Education: Guyana cops most CXC awards in 2013

It is a great pleasure to congratulate our leaders of tomorrow. Their parents must be commended and their teachers for giving their all and dedications for such achievements for their endevours….Regla

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Education:  Guyana cops most CXC awards            

Thursday, 24 October 2013 – Demerara Waves

Guyana has copped five of the eight regional awards being offered by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Minister of Education Priya Manickchand announced on Thursday.

They are Yogeeta Persaud – Anna Regina Secondary School, Overall Outstanding Achievement; Rafena Mustapha – Saraswati Vidya Niketan, Most Outstanding in Humanities; Cecil Cox – Queen’s College, Most Outstanding in Sciences; Sasha S Woodroffe – Queen’s College, Most Outstanding in Business Studies; and Zimeena A Rasheed – Anna Regina Secondary School, Most Outstanding in Technical Vocational.

The other three awards for Most Outstanding Candidate in Visual Arts, 2-Dimensional Work, Most Outstanding Candidate in Visual Arts, 3-Dimensional Work and Most Outstanding Candidate in Short Story Writing were won by students outside of Guyana.

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Tremor rattles Guyana – Earthquake off Venezuela – updates

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Tremor rattles Guyana

Friday, 11 October 2013 22:15

A tremor rattled Guyana at approximately 10:12 PM (local time) around the same time a quake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale shook north-eastern Venezuela.

There were no immediate reports of damage. Persons in Georgetown as well as far away as Corriverton, Berbice, Linden, Bartica, Mahdia and the North West District felt the earth shiver.  

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Waiting For my Love

Take a line from a song that you love or connect with. Now forget the song, and turn that line into the title or inspiration for your post.

Waiting for my love

I was 22 years when I met my future husband William De Clou, he was visiting his family after leaving Guyana in 1957 for England lived there for seven years joined the British Military as a Medical Core, He was married and have four kids. He migrated to Canada, was quite handsome and we fell in love at first sight but it was a forbidden love. I waited for fourteen years for each other he got divorced and we got married on the 16/9/1989 in Canada after he sponser me .We lived a happy life helped me to full my dreams,,I am blessed to know such a jeantle man. He loved me thought me love and full fill my wishes. R.I.P my love Yvonne Regla

Memories: The start of World War II – by Vibert Lampkin

this is very interesting to know about history especially about my birth country Guyana love it

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Memories: The start of World War II – by Vibert Lampkin

Recently, I watched ‘The Last Prize’ which was a biography of the final years of Winston Churchill  [Wikipedia link] in office as Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War 11 and of course tomorrow is the 74th anniversary of the start of the Second World War.

I remember that day well – Sunday September 3, 1939. I was six years old and was sailing down from Mackenzie (the Town that bauxite built as it was called), 65 miles up the Demerara River to Georgetown to start school at St. Winifred’s Roman School in Newtown, Kitty, the next day. Since Guyana has no summer and no winter, only sun and rain, our ‘summer’ holiday from school was the month of August, the hottest month of the year. And traditionally as the first born, the eldest grandchild and the…

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