By Jeffrey D Sachs NEW YORK – If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach .
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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently completed its examination of the public accounts of Guyana for the years 2010 and 2011 .
Interviews and photos by Jannelle WilliamsThis week we asked vendors in the New Amsterdam Market to talk about issues of concern they might have about the market .
Story and photos by Kenesha FraserHampton Court, a predominantly East Indian village located between Devonshire Castle and Windsor Castle, is well-populated but most of the people who live there, Sunday Stabroek was told, “don't like publicity .
We have rock stars in the Caribbean; we don’t call them that, but, in the North American meaning of the term, that’s what they are .
As indicated last week, today’s column is the last in the series of columns that I started on January 5, 2014 aimed at appraising the crisis state of Guyana’s sugar industry .
Newly re-elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’ proposal to prohibit successive presidential re-elections is the best political initiative I have seen in South America in recent years .
Once again the issue of an apology from the PNCR has become topical .
One must be thankful that there are things to read other than the blood-filled and vitriol-laced pages of the daily newspapers .
Declining fortunesThis is no time for naysayers to gloat about the declining fortunes of the gold industry and the conundrum of the rice industry .
Two weeks ago, on ACP day – an event to the best of my knowledge not widely celebrated – an unusually frank and honest lecture was delivered at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) .
Continued from last weekHaematomas/SeromasI had promised last week (and the week before) to deal with ear haematomas .
This morning is new, but the sunthat made it is old .
A fair number of elite grandmasters, including world champion Magnus Carlsen, Anand, Caruana, Karjakin and Judit Polgar have been doing chess battle at the World Rapid and Blitz championships in Dubai, UAE .
The Black capped donocobius is a cheerful and conspicuous bird along the canals in the Botanical Gardens in Georgetown .
I am sure that it has not escaped your consciousness that most of the recipes shared in ‘In Good Taste’ are based on experimentations .
One of a pair Pomarine Jaeger (Tapera naevia) that recently have been frequenting the area around the Kingston Jetty in Georgetown .
Cassia fistula commonly called Golden Shower tree or Indian Laburnum as its name suggests, originated from the Indian sub-continent and South-east Asia .
Sunday Cartoons .
It’s no secret that the quality of education being offered at President’s College has deteriorated .
Hello friends, today’s lecturette is both brief and also my personal search for assistance with regard to the issue raised in the caption .
Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance for Change to submit a weekly column on local government and related matters .
We politicize everything in this society .
The demand by some PPP supporters for the PNC to apologise for its misdeeds, or to at least admit that it made mistakes, demonstrates more of a triumph for PPP propaganda than for reality .
In part 1 of the column, I argued that cultural practices have to be observed within the constraints of politics and economics of the Guyanese society .
Contributed by Dr Thomas Singh, Lecturer in Economics at the University of Guyana Last week we discussed briefly the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry, the Anti-Money Laundering Legislation and Local Government Elections as issues of morality for us as a nation .
Editor’s Note: Last Friday, June 13th, was the 34th anniversary of the assassination of Walter Rodney .
Interviews and photos by Dacia WhaulThis week the man and woman in the street shared their thoughts on the decision by the West Indies Cricket Board to pull the third Test of the New Zealand vs West Indies series from Guyana .
The Integrated Financial Management System (IFMAS), which the Guyana Government implemented in 2004, has been under the microscope in recent days in the Kaieteur News .
Story and photos by Mario Joseph Whether it’s a hot sunny day or a cool afternoon, sweet ripe coconut water is always on sale at Priestman’s coconut stall on the edge of Friendship, on the East Bank of Demerara .
In honour of Father’s Day, Sunday Stabroek interviewed Wil Campbell, teacherand counsellor, on the challenges of being a father and what therole demands .
At a recent meeting of prominent economic and political analysts from across Latin America, I was surprised to hear Brazilian economist Paulo Rabello de Castro make a bold forecast: that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won’t win this year’s elections .
Rogue driversThe minibus culture of reckless and indisciplined driving is expected to get worse as time goes by unless the police adopt a more aggressive attitude towards the rogue drivers in the industry .
The Peoples’ National Congress (PNC) government nationalised the Demerara Bauxite Company in 1971 .
This too shall pass .