An interesting development for chess presented itself momentarily when news of Anand’s methodical demolition of Aronian percolated out of the ongoing FIDE 2014 Candidates elimination tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia .
Sunday Cartoons .
The Horticultural Society has announced that the annual Flower Show will be held on Saturday March 29 and Sunday March 30 at the Umana Yana, Kingston from 10 am to 6 pm each day .
The adult cattle egret (known as gauling locally) has few predators, but birds or mammals may raid its nests, and chicks may be lost to starvation, calcium deficiency or disturbance from other large birds .
By Clive W McWattClive Wayne McWatt was born in Guyana in 1946 .
The continuing hostility and divisiveness surrounding the stalled anti-money laundering bill is an all too familiar occurrence in our politics, which has made it near impossible for mutual understanding and agreement on important national issues .
Personal and collective respect for law, order, discipline, reasonably-civilised standards of behaviour, service and of living itself .
Central government has a constitutional obligation to provide finances to local democratic organs .
By Dominic GaskinIn the same way that charity begins at home, one might say that democracy starts at the local level and that, without this most basic form of representation, citizens have little or no control over what takes place in their communities and how it affects them .
Q: How early should I apply for a visa? The answer is: “As soon as you can”! The embassy’s visa section is always very busy in May, June, and July .
Let’s look at our nation along its historical curve .
The leaderships of the political parties in Guyana talk a good democratic game but do very little to enhance the democratic processes in their own parties; give local people more control over their own lives and over those who claim to represent them nationally .
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world .
Zenita Nicholson is a Guyanese advocate for sexual rights and gender justice .
The issue of the holding local government elections has dominated the news in recent days .
This week on ‘What the People Say’ persons commented on the Phagwah celebration now as compared to years ago: Photos and interviews by Shabna UllahDavid Armogan, Region Six chairman: ‘I find that years ago the celebration was much bigger than it is today .
Mist swirls around the tops of the three hills of Rupertee and the cold breeze streaming from the nearby Pakaraima Mountains, makes a memory – at least for a while – of the heat that can sear the Rupununi savannahs .
For all of us, at whatever strata we live, episodes come along on our journey that transform us significantly purely from the realization or understanding those encounters generate .
Against the background of the passage in the National Assembly of the Local Authorities (Election Amendment) Bill, not yet assented to by the President, which provides that local government elections be held by August, the Chairman of the Elections Commission, Dr Steve Surujbally, announced that the Elections Commission is ready to “go into election mode” as soon as the date for local government elections is fixed .
Like nurses anxiously watching the pulse rate and temperature of patients in an emergency ward, for a long time we were schooled to observe movements in Gross Domestic Product as the indication of whether a country is healthy or ailing .
Plight of vulnerableThis would be the final article on anticipations of the 2014 budget .
Until relatively recently, almost all Caribbean economic thinking has been focused on the encouragement of investment onshore, with the emphasis on commodities, manufacturing, tourism, financial services and artisanal industries such as fisheries .
I had reported a few weeks ago in this series data comparing the unit cost of sugar production for Caricom producers in 2005 .
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro won a diplomatic victory by defeating a US-backed proposal at the 34-country Organization of American States that would have suggested an outside mediation to end that country’s political crisis, which has already left more than 25 dead and hundreds of wounded .
The nutrition of companion animals (pets) has received considerable interest during the recent decades, and certain large manufacturers of dog and cat foods have conducted extensive research and feeding trials, in order to establish nutritious diets that need no supplementation .
The Festive Amazon (Amazona festiva), also known as the Festive Parrot, is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family .
Competitive chess players are becoming increasingly aware of the calamitous nature of blunders, those irrefutable errors which occur when one least expects them .
It is always interesting to study traditional festivals, their place in a society and how they are continually affected by time and geography .
Neoregelia commonly called Blushing bromeliad is found throughout South America, Central America and Florida, and grows in trees in the rainforest .
Sunday Cartoons .
Although at 13 he was indicted for murders committed during massacres at Lusignan and Bartica, Dwane Williams was just a blip on the public’s radar until the recent High Court trial where he went from being a co-accused to a state witness .
The Bandits’ Briefing/Meeting is the Summary of the Minutes of my own sometimes – creative mind .
IntroductionStabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance for Change to submit a weekly column on local government and related matters .
Rice farmers walk their fields today with worried wrinkles on their faces, as they face poor paddy prices, uncertain international markets and hefty bank loans .
On 27th February, the People’s Progressive Party, A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change without the permission of the Guyana Trades Union Congress divvied-up the latter’s property and processes .
If the PPP really wanted the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism bill (AML/CFT) it would have been passed since 2011 when it had the majority .