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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


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  • Updated on April 17, 2019

GCCABC Upcoming Events – AGM (Apr 14th), Dance (May 25th), and Cruise (Sept 28-29)

Spring into Easter Dinner Dance Fundraiser – Toronto – April 18, 2019

NEW- Guyana: Central High School Alumni – Toronto- Casino Bus Trip – April 27, 2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni – Toronto – Annual Spring Dance – April 27. 2019

BHS Alumni Association – Toronto- Niagara Casino Visit – April 27, 2019

GUYANA SPEAKS: A Historical Glance at the British in Guiana – London UK – April 28, 2019

HEROC Annual Tea Party – Brooklyn NY – April 28. 2019

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association: Annual Family Brunch – Toronto – April 28. 2019

NEW- CRICKET: USA Sports History: The USA National Championship MAQ T10 –  April 26-28, 2019

CRICKET: ICCMC FAMILY GALA 2019 – Wallis. TX. USA – April 27-28. 2019

CRICKET: CCUSA – National Championship – Registrations Open – April 26-28. 2019

CCUSA – Cricket Council USA – April 26-28, 2019  – Player and Team Registrations

NEW-  Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal – Food and Bake Sale – April 28, 2019

BHS Alumni Association -Toronto – Annual May Hatters’ Tea Party – May 4, 2019

Guyana Ex Police Association of Canada – Annual Dinner & Dance – May 4, 2019

BLOSSOMS OF GUYANA – Kite Flying Family Fun Day – Latham, MD. USA – May 11, 2019

NEW- Guyana Ottawa Cultural Assoc.- Mother’s Day Luncheon – May 12, 2019

GEMS International Cultural Association – Mother’s Day Brunch -Toronto – May 12. 2019

Linden Fund USA (LFU) – Annual Breakfast – Brooklyn NY – May 18, 2019

GCC – Guyana Christian Charities – Spring Fling Party – Toronto – May 18, 2019

Guyana Festival Committee – Toronto- Guyana 53rd Independence Dinner and Dance – June 1, 2019

NEW- The Guyana Economic Development Trust and Guyana Innovation Prize – NYC – June 2. 2019

UG – Guyana Economic Development Trust – Reception – NYC – June 2. 2019

Amb. Riyad Insanally to speak at Diaspora Organization Launch in New York – June 8, 2019

St Joseph’s High School Alumni – Spring Dance – Toronto – June 8. 2019

NEW- Queen’s College Alumni – Toronto – Annual Father’s Day Brunch – June 09, 2019

Golf Tournament to aid Baramita in Guyana-  Beaverton ON – June 15, 2019

St. Rose’s  Alumni USA – Brunch Honoring Males – Brooklyn NY – June 22. 2019

Mike Marks Presents: Guyanese Entertainers Showcase – Toronto – June 23. 2019

NEW- Launch of the Guyana Solar Challenge – By SHOS and CYEN – July 1, 2019

Guyana- Jamaica Friendship Association New York – Boat Ride – July 13, 2019

UG-  Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference is scheduled for July 21-25, 2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni – Toronto – CARIBJAM DANCE – August 2. 2019

COTAB Annual Caribana Fundraising Dance – Toronto – August 3, 2019

St. Rose’s High School International Reunion – New York – August 24-30. 2019

                 ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS: 

Guyana: Education: GofundMe for a school library in Better Hope, Essequibo Coast

BFCN: Black Foundation of Community Networks – Scholarship Directory 2019

Guyana Institute of Historical Research – GIHR – Online Newsletter – April 2019

CSJAD “New Road” Monthly Newsletter – March 2019

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – March 2019

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association Newsletter – March 2019

CHAAG: Renewal of Membership Dues and Updating Information

The Guyana Institute of Historical Research – call for papers for June 2019 Conference

Guyana Christian Charities – February 2019 Newsletter

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

Updated on April 17, 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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Here is the latest list of the various Ministries in the Government of Guyana. Information is automatically updated. 

***********  Previous Ministerial Announcements below **********

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Earth Day 2019: Protect Our Species – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Photo Credit: Bees – Earth Day Network

April 22nd is Earth Day 2019. The theme this year Protect Our Species – aims to “educate and raise awareness about the accelerating rate of extinction of millions of species and the causes and consequences of this phenomenon.” Other goals include achieving major policies to protect these species, building a global movement that embraces nature, and encouraging individual actions to adopt a plant-based diet and stop pesticide and herbicide use.

