Daily Archives: November 19, 2019

Guyana SPEAKS: Travel and Tourism In Guyana – London UK- Sunday November 24. 2019

Dear Friends,

Many of you will have seen the Guardian newspaper article by Kevin Rusby: We want to keep our Forest: Why Guyana’s Wilderness Needs Visitors and his wonderful descriptions of trees festooned with ferns, creepers and orchids; of a jungle full of treasures and jewel-like birds in splendid emerald and sapphire livery.  It’s impossible to read it without feeling nostalgic for Guyana.            Continue reading

A spectacular Celebration: Caribbean Nationals at 6th Impact Awards Gala in NYC

BY TANGERINE CLARKE 15 November 2019 – Caribbean Life News

Caribbean life rolled the red carpet on Thursday, Nov. 14, to welcome the best and brightest professionals of Caribbean heritage, at the 6th Annual Impact Awards at the Paradise Catering Hall in Brooklyn.

2019 Caribbean Life Impact Awardees.

Planned with a cocktail hour, and pre-awards red carpet TV interview2019 Caribbean Life Impact Awardees, the evening’s presentation was nothing short of outstanding.

Nationals came dressed in the finest attire and danced their way along the red carpet to infectious Caribbean music, before being presented with award plaques from Victoria Schneps, president of Schneps Media, owner of Caribbean Life, and more than 30 other publications.        Continue reading

Guyana Tourism: Cruise Ship Docks in Georgetown for Three Days – March 2019 – video

NOVEMBER: GUYANA TOURISM MONTH

Cruise Ship Docks in Georgetown in March 2019

  • HGPTV (Channel16 Cable67)

How One Kenyan Tribe Produces The World’s Best Runners – opinion

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang won the 2013 Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes and 23 seconds — an average of 4:42 per mile. It was easily the fastest marathon time ever recorded, an incredible feat for another powerful Kenyan runner.

But perhaps equally remarkable was that his fellow Kenyans also came in second, third, fourth and fifth place in this major international race. On the women’s side, Kenyans placed first, second and fourth.

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Guyana: Prison-break carnage: A Stabroek News investigation… with details

420 persons killed between February 2002 and September 2006

–   151 were murdered by bandits
–   239 killed during confrontations with police and in unexplained circumstances
–   30 security officers lost their lives

Introduction

For more than 15 years, the number of persons who died in the violence that followed the February 23rd, 2002 Camp Street jailbreak and the circumstances of their deaths have been the sources of heated disputation. As part of a public service journalism project to shed more light on that period, Stabroek News has compiled from its archives a list of persons killed between February 23, 2002 and September 2006 along with basic facts surrounding their cases.  Continue reading

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