Daily Archives: September 9, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – September 9, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 09 September 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Remembering Dancer Phillip McClintock, MS – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Remembering Dancer Phillip McClintock, MS – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Phillip McClintock

Phillip McClintock

September 8, 2016, was the thirtieth anniversary of the death of the great Guyanese Dancer, Phillip McClintock, MS. Since his passing on September 8, 1986, the excitement of the Kathak dance, of which he was a master, has not been quite the same, here in Guyana. That is so, not only because of Phillip’s grand command of this particular Indian dance, but also because at that same period, there was another great Kathak dancer, the late Gora Singh. The two young dancers brought not a rivalry, but a fusion to the stage which they shared so many times, as they danced to very appreciative audiences.

For those who thronged the National Cultural Centre to enjoy Phillip and Gora on stage, not competing with each other, but embellishing the exciting Indian dances, especially the KATHAK, as they twirled and twirled and twirled, and members of the audience counted loudly, and applauded and cheered. It was dance at its brilliant best, embellished with fantastic costumes and enrapturing Indian melodies.   Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 07 Sep 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 07 Sep 2016

President and First Lady speaks out on NCN pregnancy saga

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 06:05 PM PDT

Companies must adhere to laws says Foreign Affairs Minister in response to Bai Shan Lin controversy

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 05:59 PM PDT

Displaced vendors take their concerns to Communities Ministry

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 05:57 PM PDT

Gov’t to review accusation against its appointed Ambassador to Kuwait

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 05:55 PM PDT

SARA says it is committed to recovering stolen State Assets

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 05:53 PM PDT

Health Minister gives advice to aspiring nursing students

Posted: 07 Sep 2016 05:50 PM PDT

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – August 2016

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – August 2016

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  1.  GUYANA and CARIBBEAN RECIPES
  2. Olympic hopeful – Matt Centrowitz Jr – Guyanese roots
  3. Statistics and names of ethnic cleansing during the PPP’s reign – By Freddie Kissoon
  4. Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards – updated
  5. The End Of Johnnie Walker – reports inaccurate
  6. Splendid Collection of 378 Photos of Guyana – By Deborah Strott
  7. “I will Follow Him” – by a Nun’s Choir – conductor Andre Rieu – video
  8. Guyana Education: CXC-CSEC MAY/JUNE 2015 Individual candidate performances
  9. CHINESE ADVICE TO 50-YEAR OLDS & OLDER
  10. Fruits of Trinidad and Tobago – and Guyana
  11. POMEROON CLOSENESS – by Dave Martins + 2 videos
  12. Caribbean: A Ferry Between the Islands? Two to Set Sail Soon     Continue reading

Caribbean Life News Update 08 September 2016

Caribbean Life News  Update 08 September 2016

Junior bands set exciting tone for Eastern Parkway

junior-bandBY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER

Trinidadi­an-born, Erica Greenidge hurried along Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn, anxious and excited at the same time to get her costume-c­lad granddaug­hter Brooke-Ly­nn to the starting point of the Junior Carnival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 3.

A year after T&T elections

BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN

Trinidad’s governing People’s National Movement (PNM) marked its first year in office on Wednesdaywith voters showing some tolerance for Prime Minister Keith Rowley personall­y but going hard on authoriti­es for their inability to reduce a spiraling murder rate, improve the performan­ce of the economy and reduce state corruptio­n which was made an art form by the previous governmen­t.

Vincentia­ns ‘jump for education’

BY NELSON A. KING | ARTS & THEATER

It has been years since a Vincentia­n float participa­ted in the gigantic, annual West Indian American Carnival Parade on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway.

Rememberi­ng the victims of September 11

BY DAWN PLUMMER

The brave ones, whose fate ended in a catastrop­he on Sept. 11, 2001 in America, continue to rekindle the strength and the determina­tion of some, to never forget the calamitie­s of that fateful day.

Guyana Government News Brief – September 7, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – September 7, 2016

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