If the PPP/C is returned with only a plurality of the votes at the upcoming elections as in 2011, it could adopt the sensible course of inviting the opposition to join it in a coalition government .
The start of 2015 finds Latin America turned into a leaderless region, in which the countries with the biggest political clout in recent years — Brazil, Venezuela and Mexico — have been significantly weakened by domestic troubles .
Long-term Caribbean security and defence policy and its relationship to foreign policy are issues rarely written about or commented on in the Caribbean media .
Recently I was sorting through old files and papers in my library in the process of sending them for deposit at the Special Collections Division of the UWI Library in St Augustine .
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Perhaps an inspiring way to begin the New Year is to focus on one of the finest chess attackers of all time, Dr Alexander Alekhine, (Moscow 1892-Estoril, Portugal 1946) .
Take stockThe old year is over and a new one has just begun .
We are still officially in the Christmas season with 12th night soon upon us .
This year almost every Christmas event had lot and lots of freshly brewed ginger beer .
(Continued from last week)When you are adopting a dog, especially one from the GSPCA Shelter, there are certain considerations that have to be factored into the exercise .
Get out your pitchforks, Democrats! A showdown over populism is coming .
Barn Owls are often seen at night when they appear ghostly and all white .
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The beginning of a new year is generally a time of reflection and resolution making .
Introduction: Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change to submit a weekly column on governance and related matters .
On this, our first day of the New Year, I should be concentrating on beginnings, not endings .
Western intellectual tradition is said to consist of the sometimes uneasy coexistence of two essential elements: one from Jerusalem and the other from the philosophical tradition of Athens .
By Jorge Familiar For Latin America, 2014 did not turn out as well as we envisioned .
By The Caribbean VoiceThe Caribbean Voice comprises thirty suicide-prevention advocates/activist, drawn from the USA, Canada, the UK and the Caribbean, including Guyana, among whom there are three pastors and three pandits, along with educators, youth activists, women’s activists, social activists, community activists, media personnel and individuals of varied skills and experiences .
Good and honourable intentions, vigorously pursued to finality, are more likely to produce the desired outcomes .
In the last few days before the New Year we asked the man/woman in the street about their big plans and hopes for 2015 .
Story and photos byJannelle Williams On the surface it would appear that the village of Betsy Ground is thriving .
Part1 Introduction There is a connecting thread to Guyana’s ongoing narrative of multiple unfolding crises, major economic contradictions, and threats of state violence against government critics .
Negative attributes For the past 22 years, the country of Guyana has been administered by an alliance known as the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic or (PPP/C) .
One of the big questions following President Barack Obama’s decision to significantly expand US tourism to Cuba will be how much it will affect other Caribbean tourism destinations such as the Dominican Republic, Jamaica or Cancun .
The acquisition of a high-tech camera is what propelled Kester Clarke into bird and wildlife photography as a hobby, and he now describes it as giving him the thrill a hunter gets except that a hunter is armed with a gun and he is armed with a camera .
The electorate will be called upon in 2015 to decide the political shape of Guyana for the immediate future .
I was speaking not long ago to an old, dear friend, the Canadian Philip O’Meara .
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‘Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet’ -LM Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables The year 2014 is closing .
02White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) photographed in LindenThe White-winged Becard is found throughout most of South America and inhabits mainly forest areas of varying types .
The Guyana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) and so many other Good Samaritans collect abandoned dogs and cats with the hope that they can find a suitable and loving/caring home for the orphans .
By now, most of us have had our fill of cake and will be getting ready to toast 2014, wondering where it went… simultaneously, we will welcome 2015, full of hope for betterment in all aspects of our lives and indeed for the world .
Two days before Christmas, the Saudi Oil Minister, Ali al-Nami, made a statement that is likely to change geo-politics and the face of the world economy in 2015 .
Sorrel came into season early this year and I have made good use of it .
As the year winds down to find us surrounded by daily news of mankind apparently going downhill, both at home and abroad, one can easily begin to harbour feelings of despair .
Guyana was born a broken nation forty-six ago .