Daily Archives: 05/03/2018

British Guiana at the British Empire Exhibition, 1924 – By Godfrey Chin + 1924 Video

British Guiana at the British Empire Exhibition, 1924

Nostalgia 530 –  

The Guyana Booth at the World Expo in Shanghai during October 2010 was a huge attraction and created much interest with its display of the country’s unique heritage.

This Nostalgia buff has always been proud of our national exhibits at foreign trade shows, etc, and recall excellent displays in the sixties in Canada, even though our star attraction, Millie the talking macaw, had to be repatriated when the exhibition opened. Millie picked up every ’cuss word from the carpenters erecting our booth and by opening day his vocabulary was worse than the local street character – ‘Walker the British.’ Alya remember him?    Continue reading

Guyana: Dr. Jagan – 100th Birth Anniversary commemorative stamps unveiled

Dr. Jagan commemorative stamps unveiled   The unveiling of the 100th Birth Anniversary Commemorative Stamps of His Excellency, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, Former President of Guyana.

The 100th birth anniversary commemorative stamps in celebration of the life and work of former President of Guyana, His Excellency Dr. Cheddi Jagan were unveiled on Tuesday May 2, 2018 during a simple ceremony in the Mazaruni Room at the Ministry of the Presidency, Georgetown.      Continue reading

Chinese carriers are the new disrupters in air travel – The Economist

Air Travel: The Chinese have got their tails up

Daxing International Airport – Beijing

The Economist – April 6. 2018

ANYONE who doubts the ambitions of China’s airlines need only look over the plans for Daxing International Airport, which will serve

after it opens in late 2019. It will be the world’s biggest airport by far, with eight runways and room for 100m passengers a year. The new facilities are needed to serve a fast-growing appetite for air travel. The three Chinese carriers that will dominate the passenger traffic passing through Daxing’s cavernous halls are all in rapid ascent. And that has rivals everywhere complaining about the sorts of subsidies that have fuelled airlines since the dawn of commercial aviation.   Continue reading

Indo-Caribbean Federation – Talent Competition – Richmond Hill NY – June 3. 2018

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