It is always very interesting to study the trends and characteristics of theatre in Guyana, as indeed it is to survey the rest of the Caribbean .
(Continued from last week) Herpes virus of young puppiesSome of you may recall that, a few decades ago, there was a great awareness of herpes virus infections in the sexually active human population .
Yellow-crowned Night Herons have a white crown and back with the remainder of the body greyish, red eyes and short yellow legs .
Sunday Cartoon .
Experts agree that climate change is impacting floods, droughts, typhoons and other natural disasters and we see the devastating effects across the world, from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines to devastation in China, Haiti, Illinois and Sardinia .
Before allowing myself to be infected with what is usually described as “the Christmas Spirit” from next Friday – I hate the premature commercialisation of Jesus’ Season – today I allow myself to succumb to the now-daily death-on-the–front-page syndrome and reality of our society .
The National Chess Championship concludes this evening at the Ocean SprayHotel with Wendell Meusa still maintaining the lead after four rounds, although he was defeated by Anthony Drayton on Wednesday night .
Mention the names of our parliamentary political parties, anywhere in this country, and watch how citizens react .
By José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American StatesToday, in one of the countries of the Americas a girl will be born and her birth will not be registered .
If it is the intention of the president and his government to provide maximum security for this nation, as the main law-givers whose activities are widely publicised, they should take note of how respect for the law has plummeted and of the part their actions are most likely playing in this process .
IntroductionRecently the Bank of Guyana introduced a $5000 dollar note .
By Ricardo Hausmann CAMBRIDGE, MA – It is often difficult to understand how countries that are dealt a pretty good economic hand can end up making a major mess of things .
By Tiffany Barry Tiffany Barry is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and the Women’s Studies Unit, both in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Guyana .
In the past six weeks there has been an increase in road accidents on the Essequibo Coast .
(Part 11)Commonsense would seem to dictate that public accountability, based on state audit, should apply to all forms of expenditure, irrespective of how or where they are incurred…It makes little sense to study carefully and continuously the payments which are made through the front door while being obliged to turn a blind eye to the expenditure – which nowadays are often equally large in total – taking place via the back door .
Story and photos by Keneisha Fraser"I came to live here in 1975 when I married .
Fifty years after the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) came into existence it is a far cry from the vibrant force that once represented workers and played a pivotal role in decision-making in the country .
A police officer stationed at Mahdia and accused of harassing sex workers in the Region Eight area has been reportedly captured on video assaulting one of them and the Guyana Women Miners Organisation (GWMO) plans to take up the issue with the senior officers of the police force .
Georgetown is already a disaster .
I find it hard to accept that old age has come upon me .
The Red-shouldered macaw, at 30 cm (12 in) long and 165 gm (5 .
One of the edification spinoffs from being in the entertainment business is the number of lessons one learns that prove very useful in other businesses or circumstances .
IntroductionAs indicated last week that column was prompted by the seemingly orchestrated public statements by private organizations, steps being taken by the US Treasury against tax evasion in the region as well as diplomatic and other pressures brought to bear on the parliamentary “opposition .
ImpasseThe impasse over the amendments to the 2009 Anti-money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Act is a perplexing one .
On November 13 the Xinhua News Agency, the official press agency of China, carried a report that indicated an important and seemingly strategic change in US policy towards the Caribbean and Latin America .
Alas, it was over for Viswanathan Anand and one billion and more chess fans from India .
Continued from last week Puppy septicaemia (blood poisoning)Last week, I mentioned that as a sequel to a navel infection, a septicaemia could develop .
To end this series of comments on Guyana’s Third National Drama Festival held in November, 2013, we consider the way the festival closed with four new plays produced by students of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama .
Many of us know this rice dish as Spanish rice but the Mexicans and Mexican food enthusiasts would probably shrug and wonder if it is called Spanish rice because Mexicans speak Spanish .
Zingiber officinale commonly called Culinary ginger comes from the Zingiberaceae family and originates from South-east Asia .
I have never thought of Shakira, Juanes and lesser-known artists as potential engines of Latin America’s economy, but newly released studies conclude that the region could grow more rapidly if it developed its so-called “creative industries .
Public confidence in our criminal justice system is most likely at a new low following the dismissal of the murder charge against cricketer Carlyle Barton .
Crimes against cleanliness .
We talk so easily of the dichotomy between developed and developing societies, without staring stark reality in the face, without confronting the differences, without active challenging of our abstract acceptance of our condition .