Daily Archives: 01/14/2021

GUYANA: Commander U.S. Southern Command, Admiral Craig Faller – Joint Press Conference

January 12, 2021

Good afternoon and thank you for being here today.

This is a day in which we mark another pivotal step forward in the enduring partnership between the United States and Guyana.

This visit builds on the momentum gained by Secretary of State Pompeo and the US International Development Finance Corporation’s recent visits here – and reinforces the US commitment to our shared regional security and the prosperity of the Guyanese people.

The acquisition and cross servicing agreement we signed today, streamlines how our governments efficiently exchange goods or services to support effective – and mutually-beneficial – defense cooperation. With this agreement, we are entering a new era of defense partnership that will strengthen regional stability.            Continue reading

BOOK: Big Ole Home By De Sea – By Neena Maiya

Slices of daily life in a sunny home by the sea. For good measure, the goings-on of the locals around the home are thrown in. The book is liberally sprinkled with madcap…at times, philosophical…conversations between mother and daughter, visitors, tradesmen. Food is plentiful. Tall tales add to the sauce. A ghost seeks help. Stones grow. A snake dances.

Around the home, the wind and the birds whistle. Sunbeams, filtered by trees, limbo across the lacquered wooden floor.

Some nights, danger lurks. Bandits. Gunshots in the wee hours of the morning. A thief sneaks into a neighbour’s home.

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