Daily Archives: July 16, 2014

Home Ministry backs down from six-month birth certificate-for-passport rule

Home Ministry backs down from six-month birth certificate-for-passport rule

Guyana Passport

Guyana Passport

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 – Written by  Demerara Waves

In the wake of a public outcry, the Home Affairs Ministry on Wednesday backed down from its original demand and said applicants for new passports must now furnish birth certificates that have been obtained no more than two years before.

Originally, the Ministry had ordered that the birth certificates must be no more than six months.

But sections of the public had expressed concern about the waiting time it takes to get a birth certificate when one considers travel plans. Continue reading

Canada: BC Day – Caribbean Festival and Concert – August 4, 2014

Brigade Day 2014

BC Canada: Brigade Days 2014 – Caribbean Participation

We are looking for the support of the Caribbean community in the vicinity of National Historic Site Fort Langley, birthplace of British Columbia, on B.C. Day – Monday, 04 August 2014 @ 17:00 hours to 20:30 hrs.

Contact: Clyde Duncan: 604-317-1771

http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/activ2014.aspx#brigadedays

 “Brigade Days” National Historic Site Fort Langley Monday, 04 August 2014 beginning at 17:00 hours – FREE   Continue reading

Barbados Cropover: Naniki Caribbean Cuizine – August 3, 2014

Naniki Cropover event

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