Daily Archives: 06/03/2021

Moray House Trust: Georgetown: The 1945 Fire and the Phoenix City – By Wayne Mc Watt- 5th June. 2021- 5PM Guy; NY; Toronto 10PM UK  

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VIRTUAL EVENT
This is the third 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.
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Title:         The 1945 Fire & the Phoenix City
Speaker:  
 Wayne Mc Watt
Date:         Saturday 5th June, 2021
Time:        5PM Guy, NY, Toronto 10PM UK
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GUYANA: 97persons died of COVID-19 in May 2021 – highest month – 396 Total to date

MAY, 2021, ended as the deadliest month for COVID-19 here in Guyana, with a total of 97 deaths being recorded, the Ministry of Health has indicated in a statement. There have been 396 such deaths recorded for May.

The deaths included that of a 17-year-old, one of the youngest since the detection of COVID-19 in Guyana, in March 2020.      Continue reading

VIDEO: How Covid-19 Exposes Systemic Racism in America | The Economist

 How covid-19 exposes systemic racism in America | The Economist  

  • Why Covid-19 Kills More Black Americans

Black people in America are twice as likely to die from covid-19 as white people. This highlights the country’s ongoing struggle with structural racism, as our experts explain.

GUYANA: Heavy Rains Cause Severe Flooding in Several Regions