Last week, we began a discussion of Financial Paper 1/2014 that the Minister of Finance presented to the National Assembly three Thursdays ago .
Interviews and photos by Desilon DanielsThis week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought about the recent results of the National Grade Six Assessment examination .
Story and photos by Dacia WhaulOriginally a rice field, Belfield lies16 miles from the capital city between Nooten Zuil and Victoria on the East Coast Demerara .
Early daysThese might be early days to be discussing the results of the census taken in 2012, but the population decline may have dashed the hopes of the government to brag about its handling of the economy and the economic development of the nation .
IntroductionThus far I have identified two of what have been described in the economic literature as the “four essential roles or functions governments perform in the economy .
Contempt such as Ambassador Hardt is accused of in relation to the Head of State is a serious matter .
President Barack Obama’s vow to take executive actions to fix the immigration system and stem the avalanche of Central American children migrants to the United States is good news, but I’m afraid it will only be a Band-Aid approach, which won’t address the key issue: keeping Central American kids in school .
I do not think the young, intelligent and opened-minded Minister of Education will mind me delivering again a little, well-meant lecture to her .
Uzbekistan was catapulted into the chess world when one of its nationals, nine-year-old Nodirbek Abdusattorov, beat a FIDE rated 2600 chess grandmaster, Andrei Zhigalko, in the first round of a local tournament .
Living in the Caribbean it is quite possible to imagine that the world sees the region and its economic fortunes in an unchanging light .
Among human beings caught up in a hectic life, it is often the case that a thought will come across our mental screen, sometimes from a comment overheard, or a sign encountered, or even from a prolonged and heated public discussion, and the thought flits in and flits out and is gone .
Continued from last weekWe have already established that there are several types of skin cancer which can affect dogs/cats .
Mentha, commonly called mint, originated from the Mediterranean and belongs to the Lamiaceae family .
We have on many occasions commented on the very strong and noble tradition of comic theatre in the Caribbean with insights into its history .
By Jaswant Singh NEW DELHI – Iraq seems to be falling apart, with the rapid advance of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threatening to lead to the country’s division into Shia, Sunni, and Kurdish entities, while blurring its border with its turbulent western neighbor .
A Little blue heron with catch at the Ogle Seawall .
This week, it is another recipe of cooking chicken twice .
The Giant River Otter or ‘water dog’ is the most endangered neotropical animal .
Genip season: Children carrying home a tub-full of genips at Buxton, ECD yesterday (Photo by Arian Browne) .
Sunday Cartoon .
The following is an edited version of a tribute given by Major General (rtd) Joseph G Singh at St Andrew’s Kirk, Georgetown, on June 26 .
One man band: With two sticks, two metal bowls and an empty oil bottle on a tray of sorts, this gentleman was entertaining motorists along Sheriff St yesterday with his rhythms .
Last month, I travelled to Buxton to stand in solidarity with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community as they protested the detention of a 15-year-old who was locked up following a fracas in which he was booked by police as both aggressor and the victim .
-Our 2014 “Summer” has arrived These brief notes on my lead subject are occasioned by both my involvement in and with a Non- Government, Civil Society Public Policy Group and two recent letters to the Press .
Our role as Guyanese prepare to usher in a Guyanese Knowledge Society in this global Knowledge Age of a new global village interconnected through digital media is to cultivate the love for self-development in each citizen .
People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Members of the National Assembly can display reckless irresponsibility in their statements in the House .
Arguably the most important issue raised in Mr .
Since independence several third or independent parties – UF, WPA, ROAR, GAP/ROAR and AFC – have won enough votes to have seats in Parliament, but none was able to win the election outright .
This year marks the centenary of the First World War, which officially started on July 28, 1914 .
(Guest Contribution) Do you sometimes do something or say something and wonder, “What in the world did I just say (or do)?” with a supporting action of both hands on the head or on the face .
We begin our discussion of Financial Paper 1/2014 that the Minister of Finance tabled in the National Assembly two Thursdays ago .
Editor’s Note: Last week we carried Hilbourne Watson’s response to a recent essay in which Prime Minister of St .
Interviews and photos by Shabna Ullah Although commuters have found the Berbice River Bridge quite convenient, they are finding it difficult to pay the high toll and passenger fares .
Story and photos by Samaria DeonauthThe blooming gardens of Bachelor’s Adventure are pleasing to the eye .
God knows if I’ll ever finish it, but after several proddings from various quarters I have begun writing a book .
Many of the millions of us who watched the Mexico-Croatia game a few days ago asked ourselves the same questions when the umpire failed to call an obvious penalty kick for the Mexican team: are some of these World Cup matches fixed? Are the referees on the take?That day, it didn’t matter much, because Mexico won a decisive 3-1 victory over Croatia, and moved on to the next round .