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24 Oct: Guyanese Attorney Christine King is Running for City of Miami Commission District 5

Christine King, 55, is an attorney and serves as President and CEO of the nonprofit Martin Luther King Jr. Economic Development Corporation for more than a decade. The organization has run an array of social programs ranging from delivering food to seniors to funding home improvements. Christine  was born in Guyana. She grew up in the City of Miami, attending Allapattah Elementary School, Westview Middle School, and Miami Central Sr. High School. She has proudly…

15 Oct: Jung Bahadur Singh was a pioneer for Indian social, cultural and economic rights

Dear Editor, Jung Bahadur Singh was first named ‘Deenanath’ at birth, meaning ‘protector of the poor’. His father preferred the name Jung Bahadur, after a famous Nepali Prime Minister. However, quite prophetically he went on to become an advocate for marginalised colonial subjects in British Guyana. Funnily enough, his […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Burrowes Family: Form Guyana Partnerships To Support The Oil Boom

10 Oct: Burrowes Family: Form Guyana Partnerships To Support The Oil Boom

What country can you visit, that is light years ahead of everyone else when it comes to diversity and inclusion? What’s the only country in South America where the official language is English? Where’s the only country in South America that is discovering oil at an unprecedented rate setting […] Click here to view original article at theogm.com

Bahamas to repatriate hundreds of Haitian refugees

07 Oct: Bahamas to repatriate hundreds of Haitian refugees

Flag of The Bahamas Image by jorono from Pixabay The Bahamas’ newly elected government is moving to repatriate more than 1,000 Haitian boat people who have made the dangerous crossing to the archipelago in recent weeks and authorities say they fear that more will come in the near future […] Click here to view original article at amsterdamnews.com

Beepats introduces Presidente beer to Guyana

01 Oct: Beepats introduces Presidente beer to Guyana

Standing from left to right is Mr. Lakram de Lima, Presidente Brand Manager Beepats; Mr. Jonathan Beepat, Executive Director Beepats; Ms. Tiffany Bennett, Advertising and Promotions coordinator Beepats Full press statement from Beepats: Beepats is proud to announce their new partnership with one of the world’s largest brewing companies […] Click here to view original article at newsroom.gy

27 Sep: A Tall-Tall Tree: Remembering Arnold Harrichand Itwaru

By Chris Ramsaroop, Kevin Edmonds, Mark Chatarpal, Lotoya Haynes-Francis, Terry Roswell, former students of Arnold Itwaru in the Caribbean Studies Program at the University of Toronto, Canada. “…Men, like the forest grow in different lengths different shades Tall-tall tree guardian of futures your shade stretches far and wide like […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Risk Management Policy for education sector launched

18 Sep: Risk Management Policy for education sector launched

UNICEF representative Nicolas Pron delivering his remarks virtually at the launch Fire, oil spills, drought, pollution, pandemics, and other natural and human-made hazards constantly threaten the stability of the education system all across the world and Guyana is no exception. Faced with these recurrent challenges, officials here have created […] Click here to view original article at newsroom.gy

RE/MAX Sells Master Franchise Rights in Two New Countries Expanding Global Presence

01 Sep: RE/MAX Sells Master Franchise Rights in Two New Countries Expanding Global Presence

DENVER, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RE/MAX, LLC today announced it has closed the sale of Master Franchise Rights in Pakistan to American International Partners, LLC, owned by Muhammad Saleem, Rafay Qamar and Imran Gondal, three ambitious and experienced entrepreneurs. With the sale, RE/MAX, which already has a presence […] Click here to view original article at www.prnewswire.com

Gov’t , NGO to work on countrywide neonatal network

26 Aug: Gov’t , NGO to work on countrywide neonatal network

The Government of Guyana and the Giving Health to Kids Organization (GHTK) will be working towards a sustainable Neonatal Network at all regional hospitals, including in the hinterland. A release yesterday from the Ministry of Health said that the government and GHTK established a partnership more than 10 years […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

The Cinderella County – Guyana’s most serene Region

22 Aug: The Cinderella County – Guyana’s most serene Region

By Raywattie Deonarine Essequibo – Guyana’s Cinderella country is perhaps the most calming part of Guyana and rivals only the picturesque Rupununi Savannah when it comes natural beauty. Being born and raised on the Essequibo Coast has taught me to never take nature for granted. Here we appreciate nature […] Click here to view original article at www.inewsguyana.com