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Oscar Henry, also known as Joe Phil, was a founding member of the Committee for the Improvement of Buxton (CIMBUX). He was a committed member of the Board of Directors and came to be regarded as the spirit of the organization.
Lasith Malinga has joined the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the last stage of the Caribbean Premier League. Malinga will replace Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez, who will leave after the league stages to play for Pakistan on their Zimbabwe tour, which starts on August 23.
Guyana Amazon Warriors defended a middling total of 140, taking four wickets in the last three overs, to set up a five-run win against Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League. The win has pushed Guyana's points tally to eight, although they still trail the Barbados Tridents on run rate.
August 11, 2013 - Sithe Global thanks the people of Guyana for comprehensively considering the Amaila Falls Hydroelectric (AHP) Project.
The Project was supported by the PPP, AFC and virtually all other non‐partisan organizations that reviewed the Project. However, it was not supported unanimously by all three political parties, a necessary prerequisite to the Project receiving international development funds required to complete it. Thus, the Project cannot move forward, despite 16 years of work and overUS$16million of independent Sithe Global expenditures and more thanUS$15million of government expenditures.
Guyana Cultural Association of New York invites everyone to their 2013 Guyana Folk Festival - Family Fun Day
Location: Old Boys High School Grounds
Address: 736 Rutland Road (& Troy Ave) Brooklyn, Ny 11203, USA
Date: Sunday September, 01, 2013
Time: 12:00 Noon to 7:00 pm
Committee for the Improvement of Buxton (CIMBUX) invites everyone to their Annual Family Fun Day
Location: Green Meadows Recreation Center
Address: 6100 Sligo Parkway, Hyattsville, Maryland, 20782 USA
Date: Sunday August 18, 2013
Time: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
The Embassy of Guyana in Washington, DC published a press release today, in which they announced that the Government of Guyana is seeking to hire a number of Doctors in specialty fields including Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics to work in Guyana.
1. Four (4) Obstetrics and Gynecologists
2. Two (2) Internal Medicine
3. Four (4) Pediatricians
A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) did not support the Hydro-Electric Power (Amendment) Bill 2013, No 15/2013 and the Limit on Amount Outstanding under Guarantees given under the Guarantee of Loans (Public Corporations and Companies) Act when they were brought before the National Assembly, at its 62nd Sitting on Wednesday 7th August.
The International Day of the World's Indigenous People (9 August) was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995 – 2004).
The story of rebirth in the confines of poverty!
'Tin City Voices' is the story of survival in a third world slum. Filmmaker Elijah Marchand explores a shantytown in Georgetown, Guyana. We discover an abused woman, a pregnant mother, and a man struggling to find redemption for his violent life. Their lives do not intersect but run parallel. Through a stirring story about rebirth and forgiveness amongst despair and violence, we uncover the psychological environment that confines those in the ghetto.