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GUYANA: Famous Upper Demerara and Guyanese swimmer: Walter Spence – By Dmitri Allicock

Walter Spence

By Dmitri Allicock

Walter Spence may be the first Guyanese to ever win an Olympic medal. He competed for Canada in the 1928 Olympics and won a bronze medal in the 4×200 m freestyle relay event.

Walter Percy Spence (March 3, 1901 – October 16, 1958) was a swimmer from British Guiana (who competed for Canada in the 1928 Summer Olympics and 1932 Summer Olympics. He immigrated to the United States and held several national swimming titles there.

Spence was born in Christianburg, British Guiana, the oldest of eight children—four brothers and four sisters. His father was Scottish and worked as a big game hunter and guide, while his mother was Indian.                Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – October 5, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – October 5, 2016

GUYANA TODAY: Is so de place get now Banna! – By Maurice Bryan


–  By Maurice Bryan …..  for the Guyanese Online Blog

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I arrived in Guyana about a month after the celebrations  on May 26, 2016, marking 50 years of independence from direct colonial rule. People seemed to be still basking in the afterglow of the big party.

Traces of the event were still very evident. Everything looked bright and clean and freshly painted. Moreover, just like the lights and Christmas decorations left hanging outside some houses long after the season ends, Guyana flags and buntings and multicolored lengths of fabric were still ‘vestigially’ fluttering and flapping everywhere.

It was as if people realized that removing all the drapery and streamers and logos would force them to return to a normal much less colorful everyday reality–with all of its associated challenges.    Continue reading

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – September 23, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 23 September 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Guyana Government News Brief – September 21, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – September 21, 2016

Chinese group traveling worldwide in RV reaches Guyana

Chinese group traveling worldwide in RV reaches Guyana

APRIL 24, 2014 | BY KNEWS |

RV in GuyanaPicture: The group with their RV parked in front of the Guyana Revenue Authority building yesterday with their Guyana guide, Haleem Khan.

A group of passionate young people from China and Taiwan who dared to achieve and complete their dream of travelling 200 countries driving a Recreational Vehicle (RV) reached Georgetown yesterday. They were previously in Venezuela.
What started out as a group of 12 in two RV’s has now shrunk to four as the group pursues their global travel.  Their names are Wujingyi, Chun-Hung Chen, Shuotiao and Hambin Chen.

The lifetime journey all started on May 19, 2012 in China. Since then, the group has traveled through four continents, crossed three oceans and visited 45 countries and more than 170 cities in an RV.  Continue reading

GUY-LU-JAM in St Lucia – Saturday 12th April, 2014

GUY-LU-JAM in St Lucia

Date: Saturday 12th April, 2014

Starting time: 5pm

Sham’s Place is Bois D’Orange, Gros Islet, St Lucia.


Guyana/St Lucia Association versus Jamaica/St Lucia Association


Indoor games competition such as dominoes, draft and rap, followed by dancing competition

Free but only for Financial members

Contact persons:- 


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BHS Alumni Toronto – May Hatters Tea Party – May 3, 2014

BHS Tea Party



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  1. Home page / Archives
  3. Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards
  4. TRINIDAD CARNIVAL 2014 – The Greatest Show On Earth
  5. Botlahle: Age 11 – Winner Of South Africa’s Talent 2012 – 3 videos
  6. Fruits of Trinidad and Tobago – and Guyana
  7. Toronto: Three Guyanese die of carbon monoxide poisoning
  8. Remembering Johnny Braff – interview + videos
  9. Guyanese Online – Introduction
  10. The Truth About Bottled Water – video
  11. Trinidad’s Carnival 2014: Machel Montano retains Soca crown
  12. Top 10 X Factor Auditions all time – based on YouTube views on 13-2-2013
  13. Tessanne Chin …. at The White House – Women of Soul
  14. American artist finds Oasis in Guyana’s heartland – By Tangerine Clarke
  15. Best Of Bob Marley – music
 See Full list of 499 items- :Guyanese Online – Top Posts – March 2014

Pharrell Williams – ‘Happy’ Version featuring GUYANA – 2 videos

The song  ‘HAPPY’,  by Pharrell Williams of the USA, has been sweeping the airwaves worldwide, and there are many versions featuring film clips from various countries…. over 200 million YouTube hits by March 2014.

Here is the original video by Pharrell Williams, followed by a Guyana version that was recently released.

Pharrell Williams – Happy (Official Music Video)

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