The spirit grows weary with the weight of woe in the world at large and here at home .
In chess, in world championship matches, a player can reveal himself to his opponent by his choice of opening move .
If you like lump meat crab cakes then you will definitely enjoy this version of fish cakes .
It is hard to imagine any discussion on the Caribbean economy taking place without, at some point, it focusing on how best to encourage diversification, enhance competitiveness or attract investment in new industries .
More than two years after President Obama announced his plan to increase US-Latin American college-student exchanges to 100,000 in each direction by 2020, the programme may be advancing too slowly to meet its target .
[caption id="attachment_266729" align="alignleft" width="333"] Blood-coloured Woodpecker (Veniliornis sanguineus) in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown[/caption]Arguably the most remarkable and most distinctive of the genus Veniliornis, and one of the most restricted-range woodpeckers, the Blood-coloured Woodpecker is confined to the coastal lowlands of the Guianas, where it is found in a variety of wooded habitats, including mangroves and plantations .
For too long indifference has plagued our criminal justice system—we are criminalising substance abusers, not rehabilitating them; we are expanding our prisons, not reducing their populations; and we are dismantling gangs across the country, not rebuilding lives and communities .
The conversational encounter described hereunder is very much taken from my imagination .
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Jay Jordan, born and bred in Canada, embodies a Guyanese story that we could easily lose .
Clyde Anderson Grazette v the Queen  CCJ 2 (AJ) By Monique Scott, Norman Manley Law SchoolThe Caribbean Court of Justice dismissed the appeal of Mr Clyde Anderson Grazette who was convicted for murder in Barbados .
Cheddi Jagan and I were about the start a meeting in Bartica during the 1992 election campaign, when I was approached by a well-known and important Indian businessman, who asked to speak on the platform .
The essential fact is that this Committee is a Committee of the House responsible to the House as a whole and is not the battleground for party faction…I believe it is true to say that the authority of the Committee is greatly enhanced by its unanimous character and I hope complete objectivity of its report .
By Honor Ford-Smith Honor Ford-Smith is Associate Professor of Community and Environmental Art in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, Toronto, Canada .
Photos and interviews by Kenesha FraserEvery year there are numerous complaints about banned firecrackers being used at Diwali time, but the practice continues .
During a visit to Nigg, Corentyne in the scorching mid-afternoon sun, the village appears quiet and empty with hardly any activity, save for vehicles including a horse-cart with passengers, passing through .
(Part 1)Choice of ThemeLast week the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana held its annual conference under the theme “Focus on Financial Services” .
In February of this year Cuba’s President, Raul Castro, said that he will step down in 2018 .
President Ramotar has announced his intention to re-examine the Government’s future relationship with the Opposition after its refusal to support the anti-money laundering amendment bill last Thursday in the National Assembly .
There are many reasons why potentially-rich Latin American nations are growing at a slower pace than their Asian counterparts but one of the least noticed factors — and one in need of urgent attention — is that a Latin American may grow old before being able to enforce a business contract in many countries of the region .
By what values should we strive to live in order to achieve a community in which differences are accommodated, a community where there is diversity of discourse but a recognition of the common good regardless of politics, religion, race and personal beliefs? Such an ideal will never be realized but the values which could lead to a serviceable approximation of the good society need to be taught early and for as long as it takes to reduce the hate and bile, mutually exchanged, which disfigures too many countries, including our own, too often .
Last week we described how one could ensure that food gets into the stomach of the newborn pup .
All and sundry agree: the words “Georgetown” and “garbage” are synonymous .
The Schedule below summarizes the key features of the strategic guideposts for a way forward presented in the two previous columns .
The Commonwealth Foundation in London has announced the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, which is a competition open to all writers across the Commonwealth .
The World Chess Federation’s rating list, or the FIDE rating list as it is usually called, is a prime indicator of the strength of a chess player in world championship matches .
The male (seen here) is barred all over with black and white, and has a white-based black crest that is raised in display .
By Derek Bok CAMBRIDGE – Ever since economists revealed how much universities contribute to economic growth, politicians have paid close attention to higher education .
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Caesalpinia pulcherrima commonly called Pride of Barbados or Peacock flower originates from the West Indies .
Increasingly we are operating in a society where tyranny in the workplace has become a threat to both freedom and dignity of work .
For decades, great and noble Guyanese souls fought for democracy to become our solid foundation, believing it would lead to us realizing our true potential as a nation .
“A nation is an imagined political community .
IntroductionThe Stabroek News reported on October 24 that the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is deeply troubled about APNU’s statements regarding the Marriott project .
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 .
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