So many Christmas poems from which to choose .
A constitution defines the basic laws, structures for governance and rights and responsibilities under which a society is organized .
While President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that he will normalize relations with Cuba is the biggest diplomatic breakthrough with the island after six decades of hostilities, his speech may have been less “historic” than he portrayed it, according to numerous US congressional sources and Cuba experts .
This week’s column concludes the discussion of inequality and poverty in Guyana .
Whales are not at home in shallow water .
The mains for most holiday meals come in the form of a large piece of meat that has been baked/roasted .
Caribbean History A flower falls on a leaf,the forest sleeps, andwaves are on holiday El Dorado sings of loveas Columbus listensin a plastic boat .
“This is the final chess column to run in The New York Times” – Statement carried in the NYT on October 11, 2014 at the conclusion of an article by chess columnist, Dylan Loeb McClain .
As you read this, the festive season and the New Year are just around the proverbial corner .
[caption id="attachment_316288" align="alignright" width="375"] White-fringed Antwren (Formicivora grisea) photographed in Linden .
(Continued from last week)Last week I received the most marvellous marble and velvet red Poinsettias plants along with several Christmas cards with beautiful red poinsettias covering the front .
On December 16, something quite extraordinary happened .
- Americans against Christmas?With a mere five days to the December twenty-fifth date chosen by some long-time Christian (?)Religious/Imperial Hierarchy as the day to celebrate the birth of God the son, here I go discussing Guyana’s Civil Society .
The cause of the political crisis in Guyana today is the determination of the executive to dominate the legislative branch of government .
Article 13 of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana mandates “The principal objective of the political system of the State is to establish an inclusionary democracy by providing increased opportunities for the participation of citizens and the organisations in the management and decision making processes of the State with particular emphasis on those areas of decision making that directly affect their well- being” .
In his presentation to the last biannual congress of the AFC, Chairperson Mr .
Democracy and accountability are the twin sides of the same coin .
By Kevin Edmonds Kevin Edmonds is a PhD student, at the University of Toronto and is affiliated with the Center for Critical Development Studies and the Caribbean Studies Program .
Poinsettias have become the symbol of Christmas, evoking the holiday spirit .
Fort Island, located not very far up the Essequibo River, boasts the best preserved built evidence of Dutch settlement in Guyana .
In a long life I have become accustomed to the usefulness of reading .
It’s not nature’s topography; the complex pattern of waterways draining our coastland wasn’t always there .
For some who oppose the PPP, an alliance of opposition political parties to contest elections has always been a prime objective .
Mood swingFrom all indications general elections in Guyana will be held in 2015 .
A little over a week ago Britain and its Overseas Territories held their annual Joint Ministerial Council in London .
The following games were played at the 2014 Qatar Masters, Doha, where 92 grandmasters were participants .
Competition favourites Enterprise Primary secured their berth in the semi-final round of the inaugural Health 2000 Guyana Incorporated Girls Primary Schools football tournament by downing derby rivals Tucville Primary 3-0 in the quarterfinal stage yesterday .
Well, Christmas time, the season of goodwill and reflection, is upon us .
Adult male Golden-headed manakins are all black except for a golden yellow cap, pinkish legs and yellowish bill .
This Tuesday December 16, 2014 is the 105th birthday of Edgar Austin Mittelholzer (1909-65), standard-bearer for Guyanese and West Indian literature .
Introduction As promised last week, today’s column begins with a brief report on the only recent study that I know of, which provides a quantitative measure of the direct impact of the global economy on poverty and inequality within nations .
The Euro-American traditional Christmas-time music included a song called “Blue Christmas” .
Unbeknownst to many, an epidemic is destroying humanity .
Introduction: Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change (AFC) to submit a weekly column on governance and related matters .