Guyanese mark 46 years
Guyanese living in Barbados joined others in the diaspora in celebrating the country’s Independence yesterday.
The country marked its 46th anniversary of independence on Saturday, but the annual Taste Of Guyana was held a day later at the Banks grounds in Wildey.
President of the Guyanese Association of Barbados (GAB) Cyril Roberts said they decided to take things a step further by incorporating entertainment element in the traditional food and drink fundraiser for various events.
In addition to the usual charities, GAB is also helping Stacey St Hill pay the expenses for brain surgery in Cuba, which he said cost more than previously anticipated because of complications. (YB)
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