Daily Archives: 12/25/2013

Guyana Cultural Assn of New York – December 2013 Magazine

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Guyana records highest ever gold declaration

Guyana records highest ever gold declaration

Published on December 19, 2013

Guyana Gold Production

Guyana Gold Production –  Source Guyana Gold Boarrd

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) — Guyana has recorded the highest ever gold declaration of 458,105 ounces as at December 16, 2013 surpassing the previous highest level of 455, 918 ounces in 2001; which included the declarations of both Omai and small scale operators.  

This announcement was made by the minister of natural resources and the environment, Robert M. Persaud.   Continue reading

Guyana-Born: 5th Largest Immigrant Group in NYC

Guyana-Born: 5th Largest Immigrant Group in NYC

New York City Boroughs Map

New York City Boroughs Map

News Americas, New York, NY, Dec. 19, 2013:

What do the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica, Guyana, Ecuador, Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago all have in common? Nationals from these nations all make up the top eight immigrant groups in the Big Apple.

According to the latest ‘Newest New Yorkers Immigration Report,’ released by New York City’s out-going Mayor, Mike Bloomberg Wednesday (Dec 18), the city’s immigrants have reached new peak at more than 3 million residents with the majority being from the Caribbean and Latin America.  Continue reading

Valerie Amos: Syria and a woman from Wakenaam

Valerie Amos: Syria and a woman from Wakenaam

DECEMBER 24, 2013 · BY CSPRINGER – EDITOR · Stabroek News — Editorial

Valerie Amos

Valerie Amos

Valerie Amos would probably have dismissed the suggestion had it been made four or five years ago that the end of 2013 would find her engrossed in performing one of the least enviable tasks in international diplomacy, and yet that is precisely the position in which the 59-year-old international civil servant from Wakenaam  finds herself.

Since 2010, having distinguished herself in public and political life in Britain, Baroness Amos has served as United Nations Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Her appointment coincides with the persistence of some of the more enduring global humanitarian crises and the emergence of new, equally challenging ones.   Continue reading

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