Daily Archives: 05/04/2018

Book: JOURNEY BACK to WATOOKA – A Story Of Guyana – By Steve Connolly

Book: JOURNEY BACK to WATOOKA  A Story Of Guyana

By Steve Connolly

Journey with the author back to the remarkable country and rainforest village of his birth after more than 63 years. Experience highlights of his life as he encounters seemingly innumerable people of six races: pilots, engineers, politicians, government VIPs, clergy, educators, writers, artists, conservationists, policemen, biologists, beauty queens, commoners and many more.

Including these and those who have figured prominently much earlier in the country’s history, over 800 names are given mention, many of whom have been major achievers both at home and internationally.

Read more: JourneyBackToWatooka- Steve Connolly

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Journey-Back-Watooka-Story-Guyana

Journey Back to Watooka – Initial Book Launching Events – JBtW Book Launch Events\

The U.S. lynching memorial: Man’s inhumanity to man – By Mohamed Hamaludin

The U.S. lynching memorial is a stark reminder of man’s inhumanity to man – By Mohamed Hamaludin

US Lynching Memorial

Fred Rochelle was only 16 when a mob burned him alive on May 29, 1901 in Barstow, Polk County, after he was falsely accused of the rape and murder of a white woman. They chained him to a barrel, doused him in kerosene and set him on fire.

Reuben Stacy was 37 when he was hanged from a tree on Old Davie Road in Broward County in July, 1935. He was accused of attempting to assault a white woman after knocking on her door and asking for water.      Continue reading

US warehouse club chain, PriceSmart, eyes Guyana due to “future prosperity”

From Left: Mr. Brud Drachman, Executive Vice President, PriceSmart Incorporated, Mr. Andron Alphonson, the local contact, Mr. Leon Janks, Board Member, PriceSmart, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, Mr. Robert Price, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. David Price, President of PriceSmart Incorporated during the meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

United States-headquartered warehouse club, PriceSmart, is planning to set up shop in Guyana due to expected economic boom as a result of oil production in another two years, a senior company official said.    Continue reading

Charge against Singh, Brassington stems from land sale to Rusal

-Liliendaal property meant for Deripaska house still to be developed after a decade

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