Daily Archives: 06/09/2021

GUYANA: Most Regions Remain Flooded; G$10B (app $US 45M) in funding planned to address flooding

Guyana Map showing Regions

 

Despite a respite in some areas, floodwater remained at significant levels in most of the country’s regions yesterday as authorities continued to mobilise help for victims.

Residential and farm lands along the riverine villages in regions 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are the worst affected and the respective Regional Chairs have concluded that these communities will face economic hardships in the coming months as the floods have decimated the livelihoods of many.
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VIDEO: 2021 Message to Humanity; “What Is Your Legacy”?

2021 Message to Humanity; What Is Your Legacy?

GUYANA: One-Cent Magenta stamp auctioned for US$8.3m to new owner

The stamp was sold by shoe designer and collector Stuart Weitzman The designer had bought it in 2014 for US$9.5 million and continued a tradition started by previous owners by adding his own flourish – a line drawing of a stiletto shoe and his initials – to the back of the stamp.        Continue reading

SHORT STORY: A Marriage proposal at over 30,000 feet – by Francis Quamina Farrier 

– by Francis Quamina Farrier 
 
June is the month of brides, and here is a story about “Love and Marriage” which is so romantic and which I know you will enjoy reading. The married couple who I am featuring this week of a series of Married couples, commenced their official life together as a committed couple, at over 30 thousand feet above the Caribbean sea. They were on a flight from New York to Guyana.
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I was also on the flight, and was seated in the row directly in front of the couple. During the first leg of the flight which was from New York to Jamaica, I recognized romantic sounds emanating from the row directly behind mine.      Continue reading