GUYANESE ONLINE NEWSLETTER - MAY 2011
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This is the latest edition (# 15) of the Guyanese Online Newsletter.
This newsletter has 17 pages and contains over 43 items- including video links, links to external articles and advertising of events by various Associations.
This edition features Guyana news (5 pages); Regional Caribbean news page; an Editorial page; an Environment Page; a Tourism Page; Guyanese Associations and their news (4 pages); Arts and Culture articles (2 pages), as well as a historical article on Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow - the father of Trade Unionism in Guyana and the Caribbean (2 pages).
Page 1– Masthead : Springtime – flowers of Guyana and the Caribbean; Main story: Unions warn of street protests if wage talks fail.
Page 2- Editorial: “Giant whirlpools off Guyana and Suriname.”
Page 3– Guyanese Online Blog Page: Blog entries for April 2011; Top 20 – most popular entries for April 2011; Feature Video – “A Next-Generation Book”.
Page 4- Environment: Letter: Siddartha Forestry Concessions questioned; Giant Ocean Whirlpools off Guyana and Suriname puzzle scientists.
Page 5– Guyana News – Proof of address for Guyana Bank clients; Poor results from Takutu Basin Oil well; GuySuCo land being sold to developers.
Page 6—Guyana News – Contracts rewarded for Hope/Dochfour Canal; Amaila Falls Road hopelessly behind schedule – Luncheon; High tides destroy East Bank Berbice farms; GPL reduces power losses.
Page 7—Guyana News – Canada based Guyanese donate 400 notebooks to Education Ministry; Berbice has new private hospital; Sports: Gayle lambastes WICB and coach Gibson.
Page 8– Tourism – REDjet certified by Barbados for Caribbean service; Curacao is part of Space tourism. “Near miss” plane incident highlights the problems at CJIA (bird strike fallout – Canadian Airlines plane) -
Page 9– Caribbean-Regional – Barbados aims at 100% free internet access; Suriname plans to expand rice acreage; Re-launch of Jamaica rail services welcomed; Grenada cocoa industry recovers from hurricanes; Above average hurricane season forecasted.
Page 10- Associations: Guyana Folk Festival 10th Anniversary Awards – Call for Nominations; Family Fun Day – Orlando. Florida.
Page 11- Associations: Guyana Medical Relief donates US$1.9M in drugs; Victoria Village Creole Breakfast; Guyanese Association of Manitoba; Father’s Day Fun Run/Race, in Scarborough, ON. Canada
Page 12- Associations: Guyana Kaieteur Group Awards Banquet; Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter; CIMBUX memorial Weekend Dance. Maryland USA; “Tipperary Hall Rising’ Update
Page 13- Associations: Tutorial High School Reunion 2011; Caribbean Style and Culture Show, Maryland USA; GUYFEST - Guyana Cultural Festival, Maryland USA.
Page 14- Arts and Culture: Joan Bryan-Muss - Artist from Whitby, ON Canada; Guyanese women honoured for volunteering – Toronto Canada.
Page 15– Arts and Culture: Book: “Guyanese Achievers – USA and Canada” by Vidur Dindayal; No Stopping Rihanna – she tops Billboard Music Awards nominations.
Page 16/17– Historical – ‘The work and life of Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow – “the father of Trade Unions in British Guiana and the Caribbean”; GT-LIME 10th Anniversary Dinner-Dance, Toronto Canada.
We do hope you find this publication interesting.
Cyril Bryan, Editor and Publisher
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Guyanese Online Blog and Newsletter
Blog Address: guyaneseonline.wordpress.com
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