Winston Overton was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, now officially known as The Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
He is the eldest child of the late Randolph Overton and Nova Eslyn Overton. He is followed by brother Aubrey Overton of Georgetown and a sister – the late Sgt. Shirley Overton-Campbell of New Amsterdam, Police Station, Guyana.
On Oct. 22, the College had the privilege of hosting a discussion led by Dr. Mellissa Ifill, a professor at the University of Guyana. Her discussion was part of the College’s global awareness forum that hopes to increase student understanding and interest in current global affairs. The discussion was hosted by the Political Science Department and explored Ifill’s findings o, “The Intersection Between Politics, Crime, and Ethnicity in Guyana.”
Dr. Andrew Short is a National Geographic Explorer and an assistant professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas. An entomologist by training, Short uses aquatic insects to study patterns of freshwater biodiversity in South America to inform both science and conservation.
Since 2002, I have been visiting Guyana annually. Articles on my first trip after 30 years away and another 10 years later were published earlier in this newspaper. Since my trips to the homeland, my love and interest for the country, especially the Essequibo region, grew to the point of me planning an extended stay sometime in the future.
J L. Adams is a 26 years old shoe shiner from New York City and 100for1 is the nickname for his book, One Hundred Answers, for the one question, Will you marry me?
Birth Aubrey Cummings was born in the year 1947 and grew up in the Alberttown / Queenstown neighbourhoods of Georgetown, Guyana Discovered talent His decision to develop a career in pop music was influenced by Michael Bacchus and the Heartbreakers. The magic of popular music and show business excited him, and he took up the guitar. He is a self-taught guitarist.
Reon Dane King was born on October 06, 1975 in Goed Fortuin, West Coast Demerara, Guyana. He has played 19 Tests and 50 One Day Internationals for the West Indies.
It was January 06, 1930 when the first Pan-Am amphibian aircraft landed on the Demerara River linking Miami, USA with Georgetown, Guyana by air.
Also on that day Donald Bradman (who later became Sir Donald Bradman) in the Sheffield Shield Series scored 452 not out for NSW (New South Wales) against Queensland at Sydney. His score took 415 minutes with 49 fours