Daily Archives: April 22, 2013

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2013

City of Georgetown. Guyana South America

The City of Georgetown. Guyana  celebrates 201 years this month

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2013

Download it: 35- Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2013

This monthly newsletter is published by the Guyanese Online Blog.

This 35th issue has 25 pages. It features the Budget 2013 , Guyana’s Parliament; Guyanese Associations News; Arts and Cultural News; Guest Editorials; Guyana’s Parliament and Governance; Other Guyana news; Agriculture, Business; Education ; Medical News; and Tourism. It also lists all of the Blog entries for March 2013, and those that were most popular with readers.

About 70% of our estimated 20,000+ readers live in the USA, Canada, and the UK. who want to keep up with news from Guyana. In March 2013 the Blog had a record 110,854 views, in a total of over 1,139,148 views to date. The total Blog entries are now over 2600 and growing daily.  Continue reading

Guyanese women grow sorrel for export – by Tangerine Clarke

Guyanese women grow sorrel

Guyanese women grow sorrel – Click image to increase font size

SENIORS BANKING – brilliant and amusing

SENIORS BANKING

Shown below, is an actual letter that was sent to a bank by an 86 year old woman. The bank manager thought it amusing enough to have it published in the Times.

Dear Sir:

I am writing to thank you for bouncing my cheque with which I endeavoured to pay my plumber last month.   By my calculations, three nanoseconds must have elapsed between his presenting the cheque and the arrival in my account of the funds needed to honor it..

I refer, of course, to the automatic monthly deposit of my entire pension, an arrangement which, I admit, has been in place for only eight years.

You are to be commended for seizing that brief window of opportunity, and also for debiting my account $30 by way of penalty for the inconvenience caused to your bank.

My thankfulness springs from the manner in which this incident has caused me to rethink my errant financial ways. I noticed that whereas I personally answer your telephone calls and letters, — when I try to contact you, I am confronted by the impersonal, overcharging, pre-recorded, faceless entity which your bank has become.             Continue reading

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