Daily Archives: February 24, 2016

Patriotism returns! – Guyana celebrates Republic Day at Durban Park

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Part of the massive crowd at the ceremony

THE word “patriotism” could barely do to describe the level of pride and joy which filled the hundreds of Guyanese who flocked the Jubilee Stadium for the Republic Day Flag Raising Ceremony yesterday. The ceremony, which was held at 17:00 hrs, was an interesting change to the early- morning affair usually held at the Public Buildings.

This time of day created the perfect setting for all to indulge in the mighty energy which enveloped the crowd during the raising of the gargantuan 50 x 30 foot Golden Arrowhead.  Continue reading

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 24, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 24 February 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Best Jerk Chicken in Toronto – featuring various restaurants

Best Jerk Chicken in Toronto – featuring various restaurants

Rap's Authentic Jamaican
Rap’s Authentic Jamaican
By: Jim Bamboulis – Posted: February 22, 2016

Jerk chicken has been a popular dish in Toronto for decades. And although there are plenty of restaurants from all corners of Toronto that make it, there are a select few that make it with love, keeping with the tradition of the old country and delivering a consistent and delicious product for years. The list of 10 restaurants below showcase the best jerk chicken in the city. Some have been around for generations, some for only a few years. All of them are exceptional and worth the visit. Continue reading

Guyana Christian Charities (Canada) Inc Newsletter – February 2016

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Download: Guyana Christian Charities Newsletter February 2016

Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) board sacks Welch, search on for new CEO – Badal

Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) board sacks Welch, search on for new CEO – Badal

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 | BY | FILED UNDER NEWS
Colin Welch

Colin Welch

Chairman of the Board of Directors for Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL), Robert Badal, has confirmed the sacking of Colin Welch, the Chief Executive Officer (acting).
Welch was appointed to act as the company’s head six months ago, but his tenure was rocky, with several clashes with Management.

He was fingered, via a number of leaked texts and Skype messages, in an attempt to tamper with an $800M contract to buy prepaid meters from a Chinese contractor.
There were questions also about his qualifications and whether he was a Harvard graduate.
Following the appointment of a new Board of Directors for GPL last month, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, who is charged with responsibilities for the electricity sector, made it clear that issues and questions of Welch would be dealt with.  Continue reading

PPP members charged with unlawful assault on Freddie Kissoon -2 videos

PPP MEMBERS CHARGED FOR UNLAWFUL ASSAULT – video

View the second video below..    Continue reading

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