Daily Archives: 08/25/2014

Storytelling Concert by Ken Corsbie & Friends – NY – Sept 6, 2014

“See you in September…”

New York STORY Exchange (NYSE)

(Aka American Center for Theatre & Storytelling)

 Storytelling Concert

Featuring

KEN CORSBIE  and  Friends

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM

In the home of Barbara Aliprantis,

Founder/Artistic Director of NYSE

*43-77 169th Street, Flushing, NY 11358  Continue reading

Thousands attend Notting Hill Carnival in west London

Thousands attend Notting Hill Carnival in west London

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the first day of Europe’s biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival.

The two-day event in west London started with children’s day and featured Caribbean culture, food, music and dance.  Giant floats and dancers wearing colourful costumes made their way along the procession route from 10:00 BST.

About a million people are expected at the two-day event which ends on Monday August 25, 2014   Continue reading

Guyana: How one wood company is creating value-added products

How one wood company is creating jobs by taking value-added activities to another level

AUGUST 24, 2014 | BY | As the debate continues over whether Guyana should be allowing the exports of logs, instead of concentrating on ensuring investors set up processing facilities that can assure more local jobs, one local company is more than convinced
woods

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that it can and should be done.

As a matter of fact, Bulkan Timber Works at Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, has been involved in wood processing for so long that it has mastered the art of wasting nothing.

From kiln drying, moulding, doors and pre-fabricated wooden homes, the facilities at the former glass factory compound is an interesting model of what can happen in Guyana. Continue reading