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FORTY EXCEPTIONAL YEARS WITHOUT EXCEPTION FOR REMI AND BERNETA LONDON

FORTY EXCEPTIONAL YEARS WITHOUT EXCEPTION FOR REMI AND BERNETA LONDON

Christmas is the favorite time of year for both Berneta and Remington London. This is the time of year 40 years ago that they got married at the St Augustine Anglican Church in their hometown of Buxton presided over by Canon Hemerding.

The union has produced five career oriented children and as a token of appreciation for the exceptional relationship between and among them all, the children sponsored a brunch at the EMERALD BALLROOM in Freehold New Jersey on Saturday December 9, 2017.   Continue reading

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AUNT RUTH EMPLOYS NEW ATTITUDE AT AGE 95

AUNT RUTH EMPLOYS NEW ATTITUDE AT AGE 95

By Waltie Ainsworth

Ms Ruth Alexander-Jackman a few short days ago in October turned 95. Quite unlike previous birthdays, this time around she is desisting from going to Guyana with husband Charlie and is remaining in Toronto with her only daughter Princess  and her two children this yuletide.

This is the first time in 40 odd years Aunt Ruth is remaining in the snow and avoiding the land that gave her birth  five generations ago. She is originally from  Springlands on the Courantyne but maintains a home and kitchen garden in Georgetown.   Continue reading

Family stunned with billboard announcing birth of family’s first girl in 137 years

Family stunned with billboard announcing birth of family’s first girl in 137 years
BY ELIZA MURPHY – ABC NEWS – Jul 6, 2017,

One South Carolina family was elated when a baby girl was born into the family for the first time in 137 years. But that surprise paled in comparison to seeing the baby’s birth posted on a 12-foot-tall and 24-foot-wide billboard along the side of a South Carolina highway.

The billboard was the handiwork of Will Settle’s coworkers, who put it up to surprise Will and his wife, Kelen Settle, much to their astonishment.     Continue reading

HUTTON DECEMBER CELEBRATES 75TH BIRTHDAY AND 49 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

HUTTON DECEMBER CELEBRATES 75TH BIRTHDAY AND 49 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

By Waltie Ainsworth

The highlights of the surprise birthday bash of Mr. Hutton Elliot Aubrey December were many and varied. First he announced the celebration of his 49th wedding anniversary with his wife MS Pamela December nee Robinson a distinguished teacher and life coach from Guyana.

Hutton also announced that his mom Ms Gladys Elaine December recently celebrated her 95th birthday and she gave a veral commitment to return to Hutton’s hometown of Baltimore in five years to celebrate his 80th.

The celebration was held at the Church of the Messiah on Harford Road in Baltimore and Hutton for the first time met with at least nine of his children and 20- odd grands and three great-grands. As a matter of fact one of the great-grands has as her first name December.   Continue reading

Is Kwanzaa Still A Thing? – Reports are that interest in it is waning – NPR

Is Kwanzaa Still A Thing? – Reports are that interest in it is waning – NPR
December 28, 201212:00 PM ET  – Heard on Tell Me More
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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now we’d like to talk about Kwanzaa. Wednesday marked the start of the seven-day celebration of African-American culture and heritage. And if you’ve been around a while, then you probably remember that in the 1980s and 1990s, Kwanzaa was one of the trifecta of winter holidays – along with Christmas and Hanukkah, of course – that got a lot of attention from the media; from retail establishments, including the big department stores; and artists. Soul singer Teddy Pendergrass released a song “Happy Kwanzaa” on his 1998 album “This Christmas I’d Rather Have Love.” Let’s listen.

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Guyanese author, educator and diplomat- E.R. Braithwaite dies at 104

Guyanese author, educator and diplomat- E.R. Braithwaite dies at 104

Then President of Guyana, Donald Ramotar bestowing the Cacique Crown of Honour on E.R. Braithwaite.

E.R. Braithwaite, the Guyanese author, educator and diplomat whose years teaching in the slums of London’s East End inspired the international best-seller “To Sir, With Love” and the popular Sidney Poitier movie of the same name, has died at age 104, the Associated Press  (AP)  reported.   

Braithwaite’s companion, Ginette Ast, told The Associated Press that he became ill Monday and died at the Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, Maryland.

(Back on August 23, 2012 he was conferred with a National Award, the Cacique Crown of Honour, by then President Donald Ramotar. At  the time, he had been in Guyana as patron of the Inter-Guianas Cultural Festival. “I am surprised because I did not expect an award. I don’t know that I have done anything to deserve the award but, I am grateful for what the award represents,” Braithwaite, who served as a diplomat in the formative years of Guyana’s independence, had told members of the media following a simple investiture ceremony at the Office of the President.)     

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Panties And Personality: What Your Underwear Choice Says About You – Gigi Engle in Elite Daily

Panties And Personality: What Your Underwear Choice Says About You – Gigi Engle in Elite Daily

pantiesUnderwear is a secret a girl has with only herself, and the guy she’s sleeping with. It’s like a secret identity she hides under her clothes, a part of her feminine mystique she keeps tucked away from the eyes of the general public. It’s a part of a woman that belongs to her alone.

A lady’s choice of panties has a lot to do with her style. You might be able to guess what kind of underwear she’s got on under a pencil skirt or maxi dress. Or maybe she isn’t wearing anything at all? What a woman chooses to don under her outer garments also says a lot about her personality. Whether she prefers comfort to sexy or cotton to lace, every girl’s panty preference gives a lot of insight into the woman she is.    Continue reading