Category Archives: Guyana

The 10 Most Popular Foods in Guyana | IntoxicatedTV

The 10 Most Popular Foods in Guyana | IntoxicatedTV

The food of Guyana are as diverse as its population.

Today we are counting down the Top 10 most Popular foods of the multicultural South American Destination, Guyana.

Do enjoy!!

GUYANA SPEAKS: 50th Anniversary of Hansib publications – December 13, 2020. 2pm-4pm GMT – London. UK

Dear Friends,    ZOOM EVENT by GUYANA SPEAKS

I would like to invite you to join Guyana SPEAKS in an online celebration of Arif Ali’s contribution to book publishing in Britain and the 50th Anniversary of Hansib publications.  This event taking place on Sunday, 13th December from 2pm to 4pm, (GMT) will include tributes, readings and entertainment.  All attendees will also be given a non-transferable 25% discount code for any books they would like to purchase from Hansib between 13th – 20th December 2020.

Guyana Politics: A neighbourly old tale of race relations – By Dennis Nichols

In Guyana, ‘old time story’ is a phrase that can be interpreted a couple of different ways. One relates to an argument or feud between families or friends that could date back several generations. Another is the recall of an amusing or striking event that happened in the past and left an indelible impression on your mind.

The following can be described as a mixture of both, with a bearing on Guyana’s political and social history. It relates to a time when, in Charlestown, Georgetown, I first became aware of the amalgam of races in our capital city, and a few memorable encounters.    Continue reading

Guyana: Belgium cocaine bust: GRA recovers image of shipping container suspected in 11.5 ton shipment

The false inside of a shipping container from Guyana.

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recovered a key image of a shipping container suspected to have contained 11.5 tons of cocaine that had been busted in Belgium in early November, multiple sources have confirmed.

They have also recovered hundreds of other deleted scans of various containers.

Officials said the process was painstaking and delicate in order not to damage the hard drive that stores images of scanned shipping containers. The officials said the contents of the hard drive were recovered from the Chinese-made scanner by specialised equipment obtained from a key Western Nation that is involved in the global narco-trafficking fight.    Continue reading

Guyana History: Royal Visit: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip to British Guiana- February1966

Featured earlier in the Guyanese Online entry of February 7, 2012  LINK 1:03

The Royal Visit of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip to British Guiana in February 1966, a few month before Independence on 26 May 1966

A short film by British Pathe of the Royal Visit to British Guiana in February 1966: 

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A royal visit to welcome Guyana’s independence  

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GUYANA: Oil monitoring (we cannot compete); domestic violence (we cannot condone) – GHK Lall Column

  Nov 29, 2020  NewsThe GHK Lall Column 

>>>Encouraging Events, Disturbing Developments<<<

Kaieteur News – Vincent Adams, former Head of the EPA, highlighted the need for training and compensating our people for monitoring and effective compliance with our laws and regulations. I am encouraged that Dr. Adams pinpointed this policing of our ballooning oil industry, which has relevance in other resource areas. To be ahead of the multi-nationals, we must be better than them.    Continue reading

GUYANA: Ex-police among eight in custody for Marcus Bisram robbery

Bharrat Shattarpaul (left) with Marcus Bisram.

The police have arrested an ex-police and close friend of Marcus Bisram, Bharrat Shattarpaul, along with seven others, in connection with the robbery committed on the wealthy philanthropist of Number 70 Village, Upper Corentyne, Berbice.

A senior police source disclosed that Shattarpaul was seen earlier in the day, on Sunday, in conversation with a known character who has been charged multiple times for armed robbery, alleged murder, trafficking in narcotics, among other serious offences.  The police had reportedly searched the known character’s vehicle that said day but nothing was found.         Continue reading

Guyana History: Lord Bishop William Piercy Austin (1807 – 1892) of British Guiana – By Dmitri Allicock

Bishop William Piercy Austin

— By Dmitri Allicock

Honoring our heritage must be as natural as breathing for it is indeed the foundation on which you stand. Many great individuals of early British Guiana have been lost to the fog of history but the legacy of Anglican Bishop Dr. William Piercy Austin lives on in Guyana. Bishop William Piercy Austin’s ideas and diligent contributions gave rise to the academic pursuits in Guyana for which he is recognized as one of the most outstanding individuals in the history of the Colony of    British Guiana.      Continue reading

GUYANA: Stop miners from causing irreparable damage to environment – Former EPA Head

Photo showing the damage done to the environment, which is caused by mining.

  • Half of the population is below the age of 25, so what are we gonna give them? They are the ones who are gonna have to survive this,” – Dr. Vincent Adams

Kaieteur NewsNov 30, 2020 – The Government of Guyana must take the necessary steps to put a stop to those miners and mining companies that are causing irreparable damage to the environment. This is the well-intended advice offered by former Head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Vincent Adams.              Continue reading

Despite oil discoveries World Bank still lists Guyana among poorest in South America

 Amassing Guyana’s undersea oil wealth
Amassing Guyana’s undersea oil wealth

Guyana’s multiple major oil discoveries beginning in May 2015 may have set the country on the path to realising a level of wealth not before seen in the Caribbean, but a recent World Bank Review still regards the country as being “one of the poorest in South America.”.

The Bank’s Guyana Country Review, was last updated on September 3 this year .            Continue reading