This week as the world is agog with the outstanding track performances by Jamaican athletes in the Rio Olympics, it’s interesting to reflect on the remarkable ability of this relatively small nation to produce such a high standard in athletics.
Global economic system
The issue of global warming and sustainable development can no longer be a matter of passing interest. The international community is on a mission to ensure that the life-sustaining features of the earth are there for future generations.
Last month the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) published a paper ‘Chinese rise in the Caribbean – What does it mean for Caribbean Stakeholders?’ Although, in its conclusions, it said little more than a number of Caribbean commentators have observed previously, it is important for three reasons.
1st of AUGUST, 1838
‘Oh ye first of August freed men who now liberty enjoy;
Salute the day and shout hurrah to Queen Victoria;
On this glad day the galling chains of Slavery were broke
From off the necks of Afric’s sons, who bled beneath its yoke.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj
This village is the third of the same name that the World Beyond Georgetown has visited. Features have already been done on Good Hope, Essequibo Coast and Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo.