A liar, racist, demagogue and misogynist is the presidential candidate of the once great Republican Party. He won the nomination by exploiting the deep insecurities generated by decades of growing inequality in the United States.
When I was young, and benefited not only from a fresh and eagerly absorptive mind but also from a strong belief that an eternity of life stretched in front of me, I loved to read big books, books of immense length.
I came into music at a time when comedy was a big ingredient in the popular music of the Caribbean. It was a salient feature in calypso, particularly in the array of comical songs featuring every year in Trinidad’s carnival, continuing that history of clever humour that came from the artistry of Atilla, Beginner, Spoiler, Roaring Lion, etc.
Ten per cent of Guyana’s women believe that a husband is justified in beating a wife if she neglects the children, demonstrates her autonomy ‒ for example by leaving the house without his permission ‒ refuses him sex, argues with him or burns the food.
Last’s week column identified several key trends on the demand side of the global energy market. This was done in order to contextualize Guyana’s future insertion into this market, when its production and export of oil and natural gas come on stream in the early 2020s.
Following the conclusion of round six of the 42nd Chess Olympiad currently in progress in Baku, Azerbaijan, India’s men have taken the lead ahead of such behemoths as Russia, the US, China, Ukraine and the Netherlands.