Daily Archives: 01/03/2022

GUYANA: G$30M worth in equipment destroyed in fire at Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC)

The aftermath of the fire at the GPHC echocardiograph (ECG) room

According to the Guyana Fire Service, ranks responded to a report of a fire at the hospital sometime around 05:24hrs on New Year’s Day by deploying water tenders from the Central, Campbellville and Albertown Fire Stations.            Continue reading

COMEDY: Video: When Your Cars Name Describes You — By Rex Havens

When Your Cars Name Describes You — Rex Havens – Dry Bar Comedy

You have a car that resembles the way you feel?

Some comments:

  • The kind of comedy that makes you stop and think, “I never thought of it like that.” Bravo! Encore!
  • Word play and puns are my favorite kind of humor. This guy’s got it
  • As someone who loves puns and is a car dork as it is, this is absolutely hysterical.


UK: Baroness Valerie Amos: Born in Guyana is first Black woman to get top Royal Honour

Baroness Valerie Amos

The Baroness Valerie Amos, born on the island of Wakenaam, is to be appointed as a member of the Order of the Garter, England’s oldest and most senior order of chivalry, becoming the first Black person in 700 years to receive the honour.

The appointment is given to up to 24 “knight and lady companions”. The ceremonial order, founded in 1348, is a recognition of significant public service, made as the personal gift of the monarch.

Baroness Amos, a former Labour cabinet minister, becomes the first black member of the order, the BBC reported. The list of others to be appointed include the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall and wife of Prince Charles, heir to the British throne.        Continue reading

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