Trying to describe the overall outcome of the Eighth UK-Caribbean Forum, the biennial government to government dialogue that took place in London on June 16-17, is far from easy .
If ever a country needed more civility in the discourse conducted between its political and other leaders it is Guyana now .
Public goodThe Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) has proposed a hike in the tuition fees to be paid by students of the university .
World champion Magnus Carlsen has won three coveted chess titles, making him the World Champion in the classical or conventional format, as well as in the rapid and blitz formats .
Have you ever thought of growing your own kitchen herbs in pots or window boxes? Picking a few leaves of fresh basil, celery, parsley, thyme, dill or mint is a pleasure we should not deny ourselves .
One of the very important plays in the post-Independence literature of Guyana is being shown at the Theatre Guild Playhouse this weekend .
Saag Aloo is a North Indian vegetarian dish made of any type of leafy greens and potatoes .
A pair of Silver-beaked Tanagers (Ramphocelus-carbo) at Pandama Wines, MadewiniAdult males (left) are velvety crimson black with a deep crimson throat and breast .
In the Sunday Stabroek two weeks ago (June 15), artist Stanley Greaves wrote about Roderick ‘Bermine’ Bartrum, who passed away recently .
Sunday Cartoon .
The following is a guest column addressing LGBT rights in light of recent public statements:Two weeks ago, the Vice-Chairman of the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO), Pastor Ronald McGarrell, went on the radio and shared his view that homosexuals should live on island by themselves in order to spare heterosexuals God’s wrath .
President Donald Ramotar and his People’s Progressive Party/Civic Administration (PPP/C) have taken Guyana into a state of near anarchy .
I actually missed the news item on Gecom and campaign funding which one friend mentioned .
Non-Immigrant Visa Holders: No Interview Required for Renewals! Interview Waiver Program (IWP)Q: What is the Interview Waiver Program (IWP)?A: The Interview Waiver Program is a new procedure that allows non-immigrant visa (NIV) applicants who meet specific conditions to skip the in-person interviews to renew their visas .
Guyana’s special landscape, its lush forests, rolling savannahs, white sand plains, vast muddy rivers and that yawning Atlantic Ocean lapping at the edge of Georgetown, plays a role in shaping the individual Guyanese .
Nothing exemplifies more clearly the difficulties of doing politics in Guyana and the need for clear strategic thinking than Mr .
By Jeffrey D Sachs NEW YORK – If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach .
By Hilbourne Watson Barbadian Hilbourne A .
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 .