Monthly Archives: December 2017

Smith Bros. & Co

Here is a 1914 photograph of Smith Bros & Co., Water Street, Georgetown. Smith Bros was a department store and commission agent dealing in agricultural [...]

St. Hubert Building, Georgetown

This is an 1899 photo of St. Hubert, home of the German Consul to British Guiana. The German Consul was expelled following the commencement of [...]

Market day

The Chinese migration to BG

Even though the planters in Guyana had expressed interest in introducing Chinese labourers since Emancipation, it was not until 1851 that such recruitment first began. [...]

Christmas Karma

Shashi and Pallu Patel. A newsagent is offering a hug and a mince pie to anyone alone on Christmas Day.See story NNHUG. Meet and [...]

A Very Merry Christmas

58 Mile – Girendra Persaud

58 MILE, a small village along the Mabura Road in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was virtually unknown over a decade ago, but from then to [...]

The humble bitcoin

Humble indeed !! Back in the early days of July 2010 a bitcoin was worth $0.008 (a fraction of a penny). Within five days it [...]

Greetings from Prof. Joyce Tombran-Tink

Admin's Note: Although this is a personal communication from Joyce to me I felt I had to share it with our grads and friends.  I [...]

Essequibo Coast – Girendra Persaud