Guyana’s fourth annual National Drama Festival closed last week after the performance of 27 plays in five categories .
Ptychosperma Macarthurii, the Macarthur Palm, commonly called the Hurricane Palm originated in New Guinea and Australia .
The strongest woman chess player of all time, Hungary’s Judit Polgar, 38, has retired from competition .
This is my final column after a year of commenting on current affairs in Guyana .
Many would appreciate that I often endeavour to “try something a little different “when numerous other contributors zoom in on the socio–political, socio– economic or hot current issues of the day .
For the past several weeks, I have been seeing pink fabric wrapped around the trees on Camp Street .
The President had made what many thought was a solemn promise in his party’s election Manifesto – Working Together for a Better Tomorrow .
So easy it is to fall under an oppressive cloud in this society, focused on inconsequential stuff, ignoring the beauty of our human potential .
What is taking place in Fiji should alert Guyanese to pay greater attention to the natural structure of their political context .
By Richard N Haass NEW YORK – Historical eras are difficult to recognise before they end .
By Gabrielle Hosein Gabrielle Jamela Hosein is a feminist, activist, poet and Lecturer at the University of the West Indies, and also writes a column in the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian Diaspora Column Editor’s Note: Our October 6th column reported on Dr .
This is our third in a series of articles on the above subject .
Interviews and photos by Shabna UllahThis week on What the People Say we asked persons about the no-confidence motion that the opposition is planning to move in Parliament against the government .
Many of its residents have sought employment in the gold fields, so Farm Village on the East Bank Essequibo has seen such improvements as modern homes and a higher standard of living .
There will be disputations about this one, but I will stand my ground: overall, in a region of powerhouses, with many different island cultures competing, the Jamaican version today is probably the most dynamic of them all .
FashionableThere was a time when countries like Guyana were interested in what an economist like W .
SANTIAGO, Chile: This country, which has long been Latin America’s economic star, has seen its economic growth fall from 5 percent average in recent years to a projected 1 .
Some of the best poetry has been written by people on the verge of death .
IntroductionLast week I introduced a Table showing that, over the eight years 2006 to 2013, the average net annual increase in the public sector minimum wage (adjusted for annual inflation) was shockingly low, about one percent .
About ten days ago some 600 invited participants from the United Kingdom’s Caribbean Diaspora gathered at a venue near the British Parliament .
Last week in Tastes Like Home, I mentioned the making of Sweet Potato Bread .
Veitchia merrillii commonly called Christmas Palm or Manila Palm originated in the Philippines and the South Pacific and has adapted well in Guyana, the Caribbean and Florida .
By Mukesh Eswaran VANCOUVER – Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy .
ContinuedWhen pet owners come to the conclusion that it is best for their pets to be put to sleep permanently, very often they want to know how their beloved pets are going to be euthanised and what should they do with the dead body after the procedure .
By Sin-ming Shaw HONG KONG – The massive public demonstrations by students and young members of the middle-class that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for democracy .
By John Lloyd (Reuters) This month, Pope Francis had to come clean .
Wesley So, 21, Filipino chess grandmaster currently playing for the US, won the Millionaire Chess Tourn-ament in Las Vegas recently and walked away with a tantalizing first prize of US$100,000 .
The Green-backed Trogon inhabits dry and humid forests and can often be found near forest edges where it eats fruits and sometimes insects .
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We shouted out‘We’ve got her! Here she is!It’s her all right’ .
The Clerk to the National Assembly has sought, in a letter to the press, to answer my article last Sunday in which I contended that the Speaker must convene the National Assembly now .
Continuing its recent attacks on the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), the PPP is currently waging a public campaign against the recent hiring of Richard Francois as the commission’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) .
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world .
Welcome again to one of my “time-out” days when I promise – or attempt – to be most brief .
Word on the streets is that people across this nation react with caution and pessimism to the political backdrop existing in the country .
Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance for Change to submit a weekly column on local government and related matters .