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Donate to Roman Hall's Double Lung Transplant Fund

In-spite of Roman's successful double lung transplant he is still in need our of help to pay for the surgery and related expenses. There is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis and therefore expensive ongoing medical care is is a necessity. Please continue to donate to the fund to ensure that he has a chance at life, his sister Rojeana Auriel was not so lucky and passed away at age 19 on October 14, 2012. Click Here to donate or on the link below

Roman Hall's double lung transplant has been a success.

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Royal Bank of Canada in Guyana 1914 - 1984

Royan Bank of Canada

In 1914 Royal Bank of Canada purchased the British Guiana Bank that had opened in 1836. Royal Bank of Canada became the second foreign-owned commercial bank in the history of the country. The bank was located at 38-40 Water Street, Georgetown at the corner of Robb and Water Streets

Nigel Hughes sets the record straight on sale of property - Alliance For Change Press Release

Nigel Hughes

C. A. Nigel Hughes
February 19, 2014

Dear friend,

The recent publications in the media about the sale of the property located at lot 29 Third Avenue, Subryanville to Ms. Mayfield French, proprietress of Mae’s School, have been a source of much comment since the first publication in the Guyana Chronicle.

CIMBUX's Fourteenth Biennial Reunion

Committee for the Improvement of Buxton (CIMBUX)

Committee for the Improvement of Buxton, Inc. (CIMBUX) celebrated its Fourteenth Biennial Reunion themed Revival for Excellence Through Education.

The event was held on November 9, 2013 at the Bowie Village Hall in Bowie, Maryland, USA.

Elton Dharry bantamweight boxer from Guyana fights out of Brooklyn, New York, USA

Elton Dharry with his championship belt at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall

Elton Felix Dharry was born on December 1, 1985 on the Essequibo island of Leguan, Guyana. He moved to Brooklyn, NY, and has a record of 21 fights with 15 wins, 9 by knockouts, 5 losses (decisions) and 1 draw.

The Labrador-Guyana connection: Molasses

Wales Sugar Estate factory, Guyana

This is the Wales Sugar Estate factory, near Georgetown, Guyana. The smell of boiling sugar cane is overwhelming, and - in the short term - delicious. One of the by-products, bubbling away, is molasses.

The Labrador-Guyana connection: Slavery

Picture of the white slaves, taken, Dr Eliot Curwen

In these posts I have often written about written about the horrors of slavery in the Guianas. What is less well-known is the form of slavery that existed at the same time among white people up in Labrador. Some may be unhappy with the comparison, and, it's true, the Labradorians didn't arrive in chains, were notionally free to leave whenever they wanted.

Boeing and Air France Industries Successfully Complete Major Modification of French AWACS Aircraft

French Air Force E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS)

PARIS, Feb. 17, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) have successfully completed the Mid-Life Upgrade modification on the first of four E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft for the French Air Force.

The Labrador-Guyana connection

Battle Harbour Labrador, Canada

What is the connection between chilly Labrador (in Canada), and the steamy tropical world of Guyana? Well, more than you'd imagine. I'll be exploring their shared history over the next few posts.

QC Alumnae House Fire Update

Walt and Nancy Knupp

Guyana Graphic reported on January 29, 2014 about Queens College alumnae Walt Knupp and his wife Nancy who suffered a fire at their home in West Virginia, USA.

The fire resulted in the loss of all their possessions and both Walt and his wife Nancy were injured. It was announced on February 11 that Nancy had succumbed to her injuries.

New York to auction world's most famous stamp

1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta

Three times in its long history, the 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America has broken the auction record for a single stamp. Now, it's poised to become the world's most valuable stamp again.

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