Daily Archives: 09/30/2014

Top posts September 2014 – Top 20 of 498 posts

TOP 20 Most popular of 498 entries. Full List here for  September 2014

Total new entries = 90. Month Hits-=84,834 Total Hits = 2,513,175

GUYANA and CARIBBEAN RECIPES
CHINESE ADVICE TO 50-YEAR OLDS & OLDER
Africa: Beware of China’s $$$ – NYT commentary
Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards – updated
“I will Follow Him” – by a Nun’s Choir – conductor Andre Rieu – video
Fruits of Trinidad and Tobago – and Guyana
Georgetown. Guyana: Fire destroys Umana Yana
Botlahle: Age 11 – Winner Of South Africa’s Talent 2012 – 3 videos
A Hundred Years Later – by Uri Avnery
Guyana has the highest suicide rate in the World– WHO – UPDATED
White Media Falsely Link Brooklyn Shootings to West Indian Day Parade
Book: British Guiana – By Raymond T. Smith – 1962…  (See the FULL LIST below) >> Continue reading

Henry S. Fraser: Letter from Britain – Part 1

British mail box in the countryside

Henry S. Fraser: Letter from Britain – Part 1

“Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain Britain. So conform to it, or don’t come here.”
(Tony Blair)

“It has something to do with being British – we don’t take ourselves as seriously as other countries do.” (Joan Collins)

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A Clarion Call for Continuity among Diaspora Associations – Lear Matthews

A CLARION CALL FOR CONTINUITY AMONG DIASPORA ASSOCIATIONS

By Lear Matthews

Despite the surge in popularity of Caribbean Diaspora Associations and the reminiscent jollification they entertain at fund raising events/reunions, there appears to be a serious problem of recruiting new members. This situation, which warrants a timely assessment, has emerged with regards to rank and file membership, as well as leadership/executive positions.

This writer and other former and current members of one such organization have lamented over this issue. Particular difficulty is encountered in efforts to increase financial membership, and engaging more recent immigrants/graduates. The problem has become endemic to various non-profit transnational organizations.  Such an observation led to research on the topic, within the context of the unprecedented increase of HTAs – Hometown Associations (e.g. High School Alumni, village, cultural, professional, charity, religious, political groups) among Guyanese immigrants in North America. Continue reading

Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment building

Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment building

Published on Sep 26, 2014 –  In 1967, Moshe Safdie reimagined the monolithic apartment building, creating “Habitat ’67,” which gave each unit an unprecedented sense of openness. Nearly 50 years later, he believes the need for this type of building is greater than ever. In this short talk, Safdie surveys a range of projects that do away with the high-rise and let light permeate into densely-packed cities.

UB40’s Greatest Hits | Best Songs Of UB40 | 2014 Full Album

UB40’s Greatest Hits | Best Songs Of UB40 | 2014 Full Album

Published on Jul 28, 2014

UB40’s Greatest Hits | Best Songs Of UB40 | 2014 Full Album  Track List
1. 00:00:00 Kingston Town
2. 00:03:51 (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You
3. 00:07:14 Red, Red Wine
4. 00:10:13 I Got You Babe  Continue reading