Daily Archives: 06/07/2019

Buxton-Friendship Express – May 2019 + Summer Soiree – NYC – June 29, 2019

Please download the attached copy for our May 2019 newsletter, Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter.

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COME TO OUR SUMMER SOIRÉE       (See advertisement below)     

In keeping with our tradition and culture, Buxton-Friendship Heritage Fund will hold its annual popular extravaganza on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Brooklyn, New York. The event has been moved to the more spacious and comfortable setting at St. Gabriel’s Hall, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.

The FANOKO SINGERS, a dynamic band of artistes who hail from Belladrum, West Coast Berbice, rendering a style of performance similar to the Yoruba Singers, will head the list of entertainers. They will be joined by legendary saxophonist “SAXIE” and fabulous D.J. STEREO CHOICE (Oneko Connell).            Continue reading

Guyana: Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine has big Dreams — by Francis Quamina Farrier

Mayor Ubraj Narine

In the American Musical show, “South Pacific”, there is that song with the following lyrics, ” You must have a dream. If you don’t have a dream, how you gonna have a dream come true?”  In a very recent exclusive interview with His Worship, Mayor Ubraj Narine, JP, of Georgetown, he shared with me, some of his dreams for the improvement of Guyana’s Capital city.
About three decades ago, Georgetown had descended from the glorious days of being known as “The Garden City of the Caribbean”, to the embarrassing title of, “The Garbage City”.  A great city had fallen from grace, due to the falling standards of those who were its citizens. Garbage and filth was everywhere. Then came the 2015 General Elections and a new group of leaders almost immediately, commenced a dramatic CLEAN-UP Campaign. Some three years later, a new Mayor is at the helm, and he has many dreams for the continuing improvement of the city.

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Guyana Medical Relief (GMR): Dinner Dance – Carson CA – September 21, 2019

TICKETS:  call 855-466-5887 – Make checks payable to Guyana Medical Relief.

Read about GMR Projects in Guyana… below:          Continue reading

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