Daily Archives: 12/14/2016

Guyana Government News Brief – December 13, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – December 13, 2016

From Trump to Brexit, power has leaked from cities to the countryside – Andy Beckett – The Guardian UK

From Trump to Brexit, power has leaked from cities to the countryside

the-guardianAndy Beckett – The Guardian UK

Cities may dominate our culture, but a backlash against liberal values and multiculturalism has been led by rural and small-town voters

As the most successful British and American cities have gentrified and repopulated in recent decades, reversing the inner-city decline of the 60s and 70s, it’s become a cliché to say how powerful they are: economically, culturally, politically. Many people think they’re too powerful. A revolt against urban liberalism and multiculturalism, and their supposed imposition on the rest of the population, was a big element of the Brexit and Donald Trump campaigns.  Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update – 13 December 2016

CARIBBEAN LIFE NEWS UPDATE – 13 December 2016 Caribbean Life

Miss World Guyana vies for 2016 crown

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ENTERTAINMENT

The gorgeous Nuriyyih Gerrard, Miss World Guyana 2016, who arrived in the United States via Fly Jamaica Airways, is currently competing in the preliminary phase at the 66th Miss World Pageant, slated for Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington DC.

Guyanese artisans in NY promote their work

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER

Entrep­reneur Kim Jones said she is not a fashion designer, but she is passi­onate about promo­ting Guyanese artisans in the US where she has lived since she immig­rated from her rural Buxton Village, at a very young age.             Continue reading

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission – Report on 2016 Mission to Guyana

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission – Report on 2016 Mission to Guyana

PRE-MISSION VISITS BY THE ORGANIZING TEAM

canada-guyana-outreach-logoOn October 18, Yvonne Joseph Triesman and Judith (Judy) Harrison, two members of the Organizing Team of the Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission’s (a.k.a. CanGO) left Toronto for Guyana.  They were joined by two additional members, Conrad and Marlene (Annie) Joseph on October 21.  Our task was to finalize arrangements for the upcoming mission.

The Organizing Team met with Hon. Carl Greenidge, Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Dr. George Norton, Minister of Public Health, Hon. Sydney Allicock, Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs, Ms. Anyin Choo, Head of the Diaspora Unit and Sophia Darlington, Foreign Affairs Officer (both of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).  Discussions centered on the healthcare needs of the Guyanese people and how CanGO could best assist Guyana to meet those needs.

Read Full Report: canada-guyana-outreach-mission-2016-mission-report

MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Shepherds were in the field that night

When the land was filled with heavenly light

An Angel of the God spoke the Holy Word

Born today is a Savior who is Christ the Lord   Continue reading