Amazonia Mall coming to Providence in 2020

first_imgThe East Bank of Demerara landscape is set to undergo a major transformation with the establishment of the United States (US) based Amazonia Mall, a state-of-the-art facility that will offer new experiences to locals and visitors.The project is currently under construction at Providence, EBD; a stone’s throw from the National Stadium. It is being spearheaded by one of Guyana’s most successful sportsmen, Ramnaresh Sarwan, and is expected to be completed in 2020.The 38-year-old former Guyana and West Indies cricketer turned entrepreneur said this is phase two of a project he started several years ago. Phase one included Massy Store, New Thriving Restaurant and Fitness53 Gym housed in oneAn artist’s impression of the Amazonia Mall in Guyanabuilding.“Construction (of phase two) started a few months ago, and we’re at the stage where we’ve completed the foundation and the flooring. In another four weeks or so, we will start seeing the erection of steel and so on. This has been long in planning, and I’m really happy that it is coming to fruition,” Sarwan explained.Caribbean Cinemas, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Pizza Hut and Optique Vision Care are the businesses already aligned to the project. According toConstruction works ongoing at Amazonia Mall in ProvidenceSarwan, a sports bar and lounge and a massive parking lot will also form part of phase two, which is expected to be completed by June 2020.The aim, the former Guyana and West Indies captain pointed out, is to provide a modern-day experience to Guyanese and tourists alike.“That was one of the main reasons we started the project and hopefully the way Guyana is going it will be able to modernise the country, and at least when people come to Guyana they would have good places to go and speak really good things about our country,” Sarwan stated.“Obviously, you want to offer the best service and ensure that people are very comfortable when they come to the facility. I think, most importantly, you want people to experience the kind of shopping stuff they experience abroad and we’re going to try our best to bring that to everyone.”Persons wanting further information on investment opportunities at the new facility can call 265-7271, visit the website www.amazoniamallgy.com or email info@amazoniamallgy.com.last_img read more

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Strong winds being experienced in Northeast B.C. and Alberta Peace

first_imgThe public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weather.gc.ca.4:37 AM MST Saturday 21 November 2015Wind warning in effect for:Muncho LakeCo. of Grande Prairie near Beaverlodge Hythe and DemmittCo. of Grande Prairie near Grande Prairie and WembleyCo. of Grande Prairie near Sexsmith and La GlaceM.D. of Greenview near DeBoltM.D. of Greenview near Little SmokyM.D. of Greenview near O’Brien Prov. Park and Big Mtn CreekM.D. of Greenview near Sturgeon LakeM.D. of Greenview near Valleyview and New Fish CreekM.D. of Greenview near Wapiti and Shuttler Flats Rec. AreaStrong westerly winds with gusts up to 90 km/h are expected this afternoon. Winds will diminish by Sunday morningAdvertisement Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for some parts northeast B.C. and parts of the Alberta Peace.In the Fort St. John, Dawson Creek and Fort Nelson, the forecast calls for wind gusts up to 80km/h.  In Muncho Lake, and the Alberta Peace, Environment Canada has issued a wind warning as the forecast calls for wind gusts up to 90km/h.Here is the weather statement for the B.C. Peace and Fort Nelson.- Advertisement -Issued at 2015-11-21 04:58 UTC by Environment Canada:Special weather statement issued for:   B.C. Peace River & Fort Nelson, B.C. (087300)Current details:Southwest winds gusting to 80 km/h developing near midday Saturday.A deep Pacific low pressure system will move eastward across Southern Yukon during the day Saturday. As a result, strong southwesterly winds gusting to 80 km/h are expected to develop near midday Saturday over the B.C. Peace River and Fort Nelson region. Winds will ease Saturday evening as the low moves to the east.Advertisement Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ABStorm.last_img read more

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