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The Trinidad and Tobago literary arts booth at Carifesta XI, held in Suriname, which has proudly co-opted Guyanese-born Wilson Harris. His "Carnival Trilogy" is second from the right. Photo by Georgia Popplewell, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. Sir Wilson Harris, the innovative Guyanese writer who categorised his ...
Wilson Harris, a Guyanese novelist and essayist who addressed themes of colonialism and cultural identity in weaving stories of history, fantasy, myth and philosophy, died on March 8 in Chelmsford, England. He was 96. His death was announced by his son Nigel Harris. Mr. Harris, who had lived in ...

Celebrated Guyanese literary giant, Sir Wilson Harris died earlier Thursday in the United Kingdom (UK) where he resided for decades. Sir Wilson,96, was the father of University of Guyana Chancellor, Professor Nigel Harris. Following is the full text of a statement by Professor Harris who is a former Vice ...
Minister of State, Lt. Colonel (Retd) Joseph Harmon, told Guyanese during a recent town hall meeting in Brooklyn, that the Coalition government has brought back pride to the Guyanese people. The informative hours-long discussion addressed many concerns that were on the minds of expatriates.
NEW YORK - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a Guyanese national March 1, who was wanted for murder in his home country. ERO deportation officers escorted Anthony Bhupdeo, 25, who was removed from the United States via a ...
Twelve Guyanese will be boarding the drill ship Noble Bob Douglas next week for the ExxonMobil well sites after they completed training with the company and logistics company JSL International. The batch, which includes 11 males and one female, and is part of a larger group of 36 Guyanese who were ...

The delegation comprised of members from the Sunshine State Softball Cricket Association (SSSCA) and the Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) visited Cuba as part of the 48th Republic Anniversary celebrations as well as celebrations marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of ...
Germaine Djuidje Kenmoe from Cameroon and Dawn Iona Fox (extreme right) from Guyana have won the prestigious OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Germaine Djuidje Kenmoe from Cameroon and Dawn Iona Fox from Guyana have won the ...
Havana, Cuba - Recent changes to Guyana's housing policy now allow for Guyanese in the Diaspora to buy land for residential and commercial development without having to re-migrate to the homeland. This was disclosed Tuesday by the Guyana's Housing Minister, Valerie Patterson Yearwood when ...
Students in Guyana screamed with excitement after soca star Blaxx paid them a visit last week. Facebook page D' All Starz shared the video online, which shows that the 'Leh Go' singer has a thriving fan base throughout the Caribbean. Students at Christ Church Secondary School in Georgetown, Guyana, ...
Harris's father, Hawley Harris, was a longtime Guyanese cartoonist. Yet when the younger Harris won the competition, it not only impressed his dad but changed the course of his life. With no formal training in cartooning beyond what he learned from his father, Harris began working as a weekly comic strip ...
'Black Panther,' the new Marvel Studios cinematic juggernaut opened in Guyanese theatres to overwhelming support on Thursday evening, which saw a large number of patrons turning out in African cultural display to mark the occasion. Members of the African Cultural and Development Association ...
Total said that it has expanded its footprint in South America by investment in offshore blocks near Guyana, according to a new report by UPI. The contracts, which the French company recently signed, will give it a non-controlling stake in the Canje, Kanuku, and Orinduik offshore blocks. "Total is very ...
(CBSNewYork) -- According to police, one traveler to New York carried a little secret cargo under his wing. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agriculture specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport made an unusual discovery on March 3 after inspecting the luggage of a Guyanese ...
Long-serving trade unionist in Guyana and the Caribbean, Ann Anderson died on Tuesday at a city hospital after a brief illness. She was 51 years old. Anderson was the first female General Secretary of the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU), a position she held until her passing. She was ...
On Sunday, February 25th, 2018, Ohio Governor and former US presidential candidate John Kasich told ABC-TV's 'This Week', "We may be beginning to see the end of a two-party system. I'm starting to really wonder if we are going to see a multi-party system at some point in the future in this country ...

