Category Archives: Associations

GUYANA: Disapora International Cultural Diversity Conference – Georgetown – 25 June 2022

GUYANA: Baramita: Region 1: Golf For Guyana – Port Perry. ON. Canada – September 10th 2022

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GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR BARAMITA. GUYANA

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Sunnybrae Golf Club: 1430 King Street, Port Perry, ON

Join us for a round of golf to raise funds for Baramita, an indigenous community in northern Guyana.

This community is living in extreme poverty with 95% of the population living in makeshift tents with little access to a reliable food source or safe drinking water. In 2021, together we completed a Community Library. The new library is bright and cheerful and is stocked with books and supplies that the children in the community now have access to.

Our golfers and sponsors also purchased backpacks and shoes for 400 children and helped fund school garden that will be breaking ground in May 2022.

This year, we will focus our attention on agriculture and education in the community and finding opportunities for families to earn sustainable incomes.

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Guyana Golf Sept 10 2022 – Details on the golf Tournament

Guyana 2022 Community Needs –  Baramita Community Information and needs

GUYANA: Tension at a time of social and economic transformation; A perspective from the Diaspora -By Lear Matthews

Lear Matthews

– By Lear Matthews

Tensions between the Diaspora and Guyana, the home country, namely, the governing administration and civil society is occasionally discussed, but not seriously addressed.  We need to examine the cause, impact and consequences of tension as the nation enters an unprecedented phase of nation building.

The genesis of tension I believe, centers around circumstances and patterns of departure from the home country, as well as misunderstanding of intent, distrust, false assumptions, and the post-immigration continuation of ethnic cleavage. Tension and disharmony, nourished by a tradition of ethnic mistrust seemed to have “spilled over” into the Diaspora, perpetuated by ethnic enclaves.      Continue reading

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC – Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

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Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC

Let’s get together

Fellow Alumni and Friends:

After a 2 year hiatus due to COVID, it’s time for us to get out and enjoy the summer.

Your Executive is hosting a joint  CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC, July 10, 2022  starting at 9:00 AM. and we’d love to see you there. This is a revival of the annual gatherings we have had in the past and will again be held at:          Continue reading

Linden Fund USA (LFU)- Summer Events in New Jersey – BBQ on June 25 + Fun Day on July 17, 2022

The Linden Fund USA is hosting two events this summer in New Jersey.  A BBQ Lime will take place on Saturday, June 25th in Newark, NJ. And after a two-year hiatus, we will gather again for our annual Family Fun Day event to be held on Sunday, July 17th in Plainfield, NJ. 
Enjoy a fun relaxing time catching up with old friends in an open atmosphere.  See the attached flyers.  

GUYANA: Poetry Recital: Martin Carter’s Poems – “Jail Me Quickly” – June 7. 2022 @11.00 AM Guyana

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You are warmly invited to our annual commemoration of the birth of
Martin Carter. This year we will feature a short sequence of poems
published in New World Magazine in 1964, entitled Jail Me Quickly.

The sequence is as follows:
Black Friday1962 (‘were some who ran one way…’)
After One Year (‘So jail me quickly, clang the illiterate door…’)
What Can a Man Do More (‘How utter truth when falsehood is the truth?’)
Where are Free Men? (‘O we have endured such absurd times’)
Childhood of a Voice (‘Imagine it, the childhood of a voice…’)

The recital has been pre-recorded and lasts half an hour. It will air on YouTube at the time stated and be available to view at any point after that.
Dr Gemma Robinson provides an introduction to the collection and insights into each individual poem.
Readers are Konyo Addo, Jasper Adams, Stephanie Bowry, Stanley Greaves and Lloyd Marshall.

Moray House Trust has spent a decade working to promote Guyanese culture and public discourse. We believe that a culture thrives and
develops where ideas circulate and are robustly debated and interrogated.

Event:         Poetry Recital
Title:            Jail Me Quickly
Date:           Tuesday 7th June 2022
Time:          11.00 AM Guyana
YouTube:    https://youtu.be/T7GjxmpWaDk

Regards,
Moray House Trust

GUYANA NIGHT: Guyana Office of Investment – Toronto. Canada – June 13, 2022

GUYANA Cultural Association of New York -GCA-: Awards 2022: Requests for Nominations by June 30, 2022

GUYANA: Rupununi Music and Arts Festival Village 2022 – A Presentation Video

GUYANA: Rupununi Music and Arts Festival Village 2022 – A Presentation Video

Rupununi Music & Arts Festival: A vison for the future in Region 9, Guyana: https://youtu.be/9zuqcFxxiXc

(Get involved and support this exciting arts initiative: bob.ramdhanie@gmail.com)

GUYANA: Agri-Investment Forum – Letter to Editor – By Eusi Kwayana

Dear Editor: — Letter By Eusi Kwayana – Submitted on May 19, 2022

Oily, newly rich Guyana has become a center of assembly for various bodies of state and private officials who wish to justify their activities in economic projects with popular appeal of wealth creation; even though some of them will aggravate the climate crisis in a region already highly vulnerable to climatic crisis.

Some months ago, there was the energy symposium at which the voices of perceptive Guyanese critics were repressed. Yesterday the Agri-Investment Forum opened in our capital city.

Unlike the menace posed by oil exploration and its hazards, agriculture is without a doubt population friendly.  If well planned with popular participation, it can be one of the most beneficial of economic activities.            Continue reading

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