Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Canada seizes cocaine from Guyana-origin cargo

Canada seizes cocaine from Guyana-origin cargo

Friday, 22 June 2012 Demerara Waves

CBC Canada_A total of 170 kilograms of cocaine was seized in two separate drug busts at the Port of Saint John, Canada Border Services Agency officials announced Friday.

The drugs have an estimated street value of more than $21 million, officials said.

The cocaine was hidden in specially altered wood pallets used to transport food products from Guyana. The shipping containers were destined for the Toronto area.

Eight Ontario men, ranging in age from 31 to 70, have been charged with importing, conspiracy to import and possession for the purpose of trafficking, according to the RCMP.   Continue reading

COTAB – Buxton Friendship Dance – Toronto – August 4, 2012

Medical Seasonings – Africa and the Caribbean – e-book

Subject: Medical Seasonings by Dr Keith Scott

 This 136 pages e-book manuscript makes useful reading for those who are interested in the relationship between food hygiene and physical well-being. It is nicely sectioned so that you can select the section you are interested in, for example herbs and their curative / medical properties, if you don’t want to go through the whole book.
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What is useful is that the author draws comparisons between the types of herbs and foods in Africa and the Caribbean that we were accustomed to using, seasonal change and their effects on health and longevity…that is how they inhibit and prevents the process and progress of disease and illnesses.  It also explains some inadequacies in the theories relating to obesity.  Click link below:         Continue reading

Andre Rieu – Amazing Grace

Andre Rieu  – Amazing Grace

Andre Rieu Amazing Grace….

The words are written by the priest Anglican John Newton, probably in 1760 or 1761, and are published by J. Newton and William Cowper in 1779…….

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
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