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Guyana Tourism: Canadian explores Guyanese grandfather’s heritage

Stabroek News  – 28 May 2019

Visiting Guyana was never in question for Kelsi De Abreu Babin, who grew up hearing stories about the strange yet interesting country from her Guyanese grandfather. And despite being warned about the crime rate in Georgetown, her experiences so far have been nothing but unforgettable.

For Babin, growing up with a proud Guyanese grandfather, Michael De Abreu, was more than interesting. As a child, he would tell her stories and interesting facts about a country far away from Canada. In addition to that, De Abreu, who is currently in his early eighties, would cook Guyanese dishes such as curry for Babin, who immensely enjoyed the meals of a country she had never visited until now.          Continue reading

Guyana: The romance of the Georgetown Sea Wall – By Godfrey Chin

The romance of the Sea Wall – Nostalgia 561

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Tramcar terminus at the Sea Wall, early 20th century

Ask any Guyanese, at home or abroad, to name the first five things Guyanese that readily come to mind, and they often reply, Kaieteur Falls, Stabroek Market, St George’s, Parliament Buildings, Town Hall, and sometimes, Jonestown.

Can you imagine they always forget  our Sea Wall, which actually saves the capital city of Georgetown from being a Venice, and our coastline languishing as another lost continent of Atlantis.     Continue reading

Guyana’s gifts to the world – By Alex Murray – BBC News

Guyana’s gifts to the world

Guyana Map 2015It’s 50 years since the British colony of British Guiana became Guyana.

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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Guyana’s gifts to the world – By Alex Murray BBC News

Guyana’s gifts to the world

It’s 50 years since the British colony of Guiana became Guyana.

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”.

Read more – Guyana’s gifts to the world – BBC News

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos -03 September 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 03 September 2015

  • No witch hunt says President
  • Safety measures for Kaieteur Falls
  • Conflict hinders development
  • More oil rigs for Guyana
  • Opposition blasts Top Cop Seelall Persaud
  • More cleanup efforts
  • Bridge toll talks continue
  • Sports

Click links below  to view the TV News Videos:-   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 01 September 2015

Female visitor to Kaieteur Falls presumed missing; tours suspendedGUYANA – Latest News – 01 September 2015

  • Female visitor to Kaieteur Falls presumed missing; tours suspended – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1FimOgX
  • Venezuela and TT oil prices not in competition -Finance Minister – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1NL5mJU
  • Volunteer experience in Guyana inspires Penetanguishene woman to write – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1NUPdRp
  • Blaze erupts at GuyOil bond   FULL STORY | |KNEWS –  By Desilon Daniels  …millions lost in lubricants
    The blaze which engulfed the bond What could have quickly become a dangerous situation turned out to be a destroyed bond after firemen extinguished a blaze that had erupted at a GuyOil… [.MORE..]
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BBC Travel: Guyana’s path to paradise

Guyana’s path to paradise

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By Sarah Grainger – for BBC Travel

Photo: The spectacular Kaieteur Falls are one of the top attractions of Guyana’s pristine interior. (Sarah Grainger)

Despite its cultural, political and economic credentials as a Caribbean nation, Guyana’s coastline on the northeast edge of South America is nothing to write home about. But on tPhoto: he bright side, the country’s muddy beaches have deterred the kind of development seen elsewhere in the region.

For the most part, the hotels and resorts have stayed away and the interior has been preserved, keeping intact this country’s slice of the Amazon rainforest and turning Guyana into an emerging eco-tourism destination.  Continue reading

National Geographic names Guyana “Best of the World 2014″

National Geographic names Guyana “Best of the World 2014″

 Highlighting Wilderness Explorers’ award-winning Amerindian Guyana tour, National Geographic Traveler presents 2014′s must-see places on planet earth. Guyana earns a coveted spot on this exclusive, very short list for the very first time in 2014.

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Is Green the New Gold? National Geographic says that Guyana may be the best-kept secret in South America, with most of the country still covered in wild forest. Stunning natural wonders – stretching from newly restored mangroves near Georgetown to the mighty Kaieteur Falls to the pristine Iwokrama rain forest, Guyana offers curious travelers an opportunity to experience one of only four remaining intact rain forest ecosystems on the planet.  Continue reading

Guyana Yours To Discover – a Mike Charles video

Guyana Yours To Discover – a Mike Charles video

A DVD Program Featuring Guyana. Produced By Mike Charles Out Of Guyana. This DVD also featues music from theGuyanese Band Dave Martins and The Tradewinds.

To Get Your Copy Of This DVD Visit http://www.mikecharles.biz/

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Check out more Dave Martins and the Tradewinds tunes here:  Continue reading

Kaieteur Falls Guyana Braved by Young English students!

Kaieteur Falls Guyana Braved by Young English students!

Twelve to fourteen year olds become youngest to abseil 500ft down by Kaieteur Falls in Guyana South America, the world’s most powerful single-drop waterfall.

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