Daily Archives: June 11, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – June 11, 2016

LATEST NEWS – 11 June 2016 – Kaieteur News & Demerara Waves

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

KAIETEUR NEWS HEADLINES

 DEMERARA WAVES HEADLINES  … See more article links below …… Continue reading

“Slow Jam the News” with President Obama on The Tonight Show – video

“Slow Jam the News” with President Obama  on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Published on Jun 9, 2016  –  Jimmy Fallon and President Obama slow jam the news, discussing Obama’s legacy, accomplishments and thoughts on the 2016 election.

GCA: Guyana Cultural Association New York – Newsletter May 2016

GCA: Guyana Cultural Association New York – Newsletter May 2016

gca may 2016IN THIS ISSUE

PAGE 2: Letter from Guest Editor, Percy Haynes
PAGE 3: Happy Jubilee
PAGE 4-5: Congrats Dr. Cambridge
PAGE 6-17: Jubilee season
PAGE 18: The Hug
PAGE 19: Son of Bartica
PAGE 20-21: Diaspora goes home
PAGE 22: Jubilee comments
PAGE 24-25: Need more literate
musicians
PAGE 27-28: Timehri Film Festival
PAGE 29: Women of Mt. Ayangana

May Guest Editor – Percy Haynes

Download: GCA E- Magazine – May 2016 

Why is Jesus white? – Muhammad Ali -video interview

Why is Jesus white? – Muhammad Ali -video interview

Guyana Government News Brief – June 10, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – June 10, 2016

Guyanese in Venezuela Stare at Empty Shelves – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Venezuela collapses as Guyanese Stare at Empty Shelves

Venezuela - Click to enlarge

Venezuela – Click to enlarge

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

In 1965 Harry met Mary in Essequibo, in Guyana. Their marriage was arranged and after their wedding Harry and Mary went to live in Venezuela. Harry looked vainly for his fellow Guyanese in Venezuela but could find no more than ten. The years passed and as political and economic problems worsened in Guyana the pull of Venezuela became strong. Harry’s mother visited Caracas in 1974 and returned with wonderful stories.

‘You can find everything in Venezuela. The shelves are stocked. The country is clean and the people are friendly,’ she said and she even spoke a few words of Spanish. This was enough to start a trickle of visitors from Essequibo into Venezuela. By 1978 Guyanese were to be found in their thousands in Caracas, El Tigre, and San Felix.

Read more: Guyanese in Venezuela stare at Empty Shelves – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

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