Entries for December 21-23, 2020

NOTE : There will be reduced entries and mail messages until further notice

Christmas Classics: Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby – Music Video

Christmas Classics: Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby – Music Video

Note from Christmas Music  posting on YouTube:

Please know that we do not place any of the ads on this video. Since we use copyright-protected music, ads are placed by YouTube automatically to generate revenue for the license holders of the music.

Merry Christmas everyone . Peace and joy to you all this Christmas!! Thanks


Guyana can plunge itself into more debt even with oil money – IDB Quarterly Report

December 21, 2020 – Kaieteur News – With Guyana poised to receive a fair bit of revenue from the sale of its oil resources, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is cautioning the authorities of the day to exercise extreme caution regarding the portion it will spend. It is advising on saving for a rainy day, and particularly, the way in which it goes about taking on new loans.

In its latest Caribbean Quarterly Bulletin, the financial institution acknowledged that the oil money will give the government an opportunity to close budget financing gaps, avoid debt accumulation and/or retire expensive outstanding public debt. It stressed, however, that budget financing needs to be monitored or else Guyana could erode savings and return the nation to a position of high indebtedness.        Continue reading →


Guyana: Buxton- Friendship Newsletter – December 2020

 Season’s Greetings to all Buxtonians and Friends!

Buxton-Friendship Express returns in the throes of the devastating pandemic – COVID-19. We are glad to be back, and hope that you are well and in good spirits.

We have initiated a fundraising drive to provide care products, learning devices, food hampers and other essentials for the vulnerable and needy in Buxton. We beg that you kindly consider making a contribution to this effort.

You may download the attached copies or click on the following links to access them:      Continue reading →


CUISINE: Guyanese Christmas Gives A Whole New Meaning To Slow Food – NPR.org

  • December 24, 2014 – DEENA PRICHEP – NPR

Guyanese Pepperpot

Pepperpot, a traditional Guyanese Christmas dish, is basically a stew of aromatics and tough meat parts like shanks, trotters and tails that benefit from a long cooking.Courtesy of Cynthia Nelson Photography

There are some Christmas foods you make far in advance that just get better and better with age and anticipation. Like British fruitcakes that age into their boozy ripeness, and German gingerbread cookies called lebkuchen that get softer and spicier as they mature.        Continue reading →


“Christmas Poem” by Brazilian Poet Vinicius de Moraes – From the Rosaliene Bacchus Blog

 Sunday December 20, 2020 – Posted by Rosaliene Bacchus in BrazilPoetry – ≈  Comments

Tags: Birth of JesusBrazilian Poet Vinicius de MoraesChristmas PoemCOVID-19 deathsReflections on Human MortalityRio de Janeiro/Southeast Brazil

Brazilian Poet and Lyricist Vinicius de Moraes (1979-1980) Photo Credit: Vinicius de Moraes Official Website

My Poetry Corner December 2020, featuring the poem “Poema de Natal” (Christmas Poem) by Brazilian poet and lyricist Vinicius de Moraes (1913-1980), is dedicated to those among us who have lost a loved one this year to COVID-19.       

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FUTURE: Six People Who Predicted the Future With Stunning Accuracy- VIDEO

6 People Who Predicted the Future With Stunning Accuracy

By ColdFusion –2,067,686 views – Mar 6, 2020

With the current acceleration of innovation making what was unthinkable just a few years ago possible, it’s a little easier to imagine what the future may hold than ever before. But in the past this was a great deal harder. Today we look at the visionaries that saw our modern life.

— About ColdFusion — ColdFusion is an Australian based online media company independently run by Dagogo Altraide since 2009. Topics cover anything in science, technology, history and business in a calm and relaxed environment.

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