Since the loss of the dinosaurs more than 60 million years ago, our planet now faces the greatest rate of extinction due to human impact on their habitats. Learn more about What is driving this process of extinction?

Earth Day Network (EDN) sums up the scope of this threat with the following 10 facts for global species decline. It’s a shameful report card of our deficiency in stewardship.

Fact #1 –…

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Guyana prepares for release and deportation from USA of Roger Khan in July


GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 18, 2019 (CMC) – The governments of Guyana and the United States are working together to prepared for the release and deportation of convicted Guyanese drug lord, Shaheed Roger Khan. 

Khan, who is scheduled to be released from a US prison in July, has been serving a 10-year jail sentence for narco-trafficking and conspiracy.    
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GFF: ISG Banquet and Dance – Toronto – May 25, 2019

Notre-Dame: The story of the fire in graphics and images – BBC News

BBC News – 16 April 2019

An investigation has begun into the fire that swept through the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, destroying its roof and spire.

Much of the roof was covered in scaffolding as part of a big renovation programme, which is being investigated as a possible cause of the blaze.




Notre-Dame before the fire in 360° video

The interactive control in the 360° video above allows you to explore its stunning interior from all angles before the flames took hold.

Just months before Notre-Dame was severely damaged by fire, a French camera team filmed the iconic cathedral.

Courtesy Forum des images – TV5Monde. Original footage directed by Raphael Beaugrand.   BBC VR Producer: Stephen Beckett.

Nuff, Nuff Breeze but Kite Nah Fly – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Nuff, Nuff Breeze but Kite Nah Fly – by Francis Quamina Farrier
Most Elders can recall some of the little things they saw or heard as pre-teens and teenagers! As we celebrate Easter 2019, I can recall an early Easter experience of mine. It occurred on the Georgetown Seawall beach at the Camp street section. My two brothers, our older first cousin Neville and I, had gone there to raise our kites.
As the Easter tradition in British Guiana/Guyana, that Georgetown seawall beach was packed to capacity on that Easter Monday, with hundreds vying for a special space to raise their kites; from the humble kaddie-old-punch to the glamorous star-point, the beautiful singing-engine to the dancing box-kite and the imposing large ones; all types. Back then, every kite flying on the Georgetown seawall was, “Made in British Guiana”. No imported kites were ever seen.

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Buxton Scholarship Fundraising Banquet – Brooklyn NY – April 27, 2019

Guyana: Indigenous Orealla Village now has six internet hotspots

The vllage of Orealla in the Courantyne River in the easternmost part of Berbice is now online. Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes, and head of the National Data Management Authority, Floyd Levi, on April 19, 2019 officially commissioned six Internet Hotspots spread across the community.

These hotspots are located in the Community Benab, the Community ICT hub, the Police Station, the Health Centre and the school building.

Now the residents of Orealla have free, unimpeded access to the Worldwide Web via the government donated laptop computers and any other computerized device. The benefits for every single residents are many, Minister Hughes said, as she urged the residents to make full use of their connectivity.                  Continue reading

Guyana asks World Court for swift Venezuela border case hearing

 – Venezuela refuses to participate

The International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.

Guyana wants the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to go ahead with oral hearings into the border controversy with Venezuela because Caracas has refused to submit counter arguments, the Foreign Ministry here said.

“In consequence, Guyana has decided to ask the Court to proceed directly to the holding of oral hearings, at the earliest possible date, to determine its jurisdiction over the case,” the ministry said.        Continue reading

Guyana: Exxon announces 13th crude oil discovery in Stabroek Block

The Noble Madden Drillship

A recent discovery of high quality sandstone reservoir has taken Guyana’s estimated number of recoverable barrels of crude oil well over 5.5 billion. The discovery, in the Yellowtail-1 well, is the fifth and largest discovery in the Turbot area of the block.

Mike Cousins, senior vice president of ExxonMobil Exploration and New Ventures, said that the shared value of the Turbot area has grown, as successive discoveries in the area have been made. Exxon expects Turbot to become a major development hub.            Continue reading

South Georgetown Alumnae Assoc: 10th Anniversary Gala- NY – August 30, 2019

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