Monthly Archives: February 2018

University of Guyana (UG) – Renaissance Newsletter – October – December 2017 Edition

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Renaissance Newsletter

Vol. 2 No. 7, October – December 2017 Edition

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BLACK HISTORY – By Vibert Lampkin

 – Speech made on February 22, 2010 

I have had a bit of difficulty choosing what I would speak about today.

Vibert Lampkin

Black history was not a subject taught in Guyana where I was born and received my formal education. In elementary school we learned a bit about the history of Guyana and how Sir Walter Raleigh thought that he had found Eldorado, the legendary city of gold – in fact he never did.

In high school we were taught English history about the kings and queens of England. The reason was quite simply because our examinations were set and marked by the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and London. And I was not interested in how many wives Henry VIII had and how he came to dispose of them.

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Cuso International eNewsletter – February 2018

Cuso International eNewsletter – February 2018

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Jamaica: Medical Marijuana Industry Expanding Rapidly – 2 articles

Jamaica medical marijuana company announces first harvest of commercial medical marijuana

28 Feb 2018 – Caribbean News Now.   

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Timeless Herbal Care Ltd, the leading medical marijuana brand in Jamaica, announced it has successful harvested the first legal commercial cannabis in Jamaica in over a century. The harvest was certified by the Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA). This milestone further distinguishes the company as the leading trailblazer in the development and […]

Trotman handing over oil responsibility to Granger’s ministry

 Granger’s ministry …to form Department of Energy

Photo:  Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman briefing the media on December, 29, 2017.

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman is preparing to hand over responsibility for the oil and gas sector to the Ministry of the Presidency, government announced Tuesday.

“The government will, in the coming months, establish the Department of Energy which will be housed in the Ministry of the Presidency,” government said. Trotman said the department will be “focused only on the development of the petroleum sector”, based on a proposal that he made to President David Granger last year.     Continue reading

H.E.R.O.C. Annual Tea Party – Brooklyn NY. – April 8, 2018

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APC Community Services – Annual Gala – Brooklyn NY – April 22. 2018

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ExxonMobil makes 7th oil discovery offshore Guyana- production 500,000 barrels daily

United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, has found even more oil offshore Guyana but a company spokesman would not be drawn into comment about the amount found.

Spokeswoman, Kimberley Brasington confirmed an announcement earlier Tuesday by Minister of Natural Resources that there has been another major oil find.    Continue reading

GuyJam Boat Ride – Brooklyn NY – July 28. 2018

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The Christopher Columbus Myth – By Guyana-born Dr. Ivan Van Sertima – video

They came before Columbus  – video

Let’s Break Down the Christopher Columbus Myth – By Guyana-born Dr. Ivan Van Sertima

Ivan Gladstone Van Sertima (26 January 1935 – 25 May 2009) was a Guyanese-born associate professor of Africanan Studies at Rutgers University in the United States of America.
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