Former President Bharrat Jagdeo (third from right) delivered a presentation on climate change and green energy at a Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association dinner at the Princess Hotel on Friday night.
The Assembly Rooms on fire in 1945. The Bank of Guyana was eventually built in the space. The ’45 fire was one of Georgetown’s biggest conflagrations which started in Bookers Drug Store where Guyana Stores stands now.
Beckwiths Hotel on the left behind an empty lot where the Hand-in-Hand was later built. To the right are the Assembly Rooms, where the whites held their dances, various entertainments, meetings and functions.
Thirty-four secondary school students from all ten administrative regions were awarded bursaries when the Burnham Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) held its annual bursary awards ceremony today at the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Headquarters, Congress Place, Sophia.