Georgetown, Guyana

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and His People''. Dutton, 1982. ISBN 0-525-24136-1. pages 274-5 & 281. In 1976, Temple member Michael Prokes requested that Guyana's Prime Minister Forbes Burnham receive Jones as a foreign dignitary along with other "high ranking U.S. officials." Reiterman, Tim, and John Jacobs. ''Raven: The Untold Story of Rev. Jim Jones and His People (Raven (book))''. Dutton, 1982. ISBN 0-525-24136-1. page 285. Jones traveled

, Sherwin Harris, and Carolyn Houston Boyd. Reiterman, Tim and John Jacobs. ''Raven: The Untold Story of Rev. Jim Jones and His People (Raven (book))''. Dutton, 1982. ISBN 0-525-24136-1. p. 476-480. In the early evening of November 18, at the Temple's headquarters in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Temple member Sharon Amos received a radio communication from Jonestown instructing the members at the headquarters to take revenge on the Temple's enemies and then commit

, 1982. ISBN 0-525-24136-1. p. 476-480. The group arrived in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana) on November 15. On November 17, Ryan's delegation traveled by airplane to Jonestown. Reiterman, Tim and John Jacobs. ''Raven: The Untold Story of Rev. Jim Jones and His People (Raven (book))''. Dutton, 1982. ISBN 0-525-24136-1. p. 487-8. The delegation left hurriedly the afternoon of November 18 after Temple member Don Sly


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, he took three wickets in each match for a total of 216 runs. He toured England with the West Indies (West Indies cricket team) in 1928 under the captaincy of R.K. Nunes (Karl Nunes), the first official Caribbean tour to this country, but only played in eight of the first-class matches, none of which were in the three-match Test series. Against Cambridge University in a match played at Fenner's, he surpassed his previous top score of 59 when scoring 61 in West Indies’ first innings. But on no other occasion in his career did he go past fifty runs in an innings. After a five-year break from major cricket, his sole Test (Test cricket) appearance owed a lot to West Indies’ policy of playing ‘home’ players in an effort to keep expenses down. Playing against an England XI led by R.E.S. Wyatt (Bob Wyatt) at Bourda in February 1935 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35), Neblett scored 11 not out and 5, and took one for 75 with the ball. This proved to be his penultimate match – he played once more in 1938 – and he later died without having an obituary written for him for the pages of Wisden. '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Robert Julian Christiani''' (July 19, 1920, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2005, Toronto, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 22 Test (Test cricket)s from 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48) to 1953-54 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau''' (born April 14, 1931, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 13 Test (Test cricket)s between 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53) and 1957. '''Clifford Aubrey McWatt''' (February 1, 1922, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – July 20, 1997, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in six Test (Test cricket)s between 1954 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54) and 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''Glendon Lionel Gibbs''' (December 27, 1925, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – February 21, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''George Leslie Wight''' (May 28, 1929, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guyana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53). '''Ivan Samuel Madray''' (born 2 July 1934, Port Mourant, British Guiana (now Guyana), died 23 April 2009, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in two Tests (Test cricket) in 1958 (Pakistani cricket team in West Indies in 1957-58). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. DATE OF BIRTH October 15, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana DATE OF DEATH Transport Providence Stadium is located on the east bank of the Demerara River a few kilometres south of the capital, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Located along the East Bank Highway the stadium is a ten minute drive from Georgetown's city centre and a 30 minute drive from Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Early years Phil Edwards was born in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Guyana), to a lawyer who acted as his first running coach. Following secondary school Edwards moved to the United States to pursue his running career, enrolling in New York University in 1926, and attracted attention by setting a number of intercollegiate records in middle-distance events. * The '''Third Test''' at Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (Guyana), was won by England by nine wickets. England batted first and made 435 through Hutton's 169 and consistent batting from the others. Though Weekes made 94 and McWatt and the injured Holt added 99 for the eighth wicket, West Indies were all out for 251. The crowd threw bottles and other objects when McWatt was adjudged run out, but Hutton refused to take his players from the pitch. Following on, West Indies fared little better, scoring 256 and leaving England just 73 to win. Moss made his Test debut for England and took five wickets. ren_cost location Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana address The Parliament Building is an excellent example of 19th century Renaissance architecture and is one of two domed buildings in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Within its compound are two cannon that were used in the Crimean War and a statue of Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow, OBE (1884-1958) who is regarded as the father of Trade Unionism in Guyana. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


