Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

GIHR NEWS – Emancipation Edition 2015 Newsletter- Download

Guyana Institute  for Historical Research (GIHR)

Download: GIHR News Emancipation 2015 Edition

Inside – 

  1. David Hinds, ‘On being Black’.
  2. Elton McRae, ‘Cuffy 250 Committee’
  3. Nigel Westmaas, ‘The African-Guyanese Press’.
  4. Hazel Woolford, Gender, African-Guyanese women and politics in contemporary Guyanese society, 1953-2015’
  5. Chronology of African-Guyanese History : 1626-2015
  6. KIDS History Vacation School    Continue reading

GUYANA – Central Georgetown on a Sunny Day – photos

City Hall - Georgetown-Guyana

City Hall – Georgetown-Guyana

GUYANA: Central Georgetown on a Sunny Day

 Have a nice day!  Today we took our camera to the roof of the Hand in Hand Building to get a never before seen look at central Georgetown on a sunny day. Photos by Alva Solomon.
A view of City Hall. The edifice has been deemed one of the more Gothic sights in terms of architecture in Georgetown. The building is featured in many mediums locally and internationally as being very picturesque . The building itself has been through a tough period in recent years and the previous and current administration have announced plans to carry out critical rehabilitation works on the structure which was built in 1889.

GUYANA – Budget Debate and Latest News – August 25, 2015

 GUYANA – Budget Debate and Latest News – August 25, 2015

St. Stanislaus & St. Rose’s Alumni – OCTOBERFETE – Queen’s Village NY – October 10, 2015

St Stanislaus and St. Roses fete NYC

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St. Stanislaus & St. Rose’s Alumni – OCTOBERFETE – Queen’s Village NY – October 10, 2015   

Festival of Flowers Guyana – Brickdam Cathedral – 100th Anniversary [Photos]

Festival of Flowers Guyana – Brickdam Cathedral – 100th Anniversary [Photos] 

By realadmin / Published on Monday, 17 Aug 2015 20:23 PM /

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Brickdam is holding a “Festival of Flowers” which begins today , Monday August 17 and will be running for two days. The festival is part of the cathedral’s 100 year anniversary since it was founded.

A number of individuals and entities have erected varying creations which will be on display at the cathedral for the curious visitor. The exhibition runs from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm daily. Photos By Alva Solomon

These glowing creations at the "Lady Altar" have illuminated this corner of the cathedral.
These glowing creations at the “Lady Altar” have illuminated this corner of the cathedral.

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