Category Archives: Guyanese in the UK

GUYANA DIASPORA: Guyana Police Force – ZOOM webinar – 17th May 2022 @ 6.00pm EST

You are invited to a webinar to engage with the Commissioner of Police (ag) and other senior officials of the Guyana Police Force on 17th May 2022 at 6pm EST. The zoom ID number and passcode are stated on the flier to join the meeting.        

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GUYANA: Diaspora – to come or not to come back to Guyana

May 14, 2022 Editorial – Kaieteur News

Guyana’s President is reported to have said that the diaspora must not be “lazy” in taking advantage of the rich opportunities and sweet promises offered by this country. Quite a few members of the widely scattered Guyanese diaspora, largely concentrated in America and Canada, have contemplated whether to return to Guyana, or to stay where they are, and keep building on the foundations that they have erected for themselves.

On the other hand, some Guyanese have actually taken the plunge and retraced their steps to take up permanent residence in the land of their birth, their memories, their love. Still, the challenge lingers for many, regarding whether they should heed the national leader’s call, and make the move back to their homeland.          Continue reading

Entertainment: Guyana 56th Independence Celebration – London. UK – 28 May 2022

*Guyanese & Friends; * GT Promotion & Mr. Marlon invite you to celebrate
*🇬🇾GUYANA’S 56th ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE🇬🇾*
*on SATURDAY 28 May 2022, (9 to 3am)*
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*@The Royal Mahal* (formerly The Classic)
*28 Upper Tooting Rd, London SW17 7PG*
Music by:
*🇬🇾Mr. Marlon**,;  DJ Shogun* *DJ Emron* ; *TC Fords* *DJ Majikal*
 🇬🇾Guyanese Cuisine by *Paula’s Delites*🧆 plus Licensed Bar🥂🍷🍹
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*Tickets £10. MATD*
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For more information & tickets contact:
*Tafawa 07956 425 916      *Marlon 07931 157 648   
*Shogun  07961 311 332    *Emron 07956 995 151
*TC Fords 07511 272 227   *Majikal 07943 000460
*Sheryl 07930 367 191
*(Please purchase your tickets & reserve your table/seats early to avoid disappointment, thank you)*

GUYANA SPEAKS: Part 1 -Roy Heaths ‘The-Murderer’; Part 2 -The life of Alice B Singh – 24th April 2022

Please register to join us for this Guyana SPEAKS event on Sunday, 24th April 2022 at 3pm UK time / 10am EST and GYT. 
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If for any reason you experience difficulties with the eventbrite link, please let me know and I’ll forward the zoom link directly to you.
I look forward to seeing you online and thank you for your continued support!
All the best,
Juanita

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UK: Guyana-born poet Grace Nichols honoured by the Queen Elizabeth II

Guyana Chronicle – 

Queen Elizabeth II meets Grace Nichols at Windsor Castle (Photo credited to The Royal Family facebook page).

Queen Elizabeth II meets Grace Nichols at Windsor Castle (Photo credited to The Royal Family facebook page).
GUYANA-BORN poet, Grace Nichols was honoured today by Queen Elizabeth II as she was presented with the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2021 at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom.
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According to the the royal website in December 2021 when the award was first announced: “The Gold Medal for Poetry was established by King George V in 1933 at the suggestion of the then Poet Laureate, John Masefield, and is awarded for excellence in poetry.        Continue reading

Guyana SPEAKS: Oscar Abrams (1937-1996) and the Keskidee Centre – Sunday, 13th March at 3pm UK time

Oscar Abrams

Guyana SPEAKS will be hosting a special event to celebrate the work of the Guyanese-born architect and cultural activist, Oscar Winston Abrams (10/3/37-15/2/96) on Sunday, 13th March 2022 at the following time:

 3pm London, UK
11am Georgetown, Guyana :   11am New York, USA  :  11am Toronto, Canada
 
Abrams was a theatre designer and community organiser and activist who is best known for establishing and directing the Keskidee Centre in London.  As Britain’s first Black arts centre it combined theatre programmes with grassroots activism and cultural education.  Our distinguished speakers include: Oscar Abrams’ daughter, journalist Amah-Rose Abrams, as well as:         

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UK: Groundbreaking work on slave economy, by Dr. Eric Williams, finally back on UK shelves

Seminal work by scholar and future politician Eric Williams, rejected 80 years ago, to be republished in Britain

Dr Eric Williams in 1961, when he was president of Trinidad and Tobago, speaking at Central Hall in London's Westminster.
PHOTO: Dr. Eric Williams in 1961, when he was president of Trinidad and Tobago, speaking at Central Hall in London’s Westminster. Photograph: Val Wilmer/Getty
Sun 23 Jan 2022 09.30 GMT – THE GUARDIAN

But when Eric Williams – who would later become the first prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago – sought to publish his “mind-blowing” thesis on capitalism and slavery in Britain, he was shunned by publishers and accused of undermining the humanitarian motivation for Britain’s Slavery Abolition Act. It was not until 1964 that the work found a publisher in the UK, but it has been out of print here for decades.

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BOOK Launch: OIL DORADO – Guyana’s Black Gold – Tuesday February 01, 2022 19.00 GMT – VIRTUAL EVENT

BOOK Launch: OIL DORADO – Guyana’s Black Gold – Tuesday February 1. 2022 19.00 GMT

With Contributors from the USA, Canada and the UK. – VIRTUAL EVENT

WORLD: Emergency: Exposing the TRUTH behind food shortages – By Neil McCoy Ward Video

WORLD: Emergency: Exposing the TRUTH behind food shortages – By Neil McCoy Ward Video

The world is being affected by food shortages caused by a number of factors. Here, Neil McCoy explains in detail what these factors are and suggests that we should be prepared in case the situation worsens. This is an excellent video. Make sure that you listen carefully and note the various points raised.

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