Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – February 2018

Guyanese Online has created a website for Cuso International – Guyana.

cuso-logoThe website  highlights the past an present projects of Cuso in Guyana. It also advertises the requirement for volunteers in present and future projects.

Here is the List of entries on the Cuso Guyana site:  https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com

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Cuso International – Guyana:

Volunteer Opportunities – February 2018

  Click entries below to view them on the website  

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Policy-Legislation Advisor 

Location: Guyana

Brief Description:

12 Months | Start Date between Jan – Mar 2018

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Gender Researcher 

Location: Guyana

Brief Description:

12 Months | Start Date between Apr – Jun 2018

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Note: View previous advertisements on the Cuso International – Guyana website

Data and medicine … A revolution in health care is coming – The Economist

Data and medicine … A revolution in health care is coming

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NO WONDER they are called “patients”. When people enter the health-care systems of rich countries today, they know what they will get: prodding doctors, endless tests, baffling jargon, rising costs and, above all, long waits. Some stoicism will always be needed, because health care is complex and diligence matters. But frustration is boiling over.

This week three of the biggest names in American business—Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase—announced a new venture to provide better, cheaper health care for their employees. A fundamental problem with today’s system is that patients lack knowledge and control. Access to data can bestow both.

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Some Stupid Questions Women ask Men – Connie Podesta – video

5 Stupid Questions Women ask Men – Connie Podesta – video

VideoClip8765 – Published on Nov 12, 2009
What a funny video! Great example of how women expect too much from men.

Venezuela disagrees with decision to take border dispute to the ICJ

Venezuela disagrees with decision  to take border dispute to the ICJ

Stabroek News – February 1, 2018

Venezuela yesterday criticised the decision by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to forward the border controversy with Guyana to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) even as President David Granger hopes for acceptance by the Nicholas Maduro-led government.

“We hope that the Venezuelan government has the maturity to accept the decision. Sending the matter to the Secretary General was a course of action mutually agreed on” the President yesterday morning told reporters, following the accreditation of new Cuban Ambassador to  Guyana, Narciso Reinaldo Armador Soeorro.       Continue reading

Carnival: origins of the world’s biggest party | The Economist

Carnival: origins of the world’s biggest party | The Economist

The Economist -Published on Jan 31, 2018

Carnival started as a pagan festival in ancient Egypt and has grown to become one of the largest celebrations in the world. Today more than 50 countries celebrate the tradition, but where did the party start?

From samba blocos in Brazil to masked balls in Italy, Carnival is a truly global phenomenon, celebrated in over 50 countries around the world.   Continue reading

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