. It provides further information about the country’s population composition in terms of Ethnicity, Age structure, Dependency Ratios & Religion.  

Additionally new information about the population trends such as national population size by Region and population growth patterns are also detailed in this latest publication.

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GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – Updated

Here is the latest list of the various Ministries in the Government of Guyana. Information is automatically updated. 

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Video: The Science Behind Gold +The Richest Man In History – Mansa Musa of Mali (1280-1337)

The Richest Man In History – Mansa Musa of Mali ($400 Billion) + The Science Behind GOLD

Just about every culture, race and religion acknowledges the value of gold. Humans have been infatuated with gold for as long as we have recorded history. Millions have died for it, entire civilizations were build upon it and even many cryptocurrencies are backed by it.

Gold was the driving force in the European conquest of the Americas in search of places like El Dorado, a city entirely made of Gold. And we can’t forget the mass migration to the western United States in the Gold Rush of 1849. Even the gods wanted gold. According to the Sumerian tablets, the oldest written record we have, gold was the entire reason for creating mankind.  Continue reading

Flora E. Kippins Foundation: Giving back …to help hurricane victims

BY TANGERINE CLARKE – Caribbean Life NY. USA

Miss Marilyn Kippins

Guyana-born Miss Marilyn Kippins, founder and president, of the Albany-based, Flora E. Kippins Foundation, Inc., like millions of other citizens across the world who watched in horror as Hurricane Dorian ravished the archipelago — Grand Bahama, and Abaco islands, said she had to find a way to help citizens recover from the devastation they experienced on Sept. 1.

As such, Miss. Kippins packed her truck with over 100 pounds of food and drove from Albany, New York, to be donated to the Bahamas relief efforts that began in Brooklyn three weeks ago.

The Guyanese-American, said she was saddened at the tragedy, but not sure, how she could give to the Bahamas, until she read an article in this publication, that had featured the relief efforts organized by the CARICOM Consular Corps.            Continue reading

Venezuela: Russia and hemispheric geopolitics – Stabroek News Editorial

Stabroek News – October 13, 2019

A number of news organisations, including the BBC, have produced pieces on Russia’s growing global reach, and President Vladimir Putin’s apparent mission to re-establish his country’s influence in world affairs and engineer a return to spheres of influence. He has been aided by the carelessness, lack of judgement and sometimes arrogance of the West, which made it possible for him to make Moscow a player in the Middle East, take the Crimea and bring eastern Ukraine under its ambit.

But all of this, while of interest to Guyanese on account of the small world we live in, is not of immediate moment. In contrast, Russia’s actions across our border are. Once again, with Washington taking the lead, the West made a strategic miscalculation in de-recognising Nicolás Maduro as Head of State and Government in Venezuela, and according interim presidential status to Juan Guaidó.              Continue reading

Black Male Teachers and the dearth of Diversity in Classrooms – By Yvonne Sam

By Yvonne Sam

       Is the scarcity of diversity a problem for teachers or students?

Very often young people are asked what they want to be once they grow up. Despite the varying responses, the fact nevertheless remains that it is somewhat difficult for young people to visualize themselves in a career or professional field when they fail to see someone who looks like them in that field.

Point in question is that young girls may say that they want to be a teacher because the majority of their teachers are female.  On the other hand young boys, especially Black boys, may struggle to see themselves as teachers.      Continue reading

The Linden-Lethem road: foolishness or an investment? – By Adam Harris

No kickback, no contract… Accusation of: How GuyOil terminated contracts

The Queen’s College Old Students Association (QCOSA) reconstituted

Dr. Arron Fraser elected president 

The Queen’s College Old Students Association (QCOSA) has been reconstituted with a new powerhouse executive sworn in on October 12, 2019.

Considered the top secondary school in the country, it has over the years churned out presidents, lawyers, doctors and prominent leaders.

Dr. Arron Fraser was voted in as the new president.was voted in as the new president.    Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Voters’ info from preliminary list can be viewed online

UPDATE: Sour notes for storied Shanta’s restaurant in Georgetown

—  as brothers’ battle moves from courts to streets

Deodat Persaud erecting a ‘For Sale’ sign on the building.
Deodat Persaud erecting a ‘For Sale’ sign on the building.

Going strong since pre-independence Guyana and famed for its cuisine, Shanta’s Puri Shop is facing its sternest test yet as the battle between two brothers for the building and their mother’s legacy has moved from the courts to the streets.

Established in 1936, originally as Betty’s Café and renamed Shanta’s around 1958, the storied restaurant has seen countless Guyanese and even celebrities – most recently Indian cricketer Virat Kohli – visiting to have a bite.    Continue reading

A NEW AWARD – THE STALWARTS – By Dave Martins + video

Now and then, in the day-to-day, you will find yourself engrossed in something when an idea for something quite different comes to your mind like a light turning on.  Just this week, for example, I found myself caught up watching an absorbing online post from Maya Trotz of a speech by Brian Meeks in which he dealt with the intricacies of the Grenada Revolution in the time of Maurice Bishop.

For those who may not be familiar with his work, BrianMeeks is a Caribbean poet and academic from Jamaica.  He is Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre Department at Brown University, and while I was aware of his reputation this was the first time I heard him speak, and I was entranced.    Continue reading

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