Archive for May 26th, 2013

RENOWNED NURSE PRACTITIONER DESIREE WILLIAMS DIES

SWAMP DOGG – THE WORLD BEYOND

RENOWNED NURSE PRACTITIONER DESIREE WILLIAMS DIES

By  Ewalt Ainsworth                                05 24 2013

Mahaicony did not disappoint.  Five generations of folks from every ethnic stripe, race, occupation, sexual preference, age, gender and religion band-their-waist and mourned the passing of their one desire…Nurse Desiree  recently.

Nurse Practitioner Desiree Williams-Richmond , a household name in the Mahaicony delta and an item of popular repute in Irvington/Union New Jersey  has died sending shock waves far and beyond her ethnic enclave.  This diminutive lady was a nurse her entire life firstly in Georgetown and for three decades in North America.   Continue reading

MERRIMAN SURVIVES MAJOR FIRE

CALYPSO ROSE  –   FIRE FIRE

 

MERRIMAN  SURVIVES MAJOR FIRE OVERNITE        05 23 2013

The  MERRIMAN  FUNERAL HOME….the people’s burial outlet and the only qualified morticians in Gt to import and export corpses, suffered a major setback….a raging fire  overnight Wednesday.  The Benn Street community came out to assist the fire brigade in containing  the conflagration  that damaged sections of the morgue and paralyzed two mint-condition  hearses.  Several adjacent and adjoining rooms were scorched.

‘MERRY’ will continue processing 20 bodies weekly at his facility which is premier, plural and psychologically adjusted to deal with setbacks.  After all it is a funeral home and death, disaster and destruction is what is core to the business model.   Continue reading

WAKAPOA ATTRACTS BUILDERS WITHOUT BORDERS

TRADEWINDS  –  COME BACK AGAIN

WAKAPOA ATTRACTS BUILDERS WITHOUT BORDERS

(Demerara Waves  21 May 2013)— Representatives from Builders Beyond Borders (B3), the Region 2 Regional Democratic Council, U.S. Peace Corps Guyana, and the U.S. Embassy joined community members for the commissioning of a new roadway linking three of Wakapoa’s islands. 

This G$73.4 million project was made possible through the hard work and dedication of the people of Wakapoa Mission, U.S. Peace Corps Guyana Volunteer Lesley Allenby, and U.S. non-governmental organization Builders Beyond Borders (B3).  The U.S. Embassy also donated books on America and the environment to the Wakapoa Mission school and gave backpacks to the students to support education in the community.  Continue reading