Category Archives: Health / Environment

Panel Discussion: Safety & Protection for Abused Victims: New York: February 15, 2020

Here is the link to register:
https://www.faithassemblychurch.org/Abused-Victims-Safety
The event will be livestreamed and the video placed on DVDs for mass distribution. Community based organizations, religious institutions and NGOs are encouraged to send representatives. NGOs, religious institutions and community based organizations are encouraged to send reps as we will seek to partner with them to save lives and empower people. Please call 6464-461-0574 or email caribvoice@aol.com, for more info or to confirm attendance.      Continue reading

America is Dying: Indigenous Native American Prophecy

Indigenous Native American Prophecy

For those that care, the narrator is Floyd Red Crow Westerman.

Comments on this video:

Wisdom just oozed off the screen with this man, a beautiful, spiritual people, their language mathematically is the most sophisticated on the planet. We could learn so much from the 1st nation people, unfortunately, we are to primitive to understand!

Only after the last tree is cut down, Only after the last fish has been caught, only after the last river is poisoned, only then will you find money cannot be eaten. Live with Mother nature and life, not against it ,

May the GREAT CREATOR of all living things help us to find our way back to him.

Guyana: Govt. transactions sluggish; generate cost for both citizens and firms – IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has reported that Guyana is the lowest ranked country in Latin America when it comes to the speedy services when transacting businesses with Government institutions.

Doing such requires a lot of effort; from waiting at counters, filling forms reading communications, seeking information, sending letters or even learning to use a new system or website. In brief are all time consuming.
According to the 2019 data supplied by Transparency International citizens spend an average of five hours, and sometimes three or more visits to get one transaction completed.            Continue reading

There is no ‘ethnic impetus’ with regards to domestic abuse – Caribbean Voice

From Caribbean Voice – A registered tax exempt NGO

With respect to a recent letter in the Guyana media, The Caribbean Voice (TCV) categorically and emphatically states that there is no ‘ethnic impetus’ for domestic violence. There never has been and anyone familiar with the literature will know that no research, survey, poll or study has ever found ‘ethnic impetus’ for domestic violence.

The letter cited a recent article in the Stabroek News, by Queens, New York City based lawyer and activist, Aminta Khilawan, and then stated “I believe she did not go far enough in capturing the racial elements in cases of domestic violence, suicide and abuse among Guyanese.”              Continue reading

Michael Moore Talks Impeachment, Medicare for All, and Why Trump Might Win Again in 2020

“If we go that route—it’s guaranteed we will lose the Electoral College.”

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"Nothing is more painful than what we’ve had to go through the last three years." (Photo: Bill Littman/Flickr/cc)

“Nothing is more painful than what we’ve had to go through the last three years.” (Photo: Bill Littman/Flickr/cc)

As the Senate attempts to set rules for President Trump’s impeachment trial, at least one Republican is expressing concern about the proceedings. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said in an interview Tuesday that she was disturbed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s promise of “total coordination” with the White House. Murkowski’s comments mark a rare instance of dissent for the Republican Party, which has been unified behind President Trump until now. McConnell needs 51 votes to set the rules for the hearing. Republicans have a thin majority of 53 seats in the Senate.        Continue reading

Barbados Residents Must “Clean up or pay up!” – says P.M. Mia Mottley

Residents who refuse to keep their premises clean will be fined starting April next year.

Word of this has come from Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who said her administration would be enforcing the law.

Mottley said Attorney General Dale Marshall has already done the initial work in relation to necessary changes to the legislation, which she said Cabinet would review and approve “shortly”.

“In addition to that, you can’t just legislate without letting people know there is a new marshal in town. You’ve got to properly publicly educate people about what you expect of them,” said Mottley.        Continue reading

Americas Top Young Scientist – 11 years old- wins award for Inventing a Water Testing Product

Subject: Top Young Scientist
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Subject: Top Young Scientist – ABC News
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Amazing young scientist Gitanjali Rao lives in the state of Michigan USA. Her parents were originally from Mangalore, India. She was concerned about the level of lead in drinking water and decided to create a testing product that would more accurate and faster in analyzing water samples, for which she won an award.
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She was only 11 at the time, but difficult words roll off her tongue that many may not be able to pronounce nor know the meaning of! Watch her speak. She’s such a delight.

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CANGO): Medical Mission to Guyana – 2019 Report

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission
Health Care for Guyana

2019 MISSION REPORT

      WELCOME TO CANADA-GUYANA OUTREACH MISSION (CANGO)

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting confidential, compassionate and supportive medical services in Guyana. Our focus now is in the Pomeroon and Moruka Rivers serving the indigenous people of Guyana.

We are teams of dedicated health care professionals from Canada, the United States and Guyana who are passionate about providing health care to the various villages in these rivers of Guyana, in difficult areas due to the lack of roads and inexpensive transportation.

The Medical Outreach was done during October- November 2019.  Read full report here:     Continue reading

Medical: The Dangerous Impact of Air Pollution on Health

— Impact may be far worse than thought, study suggests

Results chime with earlier review indicating almost every cell in the body may be affected by dirty air

Traffic – Exhaust fumes

However, the research suggests the impact could be far wider, despite looking at only one component of air pollution, chiming with a global review published earlier this year that indicated almost every cell in the body may be affected by dirty air.

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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

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