Within the last four years, around 2,000 young people were arrested and prosecuted for marijuana possession in Jamaica .
The latter-day Chinese have fashioned a gem of wisdom which advises that “women hold up half the sky” .
A Partnership for National Unity columnLocal government is about local democracy .
We must solve two challenges facing us as we work to develop our nation .
The regime may feel that the sovereignty of the Guyanese people can only be violated by foreigners, but in this it is mistaken, and no one will take its cry of national sovereignty seriously if it is itself seen as a violator of the sovereignty of its own people .
Two weeks ago, we discussed the latest position with regard to the proposed amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act .
With the Mash celebrations still in the air, persons in Berbice commented on how they spent the day .
Story and photos by Gaulbert SutherlandIf there is any place in Guyana that should be at the top of the list of places to live, it would be Annai .
Emeritus Professor Ken Ramchand of the University of the West Indies at St Augustine, eminent scholar and literary critic, the other day sent me the address he gave as Chairman of the Project Committee at the opening of The Naipaul House in St James, Port-of-Spain, on 10th February .
As expected, the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism legislation (AML/CFT) has not been passed in the National Assembly .
This is not my story; I’m only the conduit .
Dear President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro,Since I have repeatedly requested an interview with you, but have never received an answer, I respectfully submit 10 questions to you in hopes that you would be so kind as to respond to them in writing, if that’s your preference .
IndicatorsDespite the unavailability of detailed audited GuySuCo accounts after 2009, in the coming weeks I shall focus on six performance indicators (production, costs, profitability, land productivity, factory productivity, and combined (land and factory) productivity) in assessing the sugar industry since 1990 .
Major thrustA major thrust of this administration has been to invest in the physical infrastructure of the country .
Across the Caribbean concern is being expressed about the implications of civil unrest in Venezuela and what this might mean for the long term future of PetroCaribe, the concessionary agreement which underpins most Caribbean economies through the supply of oil at concessionary prices on deferred terms .
Aechmea fasciata commonly called Urn plant comes from the Bromeliad family and originated from Brazil, and is also found throughout Central America .
Dogs training humans?We have just completed weeks of discussing canine paediatrics and how to choose the right pup to live in your home, as an integral part of your family for the next decade or more .
The Link Show is celebrating its 30th production during its current run for the year 2014 .
‘Chess is a miniature version of life .
One of the special things about making stews is the method of preparation and the ingredients used to give it its unique colour and flavour .
The eyes of raptors, like the Roadside hawk, are adapted in several ways .
The Finance Minister’s recent vehicular accident is not the sort of news you would easily dismiss on a hectic day at a newsroom, even if the write-up is just to report the basic facts .
There is still one senior PPP-man (a People’s Progressive Party Stalwart) – that I can relate to as a somewhat principled gentleman .
When former President Bharrat Jagdeo took ill last week and ended up in the United States for emergency medical treatment, we witnessed how low we could sink as a nation .
In the banking system of Guyana, Caribbean economies and many developing economies there is a surfeit of liquidity .
(Guest contribution) The 2014 Winter Olympic Games recently ended and although Guyana did not participate in these Games, they did reveal some very relevant issues particularly with respect to fairness and corruption .
Photos and interviews by Dacia WhaulYesterday, we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought about Mashramani 2014 which was celebrated under the theme `Cultural Folklore, Celebrating 44’ .
On 16 January 2014, the Minister of Finance presented to the National Assembly the 2012 annual report of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) .
By Dacia Whaul with photos by Arian Browne “Zeeburg is the largest fishing community on the West Coast of Demerara,” boasted George, “and we have the best cricket team over here .
Before starting an assessment of the key performance indicators for the Guyana sugar industry, two issues need to be addressed .
Forget the movie Braveheart and the passion and nationalism associated with the long-standing desire by many Scots for independence from the English .
I am tired of hearing it .
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will leave office March 11 with high popularity and one of the best economic records in Latin America .