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BUXTON – FRIENDSHIP NEWSLETTER — JULY 2015 – Emancipation Greetings!

Buxton- Friendship Newsletter - July 2015

Buxton- Friendship Newsletter – July 2015  – Click to Download

As we celebrate the 177th Emancipation Anniversary, we want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the sacrifices of our ancestors. There are a number of activities planned to commemorate this important occasion in the village, and we encourage villagers and friends to participate. Details of events organized by the Buxton First of August Movement can be found on page 2 of this month’s Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter.

Our 5th annual Heritage Week programme for students will be held during the week that begins on August 9th. A list of students entering secondary school this year is recorded on page 10. These students, and anyone else who may be eligible, are asked to register promptly for the Empowerment Workshop, Edutainment Day Trip and other activities, as well as to receive their backpacks and school supplies.   Continue reading

Capitol TV News Videos – 24 July 2015

Capitol TV logoCapitol TV News Videos – 24 July 2015

  • Anil Nandlall may walk from politics
  • Uniform vouchers for public schools to be distributed soon
  • Sports

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 23 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos –  23 July 2015

  • Nandlall washes his hands of his former bodyguard
  • More troubles ahead for arrested cash jet pilot
  • City Hall in bind
  • Audit of schools almost finished
  • Guyana to pay judgement to Surinamese company
  • Low carbon research for UG soon
  • Sports
  • Cash Pilot may land a long jail term for Drug trafficking now

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Guyana- Putting country first – commentary

Guyana Map 2015

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Putting country first

July 21, 2015 | By | Filed Under Editorial

Despite all the financial and economic problems facing the country especially with the sugar and rice industry, Guyana has an abundance of natural resources, arable land, mineral deposits, natural ports and a young and educated population to move the country forward.

With the recent discovery of oil, the economic growth potential in Guyana is very high. Despite these advantages, poverty, unemployment and crime, especially among the youths are on the rise in Guyana and the country continues to face serious economic and social challenges. Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 17 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 17 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 16 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 16 July 2015

  • Floods hit Guyana again
  • President Granger in Brazil
  • Bandits hit Regent Street store
  • Many challenges in Education sector in the Caribbean
  • Illegal Gov’t vehicle transfer probe ongoing
  • Image polishing for Police Force
  • Robbery on East Bank
  • Sports

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GUYANA – Latest News – 14 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 14 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

Moray House Trust Lecture by Professor Ivelaw Griffith – July 15, 2015


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China’s World’s Longest And Highest Glass-Bottom Bridge

China‘s World’s Longest And Highest Glass-Bottom Bridge
A bridge too far? China set to open the most terrifying walkway in the world, stretching a quarter-of-a-mile across a canyon at a dizzying height of 980ft … and it’s made of GLASS
  • The Zhangjiajie skywalk is set to open in July 2015 hovering over a 980ft drop
If you are terrified of heights you would be advised to stay well away from China ‘s latest attraction.
The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon skywalk will hover over a nail-biting 980ft drop and is set to smash records to be the world’s longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge.
The dizzying footbridge, which spans between two cliffs in the national park of Zhangjiajie , will be open to brave tourists in July 2015.
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Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) News – June 2015


GIHR NEWS      –      June 2015  

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The Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) held the 8th Annual Conference, under the theme “The Founding Fathers of Guyana”, Saturday, June 27th, 2015 in the Conference Room of the National Library, Main & Church Streets, downtown Georgetown.

Strong presentations explored traditional notions, new research and perspectives, engendering quality discussions from the panelists and conference participants.  Continue reading


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