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Guyana’s gifts to the world – A 2016 Review – by BBC News

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Guyana’s gifts to the world

This articles features a number of Guyanese who have been very successful worldwide
It was written in 2016 on the 50th anniversary of Guyana’s Independence from Britain,

Covering 214,969 sq km (83,000 sq miles), it is the only English-speaking country on mainland South America.

In popular culture, the country is sadly best known for the tragic events of Jonestown, where more than 900 people died in a mass suicide.

To mark the 50th anniversary of independence, BBC News highlights some of the positive contributions from “the land of a thousand rivers”.

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Cricket: Shivnarine Chanderpaul Interview

Some readers who have seen this interview on the original blog, have already said that it is one of the best interviews  by Shivnarine Chanderpaul that they have ever read.

Interview with Shivnarine Chanderpaul:

TMC Editor Nikhil Puri recently had the opportunity to catch up with Shiv Chanderpaul here in New York, who was travelling on his way to South Africa for the Champions League T20 tournament. In Part 1 of the interview, Chanderpaul talks about the most difficult bowlers he has faced, characters in the West Indies dressing room, and some of his peers…             Continue reading



Date: Friday June 22, 2012 – Toronto Canada.

Former West Indies captain, Clive Lloyd, reunites with some of the greatest names in Guyana’s cricket history.

Direct from England, United States, Antigua and Guyana, these acclaimed names which dominated West Indies Test Cricket come together for one nostalgic evening.

Together in Toronto for the first time, this special evening of dinner and entertainment pays tribute to these remarkable Guyanese cricketers whose uniquely brilliant careers have made them legends in international cricket.

This memorable celebration of Guyana’s finest contributions to cricket is for the benefit of Guyana’s Mercy Hospital which was partially destroyed by fire in 2010.

Just as these cricketers played together and promoted Guyana and the West Indies, they again unite to help rebuild one of Guyana’s national institutions.

Tickets are limited and go on sale April 15th .                         [ MORE  DETAILS —  Guyana Cricket Heroes]