Daily Archives: 05/18/2017

Is Age Just an Illusion?

This is a blog entry from one of the followers of Guyanese Online.


A very popular quotation-“Age is just a number”. Everyone has heard about it but they don’t realise the true meaning of it. Aging is based on empirical system of concept of time. Time was in the past, present and even in future. It was there even before humans. Early man didn’t know aging. But he knew time by the tradition of Sun and Moon. Then came the concept of human lifespan. 

This all came to my mind when I realised it’s too late to pursue the college of my dreams. Where I wanted to go since childhood. Criticism took over me and I didn’t apply. Only because it wasn’t linked with academics? It’s ok and I don’t regret it. I don’t need a degree to be a designer. And then, this idea struck me. Age can’t define me. I’ll never be too old or yoo young. It’s just an illusion…

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Why Namibian chiefs are taking Germany to court – The Economist explains

Why Namibian chiefs are taking Germany to court

The Herero and Nama peoples are seeking reparations for the 20th century’s first genocide

IN 1904 the Herero people of modern-day Namibia rose up against German colonists, who had seized and settled much of their land. The response of the German army, imbued with racist ideology, was to annihilate them. “Within the German borders every Herero, with or without a gun, with or without cattle, will be shot,” ordered General Lothar von Trotha, its commander. Some Herero died at the hands of Trotha’s soldiers; many more perished after being pushed into the desert or herded into concentration camps.    Continue reading

Guyana – Nurses’ migration considerably reduced – says Nurse Marva Hawker

Nurses’ migration considerably reduced

May 17, 2017 – Kaieteur News

– linked to wanting quality of professionals

Nurse Marva Hawker

 “People ain’t going nowhere; nobody ain’t want we now,” said veteran Nurse, Marva Hawker, as she addressed the wanting quality of some nurses that the public health system has produced over the years.

Hawker was recruited last year by the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation as a Nursing Mentor, in the deliberate quest to bring an end to the evident deficiency within the profession.

This has seen her working along with the Ward Manager, Supervisors and the nurses to guide them and ensure that they employ necessary remedial measures.

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Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 17 May 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 17 May 2017   

Guyanese who are looking for redress regarding complaints against governmental agencies can soon do so, since a new Ombudsman has been sworn in by President David Granger

Posted: 17 May 2017 08:03 PM PDT

The judiciary must have its full complement of officers. This commitment from President David Granger as sworn in two new Appeal Court Justices

Posted: 17 May 2017 07:51 PM PDT          Continue reading

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