Daily Archives: 01/25/2021

Guyana calls for release of fishing boats intercepted by Venezuelan navy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Georgetown

Guyana yesterday called for the release of two fishing boats intercepted by the Venezuelan Navy in this country’s waters on Thursday.

In a statement dated yesterday and released by the Department of Public Information today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that  the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone were intercepted by a Venezuelan naval vessel and instructed to chart a course to Port Guiria in Venezuela where the boats and crew have been detained.            Continue reading

ARTS: The rise and rise of professional theatre in Guyana – By Al Creighton

One of the important cultural developments was the rise of professional theatre in the Caribbean.  This started in Jamaica roughly around 1970 and gradually moved southward across the region to Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, eventually reaching to Guyana in 1981.

But even this neat outline requires qualification, because professionalism in stage performance and an industry in show business had been thriving for several decades before that. Furthermore, the history of theatre in the region will show two major streams that coexisted in segregated fashion throughout the centuries of colonialism. One was the performance of dramatic plays on the western/European stage, while the other was the theatre of the folk that developed during slavery.            Continue reading

MORAY HOUSE TRUST: Philip Moore- An Appreciation – Saturday 30th January 2021- VIRTUAL EVENT

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Moray House Trust warmly invites you to attend our fifth virtual event:
Title:                Philip Moore: an appreciation
Speakers:        Alim Hosein, Stanley Greaves, Dennis de Caires
Date:               Saturday 30th January 2021
Time:               5.00 PM Guyana :
4.00 PM Toronto, New York : 9.00 PM UK Continue reading