We now mark the fifth anniversary of this column in this exemplary, nation-defining newspaper, and it’s been an inspiring, beautiful journey .
Delivering his contribution to a PPP congress about a decade ago, Mr .
By Diana Abraham, Andaiye, Arif Bulkan, Janette Bulkan, Ronald Burch-Smith, Mellissa Ifill, Leila Jagdeo, Jean La Rose, Joy Marcus, Christopher Ram, Fr Malcolm Rodrigues, Iana Seales, Alissa Trotz On Monday November 10, 2014, President Donald Ramotar prorogued the 10th Parliament of Guyana by proclamation .
In view of the ongoing calls for attention to healthier eating so as to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases, the man and woman in the street were asked whether their go-to-meal would be fresh produce or fast food and the reason for their choices .
So the President has made good his threat to prorogue Parliament! He suspended the proceedings of the House for an unspecified period, although constitutionally a prorogation cannot exceed six months .
In today’s column I propose to take last week’s discussion concerning the impact of massive wage and salary spreads along with the prevalence of the phantom economy on Guyana’s inequality and poverty one step further, through engaging an important emerging global line of thought on these matters .
Proroguing parliament is a legitimate constitutional device in Westminster constitutions, whatever its origins and the purpose for which it is used .
Chile has just taken a bold step to promote innovation that should be copied by all other Latin American countries .
The great unabridged Oxford English Dictionary contains half a million words .
One-party stateIt is seven days now that Guyana is being managed without its parliament playing a role in the management process .
The performance of Hamlet by the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company in Guyana was historic and significant for a number of reasons .
In a few weeks’ time in Lima, Peru, the twentieth session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will take place .
I have great love for Arnold (pork) .
Last week I wrote that the topic of euthanasia was now closed .
Chamaedorea elegans or Neanthe bella Palm commonly called Parlour or Mini-palm originated in Mexico, Central America .
One year ago, when Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and India’s Viswanathan Anand faced each other for the World Championship chess title, Anand failed to win a single game and thereby lost the championship match .
A Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) hunting in the tide near the Ogle koker .
It pops up constantly .
And snippets from the protestYou “regulars” know me .
As someone who loves street food and eats about the place all the time, and who grew up hearing the “if it doesn’t kill, it’ll fatten” mantra, I’ve come to expect a little diarrhoea now and then as the price to pay for my fondness for street food .
We experience life, see our days, hear emotion and meaning when we interact with others, according to our presupposition, that unconscious window through which we see the world, each person’s point of view unique, each one’s frame of reference of a different shade than any other .
Not so long ago, the PPP envisaged mayhem if the PNC was out of the National Assembly, but it now feels sufficiently confident to chase them out of that chamber .
The Dominican Republic’s possible withdrawal from the Inter American Human Rights Court: What is CARICOM’s position?
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Some years ago, when I was at the Audit Office, a letter was mistakenly sent to the Attorney General .
Interviews and photos by Kenesha FraserAgriculture Month, which was observed last month, placed much emphasis on family farming .
There were tears, raised voices, accusations, counter-accusations and promises of money .
Here’s the biggest irony of Tuesday’s mid-term elections: the US government will continue demanding that Mexico, Colombia and other countries fight the marijuana trade as part of its “war on drugs,” while Washington voters have just approved making pot legal in the US capital .
Universal subsidiesOn December 9, 2013, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded its most recent Article IV Consultations with Guyana .
President Ramotar said in his address to the nation last week that if the opposition persists with the no-confidence motion, he will “prorogue or dissolve” the National Assembly .
In my home, a step down off the dining room, overlooking the beautiful garden my wife has created, I have my studiolo .
In the heart of London, observed daily by tens of thousands of passers-by, is a large picture of Sir Shridath Ramphal, the Cari-bbean’s elder statesman .
As we sit right now in the middle of a firestorm in the media and elsewhere enveloping the West Indies Cricket Board following the abrupt cancellation of the India series by our team, one is left to wonder how long it is going to take to convince us that our regional cricket arrangement needs urgent revision .
Absolute v relative povertyThis week I shall follow up on three matters related to last week’s discussion of poverty and inequality in the context of Guyana’s growth, joblessness and the minimum wage .
Caryota mitis commonly called Fishtail palm originated in India and South-east Asia .
For me, food = rice .
Last week we dealt with the activity associated with actually putting the pet to sleep permanently, usually using the method of lethal injection (overdose of an anaesthetic, which works quickly and smoothly) .