Local groups help refugees learn to swim in Lismore

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Migrant refugee swimming program in Lismore. Photo supplied. Mandy Nolan Thanks to funding from the  Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF), St Vincent de Paul Society in Lismore through the North Coast Settlement Service (NCSS) has been able to conduct ongoing Kick Start swimming programs for former refugees. Leandro Mendes, the senior support worker for St Read More

Myositis Support and Understanding Association Turns Two and wishes for Myositis patients to Celebrate their Caregivers

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Myositis Support and Understanding Association, Inc. MSU asks myositis patients to “Celebrate your Caregiver” in recognition of its two-year anniversary as a non-profit. Myositis is an opportunity for us to be aware and intentional every day with our loved ones, a constant reminder to reflect and be grateful for the abilities we have and the Read More

You can easily become unemancipated today if….

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If you are planning to smoke a marijuana cigarette (in common parlance, “a joint”) tonight at the National Park when the crowds thin out and the night gets older; don’t do it. On Emancipation Day you will get seriously unemancipated. The police will arrest you, a silly magistrate will give you three years, the people Read More

What about equality for African Guyanese in the business sphere?

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Dear Editor,Almost eighteen decades after emancipation, the general condition of African Guyanese is not as encouraging as one would want it to be. Over the decades there have been significant decline in the general standard of living in the community which has in turn led to a sense of alienation and frustration. A lot of Read More

WPA urges focused attention on African Guyanese situation

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guyana chronicle.  august 1, 2017 THE Working People’s Alliance (WPA) in a message to observe Emancipation Day said the occasion should be a reminder to all Guyanese of both the horrors of the system of slavery and the long struggle to overthrow it. “The memory of slavery should serve to recommit us to a country Read More

Thinking about Emancipation

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THE Guyana Chronicle joins with the African Guyanese community to celebrate another Emancipation anniversary. Emancipation is, of course, one of the most important events on our national calendar. As a country, we can trace our national roots to the moment and process of emancipation.When the enslaved finally overthrew the slave system in 1838, they not Read More

African Guyanese still have a long way to go –179 years after Emancipation– Hinds

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Almost 18 decades after Emancipation, the general condition of African Guyanese is not as encouraging as one would want it to be. And with the economic and Dr David Hinds social evolution happening globally, Guyanese of African descent are a far way off. Cultural and African rights activist, Dr David Hinds weighing in on the Read More

There is need for affirmative action to correct structural changes facing African Guyanese

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Dear Editor Almost eighteen decades after emancipation, the general condition of African Guyanese is not as encouraging as one would want it to be. Over the decades there has been a significant decline in the general standard of living in the community which has in turn led to a sense of alienation and frustration. A Read More

Cecelia Lore to Offer Gems, Crystals and BeadedGratitude Classes

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BeadedGratitude California artist incites creativity and change with workshops for women on a path of self discovery SACRAMENTO, CA, UNITED STATES, August 1, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — What is Cecelia Lore particularly excited about? Her BeadedGratitude workshops’ ability to change lives. The Northern California entrepreneur and shop owner is facilitating local and national classes beginning this Read More

IFD: Person regains pulse after lightning strike at Park Tudor

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CLOSE Here are lightning safety tips. Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Vonna Keomanyvong/Naples Daily News Buy Photo Park Tudor School is located at 7200 N. College Ave, in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.(Photo: Andrew Clark/IndyStar)Buy Photo A lightning strike at Park Tudor High School this afternoon injured three workers who sought shelter under a tree, Read More