Daily Archives: February 23, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 23, 2016

                            REPUBLIC DAY 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 23 February 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Barbados bags Best Caribbean Destination 2016 award

Barbados bags Best Caribbean Destination 2016 award

barbadosCARIBBEAN360  February 22, 2016

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday February 22, 2016 – Barbados has been voted Caribbean Best Destination 2016 in recognition of outstanding performance and partnership by Expedia, the largest retailer of travel products in the Caribbean.

The award, which was presented during the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in The Bahamas, was a continuation of Barbados’ recent winning streak and marked the seventh international award Barbados has received over the past year.  Continue reading

THERE SHOULD BE – By Dave Martins.

THERE SHOULD BE – By Dave Martins.

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

I’m a notes guy, and not only for songs. I keep little jotting s about things I notice, or read; conversations I overhear; comical signs on car windows; etc. In my scribblings, I have one section called “There Should Be” where I dump random ideas of social progress, often not of pressing importance at the time, but some of these notes later turn into columns in this space. From that, therefore, this:
There should be:

= Somewhere in Georgetown, in an attractive and very visible location, a substantial permanent recognition honouring Martin Carter, with his name in letters two feet high, and displaying examples of his works. Ideally, it should be on the land where he once lived, replacing the ignored and untended house that sits there, but if that is not available some other central site should be found. I know without asking that the money for such a project would be easy to find, if not in government, then from the ranks of our business community where his reputation is golden. One suspects there may be controversy over what the display should look like, and perhaps even where it should be located, but we should push through all that and make the thing happen.   Continue reading

Guyana: Government News Brief February 22, 2016

GINA logoGuyana: Government News Brief February 22, 2016

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