Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

Fun housemates – Ontario Canada: Key to a happy retirement? – BBC News

Happy retirement – Living together

Four Canadian pensioners say the secret to a happy retirement is good housemates – and two dishwashers.

Betty White and Beatrice Arthur made it look like fun on the popular sitcom the Golden Girls, but what’s it really like to share a house with others in your senior years?

“I’ve been amazed at how good it is,” Louise Bardswich tells the BBC.

Bardswich has been sharing a 4,000-sq-foot home with three other women in Port Perry, Ontario, since 2015.

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Barbados wants to rear Blackbelly sheep in Guyana, Suriname

Barbados Blackbelly Sheep

Government is exploring the possibility of rearing Barbados Blackbelly sheep in CARICOM’s two largest member states, Suriname and Guyana, as top civil servants prepare for a mission to South America next week.

Paramaribo and Georgetown have offered land to Barbadian farmers for sheep rearing, said Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Indar Weir.

“We are sending out a team now to look at Suriname and then Guyana to make sure we have a suitable arrangement and type of land that we can raise the blackbelly sheep in Suriname and possibly Guyana.        Continue reading

Guyanese in New York promoting “Servant of God” for Sainthood – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Guyanese in New York promoting “Servant of God” for Sainthood – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Irish-American Catholic, Msgr. Bernard John Quinn – 1888-1940 – is one step closer to be canonized a saint. This is so due to the tireless advocacy of Guyanese-born Msgr. Paul Jervis, formally of the St. Pius X parish in Georgetown, Guyana.

As a young priest working in Brooklyn, New York City, Fr.Paul was so impressed with what he had learnt about the dedicated work of Fr. Bernard Quinn, with the African-American and Caribbean peoples living in Brooklyn during the early 20th century, that he interviewed dozens of individuals, including Guyanese, who had known Fr. Bernard Quinn personally.              Continue reading

Stabroek Block’s 5.5B barrels reserve an understatement-Hess CEO

Hess Corporation which holds a 30 percent stake in the Stabroek Block believes that its shareholders and industry stakeholders are yet to see the full potential of the world-class offshore concession.

Hess  CEO, John Hess

In fact, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), John Hess, recently noted that the estimate of 5.5B barrels of oil equivalent reserves is on the low side.

Speaking at the Bernstein 35th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference that was held a few weeks ago in New York, Hess said that the 5.5B estimate really ties to 10 or 11 discoveries and not 12 or 13 which were made.          Continue reading

BOOK: Mohandas K. Gandhi: Thoughts, Words, Deeds – By  Ramnarine Sahadeo (Author)

BOOK:Mohandas K. Gandhi: Thoughts, Words, Deeds: His Source of Inspiration: Bhagavad – Gita 

By: by Ramnarine Sahadeo (Author)

This book is put together in appreciation of one of the greatest souls of the 20th century. If mankind is to change its current destructive direction Gandhi’s message must remain a source of hope and inspiration if we are to survive as a species.

Mohandas Karamchand Ghandi (Mahatma) thoughts, words and deeds empowered him with unimaginable influence that he used to make an indelible mark on world history. He was a spiritual leader with no political office but exercised more power than those in positions of authority because he was a visionary with an indomitable will and a potent force dedicated to social and political reform.              Continue reading

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