Daily Archives: November 29, 2019

Profile: Thanksgiving, Unity and Gratitude! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to show gratitude. It costs nothing to be nice and to show appreciation. The power of nice has been recognized from time immemorial and in today’s society it is needed more than ever. As we sit and stare blankly at a screen or text or surf for endless hours how about doing something nice to others?

Councilman Eric Ulrich decided to do something to bring cheer to others. Last year, he organized a free Thanksgiving Day dinner for the less privileged. It was held at the Arabella Castle in Ozone Park NY. It turned out to be a great success. Councilman Ulrich said at the time, ‘The holidays can be stressful or sad or lonely for some people. There are some people that have nowhere to go. I wanted them to spend Thanksgiving with me.’

READ MORE: PROFILE – Thanksgiving, Unity and Gratitude!

World AIDS Day: The Christmas songs of Little Mario – by Francis Quamina Farrier

World AIDS Day – December 01:  – by Francis Quamina Farrier
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December 1 is observed internationally as World AIDS Day, and in this Feature Article, I share with you The Story of Little Mario who was born with AIDS and how he sang some Christmas songs on TV for thousands of viewers. 

The story began when, in my capacity as a Journalist attached to the VCT Evening News, I was on a tour of Linden in Region 10, with a Team from the Public Relations Department of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) headed by then head of the Department, Ms Deborah Carter, to the Bauxite town.    Continue reading

Global Trade: The End of the World Trade Organisation As We Know It – The Economist

Who Shot The Sheriff?

The End of the World Trade Organisation As We Know It

The Economist

“Winter is coming,” warned a Norwegian representative on November 22nd, at a meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The multilateral trading system that the WTO has overseen since 1995 is about to freeze up. On December 10th two of the judges on its appellate body, which hears appeals in trade disputes and authorises sanctions against rule-breakers, will retire — and an American block on new appointments means they will not be replaced. With just one judge remaining, it will no longer be able to hear new cases.        Continue reading

Guyana Tourism Authority: Holidays in Guyana

Holidays in Guyana <- Click here to view

Dear Fellow Traveller,

Can it be that the holidays are almost upon us once again? I don’t know about you, but some years I find myself behind in my holiday planning and am scrambling for ways to make the season special. Well, should you find yourself in a similar situation, might I suggest a holiday visit to Guyana?

The Christmas season in this South American country is always fun and festive—not to mention warm! Read on, learn more about how the holidays are celebrated in Guyana, and picture yourself here.

Warmly,

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Brian T. Mullis.  Director

Guyana Tourism Authority