Kaieteur Falls: The world’s largest single-drop waterfall


Guyana boasts more than 300 glorious waterfalls including several of the World’s highest Waterfalls such as Kaieteur – the world’s largest single-drop waterfall( five-times the size of Niagara Falls), King George V1 falls at 525 feet and King Edward V111 at over 850 feet. 

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Texila American University (TAU) , one of the best Caribbean Medical Schools is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers several Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills. The University is committed to providing the best-in-class programs that facilitate further education and knowledge throughout their life. 

TAU Participates in Courts 10 K Race


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Staff and students of TAU were in full form as they gathered with other runners and scores of onlookers for the start of Courts Guyana 10 Km Road Race on Sunday, 28 September.

The event kicked off at 6:00 am in front of Courts’ Main Street office. In the starting lineup for the 10 Km race was Mr. Bala Kumar, CAO, Bonaventure Ibekwe, MD2-A and Collins Chidiebere, PM1. Chair of Student Affairs, Mr. Aminuddin Mohammad was the lone TAU contender in the 3 km race.

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The race got off to a measured start with runners proceeding north to the Seawall Road, east along the Seawall Road, east along Rupert Craig Highway’s northern carriageway, then into Church Road on the Rupert Craig Highway.

As the race heated up runners proceeded onto the Rupert Craig Highway’s southern carriageway into Kitty Public Road; south on Vlissingen Road; west on Lamaha Street, south on the eastern carriageway into Main Street, before turning around at the Cenotaph to finish on the western carriageway of Main Street, the exact point that they started from.

Courts is one of the largest furniture companies in Guyana. The race which began in 2011 has become a city-wide tradition attracting some of the best runners in Guyana. Although TAU did not medal we extend warmest kudos to all those who participated.

Sonu Nigam rocks the National Stadium in Guyana

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Sonu Nigam (lord of the cords) and troupe at the Guyana National Stadium on Sunday 5th May, 2014.

The concert, organized by the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha, was held to commemorate the 176th anniversary of Indian arrival in Guyana and the Sabha’s 40th anniversary.

The concert which also features a performance by bollywood play back singer Jonita Gandhi was also leg of Sonu Nigam’s 2014 world concert “klose to my soul” featuring tributes to Indian musical legends such as Mohamed Rafi, Mukesh, Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar, RD Burman and Kishore Kumar.

The evening was filled with entertainment such as food, drinks, clothing, jewelry and mehendi design etc.

Caribbean Countries are declared as a Peace Zone by CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States)

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Cuban president Raúl Castro read the declaration that ratifies CELAC countries’ commitment to comply with the goal and principles stated by the UN Charter and the international law.

He highlights the region’s prosperity and stability contributes to international peace and security.

“We are aware peace is a greater good and a rightful wish for all nations and its preservation is fundamental in the integration of Latina Latin America and the Caribbean; and a CELAC common principle and value” the document reads.

The text also highlights the relevance of the Tlatelolco Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, establishing the world’s first nuclear weapon free zone in a highly populated area, representing a contribution to regional and international peace and security.

The document reiterates the need for a general and complete nuclear disarmament and the commitment with the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean strategic agenda, adopted by CELAC members.

He recalled UNASUR heads of state’s decision to strengthen South America as a Cooperation and Peace Zone.

The declaration reaffirms “our commitment that Latina America and the Caribbean consolidate as a peace zone, where differences among nations are solving peacefully, through dialog and negotiation, according to the international law”.

The Cuban president said the peace zone will include the international organizations member states belong to.

The document adds the permanent commitment to find peaceful solutions to conflicts, in order to ban the threat or use of force in the region, as well as the obligation not to intervene, directly or indirectly, in other states’ internal affairs.

It also calls to observe the principles of national sovereignty, equal rights and peoples’ self-determination.

The text insists on the need to foster friendship and cooperation relations, regardless of political, economical or social systems or level of development.

The text commits and urges 33 State members to act according to the signed declaration in their international conduct and relations between the members.

Source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2326131&Itemid=1

Pakistan edge Guyana in Thriller…

Thrilling cricket match held in Georgetown, Guyana.

CRICKET-starved fans in Guyana took up every vantage point that was available to them at the once-famous Georgetown Cricket Club ground, to cheer on their local heroes who were engaging the visiting Pakistan cricket team in a 50-overs practice encountered few days back.

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For the Pakistanis who made 246 for 9, opener Ahmed Shehzad struck a patient half-century – a feat that was later repeated by Guyana’s middle order batsman Narsingh Deonarine whose 55 was not enough, as Saeed Ajmal ripped through the Guyanese middle and lower order batting lineup to take 5 for 37 and bowl out the home team for 239 fro 49.4 overs.

Read More:

http://www.guyanachronicleonline.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61573:pakistan-beat-guyana-in-thrilling-encounter–shehzad-and-deonarine-hit-50s-ajmal-takes-5&catid=12:sports&Itemid=4

http://tribune.com.pk/story/576164/cricket-pakistan-register-7-run-win-over-guyana/

http://www.windiescricket.com/news/pakistan-edge-guyana-thriller