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in 1987, he was engaged by Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, and went on to represent the West Indian cricket team. Ambrose made his Test (Test cricket) debut in April 1988 at Georgetown, Guyana against Pakistan (Pakistani cricket team) and retired at the end of the England (English cricket team) tour in August 2000. thumb upright left Emperor Haile Selassie (File:CropSelassie.jpg), whose coronation Waugh attended in 1930 on the first of his three trips

"k291" The match continued after Campbell was reinstated, but Waugh criticised the security and questioned the integrity of the match. Test debut A diminutive player, Gavaskar stood at just 165 cm. After missing the First Test due to an infected fingernail, Gavaskar scored 61 and 67 not out in the second Test in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, hitting the winning runs which gave India its first ever win over the West Indies. He followed this with his first

in one Test series, the second Indian after Vijay Hazare to score two centuries in the same Test, and the third after Hazare and Polly Umrigar to score centuries in three consecutive innings. He was the first Indian to aggregate more than 700 runs in a series, and this 774 runs at 154.80 remains the most runs scored in a debut series by any batsman. Trinidad Calypso singer Lord Relator (Willard Harris) wrote a song in Gavaskar's honour.


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century, 116 and 64* in the Third Test in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana, and 1 and 117* in the Fourth Test in Bridgetown, Barbados. He returned to Trinidad for the fifth Test and scored 124 and 220 to help India to its first ever series victory over the West Indies, and the only one until 2006. His performance in the Test made him the second player after Doug Walters to score a century and double century in the same match. He also became the first Indian to make four centuries in one Test series, the second Indian after Vijay Hazare to score two centuries in the same Test, and the third after Hazare and Polly Umrigar to score centuries in three consecutive innings. He was the first Indian to aggregate more than 700 runs in a series, and this 774 runs at 154.80 remains the most runs scored in a debut series by any batsman. Trinidad Calypso singer Lord Relator (Willard Harris) wrote a song in Gavaskar's honour. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


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of York's Royal Military School and later a graduate of St John's College, Cambridge. thumb left 300px William Beebe (center) with Paul Howes and Inness Hartley in the laboratory at Kalacoon (Image:BeebeKalacoon.png) In 1916, Beebe traveled to Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana) in pursuit of his earlier goal of establishing a permanent field research station in Guiana. After following several leads which came to nothing, his goal was realized when George Withers, who owned a rubber

plantation on the Mazaruni River, offered him the use of a large house on his property for this purpose. Soon after Beebe and his researchers moved into the plantation house, which was known by the name of Kalacoon, they were paid a visit by Theodore Roosevelt and his family. Roosevelt subsequently wrote an article about the station for Scribner's Magazine, which helped to build public support for the station.


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, aged 77. In a career spanning the years 1930 to 1937, he played only a handful of first-class matches, ten in total. Half of these were against the visiting M.C.C. (Marylebone Cricket Club) including his debut, played at Port-of-Spain in January 1930 in which he performed admirably when scoring 40 and 54 batting at number 9 and 8 respectively; he top-scored in Trindad's first innings and was their second highest scorer in the second. He also took the wickets of Nigel Haig N.E. Haig


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second knockout loss in a row, defeated by Lisa Brown (Lisa Brown (boxer)) in two rounds at the Ontario location of Rama (Ramara, Ontario). '''Mad Professor''' (born '''Neil Joseph Stephen Fraser''', 1955, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana) is a dub music producer and engineer known for his original productions and remix work. He is considered one of the leading producers of dub music’s second generation and was instrumental in transitioning dub into the digital age. He


matches

was a high-scoring draw, with Sobers scoring 47 and eight not out. He was barely used with the ball, bowling three overs for ten runs, as Australia amassed a first-innings total of over 600.

