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Some accompanying matters  relative to cancer

Some accompanying matters relative to cancer

When the articles on cancers and tumours commenced in May, we had no inkling that so many weeks/ months would be needed to cover the salient topics associated with this ailment .

Fishing the conservancy

Fishing the conservancy

I’m admitting it from the start: I am not a fisherman .

Obama: Yes to Africa, No to Latin America?

Obama: Yes to Africa, No to Latin America?

Watching President Barack Obama at his mega-summit with nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington, D .

The Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad

Guyana’s final round eleven game at Tromso in the 41st World Chess Olympiad pitted her against Palau, an island country in the Pacific Ocean .

The breadfruit tree

The breadfruit tree

Part 2A single tree yields approximately 50 to 200 breadfruit per season .

All art is subject to interpretation

All art is subject to interpretation

Popular songs are normally ephemeral .

A different vision of the Caribbean

A different vision of the Caribbean

On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal .

The half-year performance and the impact of the forestry sector on Region 10

The half-year performance and the impact of the forestry sector on Region 10

Revolting newsIn its mid-year report, the government disclosed that the Guyana economy grew by 3 .

Horned frog

Horned frog

This horned frog (Ceratoprhys cornuta) in the Iwokrama Rain Forest is doing what it does best; hiding in the leaf litter, waiting to pounce on unsuspecting prey .

Bird Watchers Corner

Bird Watchers Corner

The Green Kingfisher has the typical kingfisher shape, with a short tail and long bill .

Trust and politics in Guyana

Trust and politics in Guyana

General Secretary of the PPP, Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, declared at his press conference last week that the PPP has no problem with shared governance and the ‘winner does not take all’ principle .

Treasure the gift of life

Treasure the gift of life

One might have thought that as time passes the heart might harden as arteries harden and the sense of loss grow less acute as the five familiar senses most certainly tend to do .

Citrus-Soy Chicken

Citrus-Soy Chicken

Most of us prepare some sort of chicken dish on the weekends in addition to another meat .

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon .

Internal population shifts Census 2012

Internal population shifts Census 2012

Biggest challengesThus far, discussion of the 2012 Preliminary Census has focussed on 1) the population decline over the intercensal period 2002-2012; 2) the effect of outward migration; 3) estimating what the population might have been if it were not for item 2; and 4) making the inference, based on the preliminary data that high levels of brain drain (observed in previous intercensal periods) persisted .

Rising up in consciousness

Rising up in consciousness

A year ago, I sat at a lecture, organised by the Cuffy 250 Committee, where a series of questions about the state of African Guyanese communities were raised .

Break the taboo against abortion now!

Break the taboo against abortion now!

There are some species in the natural world where individuals of either gender can reproduce .

Our dirty money, the DEA and the Bible

Urgently needed? `Chinese–proof’ officials?

If even regarded by some as ramblings or waffle, I return to my lead issues with pointed brevity .

How to develop the Guyanese nation

How to develop the Guyanese nation

Guyanese worldwide achieve amazing feats .

Protest! Protest! Protest!

Protest! Protest! Protest!

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 .

Rescuing  educational quality in Latin America & the Caribbean

Rescuing  educational quality in Latin America & the Caribbean

By Jorge Familiar Calderón   Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank .

Opposition parties should lead a reform movement

Opposition parties should lead a reform movement

From all indications we will soon have national and regional elections, and all those who wish to see Guyana actually fulfilling its potential rather than its resources being drained away to far off places (the Bai Shan Lin affair) for the benefit of others, must now concentrate all their efforts on developing a strategy that would relieve the PPP/C of government at the next elections .

TIGI’s request for information and the   Commissioner’s discourteous response

TIGI’s request for information and the Commissioner’s discourteous response

On 9 June 2014, the Transparency Institute Guyana Inc .

Prequalification for the supply of   pharmaceutical products and allegations of bias

Prequalification for the supply of pharmaceutical products and allegations of bias

On 22 July 2014, the Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) announced that only one company met the prequalification requirements for the supply of drugs and medical supplies to the Ministry of Health and the Georgetown Hospital .

The drop in the Region Six population

The drop in the Region Six population

The last census report reflected a reduction of the population in Region Six and residents shared their views on this issue below: [caption id="attachment_300494" align="alignright" width="180"] Godwyn Allicock[/caption][caption id="attachment_300495" align="alignleft" width="162"] Mr .

Baracara

Baracara

Story and photos by David Pappanah Baracara is a predominately African community that is located approximately fifty miles up the Canje River .

Guyana’s 2012 population census: Runaway brain drain rules!

Guyana’s 2012 population census: Runaway brain drain rules!

IntroductionThis week’s column continues the discussion of the Bureau of Statistics (BoS) Preliminary Population and Housing Census Report for 2012 .

Gems among us

Gems among us

Like any poor country, Guyana is replete with occasions for despair about standards in everyday life .

Everything changes, nothing is different

Everything changes, nothing is different

In Guyana reciprocated animosity has not even come close to plumbing the awful depths which exist in so many other countries and, God willing, such hideous animosity never will prevail .

Can Region 10 farmers guarantee their success by seeing themselves as part of Guyana’s defence team?

Can Region 10 farmers guarantee their success by seeing themselves as part of Guyana’s defence team?

Important allies When one thinks about Region 10, it is usually in terms of extremes .

Shrimp fritters

Shrimp fritters

In good taste

Shrimp fritters are an easy appetizer .

Why has the UK Government not named a Caribbean champion?

Why has the UK Government not named a Caribbean champion?

On May 7, 2015 Britain will hold a general election .

Surface tumours

Surface tumours

Conclusion Venereal tumoursYou may recall that last week a passing reference was made to ‘transmissible canine venereal tumours’ (TCVT) as a vaginal condition which could be mistaken for the proliferation of cells which accompanies another ailment, viz vaginal hyperplasia .

Argentina’s default could hurt the world

Argentina’s default could hurt the world

I hate to agree with Argentina’s government, a bunch of mostly corrupt pseudo-progressives who have ruined the country despite benefiting from the biggest world commodity price windfall in recent history, but it is mostly right in its dispute with bondholders that led to Argentina’s default .

Guyana demolishes Burundi

Guyana demolishes Burundi

Guyana demolished a determined Burundi Olympic chess team on Tuesday 4-0 during the country’s current chess campaign in Norway .

Ringed kingfisher

Ringed kingfisher

[caption id="attachment_300400" align="alignleft" width="294"] An adult male Ringed kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) near a Georgetown canal .



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