Ten persons, including several Colombians, are this week expected to face drug trafficking charges, stemming from a major three-day operation, the Head of the National Anti-Narcotics Agency (NANA) said Sunday. Retired Major General, Michael Atherley said the four Colombians one Venezuelan and five ...
Rainbow Theatre Project will mount a full production of Wendy Graf's No Word in Guyanese for Me as part of the women's Voices theater festival, a regional collaboration that includes 30 Washington, D.C.-area theaters producing plays by female and female-identifying Playwrights. After being performed ...
Man's relationship with his neighbours has been characterized by conflict for wealth or resources. History has documented many instances of these conflicts, with those between countries utilizing violence which resulted in millions of deaths in numerous cases. In countries such as Rwanda and the Sudan, ...
From construction sites to deserted beaches, Jason Fitz-Gerald has a knack for finding beauty in unlikely places. The 70-year-old Guyanese artist finds materials left by the wayside and transforms them into paintings and sculptures. His art depicts elements of the black experience. Fitz-Gerald displays one ...
Hours after a French Guiana-based Guyanese man was gunned down at Craig, East Bank Demerara, one of several suspects was arrested, the Guyana police Force said. Lawmen nabbed he 21-year old man of 14th Avenue, Diamond, East Bank Demerara at about 2 PM. He is being questioned in ...
(THE STAR/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - Christmas is still weeks away, but there is a cheery, heart-warming sense of festivity in Stephanie Anthony's home. A Christmas tree takes centrestage near the living room, there is a pretty little Nativity scene near the television set and Christmas lights sparkle and ...
New York authorities on Friday announced that a man, who shot dead a 16-year old girl in their Flatbush, Brooklyn apartment, was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting a teenage Guyanese girl with a sub-machine rifle. The Acting Brooklyn District Attorney, Eric Gonzalez said 26-year ...
Just hours after a Queens couple rang in the New Year, the wife became the city's first murder victim of 2018 -- and her abusive husband hanged himself,according to a report in the New York Daily News today. Authorities were investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide after the bodies were discovered ...
Queens, New York (CMC) -- A 26-year-old Guyanese national became the city's first murder victim of 2018 after she was reportedly stabbed to death by her husband, whose body was later found hanging from a tree in a city park. police believe that Stacy Singh, the 26-year-old mother of two children, who ...
Debra Rostron and her late son Jamie at the Kaieteur Falls during Jamie's first and only visit to Guyana. Debra Rostron was just 17 when she ...
(Barbados Nation) Former Teen Talent winner Betty Alicia Griffith-Payne, her sister Marie Alexa Griffith and Guyanese national Kwanza Ezra ...
Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and jointly charged two Barbadian women and a Guyanese man, in connection with a number of ...
Stabroek News' 'Politikles' cartoon, on the heels of its report that petroleum advisor to the President Dr Jan Mangal, said "I believe that all ...
The newly appointed board member of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF), a Westchester-based charitable organization, ...
'Cy Grant', was a Guyanese actor, writer, activist, barrister, musician, poet and an RAF navigator, who was shot down, detained and taken as a ...
Then Opposition Leader and Presidential Candidate, David Granger mingling with the Guyanese Diaspora in New York ahead of the May, ...
(Trinidad Guardian) Four Guyanese nationals were arrested on Thursday in connection with robbing a police officer. According to police, the ...
By 2018, five new wells will be pumping out 120,000 barrels of Guyanese crude daily. Deep-water surveys estimate Guyana's oil reserves at ...
Senator Roxanne Persaud (left) of the 19th Senate District of Brooklyn, presents Founder and President of Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, ...
VIRGINIA BEACH -- When you walk into Shavonne Alexander's restaurant, she wants you to feel like you've stepped into a family member's ...
It has not taken long for there to be the beginnings of what was to be feared consequent to our President Granger unilaterally appointing Justice ...
Ft. Lauderdale - President of the Guyanese American Chamber of ... sector and the people of Guyana will welcome your interest in doing ...
Three weeks later, the Guyanese police charged Mr. Bisram of ordering five associates to murder Mr. Narinedatt after he rejected Mr. Bisram's ...
NEW YORK, United States (CMC) -- A court in the United States has ordered the extradition of Marcus Bisram, a Guyanese national who is ...
And Ms. Austin, 33, is of African-American and Guyanese descent; her maternal grandfather was a lord mayor of Georgetown, the capital of ...
The first evacuees, nine Guyanese nationals, returned on Sunday, October 8, from Dominica. Ten others came the following Monday evening ...
Ten Guyanese returned home from the hurricane-hit British Virgin ... by Trans Guyana Airways and Jags aviation to bring Guyanese home…
Visual Artist Carl F. Anderson in front of some of his 25 paintings from the "Ribbon Series" at the Port Authority Times Square, New York.
At least 80 Guyanese from several hurricane-battered Caribbean islands will this weekend begin returning home on several airlines including ...
Guyanese in storm-ravaged Dutch St. Maarten, who would like to return home, would have to await the resolution of several issues, but all ...
Over the course of the glorious history of Guyanese cricket, the island nation has produced some of the best cricketers to have played for the ...
Several African Guyanese organisations on Friday lashed out at the East .... government and the long suffering people of Guyana," they said.
French oil and gas major Total has agreed on an option to acquire a working stake of 25% from Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas in the Orinduik Block ...


 

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