Sobers (2002), p. 44. Sobers was given a further opportunity in the next Test in Georgetown, Guyana (British Guiana at the time) in South America. Despite scoring only 12 and 11 with the bat, he took three wickets in the Australians' first innings. Nevertheless, Australia won by eight wickets. Sobers (2002), pp. 44–45

; Sobers (2002), pp. 46–47. The match was drawn, and Sobers took one wicket in the Australians' only innings, before scoring 11 in the West Indies second innings. Sobers (2002), p. 48. The home team were again defeated in the Fifth and final Test in Jamaica. Sobers performed with the bat, however, scoring 35 not out and 64. ref name "GS Sobers Test


field research

of York's Royal Military School and later a graduate of St John's College, Cambridge. thumb left 300px William Beebe (center) with Paul Howes and Inness Hartley in the laboratory at Kalacoon (Image:BeebeKalacoon.png) In 1916, Beebe traveled to Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana) in pursuit of his earlier goal of establishing a permanent field research station in Guiana. After following several leads which came to nothing, his goal was realized when George Withers, who owned a rubber plantation on the Mazaruni River, offered him the use of a large house on his property for this purpose. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


playing home

innings. But on no other occasion in his career did he go past fifty runs in an innings. After a five-year break from major cricket, his sole Test (Test cricket) appearance owed a lot to West Indies’ policy of playinghome’ players in an effort to keep expenses down. Playing against an England XI led by R.E.S. Wyatt (Bob Wyatt) at Bourda in February 1935 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35), Neblett scored 11 not out and 5, and took one for 75 with the ball. This proved to be his penultimate match – he played once more in 1938 – and he later died without having an obituary written for him for the pages of Wisden. '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Robert Julian Christiani''' (July 19, 1920, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2005, Toronto, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 22 Test (Test cricket)s from 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48) to 1953-54 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau''' (born April 14, 1931, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 13 Test (Test cricket)s between 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53) and 1957. '''Clifford Aubrey McWatt''' (February 1, 1922, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – July 20, 1997, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in six Test (Test cricket)s between 1954 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54) and 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''Glendon Lionel Gibbs''' (December 27, 1925, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – February 21, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''George Leslie Wight''' (May 28, 1929, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guyana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53). '''Ivan Samuel Madray''' (born 2 July 1934, Port Mourant, British Guiana (now Guyana), died 23 April 2009, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in two Tests (Test cricket) in 1958 (Pakistani cricket team in West Indies in 1957-58). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. DATE OF BIRTH October 15, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana DATE OF DEATH Transport Providence Stadium is located on the east bank of the Demerara River a few kilometres south of the capital, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Located along the East Bank Highway the stadium is a ten minute drive from Georgetown's city centre and a 30 minute drive from Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Early years Phil Edwards was born in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Guyana), to a lawyer who acted as his first running coach. Following secondary school Edwards moved to the United States to pursue his running career, enrolling in New York University in 1926, and attracted attention by setting a number of intercollegiate records in middle-distance events. * The '''Third Test''' at Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (Guyana), was won by England by nine wickets. England batted first and made 435 through Hutton's 169 and consistent batting from the others. Though Weekes made 94 and McWatt and the injured Holt added 99 for the eighth wicket, West Indies were all out for 251. The crowd threw bottles and other objects when McWatt was adjudged run out, but Hutton refused to take his players from the pitch. Following on, West Indies fared little better, scoring 256 and leaving England just 73 to win. Moss made his Test debut for England and took five wickets. ren_cost location Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana address The Parliament Building is an excellent example of 19th century Renaissance architecture and is one of two domed buildings in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Within its compound are two cannon that were used in the Crimean War and a statue of Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow, OBE (1884-1958) who is regarded as the father of Trade Unionism in Guyana. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.

Georgetown, Guyana

'''Georgetown''' is the capital (capital (political)) of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is the country's largest urban centre. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean.' Georgetown is located at . The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre. It also serves as a financial services centre. The estimated population by the 2012 Guyana census was 750,000 inhabitants.

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