Guyana has potential for World Heritage Site listings
President of Conservation International (CI) Russell Mittermeier recently held talks with President Donald Ramotar about the country’s prospects to have some of its sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, the Govern-ment Information Agency (GINA) has reported.
According to GINA, Mittermeier, who met Ramotar just hours before attending the launch of the Conservation International Trust Fund on July 27, believes there is enough evidence to support Guyana’s case, while pointing to the capital Georgetown with its historical buildings and other examples of the material heritage.
Many of these sites have been commissioned with interpretative heritage markers erected by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport to create education and awareness about their importance and symbolism, GINA said. It added that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.