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Guyana’s Eusi Kwayana will be 90 on April 4, 2015

Eusi Kwayana will be 90 on April 4, 2015  – (see note at end of this entry)

eusi Kwayana -in 2014

eusi Kwayana -in 2014 at the Walter Rodney Inquiry

The following links were compiled by the St Stanislaus College Blog

 Eusi Kwayana, formerly Sydney King (born 4 April 1925),[1] is a Guyanese politician. A cabinet minister in the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) government of 1953, he was detained by the British Army in 1954. Later he left the PPP to form ASCRIA (African Society for Cultural Relations with Independent Africa), a Pan-Africanist grassroots political group that, after a brief flirtation with the People’s National Congress (PNC) of Forbes Burnham, fused into the Working People’s Alliance (WPA).

Biography  – From Wikipedia.org: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eusi_Kwayana He was born in Lusignan, Guyana, and his family moved to Buxton when he was aged seven. He became a primary school teacher at the age of 15. In 1956 he founded and became principal of County High School, later renamed Republic Cooperative High School, in Buxton.[2]    Continue reading

Tipperary Hall integral to Community Psyche

Tipperary Hall integral to Community Psyche

Buxton Village, Guyana – December 20, 2010.  This report was carried in the Guyana Chronicle on December 21, 2010.

President tells Buxtonians… …”should not be seen as merely a building”

THE long-cherished dream of Buxtonians that their Tipperary Hall will be restored will soon become a reality – another promise kept by President Bharrat Jagdeo.

The ground-breaking ceremony was held at the construction site in Buxton  in the afternoon of December 20, 2010.

Lecturer in Sociology at UG, described by youthful Thashana Hiles as a community advocate, wife, mother, daughter and friend to all, MC Ms Barbara Thomas-Holder, expressed sincere appreciation and deep gratitude to President Jagdeo, commending him for his second appearance at Buxton within four months.

She noted that the importance of the occasion lay more in the groundbreaking task he was about to perform for the community, rather than in his presence.

She described the Tipperary Hall as a landmark and a premier venue in its time, having served, not only the residents of Buxton in its heyday, but also other communities along the East Coast corridor; also residents of Georgetown and Linden.

Full Report here: > Tipperary Hall integral to Community Psyche

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