By Erika Williams with photos by Arian Browne A village described by its residents as peaceful and quiet, Brickery is located on the East Bank Demerara sandwiched between Garden of Eden on the one side and Supply on the other .
This week I shall address the two remaining strategic guideposts in designing a road map for the way forward in dealing with money laundering and related challenges in Guyana .
My heart hurts to see the sad and deteriorating state of the Guyana sugar industry .
By Ralph RamkarranThe late Forbes Burnham could never have imagined that in 1980 when he enforced a constitutional arrangement which, as his opponents assert, would indefinitely extend his political longevity and that of the PNC, that it was the PPP which was going to be the beneficiary .
It is often the case, if you have your eyes open, that you’re engaged in an encounter on one level and you suddenly find an awareness on a completely different level that is so strong and so vivid that it makes you draw a sudden breath, as from a fright .
Unmistakable The draft Anti-Money Laundering Bill has replaced the Bill on Amaila Falls as the talk of the town .
The recent performance of the Dance Season 2013 of the National Dance Company titled Suites –Revista choreographed and directed by Vivienne Daniel, in some ways underlines a number of significant factors in the place and state of the company at the present time .
Over the last two weeks we have been discussing the formula which we could use as a substitute for the dam’s milk .
In the early part of October governments attending the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal reached an outline agreement on a basis on which all civil aviation emissions will be regulated in future .
Forty years ago, India had one FIDE titled chess player .
Nerium oleander commonly called Oleander or Rose bay originates from the Mediterranean region and the Middle East and comes from the Apocynaceae family .
LIMA — When I interviewed Peruvian President Ollanta Humala last week, he struck me as a less articulate leader than most of his South American colleagues —but one who may be doing a better job than his more loquacious counterparts .
One of the dangerous things about Netflix is that it encourages binge watching .
[caption id="attachment_264964" align="alignleft" width="333"] Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown .
The spectre of extra-judicial killings continues to cast a wide shadow over a significant number of recent police shootings, which have left several young men—mostly from deprived communities— dead .
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the death of the founder and former editor-in-chief of this newspaper, David de Caires .
Today I again side-step the usual, high-profile “issues of national significance” .
Blaming others for our faults and shortcomings seems to be a favourite pastime in this country .
By Roxaine Smith,Norman Manley Law SchoolIn the CCJ case Frank Gibson v The Attorney General  CCJ 3 (AJ) the CCJ clarified the full meaning of what is a fair trial .
There has been much justifiable condemnation of the position taken by Ms .
Last week, we concluded our discussion of the Enron accounting scandal .
As Toshaos from the different Amerindian Communities gathered at the International Conference Centre for the7th annual National Toshaos Council meeting last week, we asked the leaders what they expected to get out of the meeting and what were some of the issues they wished to highlight .
Oh Casak!On the farms, in practically every home, at gatherings in Isseneru, this local beverage runneth over .
Introduction For the remaining columns in this series on money laundering in Guyana, I shall concentrate on portraying a strategic road map for the way ahead, in light of the current impasse in Guyana’s relations with the Caribbean Financial Action Force (CFATF) .
Going in I admit I’m frequently complaining about things wrong in Guyana, and I make no apologies for that; we have many things wrong and we should do more complaining – me included .
If you think about it carefully it seems impossible to reconcile two things which most people would very much like to believe – one, that they enjoy free will and in some ultimate sense are masters of their fate, and, two, that the God of all creation is omnipotent and has a master plan for us all .
Few would any longer argue against the centrality of tourism to the Caribbean economy .
Principal OwnerProperty Holdings Inc is a company that was incorporated on October 5, 1999 for the specific purpose of managing or disposing of property owned by Guyana Stores Limited (GSL) .
The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant is the national bird of Guyana .
The column presents the final part of Kasparov’s announcement of his candidacy for President of the World Chess Federation, FIDE .
Continued from last weekToday we continue where we left off last week when we discussed the provision of a suitable hygienic environment and nutrition for the newborn puppies .
Mark this for a mercy; that here birds, even here, sustain the wide and impossible highways of warm current, divide the sky; mark this- they all day have amazed the air, that it falls apart from their heavy wings in thin wedges of sound; though the dull black earth is very still, sweating a special sourness they make high over the hard thorn-trees their own magnificent turning, they chain all together with very slow journeys to and fro the limits of the dead place; smelling anything old and no longer quick .
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Platycerium bifurcatum commonly called Staghorn fern originates in the tropical areas of Australia, Asia and Africa, but has adapted well to Guyana .
By Ramon GaskinSince April of this year, the Government sent to the National Assembly a Bill with approximately 20 Amendments to the Anti -Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML & CTF) but notwithstanding various deadlines reportedly set by the foreign entities pushing the law and amendments, they have been stuck in the Committee system .