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Oh Beautiful Guyana – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Oh Beautiful Guyana – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Center for Caribbean Diaspora Engagement is launched by the University of Guyana.

First impressions can be everything. Three planes landed at the airport within an hour and it caused a bedlam. The scene was the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Timehri and it wasn’t from a long bygone era. It happened a fortnight ago.

The crowds converged into the makeshift space with hand luggage and screaming tired children clinging to equally tired arms. There was no staff to direct the crowds, no voice to stamp its authority on the proceedings. The crowd did what it had done in the past. It pushed and jostled and fought for every square inch to reach the four counters that were manned by the immigration officers.       Continue reading

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