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The Sino-Indian water divide

The Sino-Indian water divide

- Brahma Chellaney is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Center for Policy Research in New Delhi .

Fighting biopiracy

Fighting biopiracy

- Silvia Ribeiro and Kathy Jo Wetter are researchers with Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concen-  tration (ETC Group) .

The Norwegians are coming…to fund Low Carbon Development?

The Norwegians are coming…to fund Low Carbon Development?

Tuesday’s Economic Corner Introduction:[caption id="attachment_56971" align="alignleft" width="61" caption="Peter Ramsaroop"][/caption]A delegation from Norway is expected in the country within a few weeks for discussions on Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) .

They fear us because we are not afraid: Honduran women resist the coup

In The DiasporaAlissa Trotz is Editor of the In the Diaspora Column Two weeks ago, an international delegation of human rights and feminist organizations representing countries from Latin America, Canada, Spain and the United States, traveled to Honduras on a fact-finding mission during Women’s Human Rights Week, to document the violation of women’s rights in the context of the coup of June 28 that deposed democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya .

Guarding the Recipe

Guarding the Recipe

So It GoI don’t consider myself an expert, but I like to cook .

What the people say about…Television

What the people say about…Television

Interviews by Femi Harris and photos by Jules GibsonThis week we asked the man/woman in the street their views about television programmes and if they thought that there are adequate educational programmes .

Ring the Bell and tell the working poor, the consumer and the unemployed: The recession is over!

The Business Page Introduction[caption id="attachment_56801" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Christopher Ram"][/caption]After all the fears of economic Armaged-don, the Great Depression Mark II and no recovery until after mid-2010, the economies of the world have bounced back, and for the economists at least, the recession is over .

Asia treading near overconfidence

Latin View [caption id="attachment_56772" align="alignleft" width="97" caption="Andres Oppenheimer"][/caption]SINGAPORE — Perusing the newsstand in the Hong Kong airport on my way here, I saw something that caught my eye: most of the books were about China and Asia’s allegedly unstoppable rise to the world’s foremost superpower .

Memories of two immortal singers

Memories of two immortal singers

Ian On Sunday [caption id="attachment_56774" align="alignleft" width="83" caption="Ian McDonald"][/caption]The memory of man is astonishing and mysterious .

Lesson #2: Fighting economic distress with cash

Lesson #2: Fighting economic distress with cash

Guyana and the wider world Recap[caption id="attachment_56773" align="alignleft" width="69" caption="Dr Clive Thomas"][/caption]There is no known way of successfully preventing future global economic crises and their negative impacts .

Diabetes and the eye: Diabetic retinopathy

Health A weekely column prepared by Dr .

The North West needs a new vessel

The North West needs a new vessel

Consumer Concerns [caption id="attachment_56777" align="alignleft" width="49" caption="Eileen Cox"][/caption]As children, our parents instilled in us certain sayings that were meant to guide us through life .

Coastal home owners face huge losses from rising sea

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians Lesley and Doug  McGrath have for decades battled ocean swells that have eaten  away at the backyard of their multi-million dollar Sydney home .

World champion visits Botswana

World champion visits Botswana

Chess [caption id="attachment_56778" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Errol Tiwari"][/caption]World chess champion Vishy Anand paid a surprise visit to Botswana three weeks ago as a guest of the Indian technology company NIIT, and the Botswana Chess Federation .

Blood and heritage

Blood and heritage

Arts On Sunday [caption id="attachment_56780" align="alignleft" width="61" caption="Al Creighton's"][/caption]AJ Seymour started the prestigious Edgar Mittelholzer Lecture Series in 1976 with a narrative of how he received a visit from the ghost of Mittelholzer which gave him much insight into the man and his work .

Examining the oral cavity

Examining the oral cavity

Pet Corner [caption id="attachment_56783" align="alignleft" width="60" caption="Steve Surujbally"][/caption]Last week we dealt with the symptoms of ailments in the mouth .

Lest we forget

Lest we forget

In Our Time [caption id="attachment_56785" align="alignleft" width="87" caption="Wayne Brown"][/caption]Seventy years ago last week, the armies of Hitler swept into Poland, in the opening act of what would soon be World War II .

Venezuela is now the single most important economic actor in the eastern Caribbean

Venezuela is now the single most important economic actor in the eastern Caribbean

The View From Europe By David Jessop (Executive Director of the Caribbean Council for Europe)[caption id="attachment_56781" align="alignleft" width="74" caption="David Jessop"][/caption]In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the nations in which they are located .

Samans are lovely shade trees

Samans are lovely shade trees

A Gardener's Diary [caption id="attachment_56782" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="John Warrington"][/caption]The dry season still seems to be producing a little rain but mainly during the night .

My race, religion – and politics

-and, `locking up’ their ownFrankly SpeakingBelieve me, these are simple – sometimes simplistic – thoughts on the issues, the implications and the contradictions, inherent in the titles mentioned in the main caption above .



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