Archive for May 18th, 2016

It was a Monday Nite Anniversary and Initiation Mass in Ottawa

IT WAS A MONDAY NITE ANNIVERSARY AND INITIATION MASS IN OTTAWA

By Waltie Ainsworth

Guyana HC -Clarissa-Riehl

Guyana HC – Clarissa-Riehl

There are some 350,000 Guyanese families living in Canada and a representative amount of  them were hard pressed to recall and recount a joyful time compliments of their Government and  freshly minted Consul General, Ms. Clarissa Rehil.

Ms. Rehil took up the position in Ottawa about six weeks ago and has become an instant hit  among the Caribbean nationals in Canada. All the representative countries in Ottawa have  women as their Charge D’ Affaires and so as Guyana observes its 50th anniversary as an  independent nation, no investment was spared to showcase the growth and development of the  Guyanese community.

On the evening of  Monday May 16th at the legendary Chateau Laurier Hotel in downtown  Ottawa, scores of Guyanese and members of the host country and government participated in a  regal cocktail which showcased the flora and fauna, a photographic exhibition of the birds and  animals of Guyana and the places of interest and industries in Guyana.  Continue reading