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Diwali - Festival of Lights Celebration Under the Aegis of the Embassy of Guyana

Diwali Celebration - October 25 2014

The Embassy of Guyana invites all Guyanese to the “Festival of Lights – Celebrating Diwali through the Performing Arts”

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:00 - 21:00

Office of Economic and Small Business Development Broward County Florida, USA

Doing Business With Guyana 2014

The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development Broward presents:

Doing Business With Guyana

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00 - 17:00

OAS – Colorado State University 2014 Scholarship Opportunities

Organization of American States (OAS)

The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE) and the Colorado State University (CSU), through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to participate in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA at CSU.

Ebola virus: UK government response

British troops prepare for deployment to Ebola affected zone

The risk of Ebola to the general public in the UK remains very low.

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus primarily affects 3 countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Around 7,500 cases and more than 3,500 deaths are suspected in West Africa, according to the World Health Organisation (3 October). This is the largest known outbreak of Ebola.

Southcom Keeps Watch on Ebola Situation

Ebola Virus Disease

By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 – The potential spread of Ebola into Central and Southern America is a real possibility, the commander of U.S. Southern Command told an audience at the National Defense University here yesterday.

Customs and Border Protection begins Enhanced Screening Program at JFK Airport to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus

Enhanced Ebola Screening Press Conference - CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske stands by Dr. Martin Cetron of the CDC

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection earlier today began enhanced passenger processing protocols at JFK International Airport in New York for passengers entering the United States who have traveled from or through the Ebola-affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.  This is being done in coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Guyana's Parliament of Ants

Church on Flag Island Essequibo River

At the far end of Flag Island on the River Essequibo there's this long brick hall (see photo). It has tall, shuttered windows, the bell-tower of a little church and the body of a warehouse. Forts aside, it's probably the oldest building in Guyana. Inside there was a large expanse of flagstones, a cluster of well-laureled tombs, and a colony of bats.

Guyana and the Threat of the Ebola Virus

The Ebola Virus

At any one time in Guyana there is always a small contingent of foreigners from the areas of high incidence of the Ebola virus.

Guyanese born Eric Phillips named in the 1990-91 list of White House Fellows by President George H. W. Bush

Eric Phillips

June 6, 1990 - Eric McLaren Phillips, of Maplewood, NJ was one of 12 named by George H. W. Bush XLI President of the United States 1989-1993 in the appointments of the 1990-91 White House Fellows.

Mr. Phillips, born October 19, 1952, in Dundee, Mahaicony, Guyana and was employed as a district manager within AT&T International Communications Services, Basking Ridge, NJ.

Dynamic Airways set to resume flights to Guyana in November

Dynamic Airways

The US DOT has granted approval for Dynamic Airways LLC, a US airline based in Greensboro, NC, to operate to a variety of destinations in South America.

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171 days, 1 hours, 56 minutes since the Benab (Umana Yana) was destroyed by fire. Citizens await rebuilding.

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