Oh Beautiful Guyana – Introduction – By Dmitri Allicock

 Introduction – By Dmitri Allicock


 Picture of my family- Left to right, Yuri, Joycelyn, Myself, Brenda, Andrei, Jennifer, Kenrick and my mother Enez

 Every man is an omnibus in which his ancestors ride.” Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet

I was born in the bauxite town of Mackenzie, Upper Demerara, the area now called Linden and Guyana’s second largest town

I was born in the bauxite town of Mackenzie, Upper Demerara, the area now called Linden and Guyana’s second largest town

I don’t seem to recall a moment in my life that was devoid of family influences. Coming from great parents with strong traditional family values, both worked tirelessly and rose to every occasion while raising a family of seven children. 

Despite losing the only two grandparents whom I was privileged to meet briefly as a child, family, history and the natural wonders of Guyana were central in our household. Both Mom and Dad talked relentlessly and were always trying to understand them just a little better.   Continue reading

Previous Articles by Dmitri Allicock

Previous Articles by Dmitri Allicock. Most of them are on Guyanese Online

Cricket: On this Day, June 25 1963 -Exactly 50 years ago


Cricket: The Prudential World Cup 1975


Remembering Dr Charles Roza of the Mackenzie Hospital


 Dr Giglioli 1897- 1975 and the fight against Malaria in British Guiana

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GUYANA: A Song to Behold – 23 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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GUYANA In the Land of Many Waters – 30 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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Guyana: MADHIA The GOLD TOWN – By Dmitri Allicock

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Happy New Year 2019 – 12 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Music Video

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MERRY CHRISTMAS – 12 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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Guyana- A Simple Thank You – 20 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video


40 YEARS SINCE JONESTOWN – By Dmitri Allicock


[November 18, 1978]

By Dmitri Allicock


 Twas Guyana’s jungle on this day in November

Horror of Jonestown, sorrowfully remembered

Forty years since Jim Jones, a disciple of death

And here, 914 people, drew their final breath

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A Ring of Heartbreak Love & Family – By Dmitri Allicock

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Trekking Thru Guyana – 21 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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