Caricom gets ‘Guyana Classics’

Dr. Frank Anthony, Minister of Culture, Youth, and Sport of Guyana on Monday presented copies of a number of books to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat, a release from Caricom said yesterday.

The books, comprising the ‘Guyana Classics’ seriesby authors such as Mark McWatt, Ian McDonald, Denis Williams, Sister Mary Menezes, Martin Carter, Charles Barrington Brown and David Dabydeen, were presented to Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of Caricom at the Secretariat’s Documentation Centre.

The books, which all hold historical significance for Guyana, were published by the Caribbean Press publishing house with funding from the Government of Guyana, and were among the first 36 books to be so published, the release added.

The Minister also presented a compilation of speeches in the National Assembly between 1947 and 1987 by the late President of Guyana, Dr Cheddi Jagan.

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