Daily Archives: 05/28/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – May 28, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 28 May 2016 – Kaieteur News

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

Guyana Government in Action- Restoring Georgetown – May 19, 2016

Guyana Government in Action- Restoring Georgetown – May 19, 2016

Published on May 19, 2016 – Welcome to Government in Action, a weekly programme giving insight into the projects and events occurring around the country as the Government works to advance its development agenda for the good of all Guyanese.

Guyana Government News Brief – May 27, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – May 27, 2016 – GINA video

THE TRADEWINDS FIFTIETH – by Dave Martins + video

Dave Martins and The Tradewinds  – May 15, 2016

THE TRADEWINDS FIFTIETH by Dave Martins- Credits Stabroek News,

Guyana 50th Anniversary Logo

Guyana 50th Anniversary Logo

Dave Martins 2010 CD

Here’s a coincidence: in 2016, as Guyana reaches 50 years as an independent country, the Tradewinds band is also 50 years old. The two things are not connected. It just happened to coincide that I was looking to start a band to play primarily Caribbean music, featuring my own songs, and that finally happened in 1966 in Toronto where I had been living for about 10 years.

In fact, I didn’t even realize the coincidence until about six months ago, looking at some plans for the Jubilee celebration, that it hit me.

Looking back to the beginnings of the band, with two Trinidad musicians, Glen Sorzano and Kelvin Ceballo, who had migrated to Canada about the same time as I, I had been playing music professionally, with my earlier band The Debonairs, doing a variety of music.  Continue reading

‘Shelve the egos for the good of West Indies’ – Darren Sammy

‘Shelve the egos for the good of West Indies’ – Sammy

Darren Sammy with World T20 Trophy

Darren Sammy with World T20 Trophy

Darren Sammy has called for West Indies’ players and administrators to put their “egos” to one side and work for the betterment of the game in the region, as he prepares to return to competitive action for the first time since leading his side to victory in the World T20 at Eden Gardens last month.

Either way, he will not be making a triumphant homecoming for West Indies during their Tri-Nations Series against South Africa and Australia, which gets underway at Providence on June 3, having been cut from the WICB’s list of contracted players back in January.

Sammy, who has arrived at Hampshire for this season’s NatWest T20 Blast, will sit out today’s clash with Middlesex at Uxbridge due to registration issues, and instead make his first outing of the campaign in next Thursday’s home match against Kent. (see article Hampshire sign Darren Sammy) Continue reading

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