Daily Archives: December 20, 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS – 12 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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Guyanese man captured in NY after killing daughter and friend in Virginia

This s the first of two reports:

Guyanese man captured in NY after killing daughter, teen in Virginia

Killed also: Leona Samlall

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — The mother of 18-year-old Vanessa Zaman, who was killed alongside another teen in Henrico County last week, says the man wanted for her murder is her father.

Abdool Zaman, who migrated from Guyana to the US, has been captured in New York, according to Henrico Police.  Zaman was wanted on two warrants of second-degree murder, but that those charges will likely be upgraded.

Police said Vanessa Zaman and Leona Samlall were shot as they walked near the Oakmeade Apartments on Airport Drive and East Nine Mile Road in Highland Springs around 12:17 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say Zaman got out of his car and confronted the girls before shooting them in what appeared to be a fit of rage, sources said.          Continue reading

USA: Russian investigation: Who stands to gain? – Who will feel the pain – By Yvonne Sam

Regarding the Russian investigation— 

By Yvonne Sam

A nation on an investigation wait to determine a president’s fate.

The lingering question on everyone’s mind is——Are we seeing the end of Donald Trump’s presidency? As the Russian investigation continues to play out on the U. S center stage, two recent bombshells caused the nation to pay further attention. Two memorandums one from the Department of Justice prosecutors with the Southern District of New York , and another from the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller were released by federal prosecutors on Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer.     Continue reading

Update: The Caribbean Voice is very much active in Guyana

Contrary to rumors being peddled in some quarters in Guyana, The Caribbean Voice is very much active.

This month alone we had a community mental health workshop at Yakusari, Black Bush Polder and two students’ workshops at a high needs high school at Ash Youth Developers Education Learning Institute, Vigilance, ECD. In recognition of the need to maximize impact and ensure positive results, all workshops going forward, will be followed up with ongoing work over a longer period of time.   Continue reading

Guyanese reminisce about Christmas celebrations – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyanese reminisce about Christmas celebrations

Guyanese black cake baked by Malini #moistdelights.

Loraine, a Guyanese-born, Christmas enthusiast who spends many hours decorating every corner of her Brooklyn house, reflected on the meaning of Christmas, saying, “Jesus is the reason for the season, and then there is the joy and thankfulness in seeing my home decorated with flowers, fairy lights, ceiling ornaments, and to top that off, welcoming family, for sharing and caring.”

Guyanese never gets tired of doing the same things every year for Christmas; they feast on black ‘rum’ cake, sponge cake, garlic pork, ginger beer, pickled vegetables, Pepperpot with bread and Guyana’s classic, XM Rum.        Continue reading

Call for Papers – Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference – Guyana- June 16-20. 2019 

Download: call for papers – diaspora and entrepreneurship conference final v 3

 

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