Jason Nelson – I Am
TWO COMPELLING AND COMPASSIONATE ONES PASS ON
They both lived in New York and separately maintained homes and delivered charitable works in their respective communities.
Last week a Cousin Agnes Grant 94, was laid to rest the morning after the traditional; and all night celebration of Soiree. Over the last fifty years Cousin Agnes was the principal organizer of this Creole festival in Hopetown held the first Monday in August annually.
“Cow Fly”: Equally compelling and compassionate is an original Buxton man who in his adult years shifted his domicile to Victoria where he had a second mortgage. Continue reading
Bob Marley: Africa Unite
THREE SOMALIS CAPTURE BLACK SCHOLARSHIPS IN OTTAWA
Three Somali nationals and a native from Haiti have captured for the first time scholarship money originally conceptualized for young natives from the English speaking Caribbean.
The black scholarship program in Ottawa coincides with Caribana was initiated in 1994 by Trinidad born medical practitioner in Ottawa Dr Christiane Alexis.
To date four students every Year have been awarded about six thousand dollar each to help defray academic expenses while they pursue higher learning. Continue reading
Mighty Shadow – Same Khaki Pants
PNCR sees attempted sabotage at Congress
Following embarrassing confusion at its 18th congress, the PNCR today charged that there had been attempted sabotage which will be investigated and it also said that an “explosive sound” was heard just as delegates were assembling to vote.
PNCR Leader David Granger was returned unopposed after challenger Aubrey Norton withdrew in protest over the delegates list. There was also a ruction with the Region 10 group over the list of accredited delegates. Around this time a gunshot was fired after the Region 10 members tried to approach the area where voting was taking place.
Donnie McClurkin – We are Victorious!
A BREAKFAST WITH A PURPOSE
By Ewalt Ainsworth 07-16-2014
Please do not come expecting your eggs over easy and your bacon on rye.
This year’s Victoria breakfast morning promises to deliver authentic Creole dishes that are fulfilling and motivating. We need it now or never.
Victoria Village Breakfast Click picture to enlarge
The organizing committee has deliberately planned the breakfast as a meeting with a purpose to discount the trials and tribulations, the deaths and debts the populace has had to endure in spite of a lofty tradition of purchasing their community 175 years ago.
Victoria needs all its peoples irrespective of their station in life. The purpose of the breakfast morning is to rekindle and recapture the spirit of togetherness and productivity.
OBAMA DISSED BY GUYANA FOREIGN MINISTER
BY EWALT AINSWORTH 04- 07-27
Scores of invitees to fourth of July American Independence Day celebration in Guyana are reeling from post traumatic stress disorder after acting foreign affairs minister Ms Priya Manickchand wailed into the Obama administration accusing the outgoing ambassador of crossing an imaginary red line, and meddling in its business.
The plural diverse multiethnic multicultural and multinational invitees booed and jeered the ‘PSYCHO-ILLOGICAL’ rant of the scripted divisionary message which underscored the lukewarm relationship between the PPP administration and the Obama administration. At the end in total embarrassment and without remorse Ms Manickchand accompanied by Gail Texeira, special advisor to the president of Guyana, departed the Sowari. Continue reading