Daily Archives: 11/25/2016

GCA: Guyana Cultural Association of New York Inc.on-line Magazine – November 2016

Guyana Cultural Association of New York Inc.on-line Magazine – November 2016

IN THIS ISSUE   – Download: gca-november-2016-e-mag-finalgca-nov

PAGE 3-11: Masquerade Jamboree      PAGE 14-16: Donations to GCA by Derrick Jeffrey        PAGE 18-19: Artist Gerald Gittens       PAGE 20-23: Coconut Festival       PAGE 26-29: Book Launch – Dr. Michelle Yaa Asantewa       PAGE 30-32: Brooklyn Town Hall Meet       PAGE 34-36 The Jonestown Community       PAGE 38-40: Victoria, Village Day.

Editor: Gail A. Nunes       Cover Design: Claire Goring & Ashton Franklin       Copy Editors- Edgar Henry, Lear Matthews       Layout and Design by Claire A. Goring & Ashton Franklin.

Contributors: Dr. Lear Matthews, Dr. Vibert Cambridge, Edgar Henry, Abraham B. Poole, Dr. Gentian Miller, Tangerine Clarke, Chronicle Staff Writer.

Caribbean Life News Update – 22 November 2016

Caribbean Life News Update – 22 November 2016

Caribbean Life

African Film Fest – MOVIES

The African Diaspora Interna­tional Film Festival (ADIFF) is back for its 24th edition from Nov. 25 to Dec. 11 with a total of 66 films from 30 count­ries inclu­ding 34 United States and New York premi­eres. Scree­nings will be held in three venues in Manha­ttan: Teachers College, Columbia Unive­rsity, Cinep­olis Chelsea Cinemas and MIST Harlem.

GARIFUNA RHYTHMS

BY TEQUILA MINDKY | MUSIC & FASHION

The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble is offic­ially launc­hing its debut album “Taguiera” (Home­land) at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx from 1 pm-4 pmon Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.

 Rowley: IMF must address debt in Caribbean

BY AZAD ALI

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago says the problem must be addre­ssed.

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Dutch firm to conduct feasibility for new Demerara Harbour Bridge

Dutch firm to conduct feasibility for new Demerara Harbour Bridge

The present Demerara Floating Bridge

The present Demerara Floating Bridge


A Dutch firm has been selected to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of a new fixed high-span bridge across the Demerara River.

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said Leivencse CSO’s feasibility study will examine the possibility of a public-private partnership. Website: http://www.lievensecso.com/

“This is the final stage of feasibility before you actually get to construction,” Harmon told a post-cabinet news conference.      Continue reading

Pres. Granger gets ready for Barbados’ 50th anniversary

Pres. Granger gets ready for Barbados’ 50th anniversary

President David Granger, Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart and Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh toasting to the friendly relations between Guyana and Barbados

President David Granger, Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart and Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh toasting to the friendly relations between Guyana and Barbados

President David Granger is getting ready to fly to Barbados to join in that island’s 50th Independence anniversary.     Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 24 November 2016

Capitol TV News Videos – 24 November 2016