Daily Archives: 04/29/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 29, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Guyana Teen Gets Into 21 Universities in the USA, Including All 8 Ivy Leagues

High School Senior From Immigrant Family Got Into Every Ivy League

Kimberly Yam Associate Editor, Good News, The Huffington Post – 04/26/2016

All those years of hitting the books paid off for one accomplished high school senior. 

Kelly Hyles

Kelly Hyles

Kelly Hyles, a senior at the selective High School for Math, Science and Engineering at the City College of New York, was recently accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. The student, who came to the US from Guyana when she was 11 years old, told People.com she’s been in shock since receiving the good news.

“I was really happy. I’m still in disbelief. I am so grateful,” she said.

In addition to all the Ivies, Hyles also received acceptance letters to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Johns Hopkins University, Today.com reported. In total, she was accepted to a staggering 21 schools. What’s more, she told Pix11 that, for the most part, she’ll get a free ride to any college she chooses to attend.  Continue reading

GEMS OF GUYANA – Thirty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video “Waltz of the Flowers”


Thirty Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

Gems of Guyana


The tangle of the crowded passageways and stalls
Guyana’s creoles in its uninhibited fluency calls
The haggling voices of the bright cloths so sweet
The fresh aroma of Guyanese pastries and treats

Read more… comment and share: Go to Dmitri Allicock’s Blog

Sign painter beautifies Georgetown – By Tangerine Clarke

Sign painter beautifies Georgetown

ARTS & THEATER: Sign painter, Andrew Allen was born in Georgetown 50 years ago, the exact year Guyana attained independence from Great Britain in 1966. So in a fitting tribute to the land of his birth and the Golden Jubilee, the painter said he wants to make a contribution and is calling on the Guyana government to commission him to paint murals for the upcoming week of celebration.

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – April 27, 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – April 27, 2016

Kwame McKoy released on $275K bail

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 06:27 PM PDT

Sports Roundup

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 06:16 PM PDT

Efforts being made to de-centralize services of passport office

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:56 PM PDT

Crime Chief dismisses McCoy’s political persecution claims

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:45 PM PDT

Court proceedings suspended after prisoner found with weapon in holding cell

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:38 PM PDT

GTT organizes mega concert for 50th Independence Anniversary

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:35 PM PDT

Hundreds of Grade 6 students sitting NGSA are hoping their hard work pays off

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:22 PM PDT

“Moon ah run till day ketch am” – Benschop reacts to McCoy’s charges

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 07:48 AM PDT

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