Daily Archives: 05/11/2018

MUSIC from around the world – many genres and playlists


MUSIC: Another selection of BEST SONGS


Cuso International – Guyana: Volunteer Opportunities – May 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 International Guyana site:   https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com


Cuso International – Guyana:

Volunteer Opportunities –  May 2018

Click entries below to view them on the website  


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Deadly high seas attack…Investigators draw noose around pirate crew

Deadly high seas attack…Investigators draw noose around pirate crew

From left: Top Cop (ag) David Ramnarine; Minister Ramjattan and Crime Chief (ag) Paul Williams and Detective Kingston yesterday.

-tougher Suriname border crossing, fishing regulations coming

More than a week after a deadly pirate rampage on Suriname waters that left 12 Guyanese fishermen missing and three dead, authorities in both country believe that they have a clearer idea what transpired.      Continue reading

Guyanese-born NY police captain centre of sex harassment probe

Guyanese-born NY police captain centre of sex harassment probe

NYPD Captain Yugisteer (Roger) Sankerdial

New York (New York Daily News)- An NYPD captain who once filed a complaint against a superior officer over alleged racist comments has become the subject of a sexual harassment investigation over accusations he offered female cops he supervised prime assignments in exchange for dates, the Daily News has learned.

So far, three cops have filed sexual harassment complaints with the NYPD’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office against Capt. Yugisteer (Roger) Sankerdial of the 114th Precinct in Astoria, Queens, sources said.       Continue reading

Musings on Mother’s Day – By Yvonne Sam + Video

Musings on Mother’s Day

By Yvonne Sam

The dictionary definition of mother is concise: “A woman in relation to her child or children.” In my opinion this definition is somewhat lacking as mothers are so much more. Actually, there may not be another word with deeper, more copious connotations in the English language than “mother.”

Agatha Christie, the English novelist, makes no mystery of the bond between mother and child: “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity; it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”         Continue reading

Hidden History: The Prehistoric American Civilizations Destroyed by European Settlers

The Most Revolutionary Act

America Before Columbus

Directed by Cristina Trebbi (2009)

Film Review

Although this documentary acknowledges the arrival of Europeans diminished the Native American population by 90%, it omits any mention of the massacres, enslavement or land expropriation that were the primary cause of their demise. For some odd reason, it makes it appear as if they died out due to accidental exposure to small pox, measles and influenza and European pigs that destroyed their crops.

That being said, the film gives a reasonable depiction of the great civilizations along the Mississippi River and in Central and South America that were destroyed by Europeans. It also accurately portrays how the introduction of corn and potatoes to Europe was far more important than New World gold and silver in the rise of capitalism and the flowering of European civilization.

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