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Hope: Guyana’s history and the names of some “Great Guyanese”

 By Geoff Burrowes

When I was growing up I knew a mild mannered boy named Malcolm Rodrigues. His nickname was “Milky”. I later heard that he had become a Jesuit priest.

When many of us, decided that life under the heel of the Forbes Burnham regime was not supportable and emigrated to other countries to enjoy their freedoms, Malcolm continued to minister in Guyana. I recently read an article written by him about the martyrdom of Father Darke and realized that Malcolm had grown into a courageous priest who had stood up against the excesses of the politicians of the time. I guess that his Jesuit training and expectations were partially responsible for that growth.          Continue reading

Cricket Legends Thrill New Yorkers – Pooran Ramnanan Delivers – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Cricket Legends Thrill New Yorkers

Pooran Ramnanan Delivers as Promised!

Pooran Ramnanan promised and he delivered. The recent games with the cricket legends were an unqualifi ed success attracting hundreds to Idlewild Park in Queens, New York

Pooran’s vision was to bring the legends to New York to play in two T20 games. It was also to invite players to have a game with the youngsters and to pass on valuable tips to them. The public too would get a chance to meet and greet the players and engage them in conversations. It was no easy task to assemble some of the top West Indies legends in cricket but Pooran managed to do so with panache and skill.  Continue reading

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