White Headed Marsh Tyrant

This bold little flycatcher is the White Headed Marsh Tyrant. As its name suggests, it can be found in marshy or wetland areas. They are a common sight, perching on branches around canals, rice fields, around the ponds in the Botanical Gardens in Georgetown, and in the Rupununi Wetlands. From its perch, the White Headed iwok logo (new)Marsh Tyrant sallies out to catch flying insects or to glean caterpillars from plants.

White Headed Marsh Tyrant (Photo by Andrew Snyder)
White Headed Marsh Tyrant (Photo by Andrew Snyder)

Cheddi Jagan, Communism and the African-Guyanese

By Clem Seecharan Clem Seecharan is Emeritus Professor of History at London Metropolitan University.

Reflections on Cheddi Jagan, 1918-1997

Cheddi Jagan returned from studies in the United States to a British Guiana in 1943 that was a cauldron of poverty.

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The life and times of Dr Cheddi Jagan in pictures

Dr Jagan enjoys a ride on a ferris wheel with his grandchildren. Cheddi Jagan and Forbes Burnham leave then British Guiana to plead their case abroad, following the suspension of the constitution by the British in 1953.

A renewed confident Jagan

Cheddi Jagan was born on March 22, 1918, and died on March 6, 1997.

Dr Cheddi Jagan: The man and his life

By Sharief Khan (An excerpt from an interview with Sharief Khan reprinted from Stabroek News, December 11, 1987, page 5) In gaining a politician like Cheddi Jagan Guyana might have lost a cricketer.


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