Daily Archives: 11/08/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – November 08, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 08 November 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

Guyana – This Week With The President – November 5, 2016

GINA logoGuyana – This Week With The President – November 5, 2016

Caribbean Life News Update – 07 November 2016

Caribbean Life News Update – 07 November 2016

Brooklyn Crown Heights Lions celeb­rate 40 years


The lavish celebr­ation at Antun’s Banquet Hall in Queens Village on Saturday, Oct 29 was befit­ting the 40 years of outsta­nding service the Brooklyn Crown Heights Lions Club Inc. has given to resid­ents of the commu­nity through its outreach programs to improve the lives of humanity under its motto: “We Serve.”

Prince Harry to visit the Carib­bean


Britain’s Prince Harry will be making an official visit to the Carib­bean, on behalf of Queen Eliza­beth 11 in November and December 2016, on the occasion of the 35th annive­rsary of indepe­ndence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th annive­rsary if indepe­ndence in Barbados and Guyana.        Continue reading

Vacancies advertised by The University of Guyana

The University of Guyana would like to announce the following job vacancies: 

  • Chief Accountant
  • Legal Officer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Budget Officer

Suitably qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Click here for more information.

“Read this Non-Story; You’ll be Glad You Did” – by Francis Quamina Farrier

“Read this Non-Story; You’ll be Glad You Did” – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

There are those times when some Media reports are referred to as a “non-story”. The implication being that it does now have what it takes to ‘hold’ the reader or the viewer. That it is insipid. Maybe this is one such story. It unfolded in Queenstown, Georgetown, on Sunday November 6, 2016. At that time, Guyana, and all the rest of the World was focused on the final days of the Presidential Elections in the United States of America, as the pellets of ‘dirt’ from the opposing camps of Democrats and Republicans, were zipping here, there and everywhere, across that great country, like shooting stars or bullets from an A-K47!

Meanwhile, here in Guyana, I responded to an invited to attend a Harvest Thanksgiving Service at the tiny Salvation Army church at 245 Forshaw Street, in Queenstown, Georgetown. There was no VIP in attendance – no Minister of Government or other celebrity. There was certainly no member of the media – well, except myself. But what I discovered made me feel hopeful that my “Dear Land of Guyana”, is certainly not as bad as some make it out to be; especially so many in the Diaspora.    Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – November 7, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – November 7, 2016