Daily Archives: 05/24/2021

VIDEO: Georgetown’s ‘Great Houses’ – Moray House Trust – Streamed live on May 22. 2021

An illustrated talk about Georgetown’s wooden heritage buildings in Guyana
This is the second in a series of illustrated talks about Georgetown by Wayne Mc Watt, who curates the Wooden Architecture (Guyana) Heritage Group on Facebook. The theme for the series is Re-imagining Georgetown: a reflection on the past built environment in the city.
Title: Georgetown’s “Great Houses” Speaker:  Wayne Mc Watt. Date: Saturday 22nd May 2021 – Moderator: Isabelle De Caires.

OIL: Guyana not yet in position to adopt Norway model for a wealth fund – Ali

DIASPORA CONFERENCE – May 22. 2021

Irfaan AliPresident Irfaan Ali yesterday announced that while his government is committed to the transparent spending of Guyana’s oil revenue, it cannot at this stage commit to implementing the internationally praised Norway model for a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF).

During the opening session of the inaugural Diaspora Conference, held virtually, Ali along with Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo responded to series of questions from participants.        Continue reading

CRICKET: West Indies names 18-man T20 squad to play South Africa, Australia and Pakistan.

sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com . Barbados

Windies name 18-man T20 squadST JOHN’S, Antigua — The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel announced a provisional 18-man squad ahead of the three back-to-back five-match T20 International (T20I) Series against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan.

The expanded squad maintains the blend of experienced players with exciting young talent as the West Indies continue preparations in the build up to the defence of their ICC T20 World Cup title, to be held in India in October-November 2021.         Continue reading

TED VIDEO: How To Discover Your “WHY” In Difficult Times – By Simon Sinek

What has the coronavirus pandemic taught us about ourselves and our relationships?

In a deeply personal and wide-ranging conversation, leadership expert Simon Sinek shares his own experience caring for his mental health as the world shut down. He discusses why we need to nurture friendships (in both good times and bad), explains why anyone can be a leader — and reveals the secret to discovering your “why” in life. (This virtual conversation, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson, was part of an exclusive TED Membership event. Visit ted.com/membership to become a TED Member.)

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