Daily Archives: 09/07/2021

GUYANA: History: Atkinson Field and World War II- A Memoir 1943 to 1946 – By Ivan O. Carew

By By Ivan O. Carew

Having been born and having grown up in the capital city, Georgetown, in the county of Demerara, British Guiana, now called Guyana, I did have some knowledge of the villages on the Eastern bank of the Demerara River.

Historically Guyana was once a Dutch possession, hence many of the villages were given Dutch names that still exist to this day. To the best of my recollection there was the village of Soesdyke (Dutch) then there was Madewini (Dutch) sparsely populated in those days with a few thatch-roof houses. Beyond that was Hyde Park with a hilly terrain and  rainforest. Residents along the river banks did farming on the slopes of the hills.    Continue reading

Guyana Min. of Foreign Affairs: Post Diaspora Conference – ZOOM Meeting- Sept 08. 2021 @ 11.00am EST

Webinar for Wednesday 8 September 2021 – 11:00AM EST
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GUYANA: Preparing Guyanese youth for 21st century economic development | OilNow

By Wilberne Persaud – OilNOW. –oilnow.gy
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In my April 2020 commentary: “GUYANA | Workable, Transparent Gov’t Policy Needed for Oil and Gas Investment” an important bullet point read: “Guyana has but one limited, time-bound chance, to make oil and gas its pathway to sustainable development with environmental and human development equity.

Few thoughtful human beings now dispute the notion of a short time window to combat global warming with any hope of success. Confirmation arrived with the recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report.          Continue reading