Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: 200 taxis needed during CARIFESTA
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 Material Information
Title: 200 taxis needed during CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 6/9/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00199814
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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200 taxis needed during Carifesta

Representatives 'of hire
car associations and garages
from Georgetown, the East
Coast and the East Bank,
Demerara, were yesterday
told of the part hire oars
and taxis could play inmak-
ing CARIFESTA a success.
During a special meeting
sponsored by the National
Road Safety Council on be-
half of the CARIFESTA
Transportation Committee.
the hire car drivers were
urged to become organized
so that they oould share
equally in the amount of
work that wauld be made
available to them during the
cultural festival.
Mr. Fred Peterkin,. Prel-
dent of the National Road
Safety Association, who was
chairman of the meeting,,
also presented a work ali
for the taxis to work by.
The plan included a num-
ber of dispatch areas, lo-
ceted at several strategic
points -around the city., A
time was- also

recommended to the drivers. representatives to pass on The picture above shows
The Cultural Site at the the information discussed to Mr. Fred Peterkin and Mrs.
D'Urban Backlands, the their members in an effort Joyce Ferguson an executive
Timehri Airport and the Na- to get mo~e of them in- member of the CARIFEM TA
tional Park are likely to be volved in the project. He Transportation Committee
among several dispatch added that about 200 taxis speaking to hire oar repre-
points. sentatives at the meeting
would be needed during which was held at Clerlco
Mr. Peterkin called on the CARIFESTA. House.

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