Daily Archives: June 18, 2018

The Queens Book Fair and Literary Festival – Queens NY. – June 24. 2018

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Did Mexico’s win over Germany cause minor earthquake in Mexico City?

Mexico’s win over Germany appears to have caused seismic activity in Mexico City

ByBlake Schuster   FC Yahoo   

Fans crowd the streets of Mexico City for a watch party ahead of Mexico’s World Cup opener against Germany.

All throughout the World Cup there are numerous commercials aired showing how the entire planet seems to come to a halt once the tournament starts. Even better, those commercials show the pure, insane joy that floods a country when it scores a goal. It almost looks like the entire nation is jumping up and down at once.

It’s certainly a fun dramatization. Unless you live in Mexico, of course, where those scenes might feel more like a documentary.

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Mexico fans set off earthquake sensors celebrating seismic World Cup win

Supporters in Mexico City watching Germany game cause two ‘artificial’ quakes during their team’s surprise win

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Guyana Family Fun Day – Seattle WA. -August 12. 2018

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Guyana Heritage Foundation ~ Seattle is on Facebook.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Guyana-Heritage-Foundation-Seattle/232244840135927

Government of Canada – Improving Black Wealth via Mental Health – By Yvonne Sam

Government of Canada – Improving Black Wealth via Mental Health

By Yvonne Sam

The issue of mental health is not only taboo among Blacks, but also well hidden. Mental illness is looked upon as “White person’s disease;” Now the government of Canada is poised within range to bring about a cultural change.

I was recently invited to be part of one of several discussions—– the initial steps in the planning phase surrounding commitments made in the 2018 Government of Canada Budget on the health and well-being of Black Canadians. The Budget proposed the investment of $19 million over a 5year period, aimed at enhancing local community supports for youth at risk and to develop research in support of more culturally focused mental health programs in Black Canadian communities ($10 million administered by the Public Health Agency of Canada, and $9 million administered by Canadian Heritage).  Continue reading

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives – Buxton/Friendship Museum opens August 4. 2018

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives Inc.

(Supporting the Buxton/Friendship Museum, Archives & Cultural Center)

P.O. Box 352, Lanham, Maryland USA 20768-0352

Email – friendsofvmainc.gmail.com

A 501(c)(3) Organization – Tax ID# 82-1835070

Dear Family,Friends & Supporters,

Last December 2017, we informed you of our intention to open the Buxton/Friendship, Museum, Archives & Culture Center in August 2018.

We now have good news and hereby inform you that the opening is set for Saturday AUGUST 4Th 2018, in Guyana.

We ask your assistance to make this Vision a reality by responding to the attached letter and become one of our Sponsors, by making a contribution and be part of this new history of Buxton/ Friendship.

Please feel free to share with family and friends.

              Together we can make a difference and make all things possible.

             “Thanks to all who have made contributions.”

 

Keith Easton  – President & Founder –  (240)-601-3892 

Download:  Sponsor letter for Buxton Museum – 2018

On being black in the white-dominated aid industry – By Rosebell Kagumire

Written by Rosebell Kagumire

June 14. 2018 – Global Voices Commentary

I am a firm believer in making journeys, taking steps far out of my comfort zone for the sake of learning and seeking new experiences. That rule applies to both physical and intellectual spaces. So, when an opportunity for a short-term assignment with a major international non-governmental organization (INGO) came up, I packed my bags and headed to Europe.

This wasn’t much about the big money we are made to believe awaits you there, though the pay was decent. The thing no one prepares you for, and which is rarely talked about in-depth is what it means to be an African in an institution operated by a white majority.

READ MORE: https://globalvoices.org/2018/06/14/on-being-black-in-the-white-dominated-aid-industry/

Books by Michael Kersting – Guyanese writer

Books by Michael Kersting – Guyanese writer

About Michael Kersting

I was born and raised in Guyana, South America. At Present I live and write in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. I am a published writer for many years. You can find my works at www.lulu.com/michaelkersting. Three pages of books are listed on that web link. Here is the first of th three pages; followed by pages 2 and 3.

Tales from the haunted House
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