Daily Archives: April 11, 2015

Medical: Storage of Medications and Food Supplements – By Cedric Thompson

STORAGE OF MEDICATIONS AND FOOD SUPPLEMENTS

Karibbean Health Korner: by Cedric Thompson

Retired Pharmacist and Executive Member of BCOCCA- B.C. Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations – Caribbean Community Health Support Group

medications picAT SOME POINT IN OUR LIVES WE BEGIN TO USE MEDICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTS EITHER FREQUENTLY OR INFREQUENTLY, THUS STORAGE BECOMES IMPORTANT.
Everyone is aware of the fact that their medication has a finite SHELF-LIFE and beyond a certain date, they should not be using them and that the medications should be discarded.

But do you know why? This is first and foremost a health and safety issue.   Continue reading

Caribbean: Obama announces initiatives for energy security and education

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Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (third right, front row); President of the United States, Barack Obama (fourth left, front row); and CARICOM Heads of State and Government pose for an official photograph prior to the start of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-US Summit.

Obama announces initiatives for energy security and education

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday April 10, 2015, CMC – US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a US$20 million effort to jumpstart private and public sector investment in clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Central America.

Obama made the announcement as he wrapped up a visit to Jamaica where he held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and then met Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government.   Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News – 09 April 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News – 09 April 2015

  • Jagdeo in hot water over racially charged comments
  • Poor Elisabeth Harper. Someone’s trying to put her in the sauce
  • Retrial for Sam Hinds son?
  • Guyana’s President has an opinion on Caricom’s operations
  • The US President meets regional leaders in Panama
  • Clinton Urling happy with his decision
  • Teacher claims raw deal
  • Sports

Jagdeo in hot water over racially charged comments

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 07:09 PM PDT   Continue reading

The Last Lap Lime – Monday August 3, 2015 – Toronto. Canada

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The Last Lap Lime – Monday August 3, 2015 – Toronto. Canada

This is the 19th year of The Last Lap Lime, an annual event held by five non-profit Guyanese Alumni Associations in Toronto, Ontario.  All Associations have websites… see the links below: 

It is the largest congregation of Guyanese outside Guyana.   Buy Tickets Now

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