Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

Ten Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer – 2017 – US, UK and Canada

trinidad-carnival-2017News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  It’s finally summer in the US, UK and Canada and for many Caribbean nationals and fans of Caribbean culture, that means one things – it’s time to break out and party – carnival style that is! Here are 10 Caribbean carnivals set for across the US, Canada and the UK you should know of and check out this summer:

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Cedric Vernon Nunes: A Champion of Education! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Cedric Vernon Nunes became Guyana’s Minister of Education in 1961. We followed his progress as best as we could from Sookoo Yard. No one read anything in the Yard. The single radio that was owned by Sookoo was set for two programs only: ‘Indian Hour’ and ‘Creole Meche Meche.’

In 1962, Dr. Cheddi Jagan wanted to set up the University of Guyana in a hurry and C.V. Nunes was the person that was piloting the project. It was a lofty goal but I had little interest in it. They moved me from Vergenoegen to Philadelphia Scots School. My most traumatic time was the transition from slate to exercise books. I could not hold a pencil and write in lines nor could I ‘dip and write’ from the inkwell. I missed the freedom of the slate with the lily as the eraser.

Read more: Cedric Vernon Nunes – Champion of Education

Ten Keys to Donald Trump’s Policy Toward Cuba – By Sergio Alejandro Gómez

Ten Keys to Donald Trump’s Policy Toward Cuba

President Donald Trump

The change in policy toward Cuba, announced June 16 by U.S.A. President Donald Trump, implies a setback in bilateral relations

  • Granma shares opinions and analysis from both sides of the Florida Straits

Author: Sergio Alejandro Gómez | Granma – Official Voice of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee

The change in policy toward Cuba, announced June 16 in Miami by U.S.A. President Donald Trump, implies a setback in several aspects of bilateral relations, while remaining in place are a portion of the modest advances made under the Obama administration, since December 17, 2014.    Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 21 June 2017

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 21 June 2017

Making trade more easy and accessible is the aim of a comprehensive review of a regional trade administrative system that was completed recently

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:12 AM PDT

Guyanese businesses must be brought up to standards as it relates to the occupation health and safety if it’s to compete in the oil and gas industry

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:09 AM PDT

The grandfather of a mentally ill young man is pleading with the public to assist in finding his grandson.

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:06 AM PDT

The WPA believes that the head of GECOM should not be objective

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:04 AM PDT

Diamond Mineral Water Sports Roundup – June 21, 2017

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:01 AM PDT

It’s 60 years behind bars for Steve Allicock

Posted: 21 Jun 2017 08:00 AM PDT

Guyana Government News Brief – June 21, 2017

GINA Guyana

Guyana Government News Brief – June 21, 2017

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