Daily Archives: February 13, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 13, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 13 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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Maria Craciun (11): Luciano Pavoratti’s grand daughter singing “Caruso” – video

Maria Craciun (11): Luciano Pavoratti’s grand daughter singing “Caruso” – video

Luciano Pavoratti’s grand daughter  (Maria Craciun) singing in October 2013…she was 11 years old then.

Meet Maria Craciun (aka Maria Krachun), the granddaughter of world famous opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. Judging by the way this 11-year-old girl takes a shot at her grandfather’s famous ballad “Caruso”, that was recorded in 1979, we can conclude that she is definitely a future Opera Superstar!

THE HISTORICAL 1824 WATER WHEEL OF CHRISTIANBURG – By Dmitri Allicock

Water Wheel

THE HISTORICAL 1824 WATER WHEEL OF CHRISTIANBURG

By Dmitri Allicock

On the shores of Upper Demerara lies one of a kind

A precious Water Wheel that takes you back in time

A treasure of forgotten history that can be seen still

Only remnant that is left of the Paterson’s Sawmill

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Do We Need Black History? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Do We Need Black History? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Do we need Black History? Should we set aside a month for the study of Black History? Do Blacks have a history anyway? The social media is abuzz with views on these topics. In an effort to answer such questions the life and times of Amos Beman is pertinent. The young Beman had his heart set on attending Wesleyan but in 1832 the college was not admitting Blacks. The Board of Trustees passed a resolution on October 10, 1832 saying that, ‘none but white male persons shall be admitted as students of this institution.’

Beman was tutored three times a week in the living room of abolitionist Samuel P. Dole as private tutoring was quite common at the time. Beman grew up and became an influential pastor. In 1843 Noah Webster who is famous for his thesaurus asked Beman for his views on Black History. After a discussion Webster concluded that Blacks do not have a history and worse yet ‘there can be none.’   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief February 12, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief February 12, 2016

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