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.
Questioning of the Minister of Health by opposition members last Monday on an item seeking approval for $31,080,000, revealed that the sum was intended as expenses for renting a bond for the storage of pharmaceuticals.
Almost four decades ago, a then 17-year-old Charmaine Stuart fell in love with the Guyana Police Force’s ‘Band Complex,’ as she not only got to be involved in music—her heart’s desire—but “the discipline” involved in it.
One of my earliest awareness moments upon my return to live in Guyana (I have mentioned it before) took place in a visit to a major hardware store in Georgetown in search of some half-inch bolts to secure the posts of a wood fence.