Category Archives: Associations

Guyana Politics: Coalition unveils development plans for next decade at GMSA luncheon

President David Granger on Thursday afternoon, attended the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA)’s annual business luncheon held at the Pegasus Hotel.

President David Granger responds to questions posed by some members of the business community. Also photographed are Minister of Public Security, Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan, (left of President), Mr. Clinton Williams, President of the GMSA, and Minister of Public Infrastructure, Mr. David Patterson (backing camera).

Part of the gathering at the GMSA luncheon

Despite a short delay during which protesters interrupted his presentation, the President, who was the guest speaker, outlined the ten major sectors of development which will aid economic development at the launch of the Decade of Development: 2020-2029.  Continue reading

United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network (UGDGN)- Toys for Tots 2019

CMIC: 39th Annual Diwali Gala & Fundraiser- Brampton Ontario – October 13, 2019

Download: CMIC Diwali Gala snapshot 

Download Flyer: CMIC-Gala-2019-flyer

Senior Guyanese Friendship Association: Annual Fall Dance: Toronto – October 26, 2019

London UK- Notting Hill Carnival 2019 day two – photo essay

Notting Hill carnival 2019 day two – photo essay

Photographer Anselm Ebulue found revellers feeling hot, hot, hot on the festival’s scorching second day

Main image: A masquerade dancer feeling the heat after temperatures soared at the Notting Hill carnival Photograph: Anselm Ebulue/Guardian

As temperatures soared to over 30C (86F) in London, the tempo picked up at the Notting Hill carnival – and so did the costumes. The elaborate handmade outfits known as mas – short for masquerade – are at the heart of the annual spectacular.

GUSCO: Guyana United Social and Cultural Organization: Fall Dance – Toronto – October 5, 2019

Linden Fund USA: Backpacks for Linden Foundation Secondary School + AGM on September 21, 2019

Dear members and supporters,

Please see the collage of the handover of backpacks at the Linden Foundation Secondary School in Amelia’s Ward, Linden. This project is a collaboration of Mrs. Maureen Davidson, wife of the Right Reverend Charles A. Davidson, Bishop of Guyana, including Suriname and Cayenne and the Linden Fund USA and is part of LFU’s “School Readiness” initiatives in Linden and Region 10.

VIEW Backpack Handover:  2019 Backpack Presentation at LFSS

Note,  our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Duke’s Place, 1133 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn (between Midwood Ave. and Rutland Road) from 2 to 5 pm.

Regards

Shona Wright-Halley

lfu_secretary@lindenfund.org
Visit us at www.lindenfund.org or at www.facebook.com/lindenfundusa

Guyana Cultural Association: A Great Year for the GCA Annual Events – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 – by Francis Quamina Farrier
Recently, I reported on the first two events staged by the Guyana Cultural Association of New York in their 2019 Season of Events. They were the Centenary Concert to the memory and honour of Composer of patriotic songs, Valerie Rodway, and the Awards Ceremony at which singer/songwriter Dave Martins headed the list of Honorees, being the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
I feel compelled to let you know (if you do not already know) that the Guyana Cultural Association of New York, Inc., is comprised of a group of patriotic and dedicated New York-based Guyanese, who have been keeping Guyana’s Culture alive in that metropolis for almost two decades. The staging of a variety of annual events such as an Awards Ceremony at which deserving cultural activists of Guyanese heritage are honoured.          Continue reading

Central High Alumni- NY Chapter: Christmas Party – Brooklyn NY – December 6, 2019

Central High Alumni- NY Chapter: Christmas Party – Brooklyn NY – December 6, 2019

Guyana Mass Committee Fund Raising Dance: Jamaica NY – December 14, 2019

DIRECTIONS BELOW Continue reading

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