Daily Archives: September 29, 2012

Merlin Udho to succeed Kellawan Lall as Ambasador to Brazil

Merlin Udho to succeed Kellawan Lall as Ambassador to Brazil

 Stabroek editor On September 28, 2012

Merlin Udho (Internet photo)

Merlin Udho

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today announced that the Government of Brazil has given its approval for  Merlin Udho to be appointed as Ambassador of Guyana to Brazil. She will succeed Kellawan Lall.

Udho had previously served as Ambassador of Guyana to Suriname from November 2009 to February 2012.  A release from the Ministry said that she previously worked as a Consultant in the UN system serving in the Ukraine, Bangladesh and Eastern Europe and as the Coordinator of the National Competitiveness Programme.  Continue reading

Private Wealth Public squalor – Sanjaya Baru

“The initiative for empowerment of local government will have to come from state governments and through public pressure from below”.

You don’t have to travel very far from the epicentre of power in India to grasp the challenge of urban governance. Take a walk to Delhi’s hip and happening Khan Market. Watch the BMWs squeeze their way in, and the glitzy crowd walk quickly from chauffeur-driven car into fancy restaurant or fancier boutique, noses covered with handkerchief!

There is no experience more sobering for the perfumed than a walk down the inner lane of Khan Market — it stinks. Khan Market has become the latest metaphor for private wealth and public squalor in urban India.

If New Delhi’s central government is unable to address the challenge of urban governance next door, and is not willing to empower the chief minister of Delhi, forget about the titular mayor of Delhi, Continue reading

Guyana’s main exposition Guyexpo 2012 opens – video

Guyana’s main exposition, Guyexpo, opened  on Thursday September 27,at the Exhibition Centre Sophia with acting President, Sam Hinds, hailing the event as one to celebrate all we have worked for.

He urged Guyanese to work together and to challenge each other to do better. The acting President said, that Guyana has come a long way since independence and has recognized the need for growing our manufacturing sector.   Continue reading

Guyana Diaspora Project – launch by President Ramotar in NYC – video

Wednesday September 26,2012. NYC- – 

Audrey Johnson Show showcases The President of Guyana, Donald Ramotar, as he announced the launch of Guyana Diaspora Project in NYC at New York Marriott East Side. Guyanese from around the world and NYC were presented by several of the officials including MC Bayney Karran, Ambassador of Guyana to the United States of America. Hon. Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana Mr. William Lacy Swing Director General International Organization for Migration. Mr. Brentnold Evans, A.A. Consul General of Guyana.

Guyana Medical Relief – Dinner Dance – October 13, 2012

GUYANA MEDICAL RELIEF

A California Public Benefit (Non-Profit) #95-4192121

Cordially invites you to its

28th ANNIVERSARY

FUNDRAISING DINNER DANCE

Saturday October 13, 2012

Time:  7.00pm to 1.00 am  – Dinner served at 8.00 pm

 Almansor Court  –  Lakeview Room

700 South Almansor Street

Alhambra.  CA 91801

 Music by DJ Marcus B

 Donation $60.00 in Advance

(no door sales

Donation to be received by October 6, 2012

Telephone (323) 936-5745

Download Flyer: Guyana Medical Relief Dinner Dance

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