Sports on television and radio is part of modern life. Almost any time a professional team plays, there are cameras and announcers and folks doing colour coverage, background interviews, post-game interviews – the list goes on; it is a virtual flood.
Sansevieria commonly called Mother-in-law’s tongue or Snake plant originated in Africa. If all else fails, grow Sansevieria. This hardy, tough plant has earned its reputation for near indestructibility.
We have been commenting on the state of training in the performing arts in Guyana. We have analysed contemporary dance and the considerable effect official, formal training at the national level has had on the development of dance, both public and private; the formation of companies and schools.
Over the last few weeks, we have been discussing all those reasons, psychological and physical, why dogs will not mate. Before we document the treatment I think it is a good idea to have a bit of deliberation on when and whether we should at all treat ‘difficult breeders’.
-as reported in my Stabroek News…
Both a recent visit to the United States Embassy’s Consular Section in Kingston, Georgetown and that component of the American Election Season which was the Presidential Debates, prompted this brief piece.
The current quarrel between the government, the Speaker of the National Assembly and the opposition over the content of the first Order Paper (parliamentary agenda) of this new parliamentary year keeps us in the same mode that has developed since the last general elections: a government blustering its way in the hope of finding an opportune moment to call a new election and an opposition determined to close the noose around the government’s neck.
Rory Fraser is Professor of Forest Economics and Policy at Alabama A & M University. He is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, Canada, and Pennsylvania State University and has spent 34 of the last 38 years in the UK, Canada, Jamaica, and the USA either attending or teaching at universities and working in forestry related fields.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street their thoughts about R&B star Chris Brown coming to Guyana for a December 26 concert and about domestic violence activists condemning the government’s financial support to bring him.
The inadequacy of staffing at the various Ministries/ Departments/Regions, the lack of suitably qualified and trained personnel and the absence of internal audit departments in large ministries continued to militate against an effective system of internal control and have contributed significantly over the years to the deterioration in financial management at both the ministerial and central levels.