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Grateful to USA for saving Guyana’s democracy
One Tom Linden, perhaps a fake name, attacked me in his party-aligned internet paper (April 7) for defending the internationally recognized democratic outcome of the Guyana, March 2020 elections. Guyanese and I am grateful to the United States for helping to save our democracy. Linden slammed the US and global forces for protecting voters ballots a
President Ali loses nothing by reaching across political divide
It is okay to give someone or a group of people compliments at times. But continuously pandering to people is unhealthy as it boosts their ego and diminishes your self-esteem.  Such a relationship whereby you need to pander to people is not a healthy relationship as it leaves you feeling drained and exhausted while portraying to those being pa
The Opposition scoffed when, during the campaign, the PPP declared it would be delivering 50,000 house lots during the next five years
The Opposition scoffed when, during the campaign, the PPP declared it would be delivering 50,000 house lots during the next five years, were it to get into office. In its previous iterations, the housing sector was one of its glowing successes, and it was not coincidental that much of that success occurred under the watch of Irfaan Ali who was then
Next meeting of CWI should see new representatives from GCB
I am a relatively young man, as is the majority of the Guyanese population.  Sport runs in my blood, some more so than others.  Cricket is a part of my culture, a part of my heritage and a part of my being.  As much as I am critical of West Indies cricket, I find great joy and happiness in those briefest of moments of success. 
When Jagdeo ran as President in 2001, his party got 34 seats
I feel compelled to respond to an article written in another section of the media. In his extravagance, the writer stated “the 2011 elections were a referendum on the Bharrat Jagdeo 12-year rule.” Really, a referendum? Since when does an election become equated with a referendum? Perhaps he has included this in the course Politics 101! More astonis
The Government has once again come to the aid of the Mayor and City Council of Georgetown.
The Government has once again come to the aid of the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) with President Dr Irfaan Ali announcing the advance payment of $100 million in taxes to the cash-strapped Council. This is not the first time that Government has had to help the M&CC. Last year while drowning in a financial crisis, the M&CC went running t
ExxonMobil and its production partners in the Stabroek Block are on track to triple its production capacity
ExxonMobil and its production partners in the Stabroek Block are on track to triple its production capacity offshore Guyana, as its second Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel (FPSO)—Liza Unity—vessel nears completion. The massive 220,000 barrels per day (bpd) FPSO is being constructed at the Keppel shipyard in Singapore with SBM Offs
National Assembly could decide Patterson’s fate
  Disputed Chairman of the PAC, David Patterson — as PAC Chair, should next meeting end in stalemate THE persistent reluctance of members of the A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition to entertain a motion tabled in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by members on the Government’s side for the removal of D
Guyanese must often be inclined to think that their politicians are very tiresome
Guyanese must often be inclined to think that their politicians are very tiresome. They are supposed to represent the electorate, but their views on how to do that can often take a quite distorted form. From the President downwards all are paid by the taxpayer, but when they will not even talk to each other how can they possibly argue they are disc
CGX Energy’s drill campaign company eyes 2 wells for Corentyne, Demerara Blocks
company eyes 2 wells for Corentyne, Demerara Blocks CGX Energy’s drill campaign, which is scheduled to kick off in the second half of 2021 with two wells being drilled in the Corentyne and Demerara Blocks, is expected to cost the company some US$90 million. CGX’s holdings offshore Guyana This was revealed by the company on Monday. According to CGX
We are disappointed at the Hon. Leader of the Opposition, Joseph Harmon
 We are disappointed at the Hon. Leader of the Opposition, Joseph Harmon.  The opposition group should be, too, but that is a matter for them and their internal deliberations.  The bigger problem and concern for all Guyanese is that there is neither harp nor formidable opposition in this country at this time.  With that as the s
one year after the March 02, 2020 elections
Guyana one year laterMarch 02, 2021It is said that those who forget the past are condemned to repeating it. That is exactly what happened in Guyana prior toevents that led to the March 02, 2020 elections.Guyanese in a very short period of time, after a mere three decades had forgotten the struggles of the ‘70s and ‘80s. They had not only forgotten

Guyana Diaspora Forum

We have a large database of Guyanese worldwide.  Most of our readers are in the USA, Canada, and the UK.  Our Blog and Newsletter  would not only carry  articles and videos on Guyana, but also other articles on a wide range of subjects that may be of interest to our readers in over 200 countries, many of them non-Guyanese  We hope that you like our selections.

