Daily Archives: 12/02/2015

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – December 02, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 02 December 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

The Secret Life of Winnie Cox – By Sharon Maas – Book Review by Frank Birbalsingh

Winnie Cox – Review by Frank Birbalsingh

Sharon Maas, The Secret Life of Winnie Cox, Ickenham, UK, Bookouture, 2015, pp.413. ISBN: 978 – 1 -910751 – 51 – 0

Sharon MaasThe Secret Life of Winnie Cox is a prequel to Sharon Maas’s fifth novel The Small Fortune of Dorothea Quint (2015) in which Dorothea appears as an eccentric grandmother playing a pivotal role in action that not only lasts from the 1930s to the 1990s, but jumps back and forth between London/ England and Georgetown/Guyana.

By contrast, events in Winnie Cox are anchored mostly on one fictional sugar plantation Promised Land, in Berbice, Guyana, during the decade or more immediately preceding   World War One. In her “Letter from Sharon”, at the end of WInnie Cox, the author also announces her novel as “the first of a trilogy” that will continue Winnie’s story.  Continue reading

Cleanup Continues – More ‘open spaces’ now in Georgetown


November 29, 2015 – Guyana Chronicle

 – as massive clean-up initiative moves rapidly apace

THE Guyana Government, working in collaboration with the Mayor & Councillors of the City of Georgetown (M&CC) and the citizens themselves, have shown tremendous dedication and commitment in working assiduously to restore Georgetown to its former glory as the ‘Garden City’.And following the formal launch of the much-touted ‘Green City’ initiative; and with assistance from businesses and volunteers, the City of Georgetown continues to be rid of eyesores.   Continue reading

COP 21: UN Climate Change Conference Paris 2015 – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Fossil Fuel Era Must EndNovember 30, 2015 – Day 1 – ‘Heads of State’ Session

“The Paris Agreement must be designed for ambition. It must send a message to the world. If we are to win the battle against climate change, the fossil fuel era must end.”
~ Christopher J Loeak, President of the Marshall Islands
~ See Press Release from the Climate Vulnerable Forum

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 November 2015

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 November 2015

  • Guyana get show of support from Commonwealth on Venezuela controversy
  • Government seeking to maximize its investment in Specialty Hospital project
  • Comply now with labour regulations minister Broomes warns Berbice businesses
  • The environment comes into focus at international summit
  • Occupational health and safety a priority for Government
  • Sports

Click links  below to view the TV News Videos:-   Continue reading

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