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ON SCENE: Nature find in the Cinderella County


THE beautiful animals, scenery and the sweet sounds of nature that make this pond in Guyana’s Cinderella County – Essequibo – an amazing find.

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A community rich in African culture


Formerly Plantation Orange Nassau, Buxton, is one of the most established African communities on the East Coast of Demerara, located approximately nine miles from the capital city, Georgetown. The community got its name from Sir Thomas Buxton, who fought for the abolition of slavery.

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Emancipation Day a chance to reflect of sacrifices made – PPP


THE People’s Progres­sive Party (PPP) salu­tes our Afro-Guyanese­ brothers and sisters­ on the occasion of E­mancipation Day. This­ is indeed a fitting ­moment to reflect on ­the sacrifices made b­y our African ancesto­rs who were brought t­o the shores of Guyan­a in chains in order ­to provide free labou­r to ...

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Emancipation day recognizes years of struggle – GAWU


THE Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), yet again joins in the national celebration marking the one hundred and seventy-eight (178th) anniversary of the emancipation of the forefathers of our African Guyanese citizenry.

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‘We must gracefully and gratefully embrace the reality of our multi-ethnic, multi-cultural circumstance’ – GPSU


THE Guyana Public Service Union wishes to extend its warmest wishes to Guyanese across our country and wherever else they may reside in the diaspora on the occasion of Emancipation Day 2016.

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ON SCENE: About nature’s little surprises…if only we’d stop and look


NATURE always surprises us with its wonders. Sometimes it is visiting a new place and being blown away by nature’s sheer awesomeness.

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ON SCENE: Guyana’s eco-tourism offer


GUYANA does not offer the ‘sun and sand’ experience, but we do offer much more from an eco-tourism standpoint.

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The man hired to have sex with children

african sex

In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it’s traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a “hyena” once they reach puberty. The act is not seen by village elders as rape, but as a form of ritual “cleansing”. However, as Ed ...

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Common Drugs And Supplements That Can Cause Or Worsen Heart Failure


Some widely used over-the-counter medications could actually be doing patients with heart problems more harm than good.

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The children taken from home for a social experiment

inuit den

In the 1950s, a group of Inuit children were taken from their families in Greenland to be re-educated as model Danish citizens. More than 60 years later, they want the Danish government to apologise for an experiment that did enormous damage.

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