Daily Archives: June 10, 2015

B.B. King Tribute Event

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Today the city of Memphis put on a tribute concert in W.C. Handy Park just off Beale Street for the late B.B. King. There was a light rain up until 11 a.m. when the concert started, then picking up later in the show with a brief downpour. The rain didn’t seem to bother the lighthearted crowd, in fact a few of them were dancing in the rain in front of the stage. I was lucky enough to get a second row seat in front of the stage, seeing how the first row was reserved for family and friends of B.B.

LucilleBefore the show and whenever the rain lightened up, Lucille and one of B.B.’s amps were displayed on the front of the stage, and of course a crowd gathered in front all madly taking pictures. There was barely a hint of mourning in the crowd. Everyone was in good spirits…

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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 09 JUNE 2015

    GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 09 JUNE 2015

BALRAM SINGH RAI – By Ralph Ramkarran

BALRAM SINGH RAI

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Posted on June 6, 2015 by Ralph Ramkarran

Guyanese who have served their country with distinction can once again look forward to being recognized. National Awards to three persons, Brynn Pollard and Llewelyn John, the latter a vintage politician going back to the 1940s, and Hamilton Green, a politician from the 1950s with a controversial past, revive the possibility that distinguished service given in the distant past by those ignored by the PPP can still be recognized.

I refer to Fenton Ramsahoye and Balram Singh Rai, of the same era as the above three, but this article is about the latter. The atmosphere may now be more conducive and the time opportune to raise the issue of Rai.  Continue reading

Guyana Festival- 49th Independence – Toronto – June 13-14, 2015

Guyana Festival 2015

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Guyana Festival- 49th Independence – Toronto – June 13-14, 2015

Last Lap Flyer – 2015 – 20th Anniversary – Woodbridge Ontario – August 3, 2015

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GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 08 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 08 June 2015

  • Guyana denounces Venezuelan decree over maritime space
  • Governing coalition finalises list of MPs
  • Reshuffle of CID, Police divisional command goes ahead
  • Linden Policeman clings to life after being shot by mentally unstable man
  • 18-year-old killed outside Kitty home
  • Suspect in Manu Durant shooting held at Eteringbang
  • Sports

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Guyana denounces Venezuelan decree over maritime space

Posted: 08 Jun 2015 04:09 PM PDT               Continue reading

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