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GUSDA, Guyana SPEAKS & CHCS (UK) presents: GUYANA’S INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY – 9th MAY at 3pm (BST)

GUSDA, Guyana SPEAKS & CHCS (UK) presents:
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*🇬🇾A COMMEMORATION OF GUYANA’S INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY 🇬🇾*
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*SUNDAY 9th MAY at 3pm (BST)*
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This cultural event will feature an exciting and informative programme with reflections on the significance of Indian Arrival Day with contributions from:
▪︎ *Maria del Pilar Kaladeen*
▪︎ *Petamber Persaud*
▪︎ *Lainy Malkani*
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The programme will also feature live and pre-recorded performances from a variety of talented Guyanese including: 

LFU – Linden Fund USA: Support the future leaders of Linden and Region 10

Linden Town Week – April 24 – May 02. 2021

Dear LFU members and supporters,

The Eustace “Sammy” David Scholarship for Success program, so named to honor our beloved board member and friend, was launched in the 2018-2019 school year as part of LFU’s education mission, which seeks to promote the academic achievement of youths in Linden and Region 10.          Continue reading

Super League: Why are football’s biggest clubs starting a new tournament? – BBC News

james Milner of Liverpool is fouled by Casemiro of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Liverpool FC and Real Madrid at Anfield on April 14, 2021

BBC NEWS  20 April 2021: There’s been a massive backlash against plans by some of the world’s biggest football clubs to start a new European Super League (ESL).

The clubs involved say the ESL will benefit football as a whole, but critics say it’s driven by greed.

Which teams want the Super League?

Twelve clubs have signed up – six of them from the English Premier League.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham, have joined AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid.              Continue reading

Guyana SPEAKS: The Art of Oral Storytelling – 25th April 2021 at 2pm BST: 9am EST: 9am GYT 

To join this free event on The Art of Oral Storytelling with Doris Harper-Wills, Tuup and Henry Muttoo, please register via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/guyana-speaks-the-art-of-oral-storytelling-tickets-148498700611
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All Guyana SPEAKS events are recorded and by joining we assume your consent.
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Many thanks for your continued support!
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All the best,
Juanita & Rod
Co-Founders: Guyana SPEAKS

Aging – Keynote Speaker Fritz Coleman – very funny… two videos

VIDEO FOR SENIORS…..HILARIOUS…..TO BE ENJOYED BY ALL AGES

This entry was previously published on Guyanese Online on Sept, 12, 2014

Conference on Aging – Keynote Speaker Fritz Coleman

Published on May 30, 2014

Part Two – Senior Conference On Aging. Held at the First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena. Keynote Speaker Fritz Coleman NBC4’s weathercaster is a Southern California broadcasting icon. NBS 4’s Weathercaster Plus standup comedian great weather report.            Continue reading

Ken Corsbie: The Caribbean’s Quintessential Theatre Celebrity – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 – by Francis Quamina Farrier

On March 27, Nations around the world, observed “World Theatre Day.” This annual event was established in 1962 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI) and supported by UNESCO. In this article, I am pleased to throw the spotlight on veteran Guyanese dramatist Ken Corsbie, who has been in the theatre arts for over seven decades.

Now in his early 90s, Ken Corsbie has been a member of the Theatre Guild of Guyana from its inception. However, his initial activities with theatre arts actually began at the Taitt’s Yard, now known as Cara Lodge on Quamina Street, previously Murray Street.        Continue reading

St. Rose’s Alumni Association USA Inc: Virtual Garden Party – April 17. 2021

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Newsletter: Buxton-Friendship Express – January-March 2021

Here is the Buxton-Friendship Express for the period January-March 2021. Among the contributing writers to this issue is our village sage, Eusi Kwayana. He takes a critical look at the COVID-19 Pandemic. By the way, we would like to take this opportunity to extend Happy Birthday to him as he turns 96 next Sunday, 4th April, 2021.

As you observe the Easter holiday, please be safe and stay well!

Download a copy of the attached file, or click on the following link to access it:

http://buxtonguyana.net/Buxton-FriendshipExpress2021-01-03.pdf

Regards,            Continue reading

HEROC’s 7th Annual Tea Party goes virtual – Saturday April 10: from 5 pm to 7 pm.

  

Attendees at the H.E.R.O.C.Tea Party in 2019. H.E.R.O.C
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With Covid-19 protocols still in place, the Health & Education Relief Organization for Cancer, Inc. (H.E. R. O. C.) are inviting the community to immerse themselves in its colorful virtual Tea Party on Saturday, April 10, from 5 pm to 7 pm. Patrons are asked to register no later than March 31, for the extravaganza.

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U.S.A — While ordinary Americans fight for political crumbs, the rich get richer – opinion

 By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

The federally mandated minimum wage is $7.25 an hour but the average actual wage is $19.33; for Florida, $16.

The average hourly wage of a CEO is $369 but can be as high as $9,000. The average hourly wage of a billionaire is $1 million but can be as high as $4 million.

Billionaires numbered 565 in 2017and their combined wealth was $2.7 trillion. By 2020, in four years of the Donald Trump presidency and a year of the coronavirus epidemic, their number rose to 614 and their wealth to $2.9 trillion. By April 10, the number increased by15 to 629 and their wealth to $3.2 trillion. Meanwhile, more than 20 million Americans have had to survive on about $333 per week in jobless benefits.          Continue reading