Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

Drug Ecstasy: Bringing Misery and Agony to the Guyana nation… already forewarned

If yuh nah hear you certainly gonna feel

By Yvonne Sam

Firstly permit me to offer condolences to the grieving family of Vanica Schultz the 15 year old student of Mae School, and also to a nation that should certainly be in mourning for one of its potential future leader. Needless to say her demise has brought many issues to the fore, issues that not only highlight the modus operandi of current governmental agencies in Guyana, their lethargic molasses-type manner of action, but above all reflects the country’s level of cial progress.

Just a mere three months ago on September 18, 2018, the Deputy Head of Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), Leslie Ramlall, sounded the clarion, making the nation aware that the said drug Ecstasy was gaining a strong foothold among the young population especially children attending schools.     Continue reading

Guyanese Diaspora Organization Partners with International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Guyanese Diaspora Organization Enters Historic Partnership with International Organization for Migration (IOM). 

  • United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network
  • 235 Apollo Beach Blvd #129
  • Apollo Beach Florida 33572-22571

Apollo Beach, FL-The United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network Corp (UGDGN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mobilize the Guyanese diaspora for the development of Guyana. The UGDGN Corp and IOM will act in close collaboration and hold consultations on all matters to jointly implement projects that are of common interest.     Continue reading

Solutions to….The silent tragedy affecting today’s children — By Victoria Prooday

Today’s children: Mental illness; ADHD; Depression; Suicide

This article has been read by 20 million people. I know that many would choose not to hear what I say in the article, but your children need you to hear this message.

— Victoria Prooday

The silent tragedy affecting today’s children,,,, (and what to do with it)

There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels – our children. Through my work with hundreds of children and families as an occupational therapist, I have witnessed this tragedy unfolding right in front of my eyes. Our children are in a devastating emotional state!
Talk to teachers and professionals who have been working in the field for the last 15 years. You will hear concerns similar to mine. Moreover, in the past 15 years, researchers have been releasing alarming statistics on a sharp and steady increase in kids’ mental illness, which is now reaching epidemic proportions:

Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) – February 2019 Newsletter

     Download: GIHR Online Newsletter – February 2019

Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash – Basic Income Required| Rutger Bregman -TED Video

Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

…..   Advocating a BASIC INCOME for all to alleviate poverty

Published on Jun 13, 2017 – TED VIDEO
“Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.
The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more.

Guyana-born Trinidadian Peter Minshall – Carnival’s Creative Genius with his “Dancing Mobiles”

Peter Minshall – See Interview and videos below

Peter Minshall – Early life and career beginnings  – [From Wikipedia]

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