"Snake! Snake!” - The children scattered. The high octave warning would do that. It caused our eyes to dart left and right, hearts pumping loudly against eardrums as the adrenalin surged. That startling call was able to interrupt us even when we were making much louder noises with our calcium carbide-mixed-with-spittle and shaken-in-an Ovaltine tin bombs.
On April 10, 2003 Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored the fourth-fastest hundred of all time at Bourda. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at the day when the all-conquering Australians were bludgeoned by the person they had least expected to.
The Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of APNU, Hon. David A. Granger, MP, the Executive Council and the members of APNU welcomed the new Region No. 1 (Barima-Waini) MP, Ms. Rennita Lolita Williams. Ms. Williama who hails from Santa Rosa, Moruca in Region No. 1 replaced MP Mr. Richard who who resigned on Tuesday, days after he collapsed in the National Assembly.
Most of this is from an entry in a diary I kept when I was 17 - 19 in Guyana.
Sunday 1st Feb. 1981, Moblissa Dairy Farm, Soesdyke - Linden Highway. - I arrived at Moblissa Dairy Farm last Wednesday from Ebini Ranch via Georgetown. The 'Milk Truck', a monster tanker lorry that transports the farm’s milk to Georgetown was quite a ride. I’d left my previous training assignment at Ebini Ranch in the Intermediate Savannahs for Moblissa to continue training for management at the Livestock Development Company. My dream job, an entry level management position as a LIDCO Ranch Supervisor (assistant ranch manager).
The gods were smiling yesterday as the first, and hopefully annual, Guyanese Kite Flying Picnic event got underway at the Centennial Park in Columbia, Maryland. The picnic saw hundreds of people over the course of several hours flying kites, eating good food and just enjoying a beautiful day.
This story is based on an entry I made in a journal in 1978. Hugh Allan Yearwood
Stan Brock, was my number one hero when I was a teenager and I’m sorry I never met him. When I first heard of him British Guiana was now Guyana and he was the long gone ex-manager of one of the most remote and largest cattle ranches in the world. During his time as a cowboy in the Amazon 4,000 of British Guiana’s 83,000 sq. miles were Dadanawa cattle range.
Guyanese Sandra Chapman, Deputy Borough President of Brooklyn, NY, and Dr. Monique Davidson-Tucker shared their Sunday evening, March 24, 2013, in the distinguishable company of 14 other honorees at the Tropical Paradise Banquet Hall, 1370 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn.
Remarks by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin Larocque on the occasion of the presentation of credentials by his Excellency Luis Fernando Ayala plenipotentiary representative of Chile to the Caribbean Community, Georgetown, Guyana.