It is estimated that over one million Guyanese, when counting their dependents, live outside of Guyana.  This exceeds the population of Guyana, which is now about 750,000.  Many left early in the 50’s and 60’s while others went with the next wave in the 70’s and 80’s.  The latest wave left over the last 20 years. This outflow of Guyanese, therefore, covers some three generations. This outflow still continues today, where over 80 % of U.G. graduates now leave after graduating.  We hope this changes, and soon.

Guyanese, like most others, try to keep their culture and pass it on to their children and grandchildren.  The problem has been that many Guyanese have not looked back, or if they did it was only fleetingly.  This means that the younger generations and those who left at an early age know very little about Guyana since many have not visited the country.  Also, if they do get information about Guyana, it is usually negative and thus the cycle of non-interest is cultivated.

This Guyana Diaspora Online Forum , along with its monthly newsletter, aims at bringing Guyanese together to support positive news, increase travel and tourism in Guyana and, in general, foster the birth of a new Guyana, which has already begun notwithstanding the negative news that grabs the headlines.  As the editor and manager of the publication, I am committed to delivering Blog entries and Newsletters that are politically balanced, and focused on the positive ideas we wish to share and foster among Guyanese.

MaximilianSo finally a test opener other than Kraigg braithwaite scores a hundred. So seems like we sort out the opening pair. We need to fix the mess in the middle order now. 1st step raymon reifer cannot bat 3 period.(06.02.2023, 18:11)(18:11)0
ketchimTage 207 not out(06.02.2023, 11:39)(11:39)0
ketchimMaiden TEST Ton to Tage !!(05.02.2023, 10:40)(10:40)0
ketchimTage 55*(04.02.2023, 11:02)(11:02)0
ketchim112 without Loss : Rain ~(04.02.2023, 10:35)(10:35)0
ketchimWest Indies vs. Zimbabwe : 1st TEST(04.02.2023, 10:35)(10:35)0
ketchim371 all out Nandu 126 !(02.02.2023, 13:01)(13:01)0
PaigeFolks can criticize Thibs all they want, the fact is the Knicks are a more respectable franchise due in part to HIM. They also have built a foundation that they haven't had in years. You can be objective without resorting to hyperbole.(25.01.2023, 13:03)(13:03)0
MaliyahChefs lead 17 to 10(21.01.2023, 17:51)(17:51)0
PaigeState House attacker remanded for stabbing guard, discharging loaded firearm(19.01.2023, 14:21)(14:21)0
MaliyahDissing parents and airing dirty linen seems to be the new celebrity thingy! Is it about attention? Money? Or what?(19.01.2023, 12:30)(12:30)0
ketchimODI DOUBLE TON :Shubman Gill !(18.01.2023, 09:07)(09:07)0
Lennongutter cleaning Milwaukee(17.01.2023, 18:07)(18:07)0
PaigeGina Lollobrigida, the Italian actress dubbed “the most beautiful woman in the world” after the title of one her movies, has died in Rome at age 95. Italian news agency Lapresse reported Lollobrigida’s death on Monday.(16.01.2023, 14:02)(14:02)0
chDaboll says Mike Kafka will not do any interviews with teams this week.(16.01.2023, 13:34)(13:34)0
TheodoreNaomi Osaka is pregnant and plans to return to competition in 2024, the tennis star announced Wednesday.(11.01.2023, 14:01)(14:01)0
