Daily Archives: August 13, 2013

Capitol News – TV News videos – 12 August 2013

Capitol News – TV News videos – 12 August 2013

  • Government scrambles to meet with Guyana’s major coalition bloc to save the Amaila Falls Hydro Project
  • President Ramotar denies there was any secrecy about the Amaila falls Hydro project
  • Opposition APNU justifies its position for not supporting the Amaila falls Hydro project
  • PNC/R executive continues to advocate for shared Governance
  • Region Ten Chairman wants to see Gov’t honour Linden Agreement
  • Guyana joins other countries around the world to mark International Youth Day
  • Barbados Tridents suffer first defeat in Limacol CPL to Guyana Amazon Warriors
Government scrambles to meet with Guyana’s major coalition bloc to save the Amaila Falls Hydro ProjectPosted: 12 Aug 2013 05:00 PM PDT

Sithe Global used the Sunday newspapers to make its announcement – abandoning the Amaila Falls Hydro Project because of lack of blanket support from the Parliamentary opposition. The project, at US$858 million would have been the most expensive project of any kind to be undertaken in the country’s history. The Government trumped up the project […]           Continue reading

The Seventh Day Adventist Healer – by Peter Halder

Guyana Stories by Peter Halder

The Seventh Day Adventist Healer

by Peter Halder

     The Seventh Day Adventist Church was located along the Christianburg Main Road in the Christianburg/Wismar/Mackenzie District, Upper Demerara River. The Main Road, adjacent to the river, began at the northern end of Christianburg and ended a little past Sproston’s Stelling at Wismar.

The Pastor of the Church was Rev. Mordecai Baramboolah. He was the quintessence of quaintness. His head was as bald and smooth as the outside of a calabash. In fact, the top of his head resembled heaven – there is no parting in either place. He was tall and well-built, probably as a result of the quantity of food he consumed daily. Some in his flock nick-named him Pastor More. His forehead had as many furrows as bicycle tracks on the main road after a heavy rainfall. His eyebrows were thick and bushy and when asked about their unusual growth of hair, the Pastor said that it was neither here nor there.     Read More »

The Gravediggers – by Peter Halder

Guyana Stories by Peter Halder.

The Gravediggers

by Peter Halder

Two gravediggers laboured at a plot on the eastern side of the white brick road in the Le Repentir Cemetery near the huge white gate at Sussex Street. They finished digging the hole for a grave at 5.45 just before the cemetery gates closed at 6.00 p.m. The mud they dug up was piled on two sides of the hole. Jumbie Jerrold told his friend Clement Graves that he was so tired, he will place four thick concrete paper containers at the bottom of the hole and take a short nap there before going home. He was soon fast asleep.    Read More »

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