Daily Archives: October 2, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – October 02, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 02 October 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Pakaraima Writers -11th Annual Literary Dinner – Toronto – October 22, 2016

Pakaraima Writers

Guyanese Canadian Writers and Artists Association
AND Colleagues

11th Annual Literary Dinner

Dinner with Poetry, Stories & Special Guest Reader

DATE:  Saturday, October 22, 2016

TIME:  5:00 – 9:00 PM (Vegetarian / Halal food also served)

LOCATION: Twilight Family Restaurant
55 Nugget Ave.  Unit 12,
Scarborough ,  Toronto. Canada. M1S 4A4
401 and McCowan North just after Sheppard Ave
(PARKING / access to Restaurant at REAR entrance)

COST:   $25.00/Person

Special Guest Reader:  TO BE ANNOUNCED

Readers to include:     Ramabai Espinet, Peter Jailall, Janet Naidu, Habeeb Alli, David Johnson and others

To Reserve Your Seat, please contact:

Shirley Najhram  – 416-904-7912
Habeeb Alli         –  416-823-1738
Janet Naidu        –  905-780-8866

Changes for the Better in Jubilee Georgetown – by Francis Quamina Farrier

SOME CHANGES for the BETTER in JUBILEE GEORGETOWN

by Francis Quamina Farrier – for Guyanese Online

 Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

After fifty years of Independence, many improvements which discerning citizens had dreamed for our Capital City are far from having been achieved. Some citizens have been openly voicing their disappointment at the lack of a twenty first century clean capital city. However, it must be stated that there are many citizens of our fair city, who have kept the faith during the long years of massive garbage, doing the right thing even when all else seemed to have been lost. They never gave up. They never flinched. They are the unsung heroes and heroines of Georgetown.  Continue reading

THE AMAZING TREE – by Peter Halder

THE AMAZING TREE

(Adapted from an ancient Amerindian myth)

by Peter Halder

Hunger stalked the South American rainforest lands of the Carib Amerindian tribes. Cassava, yams, corn and other vegetables and fruits were nowhere to be found.

tapir-bush-cow

Tapir: bush-cow

The cacique (Chief) of a tribe noticed that while many starved and grew thin, a bush cow (tapir) was fat and sleek. Curious, the cacique kept a keen eye on the animal. He noticed that bush cow went out alone every morning and returned home, smiling and contented.

The Chief approached it and asked, “How come you look so strong, healthy and well fed while the rest of us are starving?”

“Who knows? Maybe it’s an act of nature,” replied the smiling bush cow.      Continue reading

Guyana Open For Business – Featuring Owen Verwey – CEO Go-Invest

GINA logo Guyana Open For Business – Featuring Owen Verwey – CEO Go-Invest

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