Entries for February 22-23, 2021

US President Joe Biden sends 51st Republic Day Congratulations to Guyana

US President Joe Biden

By Stabroek News – February 22, 2021               –


US President Joe Biden today said he looks forward to working with Guyana on addressing security concerns that threaten the “shared interest” of the two countries.

In a message to President Irfaan Ali to mark Guyana’s 51st anniversary as a republic, Biden also expressed the desire for a stronger relationship founded on “shared principles of good governance, prosperity, and security”.       Continue reading →


TRAVEL: The Rise And Fall Of Pan American Airways – PAN AM

Andy Ash  – Feb 21, 2021 – Business Insider 

  • Pan Am was once the largest international airline in the United States.
  • In 1970 alone, it carried 11 million passengers to 86 countries worldwide.
  • Pan Am still holds cult status for its iconic aviation style. (see article at end)

Following is a transcript of the video.               Continue reading →


COVID-19: New Travel Rules Come Into Effect In Canada – Details

CANADA: BlogTO  – 22 February 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made it abundantly clear that now is just not the time to travel, but new restrictions come into effect today (22 Feb 2021), for those who, for whatever reason, have to leave the country during a global pandemic.

Starting today, all international travellers entering Canada will be required to undergo a mandatory three-day quarantine period at an approved hotel while waiting for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.        Continue reading →


OPINION: Reimagining the Caribbean Diaspora: diversity, equity and inclusion – by Lear Matthews

 by Lear Matthews

 This article focusses on the English speaking Caribbean Diaspora’s experience within the context of diversity, equity and inclusion in the aftermath of recent societal unrest and institutional realignment in the United States. Informed by a concern for social justice and cross-cultural dynamics, this writer unpacks how this population has been affected by the burden of racism and xenophobia. It highlights a continuation of courageous conversations on the topic (See Guyanese Online: February 20-21, 2021).             Continue reading →


GUYANA: Dis country here, ah telling you flat, ah didn’t come back fuh dat – By Dave Martins

          By Dave Martins –  February 21, 2021

1.People see me living here again, and some have said to my face

“You had a chance to stay outside bro, what bring you back to this place?”

Sometimes I just don’t take on the gyaff, I smile and I walk away

But if I’m feeling good and the sun shining bright, I will stop and politely say

“Wedding curry wid two pulouri.   Buddy Bo, Ah come back fuh dat

Continue reading →


GUYANA: Popular storyteller and singer ‘Auntie Comesee’ turns 100

“Auntie Comesee”, with family friend Melanie Seaton, daughter of Retired GDF Colonel Pluto Martindale (deceased).

By Frederick Halley

LAMENTING that she hasn’t been able to attend church, concerts and the gym over the last year or so because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, celebrated a significant milestone on February 8, 2021. The famous storyteller and singer who over the years thrilled audiences in Guyana and Toronto, Canada with her unique style, turned 100..      Continue reading →


Also check out the RECIPES on Guyanese Online.. Here are some links:

1RECIPES From Guyana and the Caribbean – From Guyana Outpost archive

3.  Guyana Recipes by Zorinaspice – 43 videos – autoplay

Guyanese Online   Published by Cyril G. Bryan.  -  cybryan@gmail.com
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