TheodoreThe Panthers requested an interview with Giants OC Mike Kafka for their Head Coach job.(10.01.2023, 14:20)(14:20)0
chkitchen repairs toronto(10.01.2023, 13:53)(13:53)0
MiahMilwaukee roof repairs(09.01.2023, 19:39)(19:39)0
chThe Giants play the Vikings at 4:30 pm on Sunday in Minnesota on FOX.(09.01.2023, 13:20)(13:20)0
chKevin Durant has been diagnosed with an isolated MCL sprain of the right knee, Nets say. Team says he will be reevaluated in two weeks.(09.01.2023, 13:13)(13:13)0
ketchimKiwis 255 after 50 oversvs. Pak Shah 5Fer(09.01.2023, 08:23)(08:23)0
MaliyahKevin McCarthy bowled 8 straight no balls .(05.01.2023, 17:39)(17:39)0
MaliyahIt's easy to catch fish in muddy water. In clear water there is no fish .(04.01.2023, 20:07)(20:07)0
LennoxH.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, will be bestowed with the highest honour conferred on overseas Indians– Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) – for the year 2023.(03.01.2023, 14:04)(14:04)0
chGuyana ranked fifth fastest-growing economy, even without oil (02.01.2023, 13:48)(13:48)0
ketchimHAPPY NEW YEAR !!(01.01.2023, 13:50)(13:50)0
Lennoxroof washing nyc(30.12.2022, 19:38)(19:38)0
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BraydenCharrandass apologises for insulting Indian activist at farewell ceremony in India(27.12.2022, 18:15)(18:15)0
chMilitary police enforce driving ban in snow-stricken Buffalo(27.12.2022, 18:10)(18:10)0
ketchimDavid Warner, a big fan of Shiv scores DOUBLE to on his 100th Test innings !(27.12.2022, 12:15)(12:15)0
ketchim3(25.12.2022, 11:03)(11:03)0
SorenIndia win by wickets !(25.12.2022, 11:02)(11:02)0
ketchim100 runs and 6 wickets ~(24.12.2022, 11:37)(11:37)0
ketchimBangladesh can pull off a victory vs. India?(24.12.2022, 11:36)(11:36)0
MaliyahWith GOP cries about recession, inflation, the economy unemployment is still lower than it was under Trump!(23.12.2022, 09:52)(09:52)0
LincolnJamaicans taking over! Trinis must be pissed!(22.12.2022, 20:16)(20:16)0
chAndre Coley has been named as the Interim Head Coach of the West Indies Men’s team for the upcoming tour of southern Africa.(22.12.2022, 14:03)(14:03)0
ketchimSouth Africa thumped by Australia TEST match(18.12.2022, 09:52)(09:52)0
BraydenA new day is here. Wishing everyone all the best for a great day(17.12.2022, 15:52)(15:52)0
BraydenSouth Africa 152 all out

OK.....I guess touring Australia ain't easy after all
(17.12.2022, 15:23)(15:23)0
Brayden15 all out: Sydney Thunder crash to embarrassing low in BBL(17.12.2022, 15:06)(15:06)0
Braydenhappy friday(16.12.2022, 10:33)(10:33)0
MadalynnTrinis destroyed WI cricket(15.12.2022, 12:53)(12:53)0
MadalynnMapoui still around?(15.12.2022, 12:51)(12:51)0
MaliyahHey mapoui(14.12.2022, 14:38)(14:38)0
MaliyahKeep the posts coming(13.12.2022, 18:01)(18:01)0
chDaniel Jones is on pace to be sacked 52 times this year... That's 7 more times than his previous career-high of 45 back in 2020.

How is that even possible??? How is it possible our OL is this bad for so long?? Could be partially scheme related but still insane.
(13.12.2022, 12:46)(12:46)0
MaliyahGood morning(13.12.2022, 08:12)(08:12)0
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