Daily Archives: February 24, 2020

Barbados investment delegation to Ghana calls on Tourism Minister

From Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Accra, Feb. 22, GNA– A delegation from Barbados, currently in Ghana for an investment tour, has called on the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, to share ideas on how to improve both countries’ tourism prospects.

The delegation was led by the Minister of Tourism and International Transport of Barbados, Mr Kerrie Symonds, and the Minister for Creative Economy, Culture, and Sports, Mr John King.            Continue reading

Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary – Mashramani 2020 scenes – Photos

Members of the Guyana Defence Force hoist the Golden Arrowhead at February 23rd 2020 flag raising ceremony at D’Urban Park. The ceremony was held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Guyana’s republican status. (DPI)

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Guyana celebrates 50 golden years with Mashramani Parade 2020

A smashing Mash 2020 – One of the standout costumes at the Mashramani parade on Sunday February 23, 2020. (DPI photo)

(Feb 24, 2020    News)  Despite early morning showers, Guyanese, tourists and bands gyrated through Georgetown to celebrate the nation’s 50th golden anniversary as a republic. This year’s event is being celebrated under the theme ”Reflect, Celebrate, Transform”.

Energetic persons flocked the streets, dancing with the exuberant revelers and colourful, eye-catching floats along the parade route.
The various bands crowded the streets in exotic colours and ‘tramped; down the parade route. They started at the western end of Carifesta Avenue, then to the Kitty Roundabout, along Vlissengen Road and to the D’Urban Park.

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