Daily Archives: March 17, 2018

This Elderly Gentleman Welcomes AGE EIGHTY – by Francis Quamina Farrier

This Elderly Gentleman Welcomes AGE EIGHTY – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

Please permit me to inform you that on March 12, 2018, I celebrated my Eightieth Birthday. I am hard pressed to realize it, since it seems to me as though it was only last year that I celebrated my 18th birthday. Now here I am at eighty years of age!

Goodness, Gracious, me! So it gives me great pleasure to relate to you, just a few of the things which happened in British Guiana/Guyana and the rest of the World, during the early and later portions of the past eight decades, and which I enjoy talking about from time to time.      Continue reading

Alliance of Guyanese Canadian Organizations – Guyana’s 52nd Independence – Toronto – June 16. 2018

 

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St. Stanislaus College (Guyana) Alumni – Golf Tournament 2018 Sponsorship Request

Golf Sponsorship

St. Stanislaus College (Guyana) Alumni Society is incorporated (Ont. Corp. #1836042) and registered as a charitable organization (83661 2408 RC0001) which provides assistance to St. Stanislaus College in Guyana, South America. We have donated science and computer equipment, educational aids and supplies, books for the student library, and funded scholarships for qualified students to further their education at post-secondary institutions of learning.

The Alumni Society holds several fundraising events each year to achieve its objectives. One of these events is our annual golf tournament. We anticipate that in excess of 140 golfers will participate in this year’s tournament.

Read More: St. Stanislaus College Alumni – Golf Sponsorship 2018 Letter

Guyana – Oil: Over 200,000 expatriates expected. Investment opportunities available

Guyana’s former sugar estate lands available for oil sector-related real estate development

By: Denis Chabrol – Demerara Waves – March 11, 2018

Guyana is making available large swathes of former sugar estate lands for constructing upscale houses and business complexes for the burgeoning oil and gas sector, but a top government official cautions that the lands cannot be held indefinitely for speculation.

“These developments will come with a time-frame so you can’t take an acre or ten acres and say you will build a high-rise or a condominium and take ten years to build it. We’ll specify the time frame for you to start building,” Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited’s (NICIL) Special Purpose Unit (SPU), Colvin Heath-London said.       Continue reading

10 Reasons Seniors are Turning to Medical Marijuana

Patients for Medical Cannabis

From Herb.co

More people over 65 are using cannabis than ever before.
Cannabis for seniors? More people over 65 are using cannabis than ever before, but how? Check out our top ten reasons cannabis for seniors works wonders.Seniors aged 65 and up are the fastest growing demographic of cannabis users. In fact, a survey of 47,000 people aged 50 and up found that cannabis use has increased 250 percent for those over 65.

That’s because, like the rest of the population, seniors are opting to use cannabis for medical ailments, like pain, instead of prescription drugs. With the increased popularity and decreased stigma of the plant, seniors are more open than ever to try cannabis.

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OIL: Guyana Is About to Open Up Pandora’s Barrel – Bloomberg

Guyana Is About to Open Up Pandora’s Barrel

Expats hold the key to whether its big offshore oil deposits bring riches — or ruin.
Wedged between Brazil and Venezuela, Guyana could easily go unnoticed. It has fewer than 750,000 people and a per capita income of $4,300, half the regional average, qualifying it as the hemisphere’s third-poorest nation.
 At the moment, Guyana also might be its luckiest. Having struck big oil offshore starting in 2015, industry experts reckon total reserves at around 2 billion barrels. That bounty could make Guyana immeasurably rich and Latin America’s biggest producer in less than a decade – or just another Trump-hole.   Continue reading

Welcome to the GUYANESE Online Blog – Now over six Million views

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The Guyanese Online Blog: Ninth Anniversary in February 2019

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This Blog’s first entry was on February 9, 2010 and the first Newsletter was published in March 2010. It was created by Cyril Bryan, as a project to help Guyanese in the Diaspora to be connected to some of the positive news from Guyana, as well as to the work being done by Guyanese organisations around the world.   Blog entries are inserted daily and a every five days a list of these entries is emailed to thousands of Guyanese around the world. Send your name and email to cybryan@gmail.com to receive this list.

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