Daily Archives: May 9, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – May 09, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 09 May 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Profile – Tejsingh Kandhai – 100 not out – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

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Profile - Tejsingh Kandhai

Who are we away from ‘home’? A View of Diaspora Identity – By Lear Matthews

Who are we away from ‘home’? A View of Diaspora Identity

Opinion - commentary -analysisBy Lear Matthews

Participants in Guyana’s Golden Jubilee Symposium Series will explore four interrelated questions: Who are we? What has been our journey? What can we become? How can we get there? In this article, the writer interrogates the first question: “Who are we”? specifically as it relates to the Diaspora (i.e. Guyanese immigrants). My goal is to begin the conversation.

Diaspora Identity: How is it shaped?

The experience of the immigrant community can be both gratifying and challenging, characterized by opportunities and risks. Adaptation and identity are shaped by trans-cultural and psychological factors, including the extent of social/emotional place attachment to country of origin.  Bi-national labels such as Caribbean-American, a function of sustained links to the homeland, may reflect ethnic grounding and national pride. In this regard, cultural practices/customs among immigrants demonstrate expressed identification with the home country.        Continue reading

The British and the Development of Hinduism – various articles

The British and the Development of Hinduism

Book -Was Hinduism inventedFrom the St. Stanislaus College Blog – http://stanislauscollege.blogspot.ca/ – April 20, 2016

NS Essay – How the British invented Hinduism

“Eden Hades” by Brazilian Poet Olga Savary – on the Rosaliene Bacchus Blog

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Three Worlds One Vision

House of Eleven Windows - Historic Center - Belem - State of Para - Brazil

“House of Eleven Windows” – Historic Center – 18th Century Architecture
Former residence of a sugar plantation owner
Belém – State of Pará – Brazil
Photo Credit: Brazil Ministry of Tourism

My Poetry Corner May 2016 features the poem “Eden Hades” by Brazilian poet Olga Savary. Born in May 1933 in Belém, capital of the State of Pará in North Brazil, she was the only child of a Russian father and a Brazilian mother. After her parents separated in 1942, she moved with her mother to Rio de Janeiro.

With the publication of twelve books of her poetry, more than fifty translations of renowned foreign poets, and anthologies of North and Northeast Brazilian poets, Savary has an impressive body of literary work.

“Eden Hades” is the final poem in Savary’s collection of the same name, published in 1994. Like the Biblical Garden of Eden, her Eden is a garden providing…

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Guyana’s Golden Jubilee Calendar of Events – 2016

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