Nominations Day has come and is gone .
By Taurus – The Heckler THE CONSTITUTION - Serious? Humorous?If Taurus doesn’t laugh, he may cry at the goings-on during this Silly Season of Electioneering 2015 .
In the practice of medicine, as in all aspects of life, mistakes are made .
Next week Friday is Labour Day .
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 .
An APNU+AFC Coalition government’s role in business will be confined to providing the physical and procedural amenities to enable our entrepreneurs to conduct their businesses without governmental interference .
A recent letter by Ms .
Important elements of the wider strategy that finally brought down the PPP were: internal subversion to discredit the regime; various forms of economic pressure which, contrary to PPP propaganda, at best led to economic stagnation; more electoral manipulation, this time in the form of the imposition of proportional representation which favoured the opposition forces and the resuscitation of the long concluded Guyana/Venezuela border dispute as a backstop in the event that the PPP was still able to prevail .
The upcoming May 11, 2015 election is being widely viewed by analysts and citizens alike as a pivotal election for Guyana as a fledgling democracy .
By Arif Bulkan, Ulele Burnham and Alissa Trotz The nation is now 21 days away from an epochal election .
About a week ago, the ruling party placed an advertisement in the Kaieteur News highlighting an article in the Guyana Chronicle dating back to November 1992 .
This week we asked stakeholders at the University of Guyana which issues they wanted to see addressed in the elections campaign .
Described as a closely-knit community by residents, the village of New Road on the Essequibo Coast is cozily nestled between Charity and Somerset and Berks and is home to over 70 families .
When the US Government under President Bush decided in 1990 that it would support free and fair elections in Guyana, it was the Carter Center that was called upon to act as the midwife for a new era of democracy in Guyana .
IntroductionLesson 2 in the present series of SN columns was presented in two parts over successive weeks; the main content of which was summarized in two schedules carried in last week’s column .
In the building of reputations, be it in tourism attractions, or in a doctor’s practice, even for the best laundry soap, nothing is as immediately effective as the power of word-of-mouth .
The current struggle In 22 days, the current struggle for political leadership in Guyana will be over and the preference of Guyanese as to who must lead them would be known .
A little over five years ago the countries of Cariforum signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe .
Part 2 (Continued from last week)I have received my Dahlia tubers and they are ready to be planted .
The Least Grebe is a very small waterbird often found near freshwater ponds and marshes .
During the National Drama Festival in 2013 and again last year in Guyana, it would have been noted that there were multiple entries of plays written by Guyanese dramatist Paloma Mohamed, performed by different groups .
(Continued)The third eyelidYou may recall that we had mentioned that dogs and cats and other species have a third eyelid (nictitating membrane) – in addition to the upper and lower lids, which cover the eyeball during sleep and blinking .
As I conclude the lengthy Karpov interview discussing only Fischer, I was surprised when Karpov, over dinner in Nassau, noted that Fischer had legions of chess fans in the Soviet Union during his match with Spassky .
Corn is in season .
There is nothing more valuable in man than an ability to write well .
Sunday Cartoon .
PANAMA CITY — The handshake between President Barack Obama and Cuban ruler Gen Raúl Castro was not the only symptom of changing political winds at the 35-country Summit of the Americas: Much of the region showed signs of ideological fatigue and a new yearning for pragmatism .
In order to remove any misinterpretation/misunderstanding of the text contained in the GECOM Elections Corner relating to Voting by Proxy (published last weekend), please note the following .
Determined to be time–out brief today even as others plunge real deep into the electoral politics of the current robust campaigns .
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 .
By Taurus – The Heckler FAMILY TIES … Well-well-well .
Election Observer missions will soon begin to arrive in Guyana in a steady flow over the next week or two .
I am not one of those who believe that for us to make progress as a nation our politicians could or should forget the past .
The next government will be faced with the task of running a difficult country with a terrible history .
Joy Europe`An issue that needs fixing is garbage .
Last week, we began a discussion of Guyana’s public financial management systems in both the pre-1992 and post-1992 periods .