Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

BOOK: Wah Dih Story Seh? – By Pauline Felicia Baird

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Wah Dih Story Seh?: An Oral Tradition in the Guyanese village, Buxton

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The book is for the entire family and it is on Amazon, Kindle, and Createspace.

UK: A guide to London’s Notting Hill Carnival: Music, Costumes and Food

Bone-shaking bass, costumes on wheels and the joy of jerk chicken: a guide to Notting Hill Carnival

and Maxine-Laurie Marshall- 

Make some noise … the glory of Carnival.
 Make some noise … the glory of Carnival. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

The parade

This is the beating heart of Notting Hill Carnival (NHC) and it’s responsible for pumping a steady flow of colour, feathers and good vibes across W10 and W11 over the August bank holiday. The parade – set to the infectious sounds of soca – is arguably the star of the weekend..

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Brazilian bus company plans to launch Lethem-Georgetown service in November

By Alva Solomon – August 19, 2019 – Guyana Chronicle

An Amatur bus

Deemed an international line, Brazilian company, AMATUR, plans to commence a bus service linking Lethem with Georgetown by November this year.

President of the Brazil-Guyana Chamber of Commerce,Remídio Monai, confirmed the plans of the company with Brazilian media entity Radio Folha.

Monai highlighted Guyana’s economic growth and its future and how the service could benefit the Brazilian state of Roraima.          Continue reading

Linden Fund USA honors compatriots at 20th Anniversary Dinner & Dance Awards – Aug.10, 2019

LFU Dedicated Service Awards recipients: Aubrey Lee, Michael Campbell, Desiree Blackman, Daphne Joseph-Lee, Gordon Alleyne, Charmaine Critchlow and Steve Henry.

Thousands of Haitians leaving Guyana illegally for Brazil -Felix

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Winston Felix.

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Winston Felix on Monday said thousands of Haitians are leaving Guyana at several unofficial crossings to neighbouring Brazil.

Felix said “to be booked out you have to present yourself to an immigration officer”, even as he indicated the length of the border where they are crossing at Lethem, Karasabai, Aishalton. “You’ll understand what you are dealing with so to ask me why they don’t book out, you are not understanding the reality,” he told Demerara Waves Online News.          Continue reading

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