GAWU’S new, militant, mode

The recent three-day general strike in the sugar industry, called by the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), protesting the delay by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) in initiating wage talks, signals a return to militancy of Guyana’s largest and most influential trade union.

Bold Black Beans

Legumes of all variety are good for us; they are an excellent source of protein, dietary fibre, carbohydrates and micronutrients. In the absence or limited supply of meat or seafood protein, the use of legumes provides much-needed nourishment.


(Continued from last week) Heliconias make excellent table and floor fresh flower arrangements and can be found in hotel lobbies, malls, banks, churches and reception halls.

Travis and the Traffic Chief

-Cheddi’s Red House – and the split

Ignoring my preference for avoiding immediate comment on issues of simmering significance, sometimes better left to others blessed with sharper intellects, wider experience and more analytical attributes, I, never-the-less, plunge into two conversations today.