Installment 157An immigrant visa, which entitles a person to live and work permanently in the United States, can only be obtained after an applicant’s qualifying family member, or employer, in the United States has filed a petition with the U .
Introduction: Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC) to submit a weekly column on governance and related matters .
Is GECOM abdicating its responsibility to the Guyanese people to educate every single one of us about our individual civic responsibility to elect the government we believe will enrich our lives? It is never too early to begin the voter education process .
Last week I argued that to be successful, the opposition coalition must be bolstered by a creative strategy in which the first order of business must be the establishment of a comprehensive and properly focused programmatic platform .
By Jeffrey D Sachs and Hendrik J du RoitNEW YORK – Financial markets serve two crucial purposes: to channel savings toward productive investments, and to enable individuals and businesses to manage risks through diversification and insurance .
By Nigel WestmaasNigel Westmaas teaches at Hamilton College Any attempt to analyze or summarize the vast repertoire of Clive Thomas’s work in a single article is a daunting task .
In response to calls for bus operators to reduce their fares given the decrease in the price for fuel, we recently asked Route 32 (Vreed-en-Hoop to Parika) bus operators whether they would comply .
Before dealing with today’s subject, we pause briefly to reflect on two recent news items .
A friend asked me how important a part poetry plays in my life .
For most countries, the national championship in a sporting discipline remains the celebrated feature of that particular event .
Story and photos by Jeanna Pearson Sandwiched between the Plaisance and Vryheid’s Lust communities, Better Hope is a beacon of togetherness with its friendly villagers and rustic homes .
Introduction As indicated last week, in order to promote an intelligent appraisal of PetroCaribe and the current regime of Guyana’s oil importation, an appreciation of the trajectory of the current global crude oil price is essential .
There can no longer be any serious debate about it: wherever we aim our gaze, the evidence is clearly before us now that Guyana must find a way to get off this fractured political path that has bedevilled us since independence .
The annual Republic of Guyana Distinguished Lecture Series, established in 2011, continued last week with a lecture that provided, as has been the intention, an opportunity for intellectual engagement with concepts that define Guyana as a nation as a part of the celebration of Mashramani and the anniversary of Republicanism .
(continued)As promised, we continue with more detailed discussions relative to changes that take place as your dog ages .
This sauce is quick and easy and it requires no cooking .
Bad for business The labour dispute at the University of Guyana has brought to mind the debate of whether or not union activity and collective bargaining help or hurt the economy .
While Latin American presidents meet in regular summits that usually end with grandiose declarations vowing to dramatically increase economic integration, several little-noticed reports paint a very different picture: they show that trade within the region is falling fast .
The Cummingsburg Accord is only the latest in the history of alliances in Guyana’s post-war politics .
When the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Perry Christie, opens the 26th Caricom Heads of Government Intersessional meeting on February 26th in Nassau, one might be forgiven for wondering if this regional summit will be perceived any more positively than those in the recent past .
[caption id="attachment_324015" align="alignleft" width="249"] White-tailed Hawk (Geranoaetus albicaudatus) with a snake near Annai .
Spathiphyllum commonly called Peace Lily originated in the tropical rainforest of Central and South America .
-Are Banks allowed to be naughty?I spared myself a day or two before finally deciding that I would dare offer a reminder–comment to the populace, generally, and to African-descended Guyanese specifically that February is usually deemed African History Month .
The signing of the ‘Cummingsburg Accord’ by David Granger, Leader of A Partnership for National Unity, and Khemraj Ramjattan, Leader of the Alliance For Change, has changed the course of Guyana’s political development forever .
Readers of this column will know that it has continuously advocated coalition between the opposition forces as a possible and necessary condition for the removal of the PPP from government, and the institutionalisation of a more adequate national governance arrangement .
By David Comissiong David Comissiong is an attorney-at-law, and a former senator in the Parliament of Barbados .
Last Friday, two news items caught my eyes .
Interviews and photos by Shabna UllahAs the date for general elections draws nearer we asked members of the public whether they are excited and would be voting Noel Parkinson, NIS pensioner,‘I’m not excited about the elections because as a Christian I don’t get into politics .
Guyana is awash, virtually daily, with an array of ‘bad news’ stories .
Story and photos by Jannelle WilliamsNumber 2 Village is perhaps one of the most prosperous villages in East Canje Berbice as a large percentage of its residents are involved in private enterprise .
We are too obsessed by success, by deeds of glory and heroic feats .
The last general and regional elections were characterized by extensive delay in announcing election results and there was an outcry against it .
Market price: demand and supply Today the PetroCaribe Agreement and Guyana’s oil importation has to be contextualized against the dramatic fall in the global price of oil, which started in mid-2014 .
Two recent bomb scares close to the Israeli embassy in Uruguay and the mysterious departure of an Iranian diplomat found close to one of the fake bombs are raising new suspicions about Iran’s terrorist activities in Latin America .
Economic lifeGuyana is not known as a major trading economy, though trade matters to its economic life .
Justicia carnea commonly called Jacobinea or Flamingo Plant originated in Brazil and there are approximarely 300 species in the Justicia genus .