Daily Archives: 08/19/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – August 19, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 19 August 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Rio2016: Bolt’s blitz! Unbeatable Usain romps to 200m title + video

Bolt’s blitz! Unbeatable Usain romps to 200m title

Usain Bolt threw his arm to the ground in disgust after winning 200m gold in 19.78sec, in a rare public demonstration of how seriously he takes his work despite the joviality. He had just become the first man in history to

Bolt performs his trademark lightning bolt celebration after capturing the gold medal on Thursday night.

Bolt performs his trademark lightning bolt celebration

win both 100m and 200m titles at three consecutive Olympics but had failed in his very ambitious aim of beating his own world record of 19.19 he set on a balmy night at the Berlin world championships in August 2009.

Canada’s Andre De Grasse also claimed his second medal of the week, finishing second in 20.02. But there was heartache for Britain’s Adam Gemili who agonisingly missed out on bronze, crossing the line in 20.12, exactly the same time as Frenchman Christophe LeMaitre who took bronze. He was hollow eyed as the result flashed up on the big screen.    Continue reading

Guyana: Diaspora Times International – July 2016

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Diaspora Times

POMEROON CLOSENESS – by Dave Martins + 2 videos

POMEROON CLOSENESS – by Dave Martins – Credits Stabroek news.

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

It’s the middle of the day on Alexander Street in Kitty; as I’m walking across the road a voice calls out from one of the parked cards I’ve just passed; “Dave.” I turn trying to identify which car it came from. The driver’s door opens on one of them: “Dave, hey. How you doin’? (Big wave) Pomeroon Man.” I shout a hello at him and continue on my mission, but I was reflecting later how that short episode is emblematic of a unique attitude that exists in Pomeroon people connected to the place they inhabit.

People all over Guyana have strong feelings about their home turf or their village, but to spend even a short while in the Pomeroon area is to see that the affiliation there is more pronounced, and it is striking that while the linkage is to the place it is even more strongly seen in the bond that has grown up among those people on the banks of the river. That shout from the man on Alexander Street yelling “Pomeroon man” at me is an expression of that view of themselves as a particular people.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – August 18, 2016- GINA Video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – August 18, 2016- GINA Video

Book Launch: Post Emancipation Villages of Guyana – By Eusi Kwayana – August 21, 2016


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