Daily Archives: 11/01/2013

Guyanese Online Newsletter – October 2013

Guyanese Online Newsletter – October 2013

The masthead shows: Caribbean Fruits  celebrating Thanksgiving

Download: 40- Guyanese Online Newsletter – October 2013 < Click

Happy Thanksgiving - Caribbean Fruits

HAPPY THANKSGIVING – Caribbean Fruits – Click 

This 40th issue has 19 pages. It features Advertisements by Guyanese Associations ; Guyana’s Parliament and Politics;  Arts and Cultural News; Guest Editorial;  Guyana news:-  Agriculture, Amerindian Affairs, Education ; Medical News; and Tourism, and our  Legal Page that focuses on USA Immigration.

It also lists the 124 Blog entries for September 2013, and those that were most popular with readers during October 2013.

Cyril Bryan, Editor.

The Obesity Epidemic – Christina Sarich – commentary

ObesityinAmerica- 2013

Obesity in America – 2013

Why Obesity is becoming an Epidemic

Has another diet failed you? Are you still battling the bulge and wondering why you suffer from diabetes, heart problems, joint issues, low energy and even cancer? You aren’t alone. According to some recent statistics, obesity rates in the U.S. have ‘leveled off,’ but they are still higher than most countries in the world.

As one doctor pointed out, people putting on a few pounds shouldn’t seem to strike a proclamation of national emergency, but obesity is responsible for more deaths and added economic impact than one might guess. The fascinating thing is that Americans aren’t lazy. There are other important reasons we lead the charts in obesity, in the company of Mexico, New Zealand and Australia.  [Read more]

Jamie Oliver – 1st Grade Vegetable Test – video

A humble attempt at an apology for Jonestown – Leslie Wagner-Wilson

A humble attempt at an apology for Jonestown

OCTOBER 30, 2013 ·  Stabroek News Letter to Editor · Comments

Dear Editor,

Leslie Wagner-Wilson

Leslie Wagner-Wilson

How do you apologize almost 35 years later? This is my humble attempt to do just that.

November 18, 2013 marks 35 years since the Jonestown, Guyana massacre/suicide occurred. As one of the 33 escapees out of Jonestown the day of this tragedy, I have spent years reflecting on not only the tragedy but how this affected the Guyanese citizens, I apologize that it took me this long to write.  I apologize that your beautiful country was placed on the map by this horrible tragedy…you deserved so much more than that.

Although I did not have the opportunity to see much of Georgetown, my memories are fond. When I first arrived at the airport and stepped outside I was amazed by the people; I saw a vehicle with the Guyanese army on board. I had never seen people of colour in this capacity.          Continue reading

Lao Tze – Philosophy of Life

Lao Tze - Philosophy of Life

Lao Tze – Philosophy of Life