Daily Archives: May 6, 2014

News from Moray House Trust – Georgetown Guyana – videos

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MORAY HOUSE NEWS

From: Isabelle de Caires Moray House Trust – www.morayhousetrust.com.

Moray House Trust, a legacy of the late David de Caires, is a cultural initiative to foster and preserve artistic expression and the diverse culture of Guyana.

Video … some of the recent presentations at Moray  House Trust.

From the above you would have seen that we have had a busy programme of events so far this year at Moray House Trust.   Highlights included:

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Guyana: Let’s save our capital city – Georgetown

Let’s save our capital city

MAY 6, 2014 | BY  |  EDITORIAL

The City of Georgetown – Guyana’s more than 200-year-old national capital – is in a state of crisis.

It is a well-known fact that Greater Georgetown’s commercial, demographic and geographical expansion over the past four decades has been the major contributory factor to the present situation.  The population has grown to about 250,000. The boundaries now include the former ‘rural’ plantations of Pattensen, Sophia and Turkeyen on the East Coast and the villages of Houston, McDoom and Agricola on East Bank Demerara.

The city is home to the main commercial port and is now served by its own municipal aerodrome at Ogle. It is the seat of the National Assembly; Supreme Court; Central Bank; Police and Defence Force Headquarters; government ministries and many more institutions.  Continue reading

The 1909 National Library of Guyana – By Dmitri Allicock

THE 1909 NATIONAL LIBRARY OF GUYANA

Library

 By Dmitri Allicock

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”  Albert Einstein

The National Library of Guyana formerly known as the Carnegie Free Library, the Georgetown Free Public Library and the Free Public Library, is the legal deposit and copyright library for Guyana.

Unlike many national libraries, it is also a public lending library and the headquarters of Guyana’s public library service, with branches extending throughout the country. Founded in 1909, the National Library of Guyana is situated on the corner of Church Street and Main Street in central Georgetown.

Read more: The 1909 National Library of Guyana

Guyanese Association of Georgia -3 Independence Events – May 23-26, 2014

REMINDER : Please come to our events. Our proceeds are used for scholarships to deserving young people, and repair our building in Lithonia which houses our secretariat which is a hub of Guyanese activities.  Note that there are three events. … Thanks

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