Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 19, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 19 July 2016 – Kaieteur News and Demerara Waves.  (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Kaieteur News

Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

Guyana Census 2012 highlights decline in main ethnic populations

 

The Bureau of Statistics announced, on July 18, its publications of Compendiums One and Two further detailing the findings of the 2012 Census.

This recent publication, Compendium Two, was disseminated earlier this month. It provides further information about the country’s population composition in terms of Ethnicity, Age structure, Dependency Ratios & Religion.  

Additionally new information about the population trends such as national population size by Region and population growth patterns are also detailed in this latest publication.

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UNITED NATIONS JOBS – July 15, 2016

UN LogoUNITED NATIONS JOBS – 7/15/2016

Sponsors make STEM Camps Possible for Guyanese Youth

Support from First Lady Sandra Granger, the Diaspora and Local Sponsors make STEM Camps Possible for Guyanese Youth

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The sibling team of Ima, Asha, Caleb and Joshua Christian, although US-born, have spent many summers in Guyana, attended summer enrichment programs in Guyana, and are directly connected to Guyana through their involved parents, former National Team Basketball players Karen Abrams and Leon Christian.

Since emigrating, the parent Christians have never allowed distance to hamper their contributions to Guyana, whether through representing the country in several Caribbean basketball championships, investing in a local business, contributing to local civic efforts, or now inspiring their children to share their technology knowledge with local students in Guyana. The husband and wife team feel a strong sense of duty to contribute to the development of Guyana. … [Read more]

Guyana: UMANA YANA RISES FROM THE DUST – video

HGPTVUMANA YANA RISES FROM THE DUST

Published on Jul 16, 2016

A spanking new Umana Yana was handed over to the Ministry of Culture on Thursday. Jessica Daw was there and filed this report.

Is there really an economic downturn? – By Adam Harris – commentary

Is there really an economic downturn? – By Adam Harris – commentary

Adam Harris

Adam Harris

There is talk that Guyana is slipping backward; that young people are not getting jobs. The part of jobs for young people may be true, but it is not that the jobs are not there. There are young people who are intelligent and literate, but the problem is that they are choosy when it comes to certain jobs.

I had stated before that many years ago all people wanted to do was to get a toe in the door. Other jobs will come later. That is when people can change. That is what people do in the developed world. The stories are many about people starting in one area and later changing.  Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – July 18, 2016- GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 18, 2016

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