October 19, 1953 - Forbes Burnham and Cheddi Jagan at Atkinson Field to board a charter plane of travel to Suriname then to London for a meeting with the British government. The meeting was to discuss the British Government's suspension of the British Guiana Constitution.
Roland DaSilva, Airline Captain, Chief Pilot, Manager, First and only recipient of Guyana’s Highest award for Bravery - The Cacique Crown of Valor
Roland DaSilva was born on November 27, 1936 the first born of four sons to Gaston DaSilva who was a first generation Guyanese of Portuguese descent and Angelina Mekdeci who was born in New York, USA, of Lebanese parents, who moved to British Guiana via New York and Cayenne, French Guiana.
The Guyana Berbice Association, Washington, DC Chapter invites everyone to their 31st Annual Dinner and Dance.
Fake poll exposes another level of Jagdeo/PPP corruption - Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Statement
Recent reports in the Kaieteur News “Ramotar demotes Chronicle Editor after ‘Jagdeo’ story,” (22/3/2014), Guyana Times, “Jagdeo most formidable candidate –combined Opposition poll,” (20/3/2014) and Guyana Chronicle “Jagdeo favoured as PPP/C presidential candidate” (21/3/2014) confirms the disservice being done to this society by those misusi
In the ongoing search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 it appears that a Chinese research vessel is heading to the area in the South Indian Ocean, the location of the latest sighted objects.
Deborah Jan Osman-Backer Joined the People‟s National Congress in 1994 and became a candidate for the Party on its list of candidates to contest the Georgetown Municipality Elections of the Year. Following the election Ms. Backer was selected among ten candidates to represent the PNCR in the Georgetown Municipality.
Mr. Wayne Forde, a Guyanese-American who is passionate about the socio-economic conditions in his homeland, produced this video to identify some of the challenges faced by the citizens living in Guyana.
There is major concern over police brutality against African Guyanese since the current Executive Government came to power. African Guyanese activists have pointed to over 400 African Guyanese, mostly young men, who have died at the hands of the police since 1992. There are strong claims that there was direct state involvement in some of these killings during the period 2002-2006.
I have been asked for a list of good source material. Sadly, some of the books below are long out of print (I found them in the British Library) but a few of them might be available on abe.com. Here's the list:
In the coverage of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 by the media and the resident “experts”, I am appalled at the insinuations and character assassinations of the cockpit crew.