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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
Places and faces in Line Path Village
Line Path, Corriverton resident Vinod Mohanlall stands in front of his farm where he cultivates bora, ochro, corilla and squash to sell at the Skeldon Market. This practice, he says, is one of quite a few income-earners that he maintains in order to support his family (Carl Croker photo) Places and faces in Line Path Village Former Mayor of Corrive
Guyana's potential for socioeconomic development is so astonishing and dreamlike!
HOW Guyanese see themselves and their nation is an important element of moving this society forward to its potential, to really and in actuality achieve the kind of progress that is a real possibility in these times of promising growth and development. How many times before in its history Guyana stood on the doorstep of its development, this land s
MASHRAMANI (Mash) is a calendar event in Guyana that is primarily a festival of song, parades and floats
MASHRAMANI (Mash) is a calendar event in Guyana that is primarily a festival of song, parades and floats depicting various aspects of Guyana, which is held every 23rd February to celebrate the country becoming a Republic in 1970. Republic Day is a national holiday in the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana. Christopher Columbus was, reportedly, the fir
Guyana holds a special place in China’s diplomatic history.
Guyana holds a special place in China’s diplomatic history. It opened diplomatic relations with China as far back as 1972, the first country in this region to do so and at a time when China was struggling to break the bonds of isolation. China has always been grateful and developed political relations with the PNC, adding to that which had been his
AFC unfit to lead
THE GAWU saw a Capitol News report in which AFC leader Mr Khemraj Ramjattan described the support by the Government of Guyana to GuySuCo as “…pouring good money in a wholly unprofitable project…”. Mr Ramjattan specifically spoke to the plans to reopen three of the four estates that were closed when the AFC leader occupied a senior post in the then
PLANTATION Hope Estate is located on the East Coast of Demerara
PLANTATION Hope Estate is located on the East Coast of Demerara. The estate occupies approximately three thousand acres, extending from the Atlantic on the north, to the Crown Dam on the South; and from Dochfour on the east to Noontenzuil on the West. The estate engages with approximately 200 tenant farmers whose main produce are cash crops, rice,
Albion Estate to start harvesting operations
The Albion sugar estate is expected to start harvesting today and grinding operations are expected to commence in a few days, following the  burning of the first beds of canes yesterday, with Estate Manager, Threbhowan Shiwprasad saying that he is  optimistic about the future of the estate and GuySuCo in general.  Initially, the firs
Prime Minister Mia Amor MottleyAn outstanding stateswoman and humanitarian
In her capacity as both the Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and as Prime Minister of Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley of Barbados, has drawn particular attention to her capabilities as a regional leader of substance. In those instances where she has been required to address international fora as part of the responsibilities as CA

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.

GabrielFormer India fast bowler David Johnson has passed away at the age of 52 after falling from his balcony, as per reports.(20.06.2024, 07:07)(07:07)0
GabrielCan usa win the cup(19.06.2024, 09:32)(09:32)0
NasirPakistan's nervy run-chase condemns Ireland to a winless World Cup campaign(16.06.2024, 15:18)(15:18)0
GabrielUsa goes to super8(14.06.2024, 14:15)(14:15)0
NasirSaurabh Netravalkar and Harmeet Singh: two Mumbai boys living the American cricket dream(13.06.2024, 18:18)(18:18)0
NasirMotie among contenders for ICC Player of the Month(11.06.2024, 17:52)(17:52)0
ketchimUSA created History with a Super Over Victory !(07.06.2024, 10:20)(10:20)0
Nasirusa vs pakistan(06.06.2024, 11:31)(11:31)0
WarrenIcc may have to ban worldcup matches in barbados too much rain(04.06.2024, 19:51)(19:51)0
SaulChase rescues West Indies for a winning start(02.06.2024, 18:46)(18:46)0
ketchim137 - after 19 : WIN(02.06.2024, 14:45)(14:45)0
ketchimPNG : 136 - 8 after 20(02.06.2024, 12:05)(12:05)0
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WarrenI heard Australia played with 9 players v WI in the warm up match again
Players still absent
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AldoWindies move into 4th place on T20i rankings. Let's keep climbing(29.05.2024, 13:34)(13:34)0
Aldo? BREAKING ?

Former Australia opener Joe Burns will now play for Italy, aiming to help them qualify for the T20 World Cup 2026 in honor of his late brother and grandparents. ????

Burns' brother, Dominic, passed away in February this year. With the 34-year-old not receiving a contract from Queensland for 2024-25, he decided to make the switch.

He will wear the number 85 jersey to honor his brother. ❤️

#JoeBurns #Australia #Cricket #Italy #T20WorldCup #Sportskeeda
(28.05.2024, 13:29)(13:29)0
AldoPandya has added His mother in his every bank accounts and property even before marriage.

So basically if divorce happens, Natasa Stankovic will get nothing from hardik Pandya ?

Gujarati boy for a reason ?
(27.05.2024, 12:14)(12:14)0
JourneeW.I. beat Saffies 1st T20.(23.05.2024, 19:41)(19:41)0
JourneeWest Indie Beat South Africa in 1st T20Jamaica Sabina Park(23.05.2024, 19:39)(19:39)0
ketchimSouth Africa arriving this week in Jamaica for 3 T20 b4 World Cup !(20.05.2024, 14:44)(14:44)0
ketchimLost the final Game but win series 3 games to 2 !(05.05.2024, 12:27)(12:27)0
NasirJohnson Charles 101* off 55 balls vs Nepal today

On the day the West Indies WC squad is named, a timely knock to remind us of what he is capable of
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ketchimNepal beat West Indies in 1st T20 !(27.04.2024, 11:00)(11:00)0
CindyYes he is trying commentator gig !(26.04.2024, 21:52)(21:52)0
JudeQuestion??? Has Carlos Brathwaite retired from cricket ????(26.04.2024, 13:28)(13:28)0
ketchimCongrats to Guyana for 4 day red ball and CPL white ball Champions !(20.04.2024, 21:20)(21:20)0
JaniyahCongrats to Guyana Harpy Eagles on winning 4 day regional tournament - 2 years in a row(20.04.2024, 18:48)(18:48)0
ketchimEid Mubarak !(10.04.2024, 08:58)(08:58)0
ketchimGuyana Win the U-15 with Adrian Hetmeyer !(04.04.2024, 13:28)(13:28)0
ketchimU-15 Guyana Hetmeyer doing great !(01.04.2024, 22:35)(22:35)0
JaniyahCenturies for Tagenarine Chanderpaul and Tevin Imlach against Windward Islands in Antigua on day three.

Guyana declared on 224-2; Windwards need 420 runs to win.

Scorecard: https://matchcentre.windiescricket.com/match/13df0ffb-dfc3-4d3a-94bd-17426751e07c/scorecard

#cricnation592 #Guyana #TagenarineChanderpaul #TevinImlach #cricketnews #cricketlovers
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JaniyahGuyana 436 all out, Permaul 90*,Anderson 87, Sinclair 72, Imlach 55, Chanderpaul 40.Roach 2/52, Jason H. 2/52, Warrican 2/98.(14.03.2024, 18:23)(18:23)0
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ketchim1658 to Kevin Sinclair ~(24.02.2024, 17:38)(17:38)0
ketchimKane Williamson(16.02.2024, 12:22)(12:22)0
ketchimKanw 133 not out !(16.02.2024, 12:21)(12:21)0
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