Daily Archives: 04/09/2014

Guyana Berbice Association Walk-a-Thon – Toronto – May 31, 2014

  GUYANA BERBICE ASSOCIATION (Toronto Inc.)

 11th ANNIVERSARY WALK-A-THON

  SATURDAY May 31, 2014

Dear Friends:

 Through your generous donations in the past, we have been able to fund several worthy causes, such as providing assistance to the following favourite Charities:

  •  The New Amsterdam Special Needs School, Berbice, Guyana.
  • The Ruimveldt Children’s Aid Centre, Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana.
  • The Children of Promise Orphanage, New Amsterdam, Berbice, Guyana.
  • The Pomeroon Educational  Project, Essequibo, Guyana.
  • The Sick Children’s Hospital,Toronto,Canada.
  • The Chum’s Christmas Wish, Toronto, Canada.

With your support we know that this year will be bigger and better: bring a friend; invite a group; let’s all participate in this major and worthy fundraising event.  Continue reading

Cambridge Academy Alumni Reunion Dinner – Brooklyn NY – July 19, 2014

Download:Cambridge Academy Invitation –  Website:http://caaai.org/

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Guyana Cultural Assn of New York Magazine- March 2014

GCA -March 2014 Online Magazine - click here or picture to download

GCA -March 2014 Online Magazine – click here or picture to download

COFONA 2014 Brunch – Brooklyn NY – June 8, 2014

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NYC: Mayor acknowledged the City failed Caribbean Teachers

At Last a Mayor acknowledged the City failed Caribbean Teachers

By: Tony Best

Almost two decades after hundreds of Caribbean teachers were first wooed to New York City classrooms but left in the lurch a Mayor has acknowledged the City didn’t live up to its promises to the West Indians.

Mayor Bill DeBlasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

And while Mayor Bill de Blasio who took office in January after his landslide victory in the November elections didn’t say what City Hall would do about the failure of the Board of Education which is now the Department of Education would do about the broken promises, he vowed to ensure that the matter was resolved once and for all.

“Promises to the Caribbean teachers were not kept,” de Blasio told journalists and ethnic media owners and other representatives at a round table session at City Hall which was also attending by the First Lady, Chirlane McCray and senior officials of various agencies including the New York Police Department and the Education Department. “We have to ensure that the situation is dealt with.”  Continue reading