Archive for August 22nd, 2013




A Guyanese man on Friday appeared in court for severely beating his wife after he returned from vacation in Jamaica and found her having sex with another man in their home.

However, they declined to offer evidence against each other and the matter was dismissed. He also committed to replacing two shirts and two cell phones that he had purchased in Jamaica for his wife by August 23.

Gary Beckles,24, was accused of assaulting his reputed wife, 25-year old Sherona Noble, to cause her grievous bodily harm on August 7 at their Lombard Street home.         Continue reading


Kenny G – The Moment


BY  EWALT AINSWORTH             08 20 2013

Legendary Keith Booker had a full and robust life; every activity he engaged in was simply beautiful.  On the national stage he was a Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports with the PPP; prior to that he was head of the Young Brigade and national cadet corps…YB & NCC…youth arm of the Guyana National Service.  Keith was also an accomplished musician and sports enthusiast.

This writer saw him and had a great ganga September of 2011 at the 60th birthday bash of Dr Kenneth Smith in the foothills of the sprawling Pennsylvania exurbs.  He walked with a cane but his intellect, humor and good manners were all in touch and in tandem.  GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU AHWEE-BOY.  Continue reading

Former GUYSUCO Chairman Harold Davis has died

We Fall Down – Black Gospel Jazz Instrumental

Former GUYSUCO Chairman Harold Davis has died

The first Chairman of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), Harold Davis died  early Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness, a family member confirmed.    He was 88.

Davis earlier this month celebrated his 62nd wedding anniversary and he would have been 89 in September.

He served as the first Chairman of the sugar corporation when it was nationalized in 1976 from the United Kingdom-based Bookers.

Davis, who was a former Pro Chancellor of the University of Guyana, was awarded the Cacique Crown of Honour (CCH) in 1980. He retired as Chairman of the Guyana and Trinidad Mutual (GTM) insurance company earlier this year due to declining health.  Continue reading