Daily Archives: October 26, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 26 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 26 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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Opposition objects to countrywide cleanup campaign

OCTOBER 26, 2015 –  By Abena Rockcliffe –   cites excessive spending   —  Probably being the lone voice in the wilderness, Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo has articulated concerns over the government-initiated countrywide cleanup exercise. In fact, the former President condemned the government for the amount of money that is being spent on efforts to return Georgetown to its status as […]

Was $1B ‘Clean up my Country’ fund misused?

OCTOBER 26, 2015   probe underway after audit reveals inconsistencies  –  It was just last year the former PPP/C administration set aside $1B for a massive a ‘Clean up my Country’ Campaign. But under a new administration, several inconsistencies have surfaced on how that money was spent, and an investigation has been launched. At least this is according to […]

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Blue Sky for Guyana? – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Blue Sky over the Georgetown Seawall and Shore - Guyana

Blue Sky over the Georgetown Seawall and Shore – Guyana
Photo Credit: Joel Oleson /Traveling Epic! Blog

Growing up in pre- and post-independent Guyana, I had a tough mother with a vision of a better future for me and my four siblings. Without inherited wealth or property, her hope for securing our future lay in a good education. To achieve her goal, she worked long hours at home as a seamstress. No sacrifice was too great.

My mother was not unique. The majority of poor working class parents shared her vision. United in their determination to free themselves from British exploitation and rule, they were prepared to risk their lives by taking part in street demonstrations and workers’ strikes.

But the British were no fools. On granting us independence, they not only ensured that our young nation would remain tied to their navel-string, but they also set us up…

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COTAB – Annual Christmas Dance – Toronto – December 26, 2015

COTAB 2015 Xmas Flyer

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COTAB – Annual Christmas Dance – Toronto – December 26, 2015

COTAB- Committee To Assist Buxton – Friendship

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Guyanese Online Entry #5900

CIMBUX 15th Biennial Awards Dinner and Dance – Beltsville MD. – December 5, 2015

CIMBUX

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CIMBUX 15th Biennial Awards Dinner and Dance – Beltsville MD. – December 5, 2015

Profile: Florence Ramdin Hammond – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Florence Ramdin Hammond – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The US Navy Meets the Royal Air Force!

Florence Ramdin Hammond is one of the most inspirational persons anyone can hope to meet. She leads by example and her hard work and determination have taken her from her native country to the United States Navy and to England where she now resides.

Florence was born in Georgetown, Guyana. Her mom is Rita Ramdin and her dad is Samuel Albert Ramdeen. Florence has three sisters and a brother and they are Chrystal, Catherine, Andrea, and Samuel. Florence attended Houston Primary School where she took her Common Entrance exams. She then went to Alleyne’s High School in Regent’s Street and because she did so well she was accepted at St. Stanislaus College to pursue further studies. Florence liked Social Studies and handicraft and liberal arts.   Continue reading

An Aerial view of Stabroek Market Square – 16 October 2015 – video

An aerial view of Stabroek Market Square – 16 October 2015

Stabroek Market is a large market located in the capital city of Guyana, Georgetown.

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