Daily Archives: January 23, 2014

Guyana: Lost Cities of the Arawaks – Neil L. Whitehead


Recent Amazonian Archaeology

In contrast to earlier models and methods of Amazonian archaeology which emphasized such issues as agricultural origins of plants, or the analyses of ceramic series as ciphers for population dispersion. More recent research has begun to attend to historical and ethnographic populations, the spatial patterning of settlements and landscapes, and the process of cultural diaspora,long-distance trade and forms of agricultural intensification. Continue reading

Guyana Legislators approve laws to reduce real estate fraud

Legislators approve laws to reduce real estate fraud


Government has successfully piloted laws that will help reduce the possibilities of homeowners fraudulently selling a home several times to different persons.

The Deeds Registry (Amendment) Bill, which was tabled and debated in the Parliament in 2012, but was subsequently sent to a Special Select Committee, was finally passed on Thursday January 16, 2014. The Bill seeks to amend the Deeds Registry Act to elevate an agreement of sale of immovable property to the status of a bond, a lease or other encumbrance.

The agreement of sale of immovable property would therefore be registered in the Deeds Registry and can be annotated on or recorded against a transport or other duly recorded deed.  Importantly, both the agreement of sale and the annotation can be cancelled.  Continue reading

All That Jazz: From New Orleans To New York

All That Jazz: From New Orleans To New York

Uploaded on Jun 18, 2011

An anthology of Jazz profiling the music of Jelly Roll Morton, Ma Rainey, Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, The Dorsey Brothers, Django Rheinhardt and countless other artists from the era. – All That Jazz, From New Orleans to New York is an anthology of Jazz music which prior to the popular swing era of the 1930s and ’40s is often referred to as “early jazz.”

Through its origins before the turn of the 20th century, jazz had evolved from a regional music, central to New Orleans and its surroundings, to a musical style at the forefront of national and international popular music by the 1930s and 1940’s.   Continue reading

Haters/ By Maya Angelou

Maya Anjelou

Maya Anjelou

Haters/ By Maya Angelou

A hater is someone who is jealous and envious and spends all their
Time trying to make you look small so they can look tall.
They are very negative people to say the least.  Nothing is ever
Good enough!

When you make your mark, you will always attract some haters…

That’s why you have to be careful with whom you share your
Blessings and your dreams, because some folk can’t handle seeing
You blessed…

It’s dangerous to be like somebody else… If God wanted you to be
Like somebody else, He would have given you what He gave them!  Right?  Continue reading