Flag-raising at Lethem

Screams and shouts of joy could be heard as the clock struck midnight at Lethem yesterday and the flag was hoisted.

GINA said that soldiers of the Guyana Defence Force, neatly dressed in their uniforms, stood at attention as Lt. Rohan Marshal hoisted the flag. The National Pledge was recited and the National Anthem sung.

Soldiers from neighbouring Brazil also joined in the celebration, GINA said.

Ambassador, George Wilfred Talbot, Guyana’s Ambassador to….